Message for U.S. Citizens: Repatriation Flight Leaving Abidjan on Tuesday, March 31

There are seats still available on the repatriation flight scheduled for Tuesday, March 31.  At this time, there are no additional flights scheduled for repatriations to the U.S.  If you choose to remain in Cote d’Ivoire, you should be prepared to remain for an indefinite period.  The Ambassador encourages all Americans, especially those with a greater …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Repatriation Flight Leaving Abidjan on Tuesday, March 31 to the U.S.

The Department of State and the U.S. Embassy Abidjan have arranged an evacuation flight for U.S. citizens and U.S. Lawful Permanent Residents departing Abidjan International Airport on Tuesday, March 31 at 09:00.  This flight will fly from Abidjan International Airport (ABJ) to Washington, Dulles International Airport (IAD). All passengers will need to reimburse the U.S. Government for …

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Message for U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire 

Location: Cote d’Ivoire The U.S. Embassy is working to make a direct, commercial flight available to U.S. citizens who wish to return to the United States and are unable to do so at this time due to disruptions in aviation caused by the Covid19 pandemic.  No flights have been finalized at this time, but a notice …

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Cote d’Ivoire Travel Advisory

Travel Advisory December 11, 2018 Cote d Ivoire – Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution   Exercise increased caution in Cote d’Ivoire due to crime and terrorism. Violent crime, such as carjacking, robbery, and home invasion, is common. Terrorists may attack with little or no warning, targeting areas frequented by foreigners, such as beaches. The U.S. government …

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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire (October 2, 2018) Location:  Cocody, Abidjan on Boulevard de France, south of the United States Embassy Event: Demonstrators are setting fires, blocking intersections and moving from the north through the Boulevard de France roundabout, closest to the United States Embassy. Actions to Take: Avoid the areas of the demonstrations. …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Unrest Persists – Stay Aware

United States Embassy Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire Security Message for U.S. Citizens:  Unrest Persists – Stay Aware 20 January 2017 The U.S. Embassy continues to closely monitor the security situation in Côte d’Ivoire.  The potential for further unrest in Côte d’Ivoire persists.  The Embassy has lifted travel restrictions for official U.S. government employees and their families.  …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Final Opportunities to Return Voted Ballots

U.S. Embassy Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire Message for U.S. Citizens Final Opportunities to Return Voted Ballots Don’t wait, return your voted ballot right away! Remember U.S. embassies and consulates are not polling places; same-day in-person voting is not available outside the United States.  The majority of states require voted ballots to reach local election officials by …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Absentee Voting Week is September 26-October 3

Be an Active Voter by taking the necessary steps to vote in the 2016 U.S. elections and participating in Absentee Voting Week! In many states, the voter registration deadline for the November 2016 elections is October 10.  For some voters, this might mean their paper voter registration and absentee ballot request must reach their local …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: On-Going Violence in Bouake

The U.S. Embassy has received reports of on-going violent clashes in and around Bouake in central Côte d’Ivoire over increases in electricity prices.  Several injuries and one death have been reported.  The Embassy urges U.S. citizens to exercise caution and avoid Bouake until the violence has subsided, and to stay current with media coverage of …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Security Awareness

The U.S. Embassy wishes to inform U.S. citizens that local authorities are conducting an investigation into the attacks in Grand-Bassam on March 13.  If possible, U.S. citizens should avoid unnecessary travel up-country at this time. The Department of Defense issued a travel advisory on March 15 that places restrictions on unofficial, i.e., personal, travel by …

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