Health Alert – U. S. Embassy Lome, Togo (March 26, 2020)

Location: Lome, Togo

Event: COVID-19 update (March 26, 2020)

  • Ethiopian Airlines continues direct flights from Togo to the United States at this time. ‎ Flights to Houston depart Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday at noon. Flights to Newark depart‎ Sunday, Tuesday, and Friday at noon. If you have traveled to Europe, China, or Iran in the past fourteen days, you are required to take the Newark flight.
  • Asky flights were suspended on Wednesday, March 25, until Monday, April 13. In addition, all land border crossings with Togo, Ghana, and Burkina Faso are closed. If you are currently residing outside of Togo in West Africa, you will need to transit Addis Ababa to return to the United States via Lome.
  • If you are a U.S. citizen planning to depart Togo from the Lome International Airport and are currently in Togo but reside outside of Lome, email a scan of your U.S. passport bio-page, your flight departure date, and the license plate number of the vehicle you will be riding in to three-to-five days prior to your flight. The U.S. Embassy in Lome will pass this information to the Government of Togo to facilitate your passage to Lome and onward to the United States.

Actions to Take:


U.S. Embassy Lomé, Togo

(+228) 2261 5470

State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

Togo Country Information

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