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NOTICE for U.S. Citizen Travelers

STEP: Smart Traveler Enrollment Program Subscribe to get up-to-date safety and security information and help us reach you in an emergency abroad. 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. Recommended Web Browsers: Internet Explorer 11 with compatibility view or Google Chrome.
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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 U.S. embassy: go.usa.gov/xduQM . Last updated: April 12, 2021 Effective January 26, 2021, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Stockholm, Sweden

Location:  Downtown Stockholm, Kungstradgarden. Event:  Demonstrations are expected to take place today (20 March, 2021) in three separate areas of downtown Stockholm, culminating at Kunstradgarden around 14:00. Actions to Take:  Avoid the area of the demonstrations. Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests. Monitor local media for updates. Keep a ...
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U.S. Embassy Stockholm highlights Gothenburg’s 400 year anniversary with grant opportunity

It has been 400 years since the City of Gothenburg was founded, and for more than 200 years, the city has been a key partner to the United States. To highlight the anniversary, the U.S. Embassy to Sweden announces an open competition for private individuals and organizations to submit applications to carry out a program ...
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Embassy Stockholm COVID-19 Update #28: Negative COVID-19 test required for some travelers entering Sweden, entry ban from Denmark, Norway & the U

1.)  Requirement of negative COVID-19 test result for incoming travelers.  From Saturday, February 6, travelers over the age of 18 who are exempted from Swedish entry restrictions must present a negative COVID-19 test result (taken within the previous 48 hours) before they are allowed to enter Sweden.  This requirement does not apply to Swedish citizens or ...
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Emergency Waivers to the CDC Order Requiring Negative COVID-19 Test Results for Air Passengers to the United States

Waivers to the testing requirement may be granted by the CDC on an extremely limited basis when extraordinary emergency travel (like an emergency medical evacuation) must occur to preserve someone’s health and safety, and testing cannot be completed before travel. There are no waivers available for individuals who test positive for COVID-19.  Individuals – or air carriers seeking ...
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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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