NOTICE for U.S. Citizen Travelers

STEP: Smart Traveler Enrollment Program Subscribe to get up-to-date safety and security information and help us reach you in an emergency abroad. U.S. Citizens Travelers: Please enroll in  step.state.gov  to receive alerts & ensure you can be located in an emergency. U. S. Citizens in an Emergency: In Case of Emergency: Call 1-888-407-4747 (U.S./Canada); +1-202-501-4444 (overseas); or contact the nearest …

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Don’t Let the Elections Pass You By!

Message for U.S. Citizens – Don’t Let the Elections Pass You By If you plan to vote in the November 2020 election it is important to ACT NOW!  Don’t wait, return your voted ballot right away! Remember U.S. embassies and consulates are not polling places; same-day in-person voting is not available outside the United States – but you can …

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Alert – U.S. Embassy Malta (September 16, 2020)

Location: Malta   Event: Update on the Resumption of U.S. Citizen Services  The U.S. Embassy in Malta is currently offering emergency services as well as U.S. passport and consular report of birth abroad services.  We are pleased to confirm we will resume notary services beginning September 24th.    Please visit the U.S. Embassy in Malta U.S. Citizen Services website  here  for …

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Alert – U.S. Embassy Malta

Location: Malta Event: Update on the Resumption of U.S. Citizen Services The U.S. Embassy in Malta is currently offering emergency services as well as U.S. passport and consular report of birth abroad services.  We are pleased to confirm we will resume notary services beginning September 24th.  Please visit the U.S. Embassy in Malta U.S. Citizen …

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Travel Advisory: Malta – Level 3 Reconsider Travel

Reconsider travel to Malta due to COVID-19. Read the Department of State’s  COVID-19 page  before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a  Level 3 Travel Health Notice for Malta  due to COVID-19. Visit the Embassy’s  COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Malta. Read the  Country Information Page . If you decide to travel to Malta: See the  U.S. Embassy’s web page regarding COVID-19 . Visit the CDC’s webpage on Travel and COVID-19 . Enroll in the  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program  ( STEP ) to …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Malta

Location: Malta   Event: On July 31, the Ministry of Health confirmed 824 cases of COVID-19, 150 of which are active cases.   As of March 27, U.S. Embassy Malta suspended non-emergency U.S. citizen and visa services. U.S. citizens in Malta who require assistance should contact the Embassy using the contact information at the end of this Health Alert. Beginning June 18, routine passport and consular report of birth abroad appointments resumed. All other non-emergency U.S. citizen (including notary …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Malta

Location: Malta  Event: On July 24, the Ministry of Health confirmed 686 cases of COVID-19, 12 of which are active cases. As of March 27, U.S. Embassy Malta suspended non-emergency U.S. citizen and visa services. U.S. citizens in Malta who require assistance should contact the Embassy using the contact information at the end of this Health …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Malta

Location: Malta  Event:On July 17, the Ministry of Health confirmed 674 cases of COVID-19, 3 of which are active cases. As of March 27, U.S. Embassy Malta suspended non-emergency U.S. citizen and visa services. U.S. citizens in Malta who require assistance should contact the Embassy using the contact information at the end of this Health Alert. …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Malta

Location: Malta   Event: On July 10, the Ministry of Health confirmed 674 cases of COVID-19, 7 of which are active cases.   As of March 27, U.S. Embassy Malta suspended non-emergency U.S. citizen and visa services. U.S. citizens in Malta who require assistance should contact the Embassy using the contact information at the end of this Health Alert. Beginning June 18, routine passport and consular report of birth abroad appointments resumed.  All other non-emergency U.S. …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Malta

Location: Malta Event:On June 26, the Ministry of Health confirmed 670 cases of COVID-19, 29 of which are active cases. As of March 27, U.S. Embassy Malta suspended non-emergency U.S. citizen and visa services. U.S. citizens in Malta who require assistance should contact the Embassy using the contact information at the end of this Health Alert. …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Malta

Location: Malta   Event: On June 19, the Ministry of Health confirmed 663 cases of COVID-19, 41 of which are active cases.   As of March 27, U.S. Embassy Malta suspended non-emergency U.S. citizen and visa services. U.S. citizens in Malta who require assistance should contact the Embassy using the contact information at the end of this Health Alert. Beginning June 18, routine passport and consular report of birth abroad …

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Voting Assistance – U.S. Embassy Malta (June 15, 2020)

Location: Malta All U.S. citizens can receive their blank ballots electronically.  Depending on the state in which you are eligible to vote, you may get your ballot by email, fax, or internet download. Returning Your Completed, Signed Ballot:  Some states allow you to return your completed ballot electronically and others do not.  If your state requires you …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Malta

Location: Malta Event: On June 12, the Ministry of Health confirmed 645 cases of COVID-19, 36 of which remain active cases. As of March 27, U.S. Embassy Malta suspended non-emergency U.S. citizen and visa services. U.S. citizens in Malta who require assistance should contact the Embassy using the contact information at the end of this …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Valletta, Malta

Location: Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the following neighborhoods in Malta: Valletta Event: Demonstrations are expected to take place in Valletta beginning at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, June 8.  The group intends to protest the 2019 murder of Ivorian national Lassana Cisse. Actions to Take: Avoid the areas of the demonstrations. …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Malta

Location: Malta Event:On June 5, the Ministry of Health confirmed 33 active cases of COVID-19. As of March 27, U.S. Embassy Malta suspended non-emergency U.S. citizen and visa services. U.S. citizens in Malta who require assistance should contact the Embassy using the contact information at the end of this Health Alert. The Government of Malta …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Malta

Location: Malta Event: On May 29, the Ministry of Health confirmed 616 cases of COVID-19 in Malta, 94 of which remain active cases. As of March 27, U.S. Embassy Malta suspended non-emergency U.S. citizen and visa services. U.S. citizens in Malta who require assistance should contact the Embassy using the contact information at the end …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Malta

Location: Malta Event: On May 22, the Ministry of Health confirmed 600 cases of COVID-19 in Malta, 125 of which remain active cases. As of March 27, U.S. Embassy Malta suspended non-emergency U.S. citizen and visa services. U.S. citizens in Malta who require assistance should contact the Embassy using the contact information at the end …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Malta

Location: Malta Event: On May 14, the Ministry of Health confirmed 522 cases of COVID-19 in Malta, 73 of which remain active cases. As of March 27, U.S. Embassy Malta suspended non-emergency U.S. citizen and visa services. U.S. citizens in Malta who require assistance should contact the Embassy using the contact information at the end …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Malta

Location: Malta Event:  On May 4, the Ministry of Health confirmed 480 cases of COVID-19 in Malta, 77 of which remain active cases. As of March 27, U.S. Embassy Malta suspended non-emergency U.S. citizen and visa services. U.S. citizens in Malta who require assistance should contact the Embassy using the contact information at the end …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Malta

Location: Malta Event:  On April 30, the Ministry of Health confirmed 465 cases of COVID-19 in Malta, 110 of which remain active cases. As of March 27, U.S. Embassy Malta suspended non-emergency U.S. citizen and visa services. U.S. citizens in Malta who require assistance should contact the Embassy using the contact information at the end …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Malta

Location: Malta Event:  On April 22, the Ministry of Health confirmed 444 cases of COVID-19 in Malta, 276 of which remain active cases. As of March 27, U.S. Embassy Malta suspended non-emergency U.S. citizen and visa services. U.S. citizens in Malta who require assistance should contact the Embassy using the contact information at the end …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Malta

Location: Malta Event:  On April 16, the Ministry of Health confirmed 412 cases of COVID-19 in Malta. As of March 27, U.S. Embassy Malta suspended non-emergency U.S. citizen and visa services. U.S. citizens in Malta who require assistance should contact the Embassy using the contact information at the end of this Health Alert. On March …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Malta

Location: Malta Event:  On April 14, the Ministry of Health confirmed 393 cases of COVID-19 in Malta. As of March 27, U.S. Embassy Malta suspended non-emergency U.S. citizen and visa services. U.S. citizens in Malta who require assistance should contact the Embassy using the contact information at the end of this Health Alert. On March …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Malta

Location: Malta Event: On April 7, the Ministry of Health confirmed 293 cases of COVID-19 in Malta. As of March 27, U.S. Embassy Malta suspended non-emergency U.S. citizen and visa services. U.S. citizens in Malta who require assistance should contact the Embassy using the contact information at the end of this Health Alert. On March …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Malta

Location: Malta Event:  On April 6, the Ministry of Health confirmed 241 cases of COVID-19 in Malta. As of March 27, U.S. Embassy Malta suspended non-emergency U.S. citizen and visa services. U.S. citizens in Malta who require assistance should contact the Embassy using the contact information at the end of this Health Alert. On March …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Malta

Location: Malta Event: On April 3, the Ministry of Health confirmed 202 active cases of COVID-19 in Malta. As of March 27, 2020, U.S. Embassy Malta has suspended non-emergency U.S. citizen and visa services. U.S. citizens in Malta who require assistance should contact the Embassy using the contact information at the end of this Health …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Malta

Location: Malta Event:  On April 2, the Ministry of Health confirmed 194 active cases of COVID-19 in Malta. As of March 27, 2020, U.S. Embassy Malta has suspended non-emergency U.S. citizen and visa services. U.S. citizens in Malta who require assistance should contact the Embassy using the contact information at the end of this Health Alert. …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Malta

Location: Malta Event:  The Malta Ministry of Health on April 1 confirmed 19 new cases of COVID-19 in Malta, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 188. As of March 27, 2020, U.S. Embassy Malta has suspended non-emergency U.S. citizen and visa services.  U.S. citizens in Malta who require assistance should contact the Embassy …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Malta

Location: Malta Event:  The Malta Ministry of Health on March 30 confirmed 5 new cases of COVID-19 in Malta, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 156. As of March 27, 2020, U.S. Embassy Malta has suspended non-emergency U.S. citizen and visa services.  U.S. citizens in Malta who require assistance should contact the Embassy …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Malta

Location: Malta Event:  The Malta Ministry of Health on March 27 confirmed 5 new cases of COVID-19 in Malta, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 139. As of March 27, 2020, U.S. Embassy Malta has suspended non-emergency U.S. citizen and visa services.  U.S. citizens in Malta who require assistance should contact the Embassy …

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Global Level 4 Health Advisory – Do Not Travel

March 19, 2020 The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19. In countries where commercial departure options remain available, U.S. citizens who live in the United States should arrange for immediate return to the United States, unless they are prepared to remain abroad for …

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COVID-19 Health Alert

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Malta (March 17, 2020) Location: Malta Event:  As of March 17, the Malta Ministry of Health has announced over thirty-eight confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Malta. The government of Malta has implemented enhanced screening and quarantine measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19.  Travelers should be prepared for travel restrictions to …

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COVID-19 Information

Updated on October 16, 2020 Please check our ALERTS & MESSAGES for the latest COVID-19, health, and security messages. Enroll in Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates. Global Health Advisory– Level 3: RECONSIDER TRAVEL Country-Specific Information: The Maltese Ministry of Health announced confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Malta and has implemented measures to limit the spread of Covid-19..  Please see …

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Update on Travel Restrictions to the United States

For the most current information regarding COVID-19, the March 11 Presidential Proclamation, and its impact on travel to the United States, please visit www.dhs.gov and www.whitehouse.gov . The restrictions do not apply to U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents and (generally) immediate family members of U.S. citizens. U.S. citizens who have been in the Schengen zone in the …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Malta, March 10, 2020

Location:  Malta Event:  There is an ongoing outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) first identified in Wuhan, China.  The global public health threat posed by COVID-19 is high, with more than 100,000 reported cases worldwide. As of March 10, 2020, the Malta Ministry of Health confirmed five cases of COVID-19 in Malta. The government of Malta has …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Malta

Location: Malta Event:  There is an ongoing outbreak of pneumonia first identified in Wuhan, China, caused by a novel (new) coronavirus.  There are currently no confirmed cases of coronavirus in Malta, but confirmed cases exist elsewhere in Europe. CDC has issued a Level 1 (Practice Usual Precautions) Travel Notice for Malta: ( https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/traveler/none/malta )  Actions to …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Malta (January 8, 2020) 

Location: Malta Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed. Actions to Take:  Keep a low profile. Be aware of your surroundings. Stay alert …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Valletta, Malta (January 3, 2020)

Location: Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the following neighborhoods in Malta: Valletta  Event: Demonstrations are expected to take place in Valletta beginning at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 5.  Actions to Take:  Avoid the areas of the demonstrations. Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests. Monitor …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Valletta, Malta (20 December 2019)

Location: Malta, countrywide Event:  During the holiday season, security measures in Malta remain heightened as they do elsewhere in Europe due to ongoing threats posed by transnational terrorist organizations and individuals inspired by violent extremist ideology throughout Europe.  Potential targets include tourist locations, shopping malls, airports, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, transportation hubs, and other …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Valletta, Malta (December 6, 2019)

Location: Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the following neighborhoods in Malta: Valletta Naxxar Zebbug Paola Event: Demonstrations are expected to take place in Naxxar beginning at 10:00 a.m., Zebbug beginning at 10:45 a.m., Paola beginning at 11:30 a.m., and Valletta beginning at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 8.  Actions to Take: …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Europe Travel Alert

The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the heightened risk of terrorist attacks throughout Europe, particularly during the holiday season.  U.S. citizens should exercise caution at holiday festivals and events.  This Travel Alert expires on January 31, 2018. For more information go to  https://travel.state.gov/content/passports/en/alertswarnings/Europe.html

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