Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Dakar

Event: Announcement of Delta flights from Dakar to New York  

Delta Airlines has announced additional repatriation flights from Dakar (DSS) to New York (JFK) departing on the following dates: June 26, July 3, July 10, and July 17.  Dates and times are subject to change. 

These are a special commercial repatriation flight for U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent ResidentsTickets are available directly from Delta Airlines.  All interested passengers must purchase tickets for these flights from Delta Airlines.  Not all flights may be immediately available for sale. 

In addition to U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents, other eligible travelers include those holding valid U.S. immigrant visaor those with valid U.S. non-immigrant visas in diplomatic or official categories (A and G).

The U.S. Embassy will not provide emergency visa services in connection with this flight.  If your U.S. immigrant visa has expired, please email DakarImmigrantVisa@state.gov for additional guidance.

Delta Airlines is unable to accommodate unaccompanied minors under the age of 15 on these flights.

These are a special commercial repatriation flight for U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents. Tickets are available directly from Delta Airlines. All interested passengers must purchase tickets for these flights from Delta Airlines. Not all flights may be immediately available for sale.

In addition to U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents, other eligible travelers include those holding valid U.S. immigrant visas or those with valid U.S. non-immigrant visas in diplomatic or official categories (A and G).

The U.S. Embassy will not provide emergency visa services in connection with this flight. If your U.S. immigrant visa has expired, please email DakarImmigrantVisa@state.gov for additional guidance.

Delta Airlines is unable to accommodate unaccompanied minors under the age of 15 on these flights.

U.S. citizens should verify the validity of their U.S. passport. If your passport is expired, please contact us at DakarACS@state.gov to make arrangements to apply for an emergency passport. All application, fee, and documentation requirements apply. See the Embassy website for additional details.

These flights will operate with limited seating capacity in line with Delta Airline’s social distancing policy.

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Embassy Dakar has suspended all routine consular services, including routine American Citizen Services. Monitor our Embassy webpage on COVID-19 for information on conditions in Senegal. The U.S. Embassy remains open for emergency American Citizen Services, please contact us by email at DakarACS@state.gov.

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