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Health Alert: Burkina Faso, Curfew No Longer In Effect For Parts Of Country

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Ouagadougou (3 June 2020)

Location: Burkina Faso


Event:  Curfew no longer in effect.


As of today, 3 June 2020, the Government of Burkina Faso cancelled the curfew which was in effect throughout the country, except for the provinces that are under state of emergency (the East and Sahel regions, the provinces of Kossi and Sourou in Boucle de Mouhoun, the province of Kenedougou in Hauts Bassins, the province of Louroum in the North, and the province of Koulpelogo in the Center-East region).  The U.S. Embassy encourages U.S citizens to continue to follow the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's guidelines for preventing the coronavirus disease (CDC).


Encourage your friends and family members to register at step.state.gov so they receive Embassy updates. 


The staff at U.S. Embassy Ouagadougou continues to telework full time.  The Embassy remains open and continues to operate in Burkina Faso.  Amerian citizens undergoing an emergency and in need of immediate assistance outside working hours can call our switchboard at (226) 25 49 53 00 and ask to speakwith the dutyofficer. 


Routine consular services remain suspended.  American citizens who have an urgent need for routine services, including emergency passports, please email consularouaga@state.gov or visit our website for additional information: https://bf.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/. 


 Actions to Take:


  • U.S. Embassy Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Secteur 15, Ouaga 2000

Rue 15.873

(226) 25 49 53 00



  • State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444 




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