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Travel Alert for U.S. Citizens

Kenya Resumes Flights to and from Somalia Travel Alert: U.S. Embassy Mogadishu (June 14, 2021) Location: Somalia Event:  Kenya’s Civil Aviation Authority has permitted the resumption of non-military flights departing for and arriving from Somalia. The Department of State has issued a Level 4 Travel Advisory for Somalia and advises U.S. citizens not to travel to Somalia due to COVID-19, ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens

U.S. Citizens May Return to the United States with Certain Expired Passports Location: Somalia Event: U.S. citizens may directly return to the United States with certain expired U.S. passports. If you are overseas and your passport expired on or after January 1, 2020, you may be able to use your expired passport to return directly to ...
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Alert for U.S. Citizens

Kenya Suspends Flights to and from Somalia   Alert: U.S. Embassy Mogadishu (May 12, 2021) Location: Somalia  Event: Media report that Kenya’s Civil Aviation Authority has suspended non-military flights departing for and arriving from Somalia for three months, with limited exceptions for humanitarian deliveries and medical evacuation flights.  During this period, U.S. citizens in Somalia will not be able to use direct commercial flights to visit ...
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Security Alert for U.S. Citizens

Security Alert for U.S. Citizens in Somalia Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Mogadishu Location: Somalia Event: The U.S. Embassy in Somalia reminds U.S. citizens of the dangers of traveling to or residing in Somalia. The security situation has deteriorated in the last few months. March saw the highest number of improvised explosive device (IED) attacks in Mogadishu since ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Routine Consular Services

Message for U.S. Citizens: Routine Consular Services April 15, 2021    Due to COVID-19, the U.S. Embassy Nairobi Consular Section has temporarily restricted some routine consular processing in accordance with Department of State worldwide regulations and Government of Kenya guidelines. We advise all U.S. citizens in Somalia to check the expiration date of their passport ...
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