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

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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. …

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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. …

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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. …

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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. …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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. …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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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COVID-19 Information

Global Health Advisory: 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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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