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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Health Alert: Information for U.S. Citizens in Belgium during the COVID-19 Pandemic

July 2, 2020 U.S. Embassy Brussels, Belgium Location:  Belgium Event:   International commercial flight options currently exist for U.S. citizens in Belgium to return to the United States via neighboring countries.  The U.S. government does not anticipate arranging repatriation flights in Belgium at this time.  Please review our webpage,  Information About COVID-19 and Travel to the United States , for further details.  If you will …

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COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information July 2, 2020 Country-Specific Information: The Department of State has issued a  Global Level 4 Health Advisory advising U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a  Level 3 Global COVID-19 Pandemic Notice . Belgium has 61,598 confirmed cases of COVID-19 within its borders. There are cases in all three …

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Information About COVID-19 and Travel to the United States

Please enroll in step.state.gov to receive alerts & ensure you can be located in an emergency. View U.S. Embassy Brussels Most Recent Alerts . As of June 15, 2020, U.S. Embassy Brussels has resumed routine U.S. passport and report of birth abroad services.  All other consular services remain suspended, including routine visa services.  Emergency consular services will continue to …

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Health Alert: Information for U.S. Citizens in Belgium during the COVID-19 Pandemic

U.S. Embassy Brussels, Belgium June 12, 2020 Location:  Belgium Event:  International commercial flight options currently exist for U.S. citizens in Belgium via neighboring countries.  U.S. citizens who wish to return to the United States should make commercial arrangements as soon as possible unless they are prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period.  The U.S. …

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Demonstration Alert: Palais de Justice, Brussels, Sunday, June 7, 2020

Location:  Palais de Justice, Brussels, Belgium Event:  A demonstration in support of ongoing protests throughout the U.S. is expected on Sunday, June 7, 2020, beginning at approximately 3:00 p.m.  The demonstration has not been approved, but is likely to still take place.  It is possible that additional protests will take place in other Brussels locations …

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Health Alert: Information for U.S. Citizens in Belgium during the COVID-19 Pandemic

May 15, 2020 U.S. Embassy Brussels, Belgium Location:  Belgium Event:  International commercial flight options currently exist for U.S. citizens in Belgium via neighboring countries.  U.S. citizens who wish to return to the United States should make commercial arrangements as soon as possible unless they are prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period.  The U.S. …

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Health Alert: Travel to the United States until Direct Commercial Flights Resume from Brussels

Location:  Belgium Event: Note: Note: This information will continue to be sent regularly for the benefit of new enrollees in STEP.  (NEW) information from previous emails is marked. (NEW) International commercial flight options currently exist for U.S. citizens in Belgium via neighboring countries.  U.S. citizens who wish to return to the United States should make commercial arrangements …

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Health Alert: Travel to the United States until Direct Commercial Flights Resume from Brussels

March 30, 2020 U.S. Embassy Brussels, Belgium Location:  Belgium Event: Note: This is new information from previous emails. According to current information, there will be no direct commercial air service from Belgium to the United States until at least late April.  In the meantime, commercial flights to the United States on a variety of carriers are …

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Health Alert: Remaining Flights From Brussels to the United States

March 26, 2020 U.S. Embassy Brussels, Belgium Location:  Belgium Event: Note: This information will continue to be sent regularly for the benefit of new registrants in STEP.  We will be sure to highlight any new information from previous emails. U.S. citizens who are considering returning to the United States are urged to work with their …

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Health Alert – Update on Remaining Flights From Brussels to the United States

March 24, 2020 Location:  Belgium Event: There are confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Belgium and the government has implemented measures to reduce the spread of the virus.  Citizens are required to stay at home in order to avoid contact outside their immediate family, except for essential travel, such as for food and medical needs, as …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Brussels, Belgium

March 20, 2020 Location: Belgium Event: Effective March 19, 2020, U.S. Embassy Brussels has suspended routine consular services. For emergency American Citizens Services, including emergency passports, please visit our website for additional information  https://be.usembassy.gov/information-about-covid-19-and-travel-to-the-us/ . The government of Belgium has implemented measures to limit the spread of COVID-19. Citizens are required to stay at home in …

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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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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Brussels, Belgium

Location: Belgium, countrywide 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 Brussels, Belgium

Location:  Belgium, countrywide Event: During the holiday season, security measures in Belgium remain heightened due to ongoing threats posed by transnational terrorist organizations and individuals inspired by violent extremist ideology throughout Europe.  Violent extremists continue to focus on locations such as Christmas holiday markets, shopping malls, airports, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, transportation hubs, and other soft …

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Security Alert: Public Safety Reminder

Event:  The U.S. government remains concerned that terrorists are intent on targeting U.S. citizens, including children. Terrorists may employ a variety of tactics, such as violent assaults and kidnappings. In the past they have used knives, guns and vehicles as ramming devices. They may target schools, hospitals, churches, tourist locations, transportation hubs, and other public …

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