Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Cairo, Egypt (May 13, 2019)
Subject: Message for U.S. Citizens: CDC suspends U.S. entry of dogs from Egypt
Location: Cairo, Egypt
Event: Notice by CDC of Temporary Suspension of Dogs Entering the United States from Egypt
On May 10, 2019, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published a Federal Register Notice titled, “Notice of Temporary Suspension of Dogs Entering the United States from Egypt.”
The U.S. Embassy encourages pet owners who may be affected to review this notice at: https://www.cdc.gov/importation/bringing-an-animal-into-the-united-states/Egypt-dogs-temp-suspension.html and to communicate directly with the CDC at the email CDCanimalimports@cdc.gov, at least 10 business days before you intend to enter the United States.
- Please sign up for Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) for security updates at STEP.state.gov.
- Get SMS from the Embassy by sending your phone # to CairoConsSMS@gmail.com. (The Embassy has not sent an SMS in relation to this event).
U.S. Embassy Cairo, Egypt
+20-2-2797-3300 (after hours)
State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
Enroll in Safe Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates
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