Please see the U.S. Embassy Dakar’s COVID-19 page for information on potential repatriation for U.S. citizens.
- As of March 26, Guinea-Bissau has reported 2 cases of COVID-19.
- On March 17, authorities in Guinea-Bissau announced the closure of land borders and a ban on all flights landing at Osvaldo Viera International Airport beginning on Wednesday, March 18, 2020.
- The government of Guinea-Bissau announced the closure of schools, markets, and cessation of concerts, shows, and religious and traditional ceremonies until March 31, 2020.
Entry and Exit Requirements:
- The U.S. government has limited ability to provide emergency services to U.S. citizens because there is no U.S. Embassy in Guinea-Bissau.
- Authorities are strengthening measures put in place during the 2014-2016 Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
- No quarantine policies are currently in effect.
- The World Health Organization and the Bissau-Guinean Ministry of Health hold recurring press conferences to provide local information regarding COVID-19. Monitor local media for updates.