Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France June 11, 2021 Location:  Various locations throughout France: Paris : Place de Clichy towards Place de la République Strasbourg : Place de la Gare Marseille : Vieux Port Bordeaux : Place de la République Rennes : Esplanade Charles de Gaulle Lyon : Metro Charpennes – place Charles Hernu Nationwide: In random streets Event:  Numerous cities in France will ... Read More»

Alert – U.S. citizens may directly return to the United States with certain expired U.S. passports

Alert U.S. Embassy Paris, France Message to U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Paris (May 25, 2021) Location: France Event: U.S. citizens may directly return to the United States with certain expired U.S. passports. If you are overseas and your passport expired on or after January 1, 2020, you may be able to use your expired passport to return directly ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France May 21, 2021 Location:  Paris, Place de la Republique.  Event:  Overlapping demonstrations with a potential for disruption are expected to take place on Saturday, May 22, beginning at 1:00 p.m.  The first protest is by the Pan-African diaspora against the France-Afrique summit.  A second protest, in support of ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Consulate General Strasbourg, France May 11, 2021 Location:  Strasbourg, Council of Europe to the U.S. Consulate General. Event:  Demonstration expected to take place on May 12, 2021 beginning at 1:00 p.m..  The group intends to protest U.S. policy related to Kurdish issues. Actions to Take: Avoid the area of the demonstration ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France April 30, 2021 Location:  Cities and towns throughout France on May 1 Event:  May 1 demonstrations are expected through France this weekend. Historically, these demonstrations sometimes become disruptive and/or violent. U.S. citizens should be cautious throughout France. Areas of particular concern include:  Strasbourg, Place du Marechal de Lattre de Tassigny ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France April 12, 2021 Location: Paris 16th District, Hopital Henri- Dunant, 95 rue Michel-Ange. Event:  Police and Media report a shooting incident. The shooter escaped on a scooter and is at large.  At this time, it appears to be a personally motivated, targeted attack.  Police request people avoid the area around the hospital. Actions ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France April 9, 2021   Location:  Announced gathering points and routes include, but are not limited to,   Paris, Chateau d’eau (10th district, near Gare de l’Est)  Lyon, Place Lyautey  Event:  Demonstrations which may attract counter protestors and lead to violent clashes are expected to take place on April 10 beginning at 2:00 p.m. in Paris and 4:00 p.m. in Lyon.  In Paris, Jeune Garde Antifasciste intends to protest the extreme right.  In Lyon, Bon sens.Org and @19reation intend ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France April 2, 2021 Location:  Lyon: Announced gathering point and route includes, but is not limited to, Place des Terreaux towards Place Bellecour, then “vieux Lyon” in front of the former location of Generation Identitaire – 5 montée du Change – and then back to Place des Terreaux.  Other protests throughout France as well. Event:  An Antifa demonstration ... Read More»

Health Alert – U. S. Embassy Paris, France

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France April 1, 2021 Location: All of France Event: New Lockdown Measures for France The Government of France has extended the current lockdown for 19 departments for all of metropolitan France effective 12:01 a.m. Saturday, April 3.  The current nationwide curfew will remain in effect from 7:00 p.m. to 6:00 ... Read More»

Health Alert – U. S. Embassy Paris, France

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France March 19, 2021 Location:  France Event: Lockdown Measures for Paris and Other Regions in France Paris is among  sixteen regions  in lockdown for at least one month, starting midnight, March 19, 2021. In these regions, there is a strict limit on trips outside the home, and every trip must be accompanied ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France February 19, 2021 Location: Paris, Place Montparnasse/Denfert Rochereau, and other locations in France. Event: A Generation Identitaire demonstration is expected to take place on Saturday beginning at 14:00 hours. Generation Identitaire is a generally far-right group espousing an anti-American and anti-Islamic foreign policy, and is trying to stop ... Read More»

Health Alert – U. S. Embassy Paris, France

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France January 31, 2021 Location: All of France Event: The Embassy has received clarification on permitted travel under the new French travel restrictions and border closure.  Permitted travel includes United States citizens returning to the United States.  Please refer to our website for more information and links to the required forms. Actions to Take: Consult a medical professional if you have ... Read More»

Health Alert – U. S. Embassy Paris, France

Health Alert – Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs  January 30, 2021 Location: All of France Event: French government announces the closure of its borders to travel to and from non-European countries. The Embassy is aware of the January 29 French government announcement that the French borders will be closed for all travel to ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France January 29, 2021 Location:     Rennes, Esplanade Charles de Gaule                      Bordeaux, Place des Quinconces and Statue Jeanne D’Arc, Cours Marechal Foch                      Strasbourg, Parlement Européen and Parc de l’Orangerie Event:  ... Read More»

Health Alert – U. S. Embassy Paris, France

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 States ages two years and older ... Read More»

Health Alert – U. S. Embassy Paris, France

Health Alert U.S. Embassy Paris, France January 15, 2021 Location:  France Event: The U.S. Embassy in Paris is sending regular updates to ensure that all U.S. citizens in France have the latest information on COVID-19, and local security conditions in France.  The following includes measures announced by French Prime Minister Castex on January 14 and has been updated on the  U.S. Embassy Paris COVID-19 information page: ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France January 15, 2021 Location:  Paris, from Place Daumesnil/Place Felix Eboue to Place de la Bastille.  Also, Place de la République.  Other demonstrations throughout France. Event:  Marche des Libertés expected to take place on Saturday January 16, 2021, beginning at noon.  The group intends to protest loss of liberties.  ... Read More»

Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris and Consulates General in France Closed December 24-25

Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris and Consulates General in France Closed December 24-25 December 21, 2020 In accordance with the Executive Order signed by President Donald J. Trump, the U.S. Embassy in Paris, the U.S. Consulates General in Marseille and Strasbourg, and the American Presence Posts in Rennes, Lyon, and Bordeaux will be closed to ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Paris, France

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France December 11, 2020 Location:  Paris: Chatelet-les Halles to Place de la Republique. Event:  Potentially violent demonstration expected to take place on Saturday, December 12 beginning at 2:00 p.m.  The groups include Stop Islamaphobie, Marche des libertes, and Paris Peuple Révolté.  Additional groups known to initiate clashes with police and foment ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France December 4, 2020 Locations:   Paris: Porte of Lilas proceeding to Place de la Republique Strasbourg: Place de la République Rennes: Esplanade Charles de Gaulle Lyon: Place Marechal Lyautey Bordeaux: Place de la Victoire Marseille: Vieux port Event:  Demonstrations expected to take place on Saturday, December 5 beginning ... Read More»

Health Alert – U. S. Embassy Paris, France

Health Alert U.S. Embassy Paris, France October 29, 2020   Location: France Event: Reimposition of nationwide lockdown (confinement) in France. Main points: United States citizens may depart France and return to the United States as always.  Consular staff will always be available to replace expired, lost, or stolen United States passports. France has confirmed cases ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France October 29, 2020   Locations: Nice Avignon Event: Media report and the French government confirms knife attacks at Notre Dame Cathedral in Nice and against police in Avignon. In addition, a person with a knife attacked guards at a French Consulate in Saudi Arabia. While there has been no ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France (October 9, 2020)   Locations: Paris: Place Vendome, 1st Arrondissement, beginning at 3:00 pm. Strasbourg: in front of the Prefecture – Gathering at 11:00 am. Lyon: Place Bellecour at 2:45 pm. Rennes: Place de l’Hotel de Ville at 2:00 pm. Aix en Provence: Time and place TBD. Bordeaux: protest ... Read More»

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Paris, France

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France September 25, 2020 Location: Paris 11th arrondissement, near former Charlie Hebdo offices. Event: Media report and the Prime Minster have confirmed, several people have been stabbed near the former offices of Charlie Hebdo magazine, in the 11th arrondissement. Actions to Take: Avoid the area Seek secure shelter, if in the ... Read More»

Health Alert – U. S. Embassy Paris, France

Health Alert U.S. Embassy Paris, France August 7, 2020   Location:  France Event: The U.S. Embassy in Paris is sending regular updates to ensure that all U.S. citizens in France have the latest information on COVID-19, and local security conditions in France. The Department of State has removed the global Level 4 Travel Alert advising United States citizens ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Paris, France

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France June 19, 2020 Location: Paris (Place de la Concorde, Place de la Nation, Place de la Bastille, Place de la République) and possibly major cities in France. Event: Demonstrations by various groups protesting police violence are scheduled for Saturday, June 20, 2020. All gatherings greater than 10 people ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Paris, France

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France June 12, 2020 Location: Paris (Place de la Concorde and Place de la République) and other major cities in France, including Nantes and Caen. Event: Demonstrations by various groups protesting police violence are scheduled for Saturday, June 13, 2020. All gatherings greater than 10 people remain prohibited under ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Paris, France

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France June 5, 2020 Location:  Paris (Place de la Concorde) and other major cities in France, including Marseille, Strasbourg, Lyon, Bordeaux, and Rennes. Event:  Demonstrations by various groups protesting police violence are scheduled for Saturday, June 6, 2020.  All gatherings greater than 10 people remain prohibited under COVID-19 social distancing ... Read More»

Health Alert – U. S. Embassy Paris, France

Health Alert U.S. Embassy Paris, France June 2, 2020   Location:  France Event: The U.S. Embassy in Paris is sending regular updates to ensure that all U.S. citizens in France have the latest information on COVID-19, and local security conditions in France. The following information has been updated on the  U.S. Embassy Paris COVID-19 website : The French Government has announced the next ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Paris, France

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France May 29, 2020 Location:  Between Place de Madeleine and Place de Republique in Paris Event:  A demonstration by a group of protesters is planned for Saturday, May 30, 2020 at 14:30 in Paris, France. All gatherings greater than 10 people remain prohibited.  However, certain groups could defy these instructions ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Paris, France

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France May 15, 2020 Location:  Two demonstrations in Paris (Place de la République and from the Place Vendome to the Place de la Concorde).  Additional rallies by separate groups in Toulouse, Montpellier, Albi, and Lyon. Event:  Demonstrations by various groups are scheduled for Saturday, May 16, 2020 in France. All gatherings ... Read More»

Health Alert – U. S. Embassy Paris, France

Health Alert U.S. Embassy Paris, France May 11, 2020 Location: France Event: The U.S. Embassy in Paris is sending regular updates to ensure that all U.S. citizens in France have the latest information on COVID-19, and local security conditions in France. On May 7, the Government of France announced its de-confinement strategy. A three-week progressive ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Paris, France

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France April 30, 2020 Location:  Court of Human Rights near Trocadero in Paris.  Gathering points may also include the Place de la Bastille and the Place de la République in Paris and locations in other cities in France. Event:  Various organizations have called for Labor Day demonstrations on May ... Read More»

Health Alert – U. S. Embassy Paris, France

Health Alert U.S. Embassy Paris, France April 30, 2020 Location:  France Event: The U.S. Embassy in Paris is sending regular updates to ensure that all U.S. citizens in France have the latest information on COVID-19 and local security conditions in France.  All U.S. citizens in France must follow the Government of France confinement order  in place since March 17, 2020. ... Read More»

Health Alert – U. S. Embassy Paris, France

Health Alert U.S. Embassy Paris, France April 24, 2020 Location:  France Event: The U.S. Embassy in Paris is sending regular updates to ensure that all U.S. citizens in France have the latest information on COVID-19 and local security conditions in France.  All U.S. citizens in France must follow the Government of France confinement order  in place since March 17, 2020. ... Read More»

COVID-19 Information

The Department of State has issued COVID-19 Traveler Information and advises all U.S. citizens to read the country-specific Travel Advisories  and  U.S. Embassy COVID pages for updates on the impact of COVID-19 worldwide.   COVID-19 Information  Last updated:   06/20/2021 *** 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 ... Read More»

Health Alert – U. S. Embassy Paris, France

Health Alert U.S. Embassy Paris, France April 17, 2020 Location:  France Event: The U.S. Embassy in Paris is sending regular updates to ensure that all U.S. citizens in France have the latest information on COVID-19, and local security conditions in France. The following information has been updated on the  U.S. Embassy Paris COVID-19 website : France has confirmed more than 100,000 cases of ... Read More»

Health Alert – U. S. Embassy Paris, France

April 10, 2020 Health Alert U.S. Embassy Paris, France Location: France Event: The U.S. Embassy in Paris will be sending regular updates to ensure that all U.S. citizens in France have the latest information on COVID-19, and local security conditions in France. France has confirmed cases of COVID-19 throughout the country. All U.S. citizens in ... Read More»

Health Alert – U. S. Embassy Paris, France

April 6, 2020 Health Alert U.S. Embassy Paris, France Location: France Event: The U.S. Embassy in Paris will be sending a daily update to ensure that all U.S. citizens in France have the latest information on COVID-19, and local security conditions in France. France has confirmed cases of COVID-19 throughout the country. U.S. citizens who ... Read More»

Health Alert – U. S. Embassy Paris, France

April 3, 2020 Health Alert U.S. Embassy Paris, France Location: France Event: The U.S. Embassy in Paris will be sending a daily update to ensure that all U.S. citizens in France have the latest information on COVID-19, and local security conditions in France. France has confirmed cases of COVID-19 throughout the country. All U.S. citizens ... Read More»

Health Alert – U. S. Embassy Paris, France

April 2, 2020 Health Alert U.S. Embassy Paris, France Location: France Event: The U.S. Embassy in Paris will be sending a daily update to ensure that all U.S. citizens in France have the latest information on COVID-19, and local security conditions in France. France has confirmed cases of COVID-19 throughout the country. U.S. citizens who ... Read More»

Health Alert – U. S. Embassy Paris, France

April 1, 2020 Health Alert U.S. Embassy Paris, France Location: France Event: The U.S. Embassy in Paris will be sending a daily update to ensure that all U.S. citizens in France have the latest information on COVID-19, and local security conditions in France. France has confirmed cases of COVID-19 throughout the country. U.S. citizens who ... Read More»

Health Alert – U. S. Embassy Paris, France

March 31, 2020 Health Alert U.S. Embassy Paris, France Location: France Event: The U.S. Embassy in Paris will be sending a daily update to ensure that all U.S. citizens in France have the latest information on COVID-19, and local security conditions in France. France has confirmed cases of COVID-19 throughout the country. U.S. citizens who ... Read More»

Health Alert – U. S. Embassy Paris, France

Health Alert U.S. Embassy Paris, France March 30, 2020 Location:  France Event: The U.S. Embassy in Paris will be sending a daily update to ensure that all U.S. citizens in France have the latest information on COVID-19, and local security conditions in France. France has confirmed cases of COVID-19 throughout the country. U.S. citizens who live in the United States ... Read More»

Health Alert – U. S. Embassy Paris, France

March 27, 2020 Health Alert U.S. Embassy Paris, France Location: France Event: The U.S. Embassy in Paris will be sending a daily update to ensure that all U.S. citizens in France have the latest information on COVID-19, and local security conditions in France. France has confirmed cases of COVID-19 throughout the country. U.S. citizens who ... Read More»
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