Republic of the Congo – Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution  

  Republic of the Congo – Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution   Exercise increased caution in the Republic of the Congo due to COVID-19 and crime. 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 2 Travel Health Notice for Republic of the Congo due to COVID-19, indicating a moderate level of COVID-19 in the country.  Your risk of contracting COVID-19 and …

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Republic of the Congo – Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution  C  U  H

Republic of the Congo – Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution           C  U  H Exercise increased caution in the Republic of the Congo due to COVID-19, crime, and civil unrest. 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 2 Travel Health Notice for Republic …

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Travel Advisory: Republic of the Congo – Level 4: Do Not Travel C U H

Travel Advisory: Republic of the Congo – Level 4: Do Not Travel C U H Do not travel to the Republic of the Congo due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution due to crime, and civil unrest. 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 4 Travel Health Notice for Republic of the Congo due to COVID-19, indicating a very …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Presidential swearing in ceremony

Message for U.S. Citizens: Presidential swearing in ceremony Location: Brazzaville Event: On Friday April 16, President Denis Sassou N’Guesso will be sworn in at the Palais des Congrés. Several heads of state will attend the ceremony and will arrive and depart within 24 hours of the ceremony. Roads may be blocked and transportation, including commercial …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Travel Advisory Update

The Department of State updated its Travel Advisory for the Republic of Congo on March 10, 2021.  The Department continues to advise travelers to reconsider travel to the Republic of Congo. Reconsider travel to the Republic of the Congo due to COVID-19.  Exercise increased caution due to elections, crime, and civil unrest. Read the Department of State’s  COVID-19 page  before you plan any …

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Health Alert – Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs

Location: Worldwide – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director has signed an order requiring all airline passengers traveling to the United States, including U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs), to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 viral test or recovery from COVID-19. Event:  Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide either a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel or provide a positive test result and …

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COVID-19 Health Alert

Event: Health Alert: Covid 19- Government Declares Home Confinement on December 25 and January 1. In an effort to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, the government of the Republic of Congo extended a State of Health Emergency until January 5.  In addition, the government announced a home confinement on December 25 and January 1.  The government …

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Travel Advisory: Republic of the Congo – Level 3: Reconsider Travel C U H

The Department of State renewed its Travel Advisory for the Republic of Congo on December 9, 2020.  The Department continues to advise travelers to exercise normal precautions in the Republic of Congo. Reconsider travel to the Republic of the Congo due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution due to crime, and civil unrest. Read the Department …

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Health Alert: The government of The Republic of Congo (ROC) extended a State of Health Emergency until December 16 to limit the spread of COVID-19.

The Congolese air borders remain open for international flights. International air carriers are resuming some services into and from Brazzaville and Pointe-Noire. These measures may change without notice. Please check with your airline before travelling for up to date regulations. Inbound passengers must present a negative COVID-19 test from within 72 hours of departure upon …

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Health Alert: The government of The Republic of Congo extended a State of Health Emergency until November 26 to limit the spread of COVID-19.

The The Republic of Congo confirmed its first case of COVID-19 on March 14, 2020. As of November 10, there were 5,515 confirmed cases, 4,891 recoveries and 92 confirmed deaths. The government of The Republic of Congo extended a State of Health Emergency until November 26 to limit the spread of COVID-19.   The Congolese …

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Event: Health Alert: Covid 19- Government extends State of Health Emergency until November 6.

The government of The Republic of Congo extended a State of Health Emergency until November 6 to limit the spread of COVID-19. The Congolese air borders remain open for international flights. International air carriers are resuming some services into and from Brazzaville and Pointe-Noire. These measures may change without notice. Please check with your airline …

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Routine Message: Embassy Brazzaville is resuming limited services for American citizens.

Effective October 8, Embassy Brazzaville will resume processing passport applications and Consular Reports of Birth Abroad (C.R.B.A.) for American citizens. These services are provided by appointment only, please schedule an appointment on our embassy website. https://cg.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/passports/ Due to Covid-19, we are implementing strict social distancing, sanitation measures and wearing a mask is mandatory. For passport services, …

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Health Alert: Covid 19- Government extends State of Health Emergency until October 17

The government of The Republic of Congo extended a State of Health Emergency until October 17 to limit the spread of COVID-19. The Congolese air borders remain open for international flights. International air carriers are resuming some services into and from Brazzaville and Pointe-Noire. These measures may change without notice. Please check with your airline …

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COVID 19 Health Alert: Government Extends State of Health Emergency until September 27

Event: Health Alert: Covid 19- Government extends State of Health Emergency until September 27 and reopened air borders for international flights. The government of The Republic of Congo extended a State of Health Emergency until September 27 to limit the spread of COVID-19 and reopened air borders for international flights. The Congolese air borders opened …

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COVID-19 Health Alert

Event: Health Alert: Covid 19- Government extends State of Health Emergency until September 9 and reopened air borders for international flights. The government of The Republic of Congo extended a State of Health Emergency until September 9 to limit the spread of COVID-19 and reopened air borders for international flights. The Congolese air borders opened on …

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COVID-19 Health Alert: Covid 19- Government Requires Negative Covid-19 Test Results

Event: Health Alert: Covid 19- Government Requires Negative Covid-19 Test Results The government of The Republic of Congo announced that inbound and transit passengers need to present upon arrival a Covid-19 test result less than 5-day-old to gain entry. Passengers with negative test-results will be tested again upon arrival at a designated location before being released …

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Republic of the Congo – Level 3: Reconsider Travel C U H

                                        Republic of the Congo – Level 3: Reconsider Travel C U H Reconsider travel to the Republic of the Congo due to COVID-19.  Exercise increased caution due to crime. Read the Department of State’s  COVID-19 page  before you plan any international travel. The Centers for …

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Health Alert: Covid 19- Government extends State of Health Emergency until August 19.

Event: Health Alert: Covid 19- Government extends State of Health Emergency until August 19. The government of The Republic of Congo extended a State of Health Emergency until August 19 to limit the spread of COVID-19. The suspension of international passenger flights remains in effect, and Congolese borders remain closed. Domestic passenger flights and road traffic may …

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Health Alert: Covid 19- Government extends State of Health Emergency until July 30

 Event: Health Alert: Covid 19- Government extends State of Health Emergency until July 30. The government of The Republic of Congo extended a State of Health Emergency until July 30 to limit the spread of COVID-19. The suspension of international passenger flights remains in effect, and Congolese borders remain closed. Domestic passenger flights and road traffic may …

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Health Alert: Covid 19- Government extends State of Health Emergency until July 11.

Event: Health Alert: Covid 19- Government extends State of Health Emergency until July 11. The government of The Republic of Congo extended a State of Health Emergency until July 11 to limit the spread of COVID-19. The suspension of international passenger flights remains in effect, and Congolese borders remain closed.   As of June 23, the curfew …

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Health Alert: Covid 19- Planned Flight Departing from Brazzaville and Pointe Noire to Washington D.C. on June 17.

Event: Health Alert: Covid 19- Planned Flight Departing from Brazzaville and Pointe Noire to Washington D.C. on June 17. U.S. Embassy Brazzaville received notice of a planned special flight that can accommodate U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents (LPRs) from Brazzaville and Pointe Noire to Washington with the below estimated fare: Brazzaville/ Pointe Noire – Addis …

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Health Alert: Covid 19- Tentative Flight Departing from Brazzaville on June 15

Event: Health Alert: Covid 19- Tentative Flight Departing from Brazzaville on June 15. U.S. Embassy Brazzaville received a proposition for special flight that can accommodate U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents (LPRs) from Brazzaville to Washington with the below fares: Brazzaville – Addis – Washington DC Economy 2,000,000 FCFA Business 4,150,000 FCFA We are compiling a …

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Health Alert: Covid 19- Republic of Congo Curfew extended until May 31

Event:Health Alert: Covid 19- Republic of Congo Curfew extended until May 31 On May 16, the Prime Minister of the Republic of Congo proposed a plan for progressive deconfinement, which entered into force on Monday, May 18. The declaration in French is attached to this alert. The measures include: The nightly curfew from 8:00pm to …

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Covid-19 Health Alert

Event: Health Alert: Covid 19- Republic of Congo Confinement Restrictions extended until May 15 On April 30, the President of the Republic of Congo extended the public health state of emergency and maintained nationwide restrictions to slow the spread of COVID-19 in the country until May10.  The measures include: Confinement to homes, excepting essential employees until …

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Event: Health Alert Special Commercial Flight to the United States April 24

Event: Health Alert Special Commercial Flight to the United States April 24 Due to COVID 19, international flights are suspended, Congolese borders remain closed, nationwide confinement and a curfew are in effect. The U.S. Embassy in Brazzaville is exploring all options to assist U.S. citizens in the Republic of Congo.  We are working to arrange commercial …

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Alert :Special Commercial Flight from DRC to Washington, D.C. April 9

The U.S. Embassy is working to make seats available for U.S. citizens and U.S. Lawful Permanent Residents on a special commercial flight from Kinshasa N’Djili airport to Washington Dulles Airport on April 9. Travelers will be responsible for onward travel from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) or stays in the Washington, D.C. area. Embassy Brazzaville will facilitate …

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Event: Special Commercial Flight to the United States

The U.S. Embassy in Brazzaville is considering all options to facilitate the repatriation of U.S. citizens in the Republic of Congo.  Due to Covid-19, all international passenger flights are suspended, and borders are closed. The government is implementing a curfew and a 20-day confinement as of today, April 1. Ethiopian Airlines is scheduling a 747 …

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COVID-19 Health Alert

Event: Covid 19- Republic of Congo Confinement Restrictions to Begin March 31 On March 28, The President of the Republic of Congo declared a public health state of emergency and announced nationwide restrictions to slow the spread of COVID-19 in the country.  The measures, to take effect from March 31 to April 30, include: Confinement to …

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Health Alert: Corrected .Urgent Message to U.S. Citizens Seeking to Leave the Republic of Congo

Event: U.S. Citizens Requesting Assistance to Depart the Republic of Congo Due to Covid 19, international flights are suspended, and borders remain closed. The U.S. Embassy is working to identify transportation options for U.S. citizens and U.S. Lawful Permanent Residents seeking to return to the United States and is working on a new list. If you …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Brazzaville, Congo

Location:  Republic of Congo Event: On March 21, 2020, In response to Covid-19, the Republic of Congo closed its borders. The government of The Republic of Congo (ROC) has implemented measures to limit the spread of COVID-19.  All international passenger flights are suspended. As of March 21, 2020 The Republic of Congo closed its borders. We …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Brazzaville, Congo

Location:  Republic of Congo Event: On March 18, 2020, the Congolese Ministry of Health confirmed three cases of COVID-19 in the Republic of Congo. The government of Congo has implemented enhanced screening and quarantine measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19.  Travelers should be prepared for travel restrictions to be put into effect with little or …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Brazzaville, Republic of Congo

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Brazzaville (March 15, 2020)  Location:  Republic of Congo Event:  There is an ongoing outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) first identified in Wuhan, China.  The global public health threat posed by COVID-19 is high, with more than 80,000 reported cases worldwide. On “March 15”, the Congolese Ministry of Health confirmed the first case …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Brazzaville  (March 06, 2020) Location:  Republic of Congo Event:  There is an ongoing outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) first identified in Wuhan, China.  The global public health threat posed by COVID-19 is high, with more than 80,000 reported cases worldwide. On “March 15”, the Congolese Ministry of Health confirmed the first case …

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COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information Last updated: 10/15/21 *** Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel. Alternatively, travelers to the U.S. may provide documentation from a licensed health care provider of having recovered from COVID-19 in …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Brazzaville (January 3, 2020) 

Location: Republic of Congo 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. …

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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Brazzaville, Congo (October 25, 26 2019)

Location:  Brazzaville Event: On Friday October 25, the remains of Mrs. Louise Ongagna, General’s Mokoko’s mother are scheduled to arrive at Maya Maya International Airport after 14:00 in preparation for her funeral and burial on Saturday at the Brazzaville downtown cemetery. On Friday the embassy will close at 12:30 as usual and personnel will depart no …

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Ambassador Todd Haskell visits a primary and secondary school in Brazzaville South

On October 30, Ambassador Haskell was warmly welcomed by one hundred students from Père-Pierre-Desportes Primary and Secondary School. He was invited by the Association of Sœurs Servantes de Cana, manager of the school and beneficiaries of an Ambassador’s Self Help Fund grant to rehabilitate the school library, build shelves, and to acquire new books and …

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Ambassador Todd Haskell meets with Congolese ILEA participants

“Hate crimes long committed, unfortunately are ignored … we will encourage legislators to legislate” declared Congolese Head Judge Ms. Sinagani Wowondo.  She was reflecting on the impact of the ILEA (International Law Enforcement Academy) training she took part in in Gaborone, Botswana.  She was one of 11 Congolese from the Ministries of Justice, Defense, Interior …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: European Travel Alert

The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the heightened risk of terrorist attacks throughout Europe, particularly during the holiday season.  U.S. citizens should exercise caution at holiday festivals, events, and outdoor markets.  This Travel Alert expires on February 20, 2017.       Credible information indicates the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or Da’esh), …

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