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NOTICE for U.S. Citizen Travelers

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information

U.S. Citizen Travelers: Enroll for alerts at  step.state.gov . In Case of Emergency: Call 1-888-407-4747 (U.S./Canada); +1-202-501-4444 (overseas); or contact the nearest embassy:  go.usa.gov/xduQM . Last updated:  01/12/2021 Country-Specific Information: On December 14, Sweden enacted stricter national regulations and general advice to prevent the spread of Covid-19.  This guidance can be found at the Krisinformation.se website , and will last ...
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Health Alert – Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs (January 20, 2021)

Location:  Worldwide – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director has signed an order requiring all airline passengers traveling to the United States, including U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs), to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 viral test or recovery from COVID-19. Event:  Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide either a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel or provide a positive test ...
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Update #27: Temporary Closure of Consular Section for Routine Services; Negative COVID-19 Test Requirement for Travelers from the UK

Embassy Stockholm COVID-19 Update #27: Temporary Closure of U.S. Embassy Stockholm Consular Section for Routine Services; Negative COVID-19 Test Requirement for Travelers to Sweden from the UK;  Statement on COVID-19 Vaccines for U.S. Citizens Abroad  1)  U.S. Embassy in Stockholm Closed for Routine Citizenship Appointments from January 18 until February 8:  The Consular section of the ...
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Statement by Ambassador Howery

Like many around the world, I was horrified by the mob violence against the U.S. Capitol last Wednesday, January 6.  This violent attack on America’s democracy cannot be justified.  Those who perpetrated it should face justice, and U.S. law enforcement is working to do that.  From today until sunset January 13, the flags at the ...
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U.S. Embassy in Stockholm Closed for Routine Citizenship Appointments from January 18 until February 8

The Consular section of the U.S. Embassy in Stockholm will close for critical renovation work on Monday, January 18.  We will resume limited routine passport and Consular Report of Birth Abroad services on Monday, February 8.  We regret the inconvenience caused by this temporary closure and will process cases as quickly as possible when we ...
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