Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Port-au-Prince, Haiti 

Location:  Throughout Haiti

Event:  The airports are now open for commercial flights beginning today, July 9, 2021.  Please contact the airlines directly for information on specific flights.  As per our earlier message to U.S. citizens, the Consular Section will continue to monitor the situation to ensure the safety of U.S. citizens in Haiti and will inform you as needed.  The Embassy will be closed for consular services on Monday, July 12, 2021.

If you are overseas and your passport expired on or after January 1, 2020, you may be able to use your expired passport to return directly to the United States until December 31, 2021.  You may find additional information on passport validity criteria on Travel.State.Gov.

Actions to Take:

  •  Avoid demonstrations and crowds.
  • Do not attempt to drive through roadblocks; and
  • If you encounter a roadblock, turn around and get to a safe area.
  • Monitor local media for breaking events and be prepared to adjust your plans.
  • Keep travel documents up to date and easily accessible.
  • Have evacuation plans that do not rely on U.S. government assistance.
  • Make contingency plans to leave the country.