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COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information Last Updated:  November 18, 2020 Country Specific Information: The Government of Morocco has extended the country’s “Health State of Emergency” until December 10, 2020. The U.S. Consulate General in Casablanca has ended its temporary suspension of appointments for passports, Consular Reports of Birth Abroad, notarial services, and certain immigrant visas. Previously scheduled appointments ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Resumption of Appointments for Certain Consular Services

Event: The U.S. Consulate General in Casablanca has ended its temporary suspension of appointments for passports, Consular Reports of Birth Abroad, notarial services, and certain immigrant visas.  Previously scheduled appointments for these services will resume on November 19, 2020.  We will be rescheduling appointments that had been scheduled for November 13, 16, and 17.  We ...
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Report: Number of Americans studying in Morocco increased by nearly 24% before the Covid-19 pandemic

November 16, 2020 - During the 2018/19 academic year, the number of U.S. students coming to Morocco for study jumped by 24 percent, according to an annual report released today by the Institute of International Education, with support from the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.  The annual report, called “Open Doors,” showed that the number of U.S. students in ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Temporary Suspension of Routine Consular Services

Event: The U.S. Consulate General in Casablanca has temporarily suspended all routine consular appointments.  As we all work together to combat the spread of the coronavirus, ensuring the health of our staff and visitors is our primary concern.  We hope to resume routine services soon, but are unable to provide a specific date for the ...
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Health Alert: Health State of Emergency Extended Until December 10, 2020

The Government of Morocco has extended the country’s “Health State of Emergency” until December 10, 2020. Air travel to and from Morocco remains restricted to specific categories of travelers.  Citizens and residents of Morocco, as well as foreign nationals of visa-exempt countries (which includes U.S. citizens) with reservations with Moroccan hotels or travel agencies and business ...
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Press Statement from Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs David Schenker

Press Statement from Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs David Schenker after his meeting in Rabat with Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita on Monday, October 19, 2020.   It was a pleasure to meet today with Foreign Minister Bourita. We had a chance to talk about how, under the leadership of King Mohammed VI, we can make ...
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