Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Cairo

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Cairo (March 26, 2020)

The U.S. Embassy in Cairo continues to coordinate closely with the Egyptian Government on all options for U.S. citizens who wish to do so to depart the country, potentially to include a dedicated flight to the U.S., and we continue to collect information from U.S. citizens who have contacted us seeking assistance with returning to the U.S. If you have already sent us your information there is no need to do so again. If you have not, you can now easily do so by entering your information via this online form.

If you are unable to access the form, or have any additional questions about assistance with returning to the U.S. please send an email to The U.S. Embassy in Cairo encourages U.S. citizens in Egypt to adhere to local curfew measures to prevent the spread of the virus and to continue to check with commercial airlines for upcoming flights departing the country.

Actions to Take:

• Visit our Embassy webpage on COVID-19 for information on conditions in Egypt.• Consult the CDC 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 for the latest information. • Check with your airlines, cruise lines, or travel operators regarding any updated information about your travel plans and/or restrictions. • Visit the Department of Homeland Security’s website on the latest travel restrictions to the United States Assistance: • U.S. Embassy Cairo (Cairo, Egypt) 5 Tawfik Diab St Garden City, Cairo, EGYPT +20-2797-3300 • State Department – Consular Affairs 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 • Egypt Country Information • Enroll in Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts. SENSITIVE BUT UNCLASSIFIED • Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.