Event: On March 19 the Department of State issued a Global Level 4 Health Advisory advising U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19 and 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.
Update: Effective 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 31, 2020 and until further notice, the Government of Sudan has extended its mandatory nationwide curfew and will now be enforced from 6:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. U.S. Embassy Khartoum staff are required to comply with the curfew.
Effective 6:00 p.m. Thursday, March 26, 2020 and until further notice, the Government of Sudan has banned all public transportation between cities and states.
All non-emergency American citizen services and visa services have been cancelled. For emergency American citizen services please email ACSKhartoum@state.gov. For an after-hours emergency, please call us at + 249-187-022000 and ask to speak to the Embassy duty officer.
Additional information, including the latest alerts and messages pertaining to Sudan may be found here https://sd.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/
Actions to Take:
- Monitor the Embassy’s website (https://sd.usembassy.gov/) for the most up-to-date information
- Follow the advice of the CDC and local health authorities that you can find at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html.
- Check with your airlines regarding any updated information about your travel plans and/or restrictions.
- Monitor the Department of State’s COVID-19 website at https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/ea/covid-19-information.html
- U.S. Embassy Khartoum, Sudan
+ (249) (187) 022871
+ (249) (187) 022000 (after hours)
- State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
- Sudan Country Information
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