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 seats on a special flight from Brazzaville to Washington, D.C. on April 24 in the morning.  The price of the ticket will be around $1,700.

If you are interested in options to leave, including the flight to Washington, D.C., please send the following information for each member of your family to BrazzavilleUSCitizen@state.gov. If you have already contacted us to express interest in departure options, please do not send your information again unless your location or circumstances have changed.

  1. Your full name as spelled in your passport (SURNAME, Given Name)
  2. Nationality
  3. Current phone number and WhatsApp number
  4. Email address
  5. Date of birth (MM/DD/YYYY)
  6. Passport number, date of issuance, date of expiration. If not a U.S. passport, please note the country of issuance.
  7. Current location (city, country, hotel name if not in residence)
  8. Health condition and special considerations
  9. Number of U.S. citizens in your party. Please note any non-U.S. citizen immediate family members seeking to travel with you.
  10. Please attach a scan or photo of the bio-page of the passport and, if applicable, LPR card for each traveler.

If you are a non-U.S. citizen parent of a U.S. citizen child, please tell us if the non-U.S. citizen parent has appropriate travel documentation to enter the U.S. (i.e. valid U.S. visa, valid LPR card).  If the non-U.S. citizen parent does not have travel documentation, please identify an adult who can travel with the U.S. citizen child.

You will receive a response when travel options become available.

Visit the CDC Website for information on symptoms and how to reduce your risk of contracting COVID-19.

If you believe you have been exposed to COVID-19 and have symptoms (fever, dry cough, difficulty breathing):

  • Avoid contact with people.
  • Notify the U.S. Embassy if a U.S. citizen is hospitalized with COVID-19 by emailing BrazzavilleACS@state.gov.

Note: This information will continue to be sent regularly for the benefit of new registrants in STEP.  We will be sure to highlight any new information from previous emails.

Actions to Take

  • Prepare for long periods of confinement.  Maintain stocks of food, supplies, and medicine.
  • Consult the CDC ‘s 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 or travel operators regarding any updated information about your travel plans and/or restrictions.

Effective March 17, U.S. Embassy Brazzaville has suspended routine consular services.  For emergency American Citizens Services, including emergency passports, please visit our website for additional information https://cg.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/

The Department of State has issued a Global Level 4 Health Advisory for COVID-19.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 2 Global COVID-19 Outbreak Notice. For more information, visit the CDC ‘s website.


  Actions to Take:


U.S. Embassy Brazza70-83 Section D

Maya-Maya Boulevard,

Brazzaville, Congo

+(242) 06 612 20 00 or +(242) 06 612 20 10

State Department – Consular Affairs888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

Republic of Congo Country Information

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