Health Alert

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Skopje, North Macedonia (July 24, 2020) 

Location:  North Macedonia 

Event:  Reminder about Border Restrictions and Summer Travel 

REMINDERAs travel increases during the summer season, U.S. citizens are reminded that border restrictions or closures at one or more of the land borders between North Macedonia and its neighbors may be implemented with little or no notice.  Although North Macedonia’s land borders are now open for travel, some neighboring countries have travel restrictions in place impacting U.S. citizens.  For example, with very limited exceptions, U.S. citizens are banned from entering Greece and Bulgaria. Travelers are advised to visit the website of the U.S. embassy located in destination countries for more information on specific restrictions on U.S. citizens:  

U.S. Embassy COVID-19 information pages and travel alerts for other countries around the world can be found on the COVID-19 crisis page on 

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        

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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