Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Cotonou, Benin (20 January, 2022)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Cotonou, Benin (20 January 2022)  Location: Benin, countrywide   Event: The Government of Benin has extended the amount of time needed for arrival and departure COVID tests. Effective 17 Jan 2022:  Arriving travelers – Must present a negative PCR test result dated within 72 hours of departure for Cotonou. COVID tests ... Read More»

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Cotonou, Benin

Health Alert – Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs (January 15, 2021)   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 ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Cotonou, Benin

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Cotonou, Benin (April 17, 2020)  Location: Benin  Event:   Ethiopian Airlinesiscurrently offering flights from Cotonou to the U.S.via Lomé or Addis Abababeginning May 2. There are no other confirmed commercial flight options to depart Beninat this time.Passengerswhose flights werepreviously cancelled should contact their airline directly for information about rebooking options. U.S. citizens in Benin should prepare to shelter in placeuntil flights resume. U.S. Embassy Cotonou has ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Cotonou, Benin

April 15, 2020 Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Cotonou, Benin (April 15, 2020)  Location: Benin  Event:   Ethiopian Airlines is currently offering flights from Cotonou to the U.S. via Lomé or Addis Ababa beginning May 2. There are no other confirmed commercial flight options to depart Benin at this time. Passengers whose flights were previously cancelled ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Cotonou, Benin (April 6, 2020) 

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Cotonou, Benin (April 6, 2020)  Location: Benin Event:   As of April 6, the Government of Benin has confirmed 22 cases of COVID-19, including one death. On April 6, Ethiopian Airlines informed Embassy Cotonou its April 11 flight is likely to be cancelled due to lack of demand; plans for future ... Read More»

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Cotonou, Benin

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Cotonou, Benin (April 3, 2020)  Location: Benin  Event:   There are 13 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Benin.   International commercial flight options currently exist in Benin.  U.S. citizens who wish to return to the United States should make commercial arrangements as soon as possible unless they are prepared to remain abroad ... Read More»

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Cotonou, Benin

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Cotonou, Benin (April 2, 2020)  Location: Benin Event:   There are 13 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Benin. As of April 2, commercial flight options out of Benin exist but are significantly reduced and could be suspended at any time.    As previously indicated, the embassy strongly urges those who wish to return to the United ... Read More»

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Cotonou, Benin

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Cotonou, Benin (April 1, 2020)   Location: Benin   Event: There are nine confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Benin. As of April 1, commercial flight options out of Benin exist but are significantly reduced and could be suspended at any time. As previously indicated, the embassy strongly urges those who wish to return to the United States to explore commercial flight options ... Read More»

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Cotonou, Benin

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Cotonou, Benin (March 31, 2020) Location: Benin Event:  There are nine confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Benin. As of March 31, commercial flight options out of Benin exist but are significantly reduced and could be changed or suspended at any time.  U.S. citizens who want to return to the United States are urged to work with Ethiopian Airlines or ... Read More»
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