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Health Alert:  U.S. Mission Nigeria
August 9, 2020

Health Alert:  U.S. Mission Nigeria (August 9, 2020)   

Location:  Nigeria 

Event:  Evacuation Flights Scheduled 

The U.S. Consulate General in Lagos has two scheduled evacuation flights from Lagos to Washington, D.C., via Addis Ababa, on THURSDAY, AUGUST 13 and THURSDAY, AUGUST 20 on Ethiopian Airlines.  At this time, seats are available on both flights.

The U.S. Consulate WILL NOT be calling travelers to book these flights and travelers WILL NOT be signing promissory notes.  All travelers must book and pay for their tickets through Ethiopian Airlines.  See below for details.

Please note there are no scheduled flights from Abuja at this time and there is no guarantee the U.S. Mission in Nigeria will organize additional flights beyond August.


Only U.S. Citizens and those who already have U.S. Legal Permanent Residency (LPR) status (green card holders), can book a ticket for one of these flights.  All other immigrant and non-immigrant visa holders are not eligible for these evacuation flights.  If you purchase a ticket and are not a U.S. Citizen or LPR, you do so at your own risk and may not receive a refund if denied boarding. 


To book your ticket, please contact the Ethiopian Airlines office directly by phone or email Monday-Sunday, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM WAT:   

·      Phone:   

  • +234 803 438 0470
  • +234 803 975 9710
  • +234 803 975 9711
  • +234 814 199 2990
  • +234 814 154 3740
  • +234 810 384 6026

·       Email:


Kindly send Ethiopian Airlines the following information via e-mail to facilitate your booking: 

  1. Passport data page
  2. Name as it appears on your passport
  3. Date of Travel (August 13 or 20)
  4. Telephone number


Once you have confirmed a seat with the airline, you will be responsible for paying for the flight directly with Ethiopian Airlines.  PLEASE DO NOT PAY UNTIL YOU HAVE A CONFIRMED BOOKING. 

Naira Account: 
Account Name:  Ethiopian Airlines Abuja operation
Account Number: 1011937617
Bank: Zenith
Please write passenger name(s) in the “Remarks” section on the payment platform.

Dollar Account:
Account Name:  Ethiopian Airlines Abuja operation
Account Number: 5070082125
Bank: Zenith
Please write passenger name(s) in the “Remarks” section on the payment platform.


As prices are subject to change, please contact the airline for pricing details.


U.S. Mission Nigeria released a new evacuation questionnaire on April 22, 2020.  If you are interested in an evacuation flight and have not yet completed the questionnaire, please CAREFULLY and ACCURATELY complete the appropriate questionnaire below.  EACH TRAVELER in your party must complete his/her own questionnaire in order to be included in our data.

New Lagos Evacuation Flight Questionnaire

New Abuja Evacuation Flight Questionnaire

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