Health Alert

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Skopje, North Macedonia (June 16, 2020) 

Location:  North Macedonia 

Event:  The Government of North Macedonia declared a new State of Emergency lasting until June 22, 2020. 

UPDATE: The Government of North Macedonia on June 15, 2020 declared a new State of Emergency lasting until June 22, 2020. 

New restrictions on movement or social distancing regulations may be put in place with little or no notice.  Monitor local media and visit the websites of the Government of North Macedonia or Ministry of Health for updated information        

REMINDERAll airports within North Macedonia remain closed for commercial flights.  The Government of North Macedonia has not announced a date for re-opening the airports. 

Travelers are permitted to exit North Macedonia via land borders if they have permission to enter a neighboring country.  The Government of North Macedonia has not announced an anticipated date for full re-opening of land borders for entry of foreigners.  Foreigners who leave North Macedonia may be denied re-entry by the North Macedonia authorities.  Border information and requirements may change with little or no notice.  Travelers are advised to monitor the official government websites of neighboring countries for the most up-to-date information regarding their border status and local conditions, including airport operating status.  U.S. Embassy COVID-19 information pages and travel alerts for neighboring countries can be found on the COVID-19 crisis page on  

U.S. Embassy Skopje has suspended routine consular services.  For emergency American Citizen Services, including emergency passports, please visit our website for additional information.  We encourage you to use the email to communicate with us.  

The State Department issued a Level 4 Global Health Advisory on March 19, 2020, recommending U.S. citizens avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19 or prepare to remain abroad for an indefinite period. 

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Global Travel Alert to avoid nonessential travel due to coronavirus. 

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