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Message for U.S. Citizens: Travel Considerations and the Current Status of Consular Operations in Guinea
February 4, 2021

  • We urge U.S. citizens to follow current travel guidance to reconsider travel due to COVID-19 considerations.
  • Guinea is currently under a Level 3 Travel Advisory: Reconsider travel.
  • U.S. citizens choosing to travel or remain abroad should be prepared to make their own arrangements regarding their medical care, and to remain informed regarding all travel requirements.
  • We remind U.S. citizens in Guinea that the Embassy continues to operate with reduced staffing and reduced appointments for services for American citizens. Go to https://gn.usembassy.gov/services/ for more information.
  • U.S. citizens should make an appointment to renew their U.S. passport six months in advance of expiration, as appointment wait times can be lengthy.
  • A negative COVID-19 test is now required for travel to the United States for all individuals two years of age and older INCLUDING U.S. CITIZENS AND LEGAL PERMANENT RESIDENTS. Detailed information can be found at https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/ea/covid-19-information1.html
  • The government of Guinea requires a negative COVID-19 PCR test for travelers entering Guinea. The United States government does not provide COVID-19 testing.  Please see information on our website at https://gn.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/ for information on how to schedule a COVID-19 test valid for travel from the Government of Guinea.
  • The United States government does not plan to provide COVID-19 vaccinations to private U.S. citizens overseas.  U.S. citizens traveling or residing overseas should follow host country developments and guidelines for COVID-19 vaccination.  Information on COVID-19 in Guinea can be found on the website for the Government of Guinea’s Public Health Service (ANSS) at https://anss-guinee.org/