Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Djibouti

Event: On October 20 the Government of Djibouti announced the closing of all land border crossings to travelers for 15 days to prevent the spread of COVID-19.  Land borders remain open for cargo and commercial traffic.  Djibouti’s Ambouli International Airport remains open for incoming and outgoing passenger traffic. All passengers entering Djibouti will be tested …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Do Not Let the Elections Pass You By

If you plan to vote in the November 2020 election it is important to ACT NOW!  Don’t wait, return your voted ballot right away! Remember U.S. embassies and consulates are not polling places; same-day in-person voting is not available outside the United States – but you can get assistance in requesting and returning your absentee ballot.  Many states require …

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Djibouti Travel Advisory- Level 3: Reconsider Travel

Reconsider travel to Djibouti due to COVID-19. Read  the Department of State’s  COVID-19 page  before  you plan any international travel. The  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention  (CDC)  has issued a  Level 3 Travel Health Notice  for  Djibouti due to COVID-19. Djibouti has resumed most transportation options (including airport operations and re-opening of borders) and business operations (including day cares and …

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COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information Last updated: 22 October 2020 The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to reconsider travel abroad due to the global impact of COVID-19.  For the most up-to-date information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), please visit  coronavirus.gov . Country-Specific Information: As of late October, more than 5,500 cases of COVID-19 and …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Djibouti

Location: Republic of Djibouti  Event: Reminder to register and request an absentee ballot by August 1  Registering and requesting an absentee ballot with the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) by August 1 is the best way for voters to ensure the process goes as smoothly as possible. The Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP) also recommends you check your state’s submission guidelines, …

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Message for U.S. Citizens

Event: Air Djibouti will begin offering regular passenger flights between Djibouti and Aden, Yemen on July 17, 2020. These are not U.S. government-sponsored or coordinated flights, and U.S. citizens who wish to depart Yemen should work directly with the airline to purchase tickets. All passengers entering or transiting Djibouti will be tested upon arrival for …

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Message for U.S. Citizens – July 14, 2020

Event: Air Djibouti will begin offering regular passenger flights between Djibouti and Aden, Yemen on July 17, 2020. These are not U.S. government-sponsored or coordinated flights, and U.S. citizens who wish to depart Yemen should work directly with the airline to purchase tickets. All passengers entering or transiting Djibouti will be tested upon arrival for COVID-19 …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Djibouti

Event: The Government of Djibouti has announced Djibouti’s Ambouli International Airport will open for incoming and outgoing passenger traffic on July 17, 2020. All passengers entering Djibouti will be tested upon arrival for COVID-19 by the Djiboutian Ministry of Health. U.S. citizens who wish to depart Djibouti should purchase tickets directly from a commercial airline. …

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Health Alert: Flight Information, U.S. Embassy Djibouti

Event: Djibouti’s international airport is still scheduled to remain closed to incoming and outgoing passenger flights through September 1, 2020. While some commercial airlines have advertised regular flight availability on their websites throughout July 2020, the U.S. Embassy has learned those flights will be cancelled. The only potential flights we are aware of at this time …

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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Djibouti

Location: Gathering points may include, but are not limited to, the following neighborhoods in Djibouti City, Djibouti: PK12 Hayablay Balbala Adi Cheikh Moussa Stade Gouled Event: Opposition parties have called for demonstrations against the Government of Djibouti on June 12, 2020. Recent protests have encountered a strong security force presence. U.S. government personnel are advised to avoid …

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Health Alert: Flight Information, U.S. Embassy Djibouti

Health Alert: Flight Information, U.S. Embassy Djibouti (June 7, 2020) Event: Multiple commercial airlines have announced flights departing Djibouti this month. Ethiopian Airlines announced they are planning a flight from Djibouti to Addis Ababa on June 12, Air Djibouti plans to fly from Djibouti to Paris on June 18, and Air France has planned a …

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Health Alert: Flight Information, U.S. Embassy Djibouti

Event: Air Djibouti is offering a special commercial flight from Djibouti to Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) on June 6. To be eligible for this flight, U.S. citizens must have a direct connection to an onward flight to the United States. Tickets can be purchased directly through Air Djibouti by emailing rapatriement@air-djibouti.com or by calling …

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Health Alert: Flight Information, U.S. Embassy Djibouti

Event: Ethiopian Airlines is offering a special commercial flight from Djibouti to Addis Ababa Bole International Airport on Wednesday, May 20, 2020. To be eligible, all passengers must have a confirmed onward flight out of Ethiopia within 24 hours of this flight’s arrival in Addis Ababa. Tickets must be booked in person through Ethiopian Airline’s office in Djibouti. …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Djibouti

Event: The U.S. Embassy in Djibouti is assessing the possibility of arranging an additional flight for U.S. citizens who wish to depart Djibouti. While no additional flights are scheduled at this time, U.S. citizens in possession of valid U.S. passports who are interested and prepared to travel should fill out this  form . You must submit a …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Djibouti

Event: On May 10, 2020 the Government of Djibouti issued a 10-page presidential decree indicating the land and sea borders will remain closed until September 1, 2020. The decree also extended the country wide lockdown until May 17, 2020 and laid out specific elements and projected dates for allowing business and social activities to resume, …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Djibouti

Event: On May 10, 2020 the Government of Djibouti extended the countrywide lockdown through at least May 17, 2020. Djibouti’s borders will remain closed and passenger flights into and out of Djibouti will remain suspended. The U.S. government does not anticipate arranging further repatriation flights from Djibouti at this time. Suspension of Routine Passport and Citizenship …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Djibouti

Event: On April 30, 2020 the Government of Djibouti extended the countrywide lockdown through at least May 8, 2020 and the Prime Minister announced a massive campaign to test for COVID-19, stating medical teams will be deploying throughout the country to test as many individuals as possible. Passenger flights into and out of Djibouti remain suspended. The U.S. government …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Djibouti

Update on International Flight Options Passenger flights into and out of Djibouti remain suspended.  However, U.S. citizens who wish to depart Djibouti are encouraged to contact the U.S. Embassy in Djibouti by emailing the following information to DjiboutiACS@state.gov : Full name U.S. passport number Date of Birth Gender Email address Phone number Current location and address …

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Weather Alert: U.S. Embassy Djibouti

Event: Flooding and power outages throughout Djibouti; Embassy closed for consular services on April 21 Djibouti is experiencing flooding throughout the country, a result of heavy early morning rainfall. Due to flooding and power outages, the U.S. Embassy in Djibouti will be closed for consular services on Tuesday, April 21. Expect flooding, heavy rain, landslides, …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Djibouti

Update on Situation in Djibouti The Government of Djibouti has imposed a general, country-wide lockdown, except for essential services.  Traffic has been restricted to a minimum and is only allowed with government authorization.  On April 15, Djiboutian President Ismail Omar Guelleh issued a presidential decree extending the country-wide lock down for another 15 days, until …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Djibouti

Suspension of Routine Passport and Citizenship Services Because of public health measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the U.S. Department of State is limiting its domestic passport operations.  This has reduced our ability to offer routine passport and citizenship services overseas.  If you have previously applied for a passport or citizenship service, you should …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Djibouti

Event: The U.S. Embassy in Djibouti is assessing the possibility of arranging additional flights for U.S. citizens who wish to depart Djibouti. While no additional flights are schedule at this time, U.S. citizens in possession of valid U.S. passports who are interested and prepared to travel should contact DjiboutiACS@state.gov   with the information below. o    Full name: o    U.S. …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Djibouti (March 27, 2020)

Event:  Air Djibouti will be offering a special commercial flight to Addis Ababa at 1:00pm on Monday, March 30 for U.S. citizens who wish to depart Djibouti.  To be eligible for this flight, passengers must already be ticketed for an onward flight from Addis Ababa the evening of March 30.  If passengers do not have …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Djibouti (25 March, 2020)

Event: The U.S. Embassy in Djibouti is coordinating with the Djiboutian Government and local commercial airlines to arrange a commercial flight for U.S. citizens to return to the United States.  We will update U.S. citizens in Djibouti on potential flights as more information becomes available. If you have not yet contacted us and are interested …

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Health Alert – U.S. EMBASSY DJIBOUTI (24 March, 2020)

To:              All U.S. Citizens in Djibouti From:         U.S. Embassy, Djibouti Subject:    Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Djibouti, Djibouti Date:         March 24, 2020 Event:  On March 23, 2020, the Government of Djibouti announced two confirmed cases of COVID-19. On March 23, 2020 the President of Djibouti ordered non-essential government staff to …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Djibouti, Djibouti

Location:  Djibouti Event: On March 18, 2020 the Djiboutian Ministry of Health announced one confirmed case of COVID-19 in Djibouti. On March 14,  the Department of State authorized the departure  from any diplomatic or consular post in the world of US personnel and family members who have been medically determined to be at higher risk of a poor outcome if exposed to COVID-19. …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Djibouti, Djibouti

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Djibouti, Djibouti (March 15, 2020) Location:  Djibouti Event: On March 15, 2020 the Government of Djibouti announced the suspension of all passenger flights to and from the Republic of Djibouti, effective March 18. All routine consular appointments at the U.S. Embassy are canceled until further notice. In the case of a …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Djibouti (January 7, 2020)

Location: Djibouti Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed. Actions to Take: Keep a low profile. Be aware of your surroundings. Stay alert …

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Weather Alert: U. S. Embassy Djibouti (December 8, 2019)

Event: Heavy rain, possible flooding expected country-wide Over the next 48 – 72 hours Djibouti is expecting heavy rainfall throughout the country.  Expect heavy rains and strong winds with possible flooding, landslides, power outages and difficult travel conditions throughout the country. Actions to Take: Avoid travel until the storm has dissipated. Monitor the local news …

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Weather Alert – U.S. Embassy Djibouti (November 21, 2019)

Location: Djibouti City Event: Heavy rain country-wide; U.S. Embassy closure for Thursday November 21, 2019, possibly into the weekend. Djibouti is experiencing heavy rainfall throughout the country. Due to flooding and a power outage, the U.S. Embassy will be shut down for the remainder of Thursday, November 21st, 2019, possibly into the weekend. Expect heavy …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Djibouti City, Djibouti

Location: Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti Event: The security incident at Camp Lemonnier has been resolved. Actions to Take: Monitor local media for updates. Be aware of your surroundings. Keep a low profile. Notify friends and family of your safety. Assistance: U.S. Embassy Djibouti City, Djibouti +253-21-453-200 ConsularDjibouti@state.gov https://dj.usembassy.gov State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 Djibouti Country Information Enroll in …

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Security Alert Message

Embassy of the United States of America Djibouti City, Djibouti Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Djibouti City, Djibouti   UPDATED : The Security Alert has been lifted. (Camp Lemonnier  02:08 p.m. Thursday, March 28, 2018)   Location:  Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti Event:  As of 11:45 a.m. on Thursday, March 28, 2019, Camp Lemonnier is responding to an …

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Weather Alert – U. S. Embassy Djibouti, Djibouti (May 17, 2018)

Location: Djibouti and Northern Somalia Event: A tropical storm will make landfall between Djibouti and Northern Somalia on Friday evening (May 18) into Saturday morning (May 19) that could bring up to 15 centimeters of rain. Extensive flooding throughout Djibouti City could occur. Low-lying areas of Djibouti are particularly susceptible to flash floods. Actions to …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Holiday Security Reminder

U.S. Embassy Djibouti Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Holiday Security Reminder May 21, 2017 The U.S. Embassy encourages U.S. citizens to exercise caution during Ramadan and Djibouti’s Independence Day. The U.S. Embassy advises all U.S. citizens to be particularly vigilant around churches, mosques, and other places of worship; locations where large crowds may gather; government …

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