An official website of the United States government

Health Alert: U.S. Mission Nigeria
July 3, 2020

Health Alert: U.S. Mission Nigeria (July 03, 2020)
Location:  Nigeria
Event:  Evacuation Flight Update

Update on Evacuation Flights

The U.S. Consulate General in Lagos has successfully concluded its scheduled evacuation flight for this week. There are currently no schedule evacuation flights from Lagos or Abuja.  U.S. Mission Nigeria continues to explore the possibility of future evacuation flights.  At this time, we are unable to guarantee additional flights. Please do not call or e-mail to request a seat on this or future flights, we will call you if there is space available on a flight.

Please also note that the U.S. Embassy in Abuja and Consulate General in Lagos have suspended all routine consular services.  We will make an announcement when we are able to safely re-open and reschedule canceled appointments.

Evacuation Flight Registration 

U.S. Mission Nigeria released a new evacuation questionnaire on April 22, 2020. If you 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.   You should complete the form only for the consular district where you are located.

If you have already completed the questionnaire, please do not submit another form or call to check on the status of a flight; we have received your information. If we have space for you on a future flight, you will be contacted by phone using the number you provided in the evacuation request questionnaire.

New Lagos Evacuation Flight Questionnaire

New  Abuja  Evacuation Flight Questionnaire

Register for STEP

We ask all those seeking to receive updates from the U.S. Embassy in Abuja or Consulate General in Lagos to register for the Smart Travel Enrollment Program (STEP) at step.state.gov.

To receive updates about Nigeria, you must select Nigeria as your destination under the “Add a Trip/Residence” section.

With no currently scheduled evacuation flights, U.S. Mission Nigeria will revert to weekly MASCOT messages, with more frequent communications as COVID-19 developments arise.

 Actions to Take: