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Security Alert – Update: Ongoing Curfew– Scheduling American Citizen Services (October 24, 2022)
October 24, 2022

Location: N’Djamena, Chad

Event: The government-imposed curfew from 6:00pm until 6:00am in N’Djamena, Doba, Koumra, and possibly other cities will continue until further notice.

The Embassy will continue to evaluate the security situation and provide updates as appropriate.

The Embassy remains open for American Citizen Services.  Please review the status of your passport and if it is close to expiring or has already expired, please contact us at NdjamenaACS@state.gov and we will schedule an appointment for your renewal.

Actions to Take:

  • Have a personal emergency action plan that does not rely on U.S. government assistance.
  • Abide by the mandatory government curfew and avoid unnecessary travel.
  • Avoid areas where demonstrations are taking place.
  • Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings and demonstrations.
  • Seek shelter when gunfire is taking place.
  • Take advantage of commercial transportation options if you wish to depart Chad.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Keep a low profile.
  • See our Alerts at Travel.State.Gov (Chad)and enroll in Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates and email us to register your cellphone number with Clickatell.


  • U.S. Embassy in N’Djamena, located at Chagoua Round Point.
  • Telephone +235 22-51-50-17.
  • After-hours emergency number for U.S. citizens is +235 66-62-21-00 or +235 22-51-50-17.
  • NdjamenaACS@state.gov
  • State Department – Consular Affairs -­­ 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
  • Chad Country Information
  • Enroll in Smart Traveler Enrollment Program(STEP) to receive security updates and email us to register your cellphone number with Clickatell.
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