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U.S. Citizen Services

Information for Travelers

Ebola Fact Sheet for Travelers (2016)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Information Page

U.S. citizens should take note of information on Ebola Virus Disease and the screening process provided below.

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) requires that all persons traveling to the United States from Guinea enter the United States through one of the five airports with enhanced screening and resources – New York's Kennedy, Newark’s Liberty, Washington's Dulles, Chicago's O'Hare, and Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson airports.  Enhanced entry screening has been discontinued for Sierra Leone and Liberia.   Click here for more info.


The Consular Section offers American Citizens Services during specific hours. American citizens traveling abroad are strongly encouraged to register with the Embassy in person or online

Please refer to the Bureau of Consular Affairs website for further information.

For any emergency involving an American citizen which occurs outside office hours and which cannot wait until the Embassy reopens, please call the Embassy Duty Officer directly at (230) 5 253 3641.

Additional Information

• Visa Requirements for Mauritius (PDF - 80KB)

• Customs Information for Mauritus (PDF - 78KB)

Drug Offenses in Mauritius (PDF - 80KB)

Obtaining a Residency Permit in Mauritius (PDF - 288KB)

Obtaining a Work Permit in Mauritius (PDF - 184KB)

• Getting Married in Mauritius for non-Mauritians Resident in Mauritius (PDF - 111KB)

• Getting Married in Mauritius for non-Mauritians NOT Resident in Mauritius (PDF - 115KB)


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