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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Abu Dhabi and U.S. Consulate General Dubai (March 28, 2020)

Location: Throughout the United Arab Emirates  U.S. citizens in an emergency can call 1-888-407-4747 from the U.S. and Canada or +1-202-501-4444 from overseas.   Event:  The UAE Attorney General on March 27 issued the following after a Cabinet decision regarding containing the spread of COVID-19: individuals failing to follow social distancing protocols or neglecting to wear medical masks indoors, and ...
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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Abu Dhabi and U.S. Consulate General Dubai (March 26, 2020)

Location: Throughout the United Arab Emirates U.S. citizens in an emergency can call 1-888-407-4747 from the U.S. and Canada or +1-202-501-4444 from overseas.  Event:  Passenger air travel to, from, or transiting the UAE is suspended.  Public spaces, shopping malls, and most retail stores are closed.  Grocery stores, pharmacies and gas stations remain open. The UAE General ...
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AMERICAN CITIZEN SERVICES AT U.S. EMBASSY ABU DHABI AND U.S. CONSULATE DUBAI

Effective March 29, 2020, U.S. Embassy Abu Dhabi and U.S. Consulate Dubai will accept only emergency passport applications (renewing passports that have expired or have less than six months validity), processing Consular Reports of Birth Abroad, and other compelling emergency cases.Emergency appointments will be handled between 10:00 am and 12:00 noon, Mondays and Wednesdays ONLY, ...
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Coronavirus: Frequently Asked Questions

What can the U.S. Embassy in Abu Dhabi and U.S. Consulate General in Dubai do for me? The embassy and consulate disseminate accurate information in as timely a manner as possible via the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) program. Please enroll, and encourage other Americans to enroll, at state.gov The embassy and consulate can provide local ...
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