COVID-19 Information

(Updated July 9, 2020) The Government of Morocco has put into place a “Health State of Emergency” as part of its emergency measures to limit the spread of COVID-19.  On June 25, Morocco entered Phase II of its deconfinement strategy.  The strategy continues to distinguish between Zone 1 and Zone 2 regions, with the zones …

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HEALTH ALERT: July 15 Special Repatriation Flight // Deconfinement Phase II

As a reminder, the Government of Morocco has extended the country’s “Health State of Emergency” until July 10 as part of its emergency measures to limit the spread of COVID-19.  All regularly scheduled commercial flights to and from Morocco remain suspended.  The Government of Morocco has not announced when it will allow international flights to resume …

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Health Alert:  Health State of Emergency Extended until July 10

The Government of Morocco has ​extended the country’s “Health State of Emergency” until July 10 as part of its emergency measures to limit the spread of COVID-19. The government also announced the gradual resumption of a limited number of commercial activities.  It classified each region ​of Morocco into Zone 1 and Zone 2, with Zone 1 allowing more …

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U.S. Special Repatriation Flight to Washington, D.C.

U.S. SPECIAL REPATRIATION FLIGHT TO WASHINGTON, DC (THROUGH IRELAND) – FRIDAY, JUNE 19 AT 2:00 PM As part of the Government of Morocco’s emergency response to COVID-19, all regularly scheduled commercial flights to and from Morocco remain suspended.  At this time, the U.S. Consulate General in Casablanca is arranging an additional special repatriation flight for U.S. citizens …

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U.S. Special Repatriation Flight To Washington, DC

(THROUGH IRELAND) – FRIDAY, JUNE 12 AT 2:00 PM As part of the Government of Morocco’s emergency response to COVID-19, all regularly scheduled commercial flights to and from Morocco remain suspended. At this time, the U.S. Consulate General in Casablanca is arranging an additional special repatriation flight for U.S. citizens and U.S. Lawful Permanent Residents …

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Health Alert: Health State of Emergency Extended until June 10

The Government of Morocco has announced that the country’s “Health State of Emergency” has been extended and will remain in effect until June 10 as part of its emergency measures to limit the spread of COVID-19.  During this period, movement during the day should be limited to work, grocery shopping, medical care, purchasing medicine/medical supplies, …

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Message for U.S. Citizens:  Ramadan Observance in Morocco

Message for U.S. Citizens:  Ramadan Observance in Morocco Morocco is expected to begin celebrating Ramadan on Friday, April 24.  During this holy month, Muslims abstain from food, drink (including water), and smoking during daylight hours.  While non-Muslims are not obligated to follow these rules, they should be mindful of cultural expectations when in public. The …

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ALERT: U.S. SPECIAL EVACUATION FLIGHT TO LONDON – FRIDAY, MAY 1 AT 4:00 PM

As part of its emergency response to COVID-19, the Government of Morocco has announced that all regularly scheduled commercial flights to and from Morocco are suspended until at least May 31.   At this time, the U.S. Consulate General in Casablanca is arranging a special evacuation flight for remaining U.S. citizens and, space permitting, U.S. Lawful Permanent Residents …

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Health Alert:  Health State of Emergency Extended until May 20

The Government of Morocco has announced that the country’s “Health State of Emergency” has been extended and will remain in effect until May 20 as part of its emergency measures to limit the spread of COVID-19.  During this period, movement during the day should be limited to work, grocery shopping, medical care, purchasing medicine/medical supplies, and emergency …

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HEALTH ALERT: URGENT – CONFIRM YOUR INTEREST IN A FINAL​ POTENTIAL SPECIAL EVACUATION FLIGHT ​FOR U.S. CITIZENS

The U.S. Mission to Morocco ​continues to explore all options for U.S. citizens ​and Lawful Permanent Residents remaining in Morocco who wish to return to the United States, including a potential special ​ evacuation flight from Casablanca to London mid-to-late this week.  If the flight is finalized, U.S. citizens will be required to pay up front the cost …

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Health Alert: Urgent – Confirm Your Interest In A Final​potential Special Evacuation Flight ​for U.s. Citizens

The U.S. Mission to Morocco ​continues to explore all options for U.S. citizens ​and Lawful Permanent Residents remaining in Morocco who wish to return to the United States, including a potential special ​ evacuation flight from Casablanca to London mid-to-late this week.  If the flight is finalized, U.S. citizens will be required to pay up front the cost …

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Health Alert: Moroccan Pharmacies Remain Open

As a reminder, the Government of Morocco has announced a “Health State of Emergency,” which will remain in effect until April 20, as part of its emergency measures to limit the spread of COVID-19. During this period, movement during the day should be limited to work, shopping, medical care, purchasing medicine/medical supplies, and emergency situations …

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Health Alert: Health State of Emergency in effect until April 20

The Government of Morocco has announced that the country’s “Health State of Emergency” will remain in effect until April 20, as part of its emergency measures to limit the spread of COVID-19.  During this period, movement during the day should be limited to work, shopping, medical care, purchasing medicine/medical supplies, and emergency situations only.  Train and …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Reminder Moroccan Government’s Health Alert Remains In Effect (March 21, 2020)

The Moroccan Government’s Health Alert remains in effect. Movement during the day should be limited to work, shopping, medical care, purchasing medicine/medical supplies, and emergency situations only. During the 6 PM to 6 AM curfew, movement restrictions will be strictly enforced. Travelers should expect to be stopped and questioned by police if transiting during these hours.

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Rabat, Morocco (March 20, 2020) 

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Rabat, Morocco (March 20, 2020) Location:  Morocco Event:   The Government of Morocco has implemented measures to limit the spread of COVID-19: a “Health State of Emergency” will take effect as of Friday, March 20 at 6:00 p.m. until further notice. The Morocco Ministry of Health confirmed 66 cases of COVID-19 in the country. This includes a curfew between the hours of 6:00 pm and 6:00 …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Final Charter Flight Departing Morocco in Advance of Indefinite Moroccan Airspace Closure

In the Department of State’s March 19, 2020 COVID-19 Update, the Department of State advised U.S. citizens to  avoid all international travel at this time due to the global impact of COVID-19.  Moroccan airspace will close indefinitely on Sunday morning March 22.  We strongly encourage U.S. citizens to depart Morocco. The U.S. Mission to Morocco coordinated charter flights on …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Special Flights Leaving Marrakech on Friday to the United States (March 20, 2020)

We recognize this has been a challenging period for many of our fellow Americans, particularly those of you seeking to depart Morocco. The Department of State and the U.S. Mission to Morocco have arranged special chartered flights for U.S. citizens and U.S. Lawful Permanent Residents departing Marrakech International Airport on Friday, March 20, 2020, beginning …

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Health Alert – U.S. Consulate General Casablanca, Morocco

Location:  Morocco, countrywide Event:  The Government of Morocco has announced the closure of all international travel in and out of Morocco.  The U.S. Embassy and Consulate General are exploring all options for U.S. citizens who remain in Morocco. British Airways, Easy Jet, Ryan Air, and TUI may be flying a limited number of emergency commercial flights this …

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Health Alert – U.S. Consulate General Casablanca, Morocco

Health Alert – U.S. Consulate General Casablanca, Morocco March 15, 2020 Location:  Morocco, countrywide Event:  The government of Morocco has announced the closure of all international travel in and out of Morocco.  The U.S. Embassy and Consulate General understand the challenges the rapidly evolving international response to the COVID-19 pandemic has caused U.S. citizens seeking to return …

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Health Alert – U.S. Consulate General Casablanca, Morocco

Location:  Morocco, countrywide Event:  The Department of State has advised U.S. citizens to reconsider travel abroad due to the global impact of COVID-19. For more information, see the Department’s  Global Health Advisory . To contain the spread of COVID-19, the Government of Morocco has cancelled most flights between Morocco and European cities.  Morocco has suspended all flights to Algeria, Belgium, …

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Morocco Security Alert – Holiday Security (December 20, 2019)

Location: Morocco, countrywide Event: During the holiday season, security measures around the world remain heightened due to ongoing threats posed by transnational terrorist organizations and individuals inspired by violent extremist ideology. Potential targets for terrorist activity include tourist locations, shopping malls, airports, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, schools, hotels, movie theaters, transportation hubs, and public …

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Voting in the 2020 U.S. Elections

Start by confirming your voter registration with your state.  Some states require absentee voters to register annually so you may need to re-register.  Go to FVAP.gov to connect to your state’s voter portal to register to vote, request a ballot, and more.  Once you confirm your registration, follow a few simple steps to vote in the …

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Morocco Security Alert – tensions in Iraq and the region (January 3, 2020)

Location: Morocco, countrywide Event: Due to heightened tensions in Iraq and the region, the U.S. Embassy in Rabat and the U.S. Consulate General in Casablanca strongly encourage U.S. citizens to maintain a high level of vigilance and practice good situational awareness. While we are not aware of specific, credible threats against U.S. citizens in Morocco …

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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Consulate Casablanca (January 30, 2020 )

Demonstrations Against the U.S. Middle East Peace Plan Location: Casablanca, Morocco – Area near the U.S. Consulate General Event: Demonstrations against the U.S. Middle East Peace Plan are expected to take place in Casablanca around 7:00 PM on Thursday, January 30 in the vicinity of the U.S. Consulate General. The Consulate General has advised its …

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Security Alert – U.S. Consulate General Casablanca, Morocco

Location:  Morocco, countrywide Event:  Due to heightened tensions in Iraq and the region, the U.S. Embassy in Rabat and the U.S. Consulate General in Casablanca strongly encourage U.S. citizens to maintain a high level of vigilance and practice good situational awareness. While we are not aware of specific, credible threats against U.S. citizens in Morocco …

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Security Alert – U.S. Mission to Morocco (May 8, 2018)

Location: Morocco Event: The U.S. government remains concerned that terrorists are intent on targeting U.S. citizens, including children. Terrorists may employ a variety of tactics, such as violent assaults and kidnappings. In the past they have used knives, guns, and vehicles as ramming devices. They may target schools, hospitals, churches, tourist locations, transportation hubs, and other public …

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Fraud Alert

The U.S. Department of State’s Office of the Inspector General continues to receive credible information that bad actors are targeting vendors overseas in an effort to defraud foreign businesses.  The current scheme, affecting posts in the Bureaus of Near Eastern and African Affairs, involves unknown individuals purporting to be contracting officials from Department posts who …

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Casablanca Security Message

The U.S. Consulate in Casablanca, Morocco would like to remind all U.S. citizens in Morocco of the importance of maintaining a high state of personal security awareness. Due to several recent protests and demonstrations by Casablanca taxi drivers against Smartphone-based for-hire vehicle services or online ride-sharing platforms, as well as reported incidents of harassment involving taxi …

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