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

Location:  Belgium Event: Note: This information will continue to be sent regularly for the benefit of new enrollees in STEP.  We will be sure to highlight any 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.  ...
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COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information March 31, 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. Belgium has 12,775 confirmed cases of COVID-19 within its borders. There are cases in all three regions (Brussels, Flanders, and Wallonia). There have been 705 reported ...
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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 should write to  USCitizenBrussels@state.gov  or call +32 (0)2 811 4000 during business hours if you need an ...
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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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Calling On All Professional Writers!

Are you a Belgian professional writer, aged between 21 and 65? Do you want to participate in the Fall Residency of the world-renowned Iowa 2020 International Writing Program (IWP)? Do you want to spend a few months in the U.S. for a workshop with other emerging and recognized writers from August 30 till November 17, ...
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