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.
On March 17, 2020, the Government of Djibouti announced the closure of all air, land, and sea borders into the Republic of Djibouti and suspended visa issuances.
Effective March 15, 2020 the U.S. Embassy in Djibouti has suspended routine consular services. For emergency American Citizens Services, including emergency passports, please visit our website for additional information.
The Department of State has issued a Global Level 3 Health Advisory for COVID-19.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 2 Global COVID-19 Outbreak Notice.
Actions to Take:
- Consult the CDC website for the most up-to-date information.
- For the most recent information on what you can do to reduce your risk of contracting COVID-19 please see the CDC’s latest recommendations.
- Visit the COVID-19 crisis page on travel.state.gov for the latest information.
- Check with your airlines regarding any updated information about your travel plans and/or restrictions.
- Visit our Embassy webpage on COVID-19 for information on conditions in Djibouti.
- Visit the Department of Homeland Security’s website on the latest travel restrictions to the U.S.
- U.S. Embassy Djibouti
Lotissement Haramous, Lot # 350-B
Djibouti City, Djibouti
(+253) 77-877-229 (After hours)
- State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
- Djibouti Country Information
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