COVID-19 Information for Azerbaijan

On March 6, 2020 the State Department issued a Travel Advisory urging travelers to reconsider travel to Azerbaijan due to the risk of a significant increase of COVID-19 cases emanating from the Iranian border and the Government of Azerbaijan’s response to COVID-19. On March 6, 2020, the Department of State allowed for the voluntary departure …

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Global Level 4 Health Advisory: Do Not Travel

The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19.  In countries where commercial departure options remain available, U.S. citizens who live in the United States should arrange for immediate return to the United States, unless they are prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period.  …

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Global Level 3 Health Advisory – Reconsider Travel

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 reported may restrict travel …

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Attention All Travelers!

On March 11, President Donald J. Trump signed a Presidential Proclamation regarding the suspension of entry as immigrants and non-immigrants of certain additional persons who pose a risk of transmitting the 2019 Novel Coronavirus. Additionally, the Department of Homeland Security has announced it will issue a supplemental “Notice of Arrivals Restriction” for U.S. passengers who …

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Azerbaijan – Level 3: Reconsider Travel

Reconsider travel to Azerbaijan due to an outbreak of COVID-19 and responsive measures implemented by the Government of Azerbaijan. Reconsider travel to Azerbaijan due to the risk of a significant increase of COVID-19 cases emanating from the Iranian border and the Government of Azerbaijan’s response to COVID-19.  The Government of Azerbaijan is screening international travelers for symptoms …

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New restrictions on travel to the United States for non-U.S. citizens

Entry of foreign nationals who were present in the People’s Republic of China, not including the Special Autonomous Regions of Hong Kong and Macau, or the Islamic Republic of Iran, within 14 days prior to their arrival at the port of entry in the United States is suspended, per Presidential Proclamation.  If you reside in, …

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Attention U.S. citizens

The Department of Homeland Security has issued supplemental guidance on travel to the United States for individuals who have been in China.  U.S. citizens who have been in China’s Hubei province within 14 days of their return to the United States will be subject to up to 14 days of mandatory quarantine upon arrival to …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Baku (January 4, 2020)

There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. Out of an abundance of caution, U.S. Embassy personnel are instructed to minimize nonessential travel. The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed. Actions to Take: Keep a low profile. …

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Fraud Alert on the 2020 “Green Card” Diversity Visa Lottery

The US Embassy in Azerbaijan warns Diversity Visa (DV) Lottery participants about the significant increase in fraudulent e-mails and letters sent to applicants for the DV Lottery Program this time of year. Authors of these fraudulent e-mails and letters present themselves as representatives of the US government in order to convince DV Lottery applicants to …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Baku, Azerbaijan (7 December 2018)

Location:  Azerbaijan, countrywide   Event:  During the holiday season, there are ongoing threats posed by transnational terrorist organizations and individuals inspired by extremist ideology throughout Europe, including in Azerbaijan. Extremists continue to focus on tourist locations such as holiday markets, shopping malls, airports, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, transportation hubs, and other soft targets frequented …

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