COVID-19 Information

Country-Specific Information: Chad has 866 confirmed cases, 788 healed and 75 deaths of COVID-19 within its borders as of July 12. 2020.   Hassan Djamous International Airport remains closed to international passenger traffic until further notice. As of May 7, the Government of Chad has made wearing masks compulsory. The Government of Chad extended a …

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Health Alert – Update on Country Conditions

U.S. Embassy N’Djamena, Chad  June 1, 2020 Events:  Land borders remain closed officially, but some border crossings with Sudan, Libya, and Niger are open to both passenger and cargo traffic. Airports are closed to passenger traffic through June 15 Travel in and out of major cities is restricted through June 5. A curfew in N’Djamena …

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Alert – U.S. Embassy N’Djamena, Chad

U.S. Embassy N’Djamena, Chad April 16, 2020 14:30 WAT Event: #1  An Air France flight to Paris is departing from N’Djamena on Saturday at 1430.  The U.S. Embassy has no further information regarding this flight. Event #2:  The Chad government extended the curfew for 2 weeks in the 5 provinces of Chad.  N’Djamena, Logone Oriental, …

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Alert – The Flight to Dulles International Airport, Washington, DC Received Flight Clearance from the Chad Government

U.S. Embassy N’Djamena, Chad April 7, 2020 16:00 WAT The flight to Dulles International Airport, Washington, DC received flight clearance from the Chad government.  The flight is departing on Thursday, April 9. The time is still being confirmed, but will most likely depart around 13:45 and expected to arrive at Dulles International Airport around 01:15 …

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Alert – A Flight to Dulles Airport, Washington, DC has been Scheduled for Thursday, April 9

U.S. Embassy, N’Djamena April 7, 2020 07:30 WAT A flight to Dulles Airport, Washington, DC has been scheduled for Thursday, April 9. The time is still being confirmed, but will most likely depart around 13:00. This is still a very fluid situation, and changes or flight cancellation are still possible. You will be responsible for onward …

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Alert — U.S. Embassy, N’Djamena, Chad

U.S. Embassy, N’Djamena, Chad April 6, 2020 10:30 WAT We are still tracking a possible charter flight.  The flight would make stops in other neighboring countries before traveling to Washington, DC.  The date of the flight is not confirmed. Anyone interested in departing Chad who has not already registered, will be placed on a waiting list. …

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Alert – U.S. Embassy N’Djamena, Chad

U.S. Embassy, N’Djamena, Chad April 3, 2020 14:30 WAT We are still tracking a possible charter flight that would depart around April 8, 2020.  The flight would make stops in other neighboring countries before traveling to Washington, DC. At this time, we are told the cost of the flight will be between $2,300-$2,800 per passenger.  Payment …

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Alert – U.S. Embassy N’Djamena, Chad 

The U.S. Embassy has been informed of a possible charter flight that would depart on April 8, 2020.  The flight would make stops in other neighboring countries before traveling to Washington, DC. At this time, we are told the cost of the flight will be between $2,300-$2,800 per passenger.  Payment will be made in the form of …

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Alert – U.S. Embassy N’Djamena, Chad

U.S. Embassy, N’Djamena, Chad April 2, 2020 16:30 WAT The U.S. Embassy has been informed of a possible charter flight that would depart on April 8, 2020.  The flight would make stops in other neighboring countries before traveling to Washington, DC. At this time, we are told the cost of the flight will be between $2,300-$2,800 per passenger.  …

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Alert: Update #8 – no flight updates

U.S. Embassy, N’Djamena, Chad April 1, 2020 11:00 WAT   There are now 7 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Chad   There are no updates to report on flights to depart Chad.  We continue our efforts with the Department of State and others on flight options, and the Chadian government on flight clearances.   These messages …

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Alert – U.S. Embassy N’Djamena, Chad: Updates on Departures From Chad

Location:  Chad  Events:  The U.S. Embassy continues to monitor the COVID-19 situation in Chad.   As of today, there are 3 confirmed cases. The Embassy continues to explore flight options that could take U. S. citizens out of Chad.  However there are no new details.  U.S. citizens who are interested in departing Chad are asked to send an email to  ChadEvac@state.gov .   Please …

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COVID-19 Information

U.S. Embassy N’Djamena, March 25, 2020 Location:  Chad Events:  The U.S. Embassy continues to monitor the COVID-19 situation in Chad.   As of today, there are 3 confirmed cases. The Embassy continues to explore flight options that could take U. S. citizens out of Chad. Howeverthere are no new details. U.S. citizens who are interested in departing Chad are asked to send …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy N’Djamena, Chad

Location: Chad Event: Chadian authorities have reported a case of COVID-19 in Chad. The N’Djamena International Airport has closed to all passenger flights. Effective March 23, 2020, U.S. Embassy N’Djamena has suspended routine consular services.  For emergency American Citizens Services, including emergency passports, please email NdjamenaACS@state.gov . The Department of State has issued a Global Level 4 Health Advisory for COVID-19. …

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Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy N’Djamena, March 17, 2020

Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy N’Djamena, March 17, 2020 Location:  N’Djamena Airport Event: The Government of Chad has announced that the N’Djamena International Airport will close for all passenger flights for two weeks beginning at 23:59 Wednesday, March 18. There have been no reported cases of COVID-19 in Chad to date. Assistance U.S.  Embassy in N’Djamena , located at …

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Health Alert on the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy N’Djamena, March 13, 2020 Location:  Chad 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 110,000 reported cases worldwide. There have been no reported cases of COVID-19 in Chad to date. The government of …

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COVID-19 Information (August , 31 2020)

Chad has 1012 confirmed cases, 878 recovered and 77 deaths attributed to COVID-19 within its borders as of August 30, 2020. Schools and universities are open. Churches, mosques, markets, and restaurants (for take-out orders) are also open. However, prevention measures and social distancing must be respected. The Government of Chad has made wearing face coverings …

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Travel Advisory for Chad on October 2, 2019

The Deparment of State renewed its Travel Advisory for Chad on October 2, 2019.  This is a periodic review and no changes were made.  The Department continues to advise travelers to reconsider travel to Chad due to crime, terrorism, and minefields. Travel Advisory Level 3: Reconsider Travel                                      C  T  O Reconsider travel to Chad due …

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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy N’Djamena, Chad (August 28, 2019)

Location:    Ouaddaï, Sila and Tibesti provinces Event:       The U.S. Embassy in N’Djamena informs U.S. citizens that on August 20, 2019 the Government of the Republic of Chad declared a state of emergency in Ouaddaï and Sila provinces due to ongoing intercommunal violence. The Government of the Republic of Chad also declared a state of emergency …

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Demonstration Alert Update – U. S. Embassy N’Djamena, Chad (February 15, 2019)

Demonstration Alert Update – U. S. Embassy N’Djamena, Chad (February 15, 2019) Location: Mahamat Ouya soccer stadium Event:  The U.S. Embassy was informed that today’s rally is now scheduled to run until 1700.  Heavier than usual traffic and police presence are anticipated.  U.S. government personnel are advised to avoid driving the portion of Avenue Felix …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Updated travel advisory for Chad

U.S. Embassy N’Djamena, Chad Message for U.S. Citizens: Updated travel advisory for Chad February 01, 2019 Location:  Chad Event: The Embassy of the United States of America in N’Djamena has updated our travel advisory for Chad.  The advisory can be found at this link: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/international-travel/International-Travel-Country-Information-Pages/Chad.html   and is also copied below for your convenience: Chad—Level 3: Reconsider Travel …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy N’Djamena, Chad (June 1, 2018)

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy N’Djamena, Chad (June 1, 2018) Location:  N’Djamena, particularly areas near schools and universities Event:  Chadian civil servants’ strike and the potential for protests by students and others to become violent. The U.S. Embassy ‎in Chad continues to advise U.S. citizens to exercise increased caution when traveling around N’Djamena.  U.S. Embassy …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy N’Djamena, Chad

Location:  Area around the Felix Eboue School, Ardep Djoumal neighborhood, N’Djamena, Chad Event:  Chadian civil servants’ strike and the potential for protests by students and others to become violent. The U.S. Embassy ‎in Chad recommends that U.S. citizens exercise increased caution when traveling around N’Djamena.  U.S. government personnel are advised to avoid the area around …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy N’Djamena, Chad (May 23, 2018)

Location:  Country wide Event:  The number of reported carjackings has increased.  No specific group appears to be targeted.  The trend has shifted from primarily nighttime occurrences to those occurring during both day and night.  There are no recent reports of carjacking within the city limits of N’Djamena.  Vehicle travel by U.S. Embassy personnel less than …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Passport Execution Fee Increase

U.S. Embassy N’Djamena, Chad Message for U.S. Citizens: Passport Execution Fee Increase March 27, 2018 The U.S. Embassy in N’Djamena informs U.S. citizens that effective April 2, 2018, the passport execution fee will increase from $25 to $35 for U.S. passport applicants using the DS-11 form, including first-time applicants over age 16, children under age …

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Alert: Demonstrations in N’Djamena

Demonstration Alert (Updated) – U.S. Embassy N’Djamena, Chad (January 22, 2018) Location:    Near Felix Eboue School, Ardep Djoumal neighborhood, and near Toumai Palace Hotel in N’Djamena, Chad. Event:   Stone throwing at vehicles and use of tear gas by government security forces to disperse demonstrators Diplomatic personnel at the U.S. Embassy are not permitted to drive …

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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy N’Djamena, Chad

Location:    Near the Felix Eboue School, Ardep Djoumal neighborhood, N’Djamena, Chad. Event:       There are reports of a demonstration today, January 22, 2018. Additional demonstrations are possible today and in the coming days.  In addition, transport workers have called for a two day strike, January 22 and 23, to protest increased fuel prices. U.S. government personnel …

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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy N’Djamena, Chad

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy N’Djamena, Chad (January 18, 2018) Location:    Near the Felix Eboue School, Ardep Djoumal neighborhood, N’Djamena, Chad. Event:       There were reports of a demonstration today, January 18, 2018. Additional demonstrations are possible today and in the coming days. U.S. government personnel are advised to avoid the area. Actions to Take: …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: New Travel Guidance

The U.S. Embassy in N’Djamena informs U.S. citizens that the Department of State has released new travel guidance for Chad in the form of a Travel Advisory. You can read the full Travel Advisory for Chad on the Chad page of travel.state.gov . A Travel Advisory for each country of the world has replaced Travel Warnings and Travel …

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