Information for Travelers to Chad

Know before you go!

Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP)

U.S. citizens in Chad are strongly encouraged to enroll in STEP to obtain information on travel and security in Chad.  Citizens may register online or at the U.S. Embassy.  Registration information provided at that website is immediately available to the Embassy and will be protected under the Privacy Act of 1974.  You may also register in person with the Consular section, at which time you will be given additional information on the American Liaison Network system.

Where can I find more information on Chad?

Country Specific Information provides information on entry-exit requirements, crime and security, health conditions, road conditions, minor political disturbances, embassy location, etc. for U.S. citizens and is available for every country on the Department of State’s travel website,

To see the latest report for Chad, visit

Travel Warnings are issued to describe long-term, protracted conditions that make a country dangerous or unstable.  A Travel Warning is also issued when the U.S. Government’s ability to assist U.S. citizens is constrained due to the closure of an embassy or because of a drawdown of its staff.

To view the latest Travel Warning for Chad, issued on November 10, 2015, visit