Health Alert: UPDATE Flight Tentatively Scheduled for May 20 – U.S. Embassy Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Location: Burkina Faso 


Thank you for your patience.  We are continuing to pursue every option to make the flight possible.  The flight remains tentative, but has been rescheduled to Thursday, May 21, 2020 pending final confirmation.  

The Embassy of the United States in Ouagadougou has tentatively scheduled a special commercial flight from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso to Washington Dulles International Airport on Wednesday, May 20.  Priority will be given to American citizens on a first come, first served basis.

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Effective April 3, 2020 The staff at U.S. Embassy Ouagadougou will be teleworking full time.  The Embassy remains open and continues to operate in Burkina Faso. 

Routine consular services remain suspended.  For emergency American Citizens Services, including emergency passports, please email or visit our website for additional information: 

Actions to Take:


  • U.S. Embassy Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

(226) 25 49 53 00

  • State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444