U.S. Embassy Tunis released the following Warden Message on January 16, 2011:
Department of State has authorized the departure of Embassy family members from
Tunisia. U.S. citizens in Tunisia should closely examine their security
situation in light of this and other recent developments and consider departing
Tunisia. The U.S. Department of State has arranged for a chartered
aircraft to transport departing personnel to Rabat, Morocco early Tuesday
morning, January 18, 2011.
citizens who wish to be transported from Tunis to Rabat should reply by e-mail
. The name, date of birth, gender, citizenship and travel document number, as
indicated on the biographical page of each traveler’s travel document must be
submitted, as well as each non-U.S. citizen’s relationship to the U.S. citizen
family member. Please also include a valid contact e-mail or telephone number
for each family. Anyone using this transportation will be required to
sign a promissory note and reimburse the U.S. government for the full contract
cost per traveler. Onward travel, including ground transportation in
Rabat, will not be arranged nor sponsored by the U.S. government and will be
the responsibility of the traveler.
citizens and their immediate family members (spouses and children) will have
priority for available seats. All those desiring to travel to Rabat on
this flight must have valid travel documents and be able to enter Morocco.
Moroccan visa support will not be provided; however, U.S. citizens
do not require a visa to enter Morocco for a temporary visit. Those who
have requested to be transported should report with no more than one piece of
checked luggage and no more than one carry-on bag per traveler.
Pets will not be allowed on this charter flight. Normal prohibitions on
items and other normal security restrictions will be observed. Ground
transportation to the airport will be provided from the Embassy to the airport.
No parking will be available for travelers’ vehicles.
additional information, please contact TunisUnrestAmcit@state.gov
The Embassy is located in the
Les Berges du Lac suburb of Tunis. The Embassy telephone number is +216
71 107 000 and the Embassy fax number is +216 71 963 263. The Consular
section can also be contacted by email at ConsularTunis@state.gov.