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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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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 . U.S. Embassy Brussels has suspended routine consular services.   Emergency consular services will continue to be available, including emergency passports.  U.S. citizens requesting an emergency appointment must write to  USCitizenBrussels@state.gov  or call +32 (0)2 811 4000 (8am-10am M-F ...
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COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information May 26, 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 57,455 confirmed cases of COVID-19 within its borders. There are cases in all three ...
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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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Designation of Ambassador Ronald J. Gidwitz as Acting Representative of the United States to the EU

May 4, 2020 Press release Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State I am pleased to announce the President has designated Ambassador Ronald J. Gidwitz as Acting Representative of the United States to the European Union.  In his capacity as Acting Representative, Ambassador Gidwitz will advance a strong U.S.-EU partnership, especially in achieving a speedy recovery ...
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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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