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Health Alert – U.S. Mission Saudi Arabia

   Health Alert III – U.S. Mission Saudi Arabia  Location: Throughout Saudi Arabia  Event:  The government of Saudi Arabia has  announced  that as part of its efforts to contain the COVID-19 virus, all domestic flights, as well as bus, taxi, and train transportation will be suspended for a period of 14 days beginning at 6 A.M. tomorrow, Saturday, March 21, 2020.  Actions to Take:  ...
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Presidential Proclamation — Travel From Europe

Frequently Asked Questions from American Citizens regarding March 11 and March 14 Presidential Proclamations 1.      Q: I am a U.S. citizen in Europe. Do the March 11 and March 14 Presidential Proclamations prevent me from returning to the United States? A: No. The restrictions do not apply to U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents. For the most ...
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Urgent Message for Visa Applicants: Postponement of Appointments

In accordance with United States Government and Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia actions to contain and prevent the spread of COVID-19, the U.S. Embassy in Riyadh and Consulates General in Jeddah and Dhahran are postponing nonimmigrant and immigrant visa appointments until further notice. Please do not come to the Embassy or the Consulates. ...
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Global Level 3 Health Advisory – Reconsider Travel

Office of the Spokesperson The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to reconsider travel abroad due to the global impact of COVID-19.  Many areas throughout the world are now experiencing COVID-19 outbreaks and taking action that may limit traveler mobility, including quarantines and border restrictions.  Even countries, jurisdictions, or areas where cases have not been ...
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