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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tirana, Albania
March 26, 2020

Location:  Albania

Event:  The Department of State’s highest priority during the COVID-19 global pandemic is assisting U.S. citizens overseas.  If you are a U.S. citizen in Albania and want to return to the United States, we urge you to immediately contact Air Albania and depart the country on the next available flight.  Seat availability is limited and there is no information about how long this flight will continue to operate.  You can contact Air Albania at +355 4 224 6000 or https://www.airalbania.com.al.  You can also book tickets for this flight and onward travel to the United States through Turkish Airlines at +90 212 463 63 63.

If you choose to stay in Albania, we urge you to shelter-in-place, follow the Government of Albania’s instructions on social distancing, which you can find on our Embassy webpage on COVID-19, and be prepared to stay in the country for an indefinite period of time.

Actions to Take if You Want to Depart Albania:

Actions to Take if You Will Shelter in Place:


U.S. Embassy Tirana, Albania +(355) (0)4224-7285 +(355) (0)4224-7285 (after hours)

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