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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Dar es Salaam
(April 29, 2020)
April 29, 2020

Event: The Tanzanian government has announced 480 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There have been sixteen (16) confirmed deaths.

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International commercial flight options no longer exist in Tanzania. The Government of Tanzania suspended all international scheduled and chartered passenger planes to Tanzania effective April 11.

U.S. citizens who remain in Tanzania should be prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period. The U.S. government does not anticipate arranging additional repatriation flights in Tanzania at this time. However, in the event that opportunity becomes available, we are asking you to let us know if you are interested in being contacted. Please enter your information via the following link: bit.ly/USCitizenInfo and complete the form for each U.S. citizen or U.S. legal permanent resident guardian accompanying minor children in your family or group. If a repatriation flight is arranged, an email will be sent to anyone who submitted information via this form. If you have already submitted your information via email you do not need to submit your information again.

The Department of State has issued a Global Level 4 Health Advisory for COVID-19. Effective March 18,the embassy suspended routine consular services. For emergency American Citizen Services, including emergency passports, please visit our website for additional information.

Actions to Take:
Consult the CDC website for the most up-to-date information.
Visit the COVID-19 crisis page on travel.state.gov for the latest information.
Visit our Embassy webpage on COVID-19.
Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.

U.S. Embassy Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
686 Old Bagamoyo Road, Msasani,
P.O. Box 9123
Dar es Salaam, TANZANIA
+255 22 229-4000