Chad – Level 3: Reconsider Travel C T H O K

Please see the following updated Travel Advisory for Chad, which incorporates information previously released by Security Alert. Reconsider travel to Chad due to COVID-19, crime, terrorism, minefields, and kidnapping. 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 Chad due to COVID-19. Chad has resumed …

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Chad – Level 3: Reconsider Travel C T H O

Reconsider travel to Chad due to COVID-19, crime, terrorism, and minefields. 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 Chad due to COVID-19. Chad has resumed most transportation options, including airport and bus travel, re-opened some border crossings, permitted most non-essential businesses to operate, …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Don’t 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 …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Accepting U.S. Citizen Services and Certain Visa Appointments

The U.S. Embassy in N’Djamena is pleased to announce that effective immediately the consular section is accepting appointments for all U.S. citizen services, i.e., passport services, documenting the birth of a U.S. citizen child abroad, etc.  Please contact us at NDjamenaACS@state.gov to make your appointment. The consular section is also open for routine appointments for F-1 …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Virtual Town Hall! (September 23, 2020 @ 14:00 hours)

The U.S. Embassy in N’Djamena will host a virtual Town Hall for all U.S. citizens in Chad on Wednesday, September 23, 2020, beginning at 14:00 hours (2:00 p.m.) WAT. Jessica Davis Ba, Chargé d’Affaires, a.i.; Major Michael Hill, Voting Officer; Chris Pae, Regional Security Officer; Daniel Toubolets, Political/Economic Officer; and Tom Cecil, Consular Chief will …

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Alert: Security Alert – U. S. Embassy, Chad

Location:  Chad’s Border with Cameroon and N’Djamena Event:  The U.S. Embassy in N’Djamena informs U.S. citizens that it has received information that as of September 2020, extremists were reportedly considering kidnapping unidentified foreigners in the Far North region of Cameroon and bordering areas inside Chad.  The kidnapping events could occur in major cities in these …

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Absentee Voting Week is September 27-October 4

Be an Active Voter by taking the necessary steps to vote in the 2020 U.S. elections and participating in Absentee Voting Week! In some states voter  registration  and ballot request deadlines for the November 2020 are as early as October 5th.  Whether you are a first-time voter or have already received ballots and voted absentee …

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Travel Advisory: Level 3: Reconsider Travel to Chad

The State Department has revised the Travel Advisory for Chad as follows: Chad – Level 3: Reconsider Travel C T H O Reconsider travel to Chad due to COVID-19, crime, terrorism, and minefields. 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 Chad due to …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Updates to COVID-19 Information

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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Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. General Election is November 3, 2020

General Election is November 3, 2020 The U.S. Embassy reminds U.S. citizens that there are less than 104 days until the November 3 General Election in the United States.  Be an active voter by taking the necessary steps to vote in the 2020 U.S. elections. Whether you are a first-time voter or have received ballots …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: COVID-19 Revised Update – Limited Appointments for American Citizen Services Available

COVID-19 Revised Update – U.S. Embassy N’Djamena, Chad – 14 July 2020 Location:  Chad Event:   Limited Appointments for American Citizen Services Available While international passenger flights remain suspended, the Chadian Government announced it will reopen the Hassan Djamous International Airport effective August 1.  We do not anticipate there will be any future U.S. government repatriation flights. Please follow information …

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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: Update #7 – 2 new cases, total now 7, no flight updates

There are now 7 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Chad There are no updates to report on flights to depart Chad, although efforts continue. These messages will continue to be sent regularly for the benefit of new registrants in STEP and to provide any updates as they develop. The flight originally scheduled to depart last Sunday was …

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Alert: Departure Information Update #6 – no flight updates

There are no updates to report on flights to depart Chad, although efforts continue. These messages will continue to be sent regularly for the benefit of new registrants in STEP. The flight originally scheduled to depart on Sunday was canceled on Friday due to the Chad government’s denial of the flight clearance request. If you are interested …

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Alert: READ CAREFULLY – UPDATED DEPARTURE INFORMATION #1

The U.S. Embassy received information on a possible flight that could leave as early as tomorrow. The flight will be making other stops in Africa before going to Washington, DC. The cost will be approximately $1,300 per person.  Passengers will sign a promissory note which will have to be repaid to the U.S Government. Due …

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COVID-19 Information

Last updated: 10/05/20 Country-Specific Information: Chad has 1,217 confirmed cases, 1,075 recovered and 86 deaths attributed to COVID-19 within its borders as of October 4, 2020. Schools, universities, churches, mosques, and markets are open. Restaurants are officially open for take-out orders, but many also offer on-site dining. Prevention measures and social distancing must be respected. …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy N’Djamena January 7, 2020

Location: Chad 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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Safety Around August 11 National Day and Tabaski (Eid al-Adha)

Alert: Safety Around August 11 National Day and Tabaski (Eid al-Adha) The U.S. Embassy ‎in Chad reminds U.S. citizens that national days and religious holidays have historically provided symbolic opportunity for terrorist attacks. The U.S. Embassy advises U.S. citizens to exercise increased caution when traveling around Chad, especially in regards to travel in the Lake …

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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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Message for U.S. Citizens: Town Hall Meeting – September 5, 2018

The Consular Section, U.S. Embassy N’Djamena will host a Town Hall meeting for U.S. citizens in Chad at the U.S. Embassy N’Djamena on Wednesday, September 05, from 5:00pm to 7:00pm. Updates from the Consular section, Political and Economic section, and Regional Security Office will be presented. Light refreshments will follow the presentations.  Families are invited to attend, including the …

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Message for U.S. Citizens:  Change in Official USD-FCFA Consular Exchange Rate

The U.S. Embassy N’Djamena informs U.S. citizens that effective August 20, 2018, the consular exchange rate will increase from 560FCFA to 590FCFA (1USD=590 FCFA). All consular services fees, including applications for visas, Consular Report of Birth Abroad, passports, and notarials will follow this new exchange rate. The new fees can be found on our Embassy …

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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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U.S. Embassy N’Djamena, Chad Message for U.S. Citizens: Holiday Closures

The U.S. Embassy in N’Djamena informs U.S. citizens that the Embassy and Consular Section will be closed on Friday, November 10, 2017, in observance of Veterans Day. For emergency services, U.S. Citizens in Chad should call our 24/7 phone line +235 63 51 78 00. The U.S. Embassy advises U.S. citizens to review and follow …

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U.S. Embassy N’Djamena, Chad Message for U.S. Citizens: Holiday Closures

  The U.S. Embassy in N’Djamena informs U.S. citizens that the Embassy and Consular Section will be closed on Monday, October 9, 2017 in observance of the American holiday Columbus Day. For emergency services, U.S. Citizens in Chad should call our 24/7 phone line +235 63 51 78 00. The U.S. Embassy advises U.S. citizens …

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U.S. Embassy N’Djamena, Chad Message for U.S. Citizens: Updated Worldwide Caution

  The U.S. Embassy in N’Djamena informs U.S. citizens that on September 13, 2017 the Department of State released an updated Worldwide Caution. Click here to read the full Worldwide Caution which replaces the Worldwide Caution dated March 6, 2017. For emergency services, U.S. Citizens should call our 24/7 phone line +235 63 51 78 00. …

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U.S. Embassy N’Djamena, Chad Message for U.S. Citizens: Holiday Closures

The U.S. Embassy in N’Djamena informs U.S. citizens that the Embassy and Consular Section will be closed on September 1, 2017 in observance of the Chadian Holiday, Eid-Al-Adha (Tabaski) AND on September 4, 2017 in observance of the American Holiday, Labor Day. For emergency services, U.S. Citizens in Chad should call our 24/7 phone line …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Town Hall Meeting – September 13, 2017

The Consular Section is pleased to announce that it will host its second Town Hall of 2017 and it’s first at the new location for all U.S. citizens in Chad on Wednesday, September 13, from 5:00pm to 6:30pm. Ambassador Geeta Pasi will deliver keynote remarks followed by brief remarks from the Consular Office and the …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Continued Uptick in Crime

U.S. Embassy N’Djamena wishes to inform U.S. citizens of an uptick in crime, including armed robberies, petty crime, and carjackings in N’Djamena.  The Embassy continues to receive multiple reports of armed robberies in the immediate vicinity of restaurants, hotels, and popular establishments targeting foreign expatriates.  Several U.S. citizens have been injured in these robberies, which …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Holiday Closure

The U.S. Embassy in N’Djamena informs U.S. citizens that the Embassy and Consular Section will be closed for routine services on July 4, 2017 in observance of the American Holiday, Independence Day. For emergency services, U.S. Citizens in Chad should call our 24/7 phone line +235 63 51 78 00. The U.S. Embassy advises U.S. …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Consular Visit to Moundou, Chad

  The Consular Section is pleased to announce its first Consular Visit to Moundou, Chad! The Consular Section will host a Town Hall for all U.S. citizens in Moundou, Chad and the surrounding areas at La Residence Hotel on Saturday, June 24, from 12pm – 2pm. The Consul will be available to answer specific questions regarding …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Uptick in Crime

U.S. Embassy N’Djamena wishes to inform U.S. citizens of an uptick in armed robberies and petty crime in N’Djamena.  The Embassy has received multiple reports of armed robberies in the immediate vicinity of restaurants, hotels, and popular establishments in N’Djamena.  Several U.S. citizens have been injured in these robberies, which involved weapons such as knives …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Updated Travel Warning

The U.S. Embassy in N’Djamena informs U.S. citizens that on June 6, 2017 the Department of State released an updated Travel Warning for Chad. Click here to read the full Travel Warning which replaces the previous one dated November 4, 2016. As of June 12, the Consular Section can be reached at the new Embassy via …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: We’re Moving!

The U.S. Embassy in N’Djamena informs U.S. citizens that the Embassy and the Consular Section are moving!  Starting June 5, 2017 – June 12, 2017 the Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in N’Djamena, Chad will be open for U.S. citizen emergencies only. The Consular Section will move to our New Embassy Compound from June …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Holiday Closure

  The U.S. Embassy in N’Djamena informs U.S. citizens that the Embassy and Consular Section will be closed for routine services on May 29, 2017 in observance of the American holiday, Memorial Day. For emergency services, U.S. Citizens should call our 24/7 phone line +235 63 51 78 00. The U.S. Embassy advises U.S. citizens to …

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Holiday Closure – Labor Day May 1, 2017

U.S. Embassy N’Djamena, Chad Message for U.S. Citizens: Holiday Closure – Labor Day May 1, 2017 The U.S. Embassy in N’Djamena informs U.S. citizens that the Embassy and the Consular Section will be closed for routine services on May 1, 2017, in observance of the Chadian holiday, Labor Day. For emergency services, U.S. Citizens should …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Holiday Closure AND Federal Taxes

  April 12, 2017 The U.S. Embassy in N’Djamena informs U.S. citizens that the Embassy and Consular Section will be closed for routine services on April 17, 2017 in observance of Easter Monday. U.S. Embassy N’Djamena also reminds U.S. Citizens that as overseas residents you are provided an automatic two month extension by the Internal …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Kidnapping of French National in Eastern Chad

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Kidnapping of French National in Eastern Chad March 24, 2017 U.S. Embassy N’Djamena wishes to inform U.S. citizens of the ongoing search of a French citizen who was kidnapped by armed assailants in Eastern Chad, near the town of Goz Beida, on March 23.  The French authorities are working closely …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Zika Virus Update

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Zika Virus Update March 14, 2017 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its Zika travel guidance on March 10, 2017, recommending that pregnant women not travel to any area where there is a risk of Zika virus infection.  For a world map of the Zika affected areas, …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Updated Worldwide Caution

U.S. Embassy N’Djamena, Chad Message for U.S. Citizens: Updated Worldwide Caution March 7, 2017 The U.S. Embassy in N’Djamena informs U.S. citizens that on March 6, 2017 the Department of State released an updated Worldwide Caution. Click here to read the full Worldwide Caution which replaces the Worldwide Caution dated September 9, 2016. For emergency services, …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Personal Security Reminder

  Message for U.S. Citizens: Personal Security Reminder March 2, 2017 The U.S. Embassy in N’Djamena reminds U.S. Citizens to stay cautious and vigilant regarding their personal security in N’Djamena and throughout Chad. Recent media reports indicate heightened security in and surrounding N’Djamena.  U.S. citizens are reminded to review their personal security plans, maintain copies …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Upcoming Holiday Closure

  The U.S. Embassy in N’Djamena informs U.S. citizens that the Embassy and the Consular Section will be closed for routine services on Monday, February 20, 2017 in observance of the American holiday, Presidents’ Day. For emergency services, U.S. Citizens should call our 24/7 phone line +235 66 62 21 00 or +235 22 51 …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Town Hall Meeting – February 22, 2017

  Message for U.S. Citizens: Town Hall Meeting – February 22, 2017 February 13, 2017 The Consular Section is pleased to announce that it will host its first Town Hall of 2017 for all U.S. citizens in Chad at U.S. Embassy N’Djamena on Wednesday, February 22, from 5:00pm to 7:00pm. Ambassador Geeta Pasi will deliver …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Upcoming Holiday Closures

The U.S. Embassy in N’Djamena informs U.S. citizens that the Embassy and the Consular Section will be closed for routine services on December 26, 2016 and January 2, 2016 in observance of the American holidays, Christmas and New Year’s. For emergency services, U.S. Citizens should call our 24/7 phone line +235 66 62 21 00 …

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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens in N’Djamena, Chad

U.S. Embassy in N’Djamena informs U.S. citizens that due to a security incident outside the embassy we are on limited staffing Wednesday, November 30, 2016. As previously mentioned the embassy will be closed on December 1, 2016, in observance of Freedom and Democracy Day. The Consular Section remains available for emergency services for U.S. citizens. …

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Message for U.S. Citizens : Upcoming Holiday Closures

The U.S. Embassy in N’Djamena informs U.S. citizens that the Embassy and the Consular Section will be closed for routine services on November 24, 2016 in observance of the American holiday, Thanksgiving Day. Additionally, the Embassy and Consular Section will be closed on November 28 and December 1 in observance of the Chadian Holidays, Proclamation …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations and Ghost Town

The U.S. Embassy in N’Djamena informs U.S. citizens of potential demonstrations Thursday, November 17.  Demonstrations are being organized by the opposition party, the New Opposition Front for Alternation and Change (FONAC). The FONAC has also called for a national “Ghost Town” on Tuesday, November 22 from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. Even demonstrations intended to …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Holiday Closure – Veterans’ Day

The U.S. Embassy in N’Djamena informs U.S. citizens that the Embassy and the Consular Section will be closed for routine services on November 11, 2016 in observance of the American holiday, Veterans’ Day. For emergency services, U.S. Citizens should call our 24/7 phone line +235 66 62 21 00 or +235 22 51 70 09. …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Updated Travel Warning

The U.S. Embassy in N’Djamena informs U.S. citizens that the Department of State has released an updated Travel Warning for Chad. Click  here  to read the full Travel Warning which replaces the Travel Warning issued on April 18, 2016.  You can also visit our website for more information. For emergency services, U.S. Citizens should call our …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Holiday Closure – All Saints Day

The U.S. Embassy in N’Djamena informs U.S. citizens that the Embassy and the Consular Section will be closed for routine services on November 1, 2016 in observance of the Chadian holiday, All Saints Day. For emergency services, U.S. Citizens should call our 24/7 phone line +235 66 62 21 00 or +235 22 51 70 …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Town Hall Meeting

The Consular Section is pleased to announce that it will host its third Town Hall of 2016 for all U.S. citizens in Chad at U.S. Embassy N’Djamena on Thursday, October 19, from 5:00pm to 7:00pm. Ambassador Geeta Pasi will deliver keynote remarks followed by brief remarks from officers from our Political and Economic Section, the …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Holiday Closure – Columbus Day

The U.S. Embassy in N’Djamena informs U.S. citizens that the Embassy and the Consular Section will be closed for routine services on October 10, 2016 in observance of the American holiday, Columbus Day. For emergency services, U.S. Citizens should call our 24/7 phone line +235 66 62 21 00 or +235 22 51 70 09. …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Voting Season

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. Citizens that Absentee Voting Week is September 26-October. Be an Active Voter by taking the necessary steps to vote in the 2016 U.S. elections and participating in Absentee Voting Week! In many states, the voter registration deadline for the November 2016 elections is October 10.  For some voters this might …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Holiday Closure – Tabaski (Eid al-Adha)

The U.S. Embassy in N’Djamena informs U.S. citizens that the Embassy and the Consular Section will be closed for routine services on September 12, 2016 in observance of the Chadian holiday, Tabaski (Eid al-Adha). For emergency services, U.S. Citizens should call our 24/7 phone line +235 66 62 21 00 or +235 22 51 70 …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Holiday Closures, August 8 and 11

The U.S. Embassy in N’Djamena informs U.S. citizens that the Embassy and the Consular Section will be closed for routine services on August 8 and August 11, 2016; in observance of the Government of Chad’s Presidential Inauguration events and the Chadian National Independence Day. For emergency services, U.S. Citizens should call our 24/7 phone line …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Holiday Closure

The U.S. Embassy in N’Djamena informs U.S. citizens that the Embassy and the Consular Section will be closed for routine services on July 4, 2016 in observance of Independence Day. The Embassy will remain closed through the Chadian holiday Eid-Al-Fitr which is anticipated to be July5, but could possibly be celebrated July 6. For emergency …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Independence Day Celebration

The Consular Section at U.S. Embassy N’Djamena would like to cordially invite all U.S. citizens to our Independence Day celebrations on July 8, 2016 from 7pm to 9pm.  Please RSVP as soon as possible and bring your U.S. passport with you on the evening of the celebration. To RSVP please send the full name, passport …

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U.S. Embassy N’Djamena, Chad Message for U.S. Citizens: Ramadan

The U.S. Embassy in N’Djamena informs U.S. citizens that Ramadan celebrations will commence June 6 and last until July 6, 2016.  U.S. Citizens are reminded to exercise caution, be vigilant, and avoid large crowds whenever possible. The U.S. Embassy advises U.S. citizens to review and follow the guidance in the  Travel Warning for Chad , and remain alert for …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Reminder about Personal Security

The U.S. Embassy in N’Djamena reminds U.S. citizens to exercise caution and situational awareness when traveling throughout the weekend, particularly in and around N’Djamena.  Following the announcement of the results of the Chadian Presidential Elections late yesterday evening and subsequent reports of celebratory gunfire, please be aware of your surroundings, remember to exercise vigilance, and …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations

The U.S. Embassy in N’Djamena informs U.S. citizens of potential demonstrations this evening in central N’Djamena and in the area of the Place de la Nation.  Large groups of demonstrators are expected, which may have an adverse effect on traffic.  Please be aware and plan your travel/activities accordingly. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations

The U.S. Embassy in N’Djamena informs U.S. citizens that there are ongoing demonstrations throughout N’Djamena.  Currently a demonstration is taking place along Avenue Felix Eboué at La Fountain roundabout. Large crowds are expected and local authorities have reportedly begun using tear gas to disperse the crowds.  There are no reports of targeting westerners or foreigners. …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations

The U.S. Embassy in N’Djamena informs U.S. citizens to exercise vigilance and caution when traveling in N’Djamena.  U.S. Embassy N’Djamena reminds U.S. citizens that demonstrations are a common occurrence throughout the city and often unpredictable. A youth protest outside of the University of N’Djamena is underway on Avenue du Felix Eboué.  Crowds are forming and …

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Worldwide Travel Alert

The State Department alerts U.S. citizens to possible risks of travel due to increased terrorist threats. Current information suggests that ISIL (aka Da’esh), al-Qa’ida, Boko Haram, and other terrorist groups continue to plan terrorist attacks in multiple regions.  These attacks may employ a wide variety of tactics, using conventional and non-conventional weapons and targeting both official …

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Security Checkpoints

The U.S. Embassy in N’Djamena reminds U.S. citizens to exercise vigilance and caution when traveling in N’Djamena.  U.S. Embassy staff have been aggressively approached and searched during security checkpoints.  Security checkpoints are a common occurrence throughout the city because of security threats. When approaching a checkpoint, remember to: Slowly approach the check point. Turn on …

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Travel Warning

This Travel Warning is being issued to remind U.S. citizens that on September 11, the Department of State authorized the departure of eligible family members and non-emergency personnel from the U.S. Embassy in N’Djamena, Chad.  U.S. citizens are urged to carefully consider the risks of travel to Chad and, if already in Chad, are encouraged …

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U.S. Embassy Adjusts Security Restrictions

Due to ongoing threats to security, U.S. Embassy staff are prohibited from traveling on the main road adjacent to Dembe market, which is between the new Embassy compound and the Kempinski Hotel.  Embassy personnel furthermore are directed to avoid public gatherings on Fridays, and are advised to limit shopping to supermarkets with identifiable security measures …

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U.S. Embassy Resumes Routine Operations

The U.S. Embassy will resume routine operations on the Chancery compound, Monday September 14. For security and safety reasons U.S. Embassy staff are still prohibited from visiting public open-air markets; public places of worship; public events not held at U.S. government facilities or residences. When choosing to go out for dining, please consider the security …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Closed on Tuesday September 8, 2015

The U.S. Embassy will be closed to normal operations on Tuesday, September 8. Emergency consular services will still be available to U.S. citizens. For security and safety reasons U.S. Embassy staff are still prohibited from visiting public open-air markets; public places of worship; public events not held at U.S. government facilities or residences; and dining …

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U.S. Embassy Travel Restrictions

Due to increased security threats and recent bombings in N’Djamena, U.S. Embassy staff is prohibited from all travel in N’Djamena except between home and the Embassy. U.S. citizens should consider limiting movement until further notice as well. U.S. citizens are encouraged to review and follow the guidance in the  Travel Warning for Chad , and remain alert for potentially …

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U.S. Embassy Travel Restrictions and Security Review

Due to increased security threats and recent bombings in N’Djamena, U.S. Embassy staff is prohibited from visiting public open-air markets; public places of worship; public events not held at U.S. government facilities or residences; and dining at Restaurant L’Amandine. Embassy personnel are furthermore encouraged to avoid public gatherings on Fridays; and are advised to limit …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Restrictions on Public Gathering Places for U.S. Embassy Personnel and Alert/Reminder for U.S. Citizens

Due to the bombings in N’Djamena on Monday June 15, U.S. Embassy personnel are restricted from attending public gatherings until further notice, and are prohibited from traveling throughout the city of N’Djamena between the hours of 13:00 -17:00 local time June 19. U.S. citizens are encouraged to follow the same guidance, review the Travel Warning for Chad , and …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Travel Restrictions and Security Review

Due to the bombings in N’Djamena on Monday, June 15, U.S. Embassy personnel are required to travel in armored vehicles and are restricted from traveling after dark to public places such as bars, restaurants, and markets. U.S. citizens are encouraged to review the Travel Warning for Chad , and to remain alert for potentially dangerous situations. U.S. citizens should …

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Security Messages for U.S. Citizens: Travel Warning for Chad

The Department of State warns U.S. citizens of the risks of travel to Chad and recommends citizens avoid travel to all border regions, particularly those areas adjacent to Chad’s eastern border and the Lake Chad region. The entire Lake Chad region, not only along Chad’s border with Nigeria, is especially vulnerable because of rising activities …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Reminder to Review Travel Warning

The U.S. Embassy reminds U.S. citizens to review security recommendations outlined in the most recent U.S. Travel Warning for Chad.  The Embassy advises U.S. citizens to remain alert for potentially dangerous situations.  Review your personal security plans; remain aware of your surroundings, including local events; and monitor local news stations for updates.  Maintain a high level …

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