Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Malabo, Equatorial Guinea

Event:  The Government of Equatorial Guinea officially confirmed an end to confinement measures in the main cities and announced the relaxation of many COVID-19-related restrictions beginning June 15, 2020. This first phase of downscaling included the reopening of the hotel and catering sector.  Bars, discotheques, and any other place of leisure, however, remain closed during the ... Read More»

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Malabo, Equatorial Guinea – June 30, 2020

Event:  The Government of Equatorial Guinea officially confirmed an end to confinement throughout the national territory and announced the relaxation of many COVID-19-related restrictions beginning June 15, 2020. This first phase of downscaling included the reopening of the hotel and catering sector.  Bars, discotheques, and any other place of leisure, however, remain closed during the first ... Read More»

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Malabo, Equatorial Guinea

Event: The Government of Equatorial Guinea officially confirmed an end to confinement throughout the national territory and announced the relaxation of some COVID-19 related restrictions beginning Monday, June 15, 2020. This first phase of downscaling will include the reopening of the hotel and catering sector.  However, discotheques, function rooms and any other place of leisure ... Read More»

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Malabo, Equatorial Guinea

Event: The Government of Equatorial Guinea officially confirmed an end to confinement throughout the national territory and announced the relaxation of some COVID-19 related restrictions beginning Monday June 15, 2020. This first phase of downscaling will include the reopening of the hotel and catering sector.  However, discotheques, function rooms and any other place of leisure will ... Read More»

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Malabo, Equatorial Guinea

Event:  The Equatorial Guinea Ministry of Public Health has 1043 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 12 deaths in Equatorial Guinea, including community transmission on the mainland and on Bioko Island.  The World Health Organization reports 165 recoveries.  All containment measures issued by the Government of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea remain in effect until further notice. ( FULL TEXT ... Read More»

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Malabo, Equatorial Guinea

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Malabo, Equatorial Guinea – May 21, 2020 Event:  The Equatorial Guinea Ministry of Public Health has 903 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 10 deaths in Equatorial Guinea, including community transmission on the mainland and on Bioko Island.  The World Health Organization reports 167 recoveries.  All containment measures issued by the Government of ... Read More»

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Malabo, Equatorial Guinea

Event:  The Equatorial Guinea Ministry of Public Health has 522 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 6 deaths in Equatorial Guinea, including community transmission on the mainland and on Bioko Island.  All containment measures issued by the Government of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea remain in effect until further notice. ( FULL TEXT ) The Department of State has issued ... Read More»

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Malabo, Equatorial Guinea

Event:  The Equatorial Guinea Ministry of Public Health has 522 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 6 deaths in Equatorial Guinea, including community transmission on the mainland and on Bioko Island.  All containment measures issued by the Government of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea remain in effect until further notice. ( FULL TEXT ) The Department of State has issued ... Read More»

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Malabo, Equatorial Guinea

Event: Exploring possibility of repatriation flight from Equatorial Guinea to the United States We are currently working with neighboring posts and the U.S. Department of State to explore commercial airline charter options to assist American citizens who would like to leave Equatorial Guinea and return to the United States during the first two weeks of May. ... Read More»

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Malabo, Equatorial Guinea

Event: Exploring possibility of repatriation flight from Equatorial Guinea to the United States We are currently working with neighboring posts and the U.S. Department of State to explore commercial airline charter options to assist American citizens who would like to leave Equatorial Guinea and return to the United States during the first two weeks of May. ... Read More»

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Malabo, Equatorial Guinea

Event: Exploring possibility of repatriation flight from Equatorial Guinea to the United States We are currently working with neighboring posts and the U.S. Department of State to explore commercial airline charter options to assist American citizens who would like to leave Equatorial Guinea and return to the United States during the first two weeks of May. ... Read More»

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Malabo, Equatorial Guinea

Event: Exploring possibility of repatriation flight from Equatorial Guinea to the United States We are currently working with neighboring posts and the U.S. Department of State to explore commercial airline charter options to assist American citizens who would like to leave Equatorial Guinea and return to the United States during the first two weeks of May. ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Malabo, Equatorial Guinea

Location:  Malabo Event:  As a reminder, on April 14, the Government of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea extended the COVID-19 containment measures through the end of the month, encouraging people to stay at home for all but critical functions.  In addition, the new decree prohibited people from circulating freely, noting that “all districts are being ... Read More»

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Malabo, Equatorial Guinea

Event:  The Equatorial Guinea Ministry of Public Health has confirmed 51 cases of COVID-19 in Equatorial Guinea, including community transmission on the mainland and on Bioko Island. On April 14, the Government of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea extended the COVID-19 containment measures through the end of the month, encouraging people to stay at home for ... Read More»

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Malabo, Equatorial Guinea

Location: Malabo Event:  The Equatorial Guinea Ministry of Public Health has confirmed twenty-one cases of COVID-19 in Equatorial Guinea, including community transmission on the mainland and on Bioko Island. The Department of State has issued a  Global Level 4 Health Advisory  for COVID-19.  The Department of State is currently not organizing an evacuation of American citizens from Equatorial Guinea following the April 8 ... Read More»

Health Alert: Update – Repatriation Flight on April 8

Location: Malabo Event: Ongoing COVID-19 Response – Repatriation Flight Wednesday, April 8 There are seats available on a special repatriation flight to the United States on April 8.  The repatriation flight will take place on Wednesday, April 8. You will need to be at Malabo International Airport no later than 7:30 am. The repatriation flight is operated ... Read More»

Health Alert: UPDATE – Repatriation Flight on April 8

Location: Malabo Event: Ongoing COVID-19 Response – Repatriation Flight Wednesday, April 8 There are seats available on a special repatriation flight to the United States on April 8.  The repatriation flight will take place on Wednesday, April 8. You will need to be at Malabo International Airport no later than 7:30 am.  The repatriation flight is operated by ... Read More»

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Malabo, Equatorial Guinea

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Malabo, Equatorial Guinea – April 4, 2020 Event: The Government of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea (GREG) is implementing travel restrictions throughout the mainland region from April 3-15. The total number of confirmed cases is 16. Repatriation flight updates The United States Embassy in Malabo is diligently working with the State ... Read More»

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Malabo, Equatorial Guinea

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Malabo, Equatorial Guinea – April 3, 2020   Event: The Government of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea (GREG) is implementing travel restrictions throughout the mainland region from April 3-15. The total number of confirmed cases remains at 15.   Repatriation flight updates   The United States Embassy in Malabo is diligently ... Read More»

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Malabo, Equatorial Guinea

Event: The Government of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea (GREG) is implementing travel restrictions throughout the mainland region from April 3-15. (FULL TEXT) The total number of confirmed cases remains at 15. Repatriation flight updates The United States Embassy in Malabo is diligently working with the State Department to identify viable airline charter options to ... Read More»

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Malabo, Equatorial Guinea

Event: The Government of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea (GREG) is implementing travel restrictions throughout the mainland region from April 3-15.   (FULL TEXT)   The total number of confirmed cases remains at 15. Repatriation flight updates We are currently working with neighboring posts and Washington to explore commercial airline charter options. Once we are able to secure a flight, it ... Read More»

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Malabo, Equatorial Guinea – March 31, 2020 UPDATE

Event:  The Equatorial Guinea Ministry of Public Health has confirmed fifteen cases of COVID-19 in Equatorial Guinea with one confirmed recovery. Equatorial Guinea extends the COVID-19 containment measures – “The Vice-President proposed adding further preventative measures, in addition to those already decreed, based on the current increase in positive cases within the national territory.  The proposed ... Read More»

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Malabo, Equatorial Guinea (March 29, 2020)

Event:  The Equatorial Guinea Ministry of Public Health has confirmed thirteen cases of COVID-19 in Equatorial Guinea. As you know the Department of State has issued a Global Level 4 Health Advisory for COVID-19 on March 19, 2020.  The U.S Embassy Malabo continues to urge those American citizens who want to return to the United States to depart as soon as ... Read More»

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Malabo, Equatorial Guinea (March 28, 2020)

Event:  The Equatorial Guinea Ministry of Public Health has confirmed thirteen cases of COVID-19 in Equatorial Guinea. The Department of State has issued a  Global Level 4 Health Advisory  for COVID-19.  We recognize this has been a challenging period for many of our fellow Americans, particularly those of you seeking to depart Equatorial Guinea after the closure of the international airport. ... Read More»

Health Alert- U.S. Embassy Malabo, Equatorial Guinea

Location: Equatorial Guinea Event:  The Equatorial Guinea Ministry of Public Health has confirmed thirteen cases of COVID-19 in Equatorial Guinea. The Department of State has issued a Global Level 4 Health Advisory for COVID-19.  We recognize this has been a challenging period for many of our fellow Americans, particularly those of you seeking to depart Equatorial Guinea after the closure of ... Read More»

Health Alert- U.S. Embassy Malabo, Equatorial Guinea

Location: Equatorial Guinea Event:  The Equatorial Guinea Ministry of Public Health has confirmed twelve cases of COVID-19 in Equatorial Guinea.  Eight of the confirmed cases are on Bioko Island and four are on the mainland. The Department of State has issued a Global Level 4 Health Advisory for COVID-19.  We recognize this has been a challenging period for many of our ... Read More»

Travel Alert: Private U.S. Citizens Transiting Through Bole International Airport, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Event:  Private U.S. Citizens Transiting Through Bole International Airport, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Effective:  Wednesday March 25, 2020 Please note that the situation in Ethiopia is fluid and subject to change without notice.  Ethiopian Airlines is continuing flights.  As a result, Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa is the de facto repatriation hub for U.S. travelers.  The information ... Read More»

Health Alert- U.S. Embassy Malabo, Equatorial Guinea

Location: Equatorial Guinea Event:  The Equatorial Guinea Ministry of Public Health has confirmed eleven cases of COVID-19 in Equatorial Guinea. The Department of State has issued a Global Level 4 Health Advisory for COVID-19.  We recognize this has been a challenging period for many of our fellow Americans, particularly those of you seeking to depart Equatorial Guinea after the closure of ... Read More»

Health Alert- U.S. Embassy Malabo, Equatorial Guinea

Location: Equatorial Guinea Event:  COVID-19 updates The Equatoguinean Ministry of Health and Social Welfare confirmed there are still only 9 cases of COVID-19 in Malabo and Bata. You can view information related to local and world Covid-19 cases on its website. On March 23, 2020, the Government of Equatorial Guinea announced an order strengthening the precautionary measures and restrictions to reduce ... Read More»

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.  ... Read More»

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 ... Read More»

COVID-19 Information

UPDATE (July 8, 2020)  The Government of Equatorial Guinea officially confirmed an end to confinement throughout the national territory and announced the relaxation of some COVID-19 related restrictions beginning Monday June 15, 2020. This first phase of downscaling will include the reopening of the hotel and catering sector. Discotheques, function rooms and other places of ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Malabo, Equatorial Guinea (March 15, 2020)

Location:  Equatorial Guinea Event: On March 14, 2020, Equatorial Guinea’s Minister of Health and Social Welfare confirmed the first case of COVID-19 in the country in a traveler from Spain.  The language of the Notice is available on its website. The government of Equatorial Guinea has implemented enhanced screening and quarantine measures to reduce the spread of ... Read More»

Proclamation on Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Persons who Pose a Risk of Transmitting 2019 Novel Coronavirus

Entry of aliens who were present in China, excluding the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macau, 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 China, have traveled to China recently, or intend to travel to China ... Read More»

Reciprocity Schedule for Equatorial Guinea

Effective March 16, 2020, the reciprocity schedule for Equatorial Guinea will be revised for the following non immigrant visa categories.  This change reflects the Government of Equatorial Guinea’s decision to lower fees charged to United States citizens who are within a similar visa class.   Class Reciprocity Fee Applications Validity   F1 $0 Multiple 60 ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Malabo, Equatorial Guinea (January 30, 2020)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Malabo, Equatorial Guinea (January 30, 2020) Location:  Equatorial Guinea Event:  There is an ongoing outbreak of pneumonia first identified in Wuhan, China, caused by a novel (new) coronavirus.  The Embassy is not aware of any confirmed cases in Equatorial Guinea.  A January 27 decree by the Government of the Republic of ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Malabo (January 7, 2020)

Location: Equatorial Guinea Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed. Actions to Take: Keep a low profile. Be aware of your surroundings. Stay ... Read More»

Voting in 2020 U.S. Elections

Registering to Vote and submitting a ballot is fast, easy, and can be done from anywhere in the world! Start by confirming your voter registration with your state.  Some states require absentee voters to register annually so you may need to re-register.  Go to FVAP.gov to connect to your state’s voter portal to register to vote, ... Read More»

DS-160 Instructions

Starting February 1, 2020, you must submit fully and correctly completed DS-160s to be allowed entry into the U.S. Embassy for your visa interview.  Correctly completed applications must have: Uploaded photo; U.S. contact name, address, and specific relationship; social media information; Correct visa class; Accurate information on last five U.S. visits to include date and ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Malabo (November 23, 2019)

Location:  Equatorial Guinea Event:  On November 20th, 2019, a ship was attacked by pirates in Equatorial Guinea’s territorial waters.  Security forces have been placed on heightened alert in Malabo and throughout the country. The U.S. Embassy is not aware of any threats to U.S. citizens. Actions to take: Use caution when walking or driving at ... Read More»

A Hispanic American at U.S. Embassy Malabo

I am a Venezuelan American.  That makes me a Hispanic American.  As many of you know, Hispanics are a mix of races:  indigenous people, European, and Sub-Saharan African (not to mention that some of those Europeans [Spaniards] were already mixed with North Africans before they had left Spain).  Prior to the arrival of Europeans, the ... Read More»

Diversity Visa-2021 Now Open

The DV-2021 registration period opened on October 2, 2019, and will close on November 5, 2019.  Applicants can access the electronic DV entry form (E-DV) at the official E-DV website: www.dvlottery.state.gov during the registration period.  DV i Diversity Visa Infographic_10-2019 nstructions also are available on the Department of State’s public webpage at https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/us-visas/immigrate/diversity-visa-program-entry/diversity-visa-instructions.html Read More»

Ambassador Susan Stevenson’s 2019 Independence Day Remarks

Ambassador’s Remarks Independence Day Reception La Gaviota Restaurant, Sipopo July 3, 2019 Ministro Delegado de Asuntos Exteriores y Cooperación, Su Excelencia Bonifacio Mitogo Edjang Oficiales del Gobierno de la República de Guinea Ecuatorial, Miembros de la Comunidad Diplomática, Damas y Caballeros, Bienvenidos, Bienvenue, Welcome! Gracias por venir esta tarde para celebrar los 243 años de ... Read More»

Equatorial Guinea to Participate in Humphrey Program for Study in the United States

The U.S. Embassy is pleased to inform you that the Humphrey application is open until August 09, 2019.  Each year approximately 200 Fellows funded by the U.S. Department of State engage in non-degree study and related professional experiences at 18 American universities. Each year approximately 200 Fellows funded by the U.S. Department of State engage ... Read More»

Ambassador’s Welcome Reception Remarks May 8, 2019

Good evening, and welcome to the residence of the U.S. Embassy. Many of you may know the house better than I do!  That’s because it’s your house, too, and a symbol of the importance the United States places on our bilateral cooperation. Thank you officials of the Government of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea, Ambassadors, ... Read More»

Independence Day Security Alert- U.S. Embassy Malabo, Equatorial Guinea

Location:  Malabo Event:  During the upcoming 50th Anniversary of Independence celebration from October 10-12, Equatoguinean authorities are likely to increase security in Malabo.  During a military parade scheduled for October 12, road blockages are anticipated between Arab Contractors Branch Office to the Paseo and from the President’s Palace to Arab Contractors Branch Office.  Expect an ... Read More»

Embassy Partner Opens Headquarters to Serve Equatoguinean Women

On May 19, Equality and Human Rights for Women in Africa Director Anastasia Nzang Nze inaugurated the organization’s new headquarters and center for training underemployed women.  Anastasia Nzang Nze is a well-known woman’s rights advocate with whom the Embassy has partnered with for outreach events related to women empowerment and countering gender-based violence.  The opening ... Read More»

Passport Fee Increases

Effective April 2, 2018, the passport execution fee will increase from $25 to $35.  The $10 execution fee increase applies to U.S. passport applicants using the DS-11 form including: first-time applicants over age 16, children under age 16, and applicants who reapply after reporting their previous passport lost or stolen. Customers applying with the DS-11 ... Read More»

Equatorial Guinea’s 2371 Implementation Report Response

The government of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea has begun its tenure on the United Nations Security Council with important accomplishments to bring peace and stability to a world full of challenges.  Officials are representing their country well.  Nevertheless, members of the United Nations Security Council also must serve as role models and the Equatoguinean ... Read More»

Voting in 2018 U.S. Elections

Your vote counts!  Did you know that many U.S. elections for house and senate seats have been decided by a margin smaller than the number of ballots cast by absentee voters?  All states are required to count every absentee ballot as long as it is valid and reaches local election officials by the absentee ballot ... Read More»

Improvements to Safety and Security Information

On January 10, 2018, the Department of State made changes to our safety and security information to make it easier to find, understand, and use. Travel Advisories will replace Travel Warnings and Travel Alerts.  Every country will have a Travel Advisory, which will provide one of four standard levels of advice.  The Travel Advisory will give ... Read More»

Holiday Security Reminder

The U.S. Embassy encourages U.S. citizens to maintain a high level of vigilance and bolster their personal security on and around the Equatoguinean public holidays of Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. The U.S. Embassy advises all U.S. citizens to be particularly vigilant around places of worship; locations where large crowds may gather; government facilities; ... Read More»

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Recall of Tainted Imported Liquor Products

The U.S. Embassy alerts U.S. citizens that the Equatorial Guinean government has found toxic substances in liquor products imported from India.  Specifically, two brands of liquor, Goldach and Crown Black, were found to be adulterated and possibly contain methanol instead of ethanol.  These brands have been removed from local stores and are not supposed to ... Read More»

Absentee Voting Week

Absentee Voting Week is September 26-October 3 Be an Active Voter by taking the necessary steps to vote in the 2016 U.S. elections and participating in Absentee Voting Week! In many states, the voter registration deadline for the November 2016 elections is October 10.  For some voters this might mean their paper voter registration and ... Read More»

Department of State Human Rights Report: Concerns about Equatorial Guinea

Last month, the Department of State released the annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices.  The Human Rights Reports document the human rights situation in 199 countries and territories around the world.  Every year, diplomats and staff at U.S. embassies and consulates work with human rights activists, governments, non-governmental organizations, and colleagues in Washington to ... Read More»

Voting in 2016 elections

Your vote counts!  Did you know that many U.S. elections for house and senate have been decided by a margin smaller than the number of ballots cast by absentee voters? All states are required to count every absentee ballot as long as it is valid and reaches local election officials by the absentee ballot receipt ... Read More»

Change in Consular Fees

The Department of State has published an interim final rule that makes changes to the passport book fees and fees related to the relinquishment of nationality. On September 26, 2015, the Department of State lowered the passport book application fee by $20 and raised the passport book security surcharge (enhanced border security fee) by $20 to ... Read More»

Worldwide Caution

1. The Department of State is updating the Worldwide Caution to provide information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. citizens and interests throughout the world. Recent terrorist attacks, whether by those affiliated with terrorist entities, copycats, or individual perpetrators, serve as a reminder that U.S. citizens need to maintain a ... Read More»
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