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Travel Advisory: Updated Health and Travel Adivsory, U.S. Embassy Ouagadougou

Location: Burkina Faso Event: Last Update: Travel Advisory reissued with updates to COVID-19 information.  Overall Travel Advisory remains Level 4 – do not travel. Do not travel to Burkina Faso due to COVID-19, terrorism, crime, and kidnapping.  Read the Department of State’s  COVID-19 page  before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for Burkina Faso ...
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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Ouagadougou

Location: Burkina Faso Event:  Announcement of Return to Normal Airport Operations The Government of Burkina Faso announced the Ouagadougou airport will return to normal operations on 1st August 2020.  All land borders remain closed.  For details on possible pre-departure requirements related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, including possible testing requirements, please contact your airline. The ...
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Health Alert: Data Collection on Return to the US, U.S. Embassy Ouagadougou

Location: Burkina Faso Event: Data Collection on Persons Wishing to Return to the United States At this time, the Ouagadougou airport remains closed to regular commercial flights, however, commercial airlines are offering sporadic flight options which allow Americans to travel to the United States. The U.S. Embassy continues its efforts to aid those American citizens and ...
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Data Collection on Return to the U.S. – U.S. Embassy Ouagadougou

Location: Burkina Faso Event: Data Collection on Persons Wishing to Return to the United States At this time, the Ouagadougou remains closed to regular commercial flights, although there may be limited opportunities for ad hoc flights in the coming weeks offered by commercial airlines.  The U.S. Embassy continues its efforts to aid those American citizens and ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Voting Assistance, U.S. Embassy Ouagadougou

Location: Burkina Faso Event: Voting Assistance for the 2020 Elections In order to vote in the November 2020 elections, all overseas U.S. citizens need to have completed a Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) in 2020.  Whether you are a first-time voter or have already received ballots and voted absentee in past elections, you must complete an FPCA each year to ...
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