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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Abu Dhabi and U.S. Consulate General Dubai
May 4, 2020

May 4, 2020


Sterilization Program Continues. The nation-wide sterilization program remains in effect from 10:00 pm to 6:00 am.

Limited flight options to the U.S. via Europe and Asia: Emirates and Etihad airlines continue to operate a limited number of departing passenger flights. Contact the airlines directly to make your reservation. The U.S. government has no plans to organize repatriation flights from the UAE to the United States. For additional information on flight options from the UAE to the United States click here. Passengers traveling to the U.S. via a transit stop must show their onward ticket to the U.S. in order to board aircraft in the UAE.

Actions to Take:


U.S. citizens looking for options to return to the U.S. can email American Citizen Services at AbuDhabiACS@state.gov (for Abu Dhabi)  or DubaiACS@state.gov (for Dubai and other emirates) or call the U.S. Department of State Repatriation Task Force at +1-888-407-4747 from the U.S. and Canada or +1-202-501-4444 from overseas.

  • U.S. Embassy Abu Dhabi
    Embassies District, Plot 38, Sector W59-02, Street No. 4
    +971 2 414 2200
  • U.S. Consulate General Dubai
    Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed and Al Seef Streets
    +971 4 309 4000
  • State Department – Consular Affairs
    +1-888-407-4747 or +1-202-501-4444
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