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NOTICE for U.S. Citizen Travelers

STEP: Smart Traveler Enrollment Program Subscribe to get up-to-date safety and security information and help us reach you in an emergency abroad. U.S. Citizens Travelers: Please enroll in  step.state.gov  to receive alerts & ensure you can be located in an emergency. U. S. Citizens in an Emergency: In Case of Emergency: Call 1-888-407-4747 (U.S./Canada); +1-202-501-4444 (overseas); or contact the nearest ...
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COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information Last updated:   January 21, 2021 Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel. Alternatively, travelers to the U.S. may provide documentation from a licensed health care provider of having recovered from COVID-19 ...
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Health Alert – Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs

Location: Worldwide – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director has signed an order requiring all airline passengers traveling to the United States, including U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs), to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 viral test or recovery from COVID-19. Event:  Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide either a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel or provide a positive test ...
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The United States and Portugal Cooperate to #EndTrafficking of Persons

On January 14, 2021, the United States and Portugal held a specialized, virtual training led by the U.S. Department of Justice Human Trafficking Prosecution Unit and the U.S. Department of State. The U.S. team collaborated with the over 100 members of dedicated prosecution and law enforcement units from Portugal’s Border and Immigration Service (SEF), Office ...
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Health Alert: New COVID-Related Restrictions in Portugal – Effective January 15, 2021

To U.S. Citizens in Portugal Effective January 15, 2021 the Government of Portugal has instituted the following new restrictions for continental Portugal: Stay Home –except for authorized travel. Mandatory Telework– when possible. Schools –All schools are open (with in-person attendance for students). These additional restrictions are effective until January 30, but may be extended.  For more information about exceptions ...
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