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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy, Kathmandu, Nepal
May 27, 2020

Location:  Nepal Countrywide

Event:  COVID-19 Response

The Embassy has received information that Qatar Airways is working to organize a commercial flight from Kathmandu to Doha on Sunday, May 31.  They are working with President Travel and Tours to arrange travel.  Our understanding is that Qatar Airways is currently only serving two U.S. destinations:  Dallas/Ft. Worth and Chicago.  If you are interested in exploring the possibility to participate in this flight, please contact President Travel and Tours immediately through the contact information provided below:

For U.S. citizens who learn that they are confirmed on the Qatar Airways flight scheduled for Sunday, May 31, but who are currently residing outside the Kathmandu Valley, please contact the consular section by email at consktm@state.gov to notify us as soon as possible of the town and district in which you are residing, information about the vehicle (plate number) that will bring you to Kathmandu, and driver information (contact phone number and driver license number).

Actions to Take:

  • Visit the Department of Homeland Security’s website for travel restrictions to the U.S.
  • Consult the CDC website, for the most up-to-date information regarding enhanced screening procedures.
  • Consult the Government of Nepal’s Ministry of Health and Population website for the latest updates on the health situation in Nepal.
  • Consult the Government of Nepal’s Immigration Department website for the latest updates about immigration restrictions in Nepal.
  • Consult the U.S. Embassy website for updates on Nepal-specific COVID-19 information, entry to and exit from Nepal, quarantine information, and for other local resource contact information.