Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy San Salvador, El Salvador (March 27, 2020)

Location: El Salvador As of March 27, the U.S. Embassy in El Salvador has assisted 683 U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents to return to the United States through humanitarian and evacuation flights. Five additional humanitarian and evacuation flights with an estimated 1,428 passengers are scheduled through March 31. Humanitarian Flights: Eastern Airlines notified the …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy San Salvador, El Salvador (March 27, 2020)

Location:  El Salvador Event:  There are 13 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in El Salvador. On March 21, the Government of El Salvador implemented a nationwide home quarantine for 30 days.  All individuals are required to self-quarantine in their home, hotel or residence. Only one individual per household is permitted to leave the home, hotel or residence …

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Message for U.S. Citizens:  U.S. Embassy San Salvador, El Salvador (March 26, 2020)

Message for U.S. Citizens:  U.S. Embassy San Salvador, El Salvador (March 26, 2020) Location:  El Salvador As of March 26, the U.S. Embassy in El Salvador has assisted 311 U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents to return to the United States through humanitarian and evacuation flights.  Four additional humanitarian and evacuation flights with an estimated …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy San Salvador, El Salvador

Location:  El Salvador Event:  There are 13 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in El Salvador. On March 21, the Government of El Salvador implemented a nationwide home quarantine for 30 days.  All individuals are required to self-quarantine in their home, hotel or residence. Only one individual per household is permitted to leave the home, hotel or residence …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy San Salvador, El Salvador (March 25, 2020)

Location:  El Salvador Event:  There are nine confirmed cases of COVID-19 in El Salvador. On March 21, the Government of El Salvador implemented a nationwide home quarantine for 30 days.  All individuals are required to self-quarantine in their home, hotel or residence. Only one individual per household is permitted to leave the home, hotel or residence …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy San Salvador, El Salvador (March 22, 2020)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy San Salvador, El Salvador (March 22, 2020) Location: El Salvador Event:  On March 21, the Government of El Salvador implemented a nationwide home quarantine for 30 days. All individuals are required to self-quarantine in their home, hotel or residence. Only one individual per household is permitted to leave the home, …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy San Salvador, El Salvador (March 24, 2020)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy San Salvador, El Salvador (March 24, 2020) Location:  El Salvador Event:  We are compiling a list of persons seeking to return to the United States.  If you have not already done so, please enroll in STEP (see below).  Please send your name and contact information to our email address,  SanSalvadorUSCitizen@state.gov ,so that …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy San Salvador, El Salvador (March 25, 2020)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy San Salvador, El Salvador (March 25, 2020) Location:  El Salvador Event:  The United States Embassy in El Salvador continues to arrange transportation options for U.S. citizens seeking to return to the United States.  We are in the process of coordinating evacuation flights from the international airport in El Salvador.  These …

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Message for U.S. Citizens:  U.S. Embassy San Salvador, El Salvador (March 25, 2020)

Message for U.S. Citizens:  U.S. Embassy San Salvador, El Salvador (March 25, 2020) Location:  El Salvador Commercial Flights: The U.S. Embassy in El Salvador has facilitated five commercial flights scheduled to depart El Salvador this week for the United States.  These flights are operated by two private companies, Eastern Airlines and Global Guardian. Travelers can …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy San Salvador, El Salvador

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy San Salvador, El Salvador (March 23, 2020) Location:  El Salvador Event:  The United States Embassy in El Salvador continues to arrange transportation options for U.S. citizens seeking to return to the United States.  We are in the process of coordinating evacuation flights from the international airport in El Salvador.  These …

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Alert – U.S. Embassy San Salvador, El Salvador (March 23, 2020)

Alert – U.S. Embassy San Salvador, El Salvador (March 23, 2020) Location:  El Salvador Event: The United States Embassy in El Salvador continues to arrange transportation options for U.S. citizens seeking to return to the United States. We are in the process of coordinating evacuation flights from the international airport in El Salvador. These flights are for …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy San Salvador, El Salvador (March 19, 2020)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy San Salvador, El Salvador (March 19, 2020) Location:  El Salvador Event:  The Government of El Salvador announced a 15-day suspension of all passenger air travel in and out of the country starting on March 18.  We encourage individuals to work directly with their airlines to confirm or reschedule travel reservations …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy San Salvador, El Salvador

Location:  El Salvador Event:  On March 11, the President of El Salvador announced an Executive Order barring the entry of foreigners. The President of El Salvador stated that the following measures are to take effect immediately: The General Directorate of Migration will deny entry to all foreigners, excluding accredited diplomats and legal residents of El Salvador. Persons allowed to enter the …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy San Salvador, El Salvador

Location: Worldwide Event:  There is an ongoing outbreak of pneumonia first identified in Wuhan, China, caused by a novel (new) coronavirus. As of this date, no confirmed cases have been reported in El Salvador.  The government of El Salvador has implemented enhanced screening procedures at all points of entry. Visitors may experience delays when entering the …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy San Salvador

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy San Salvador (January 8, 2020) Location: El Salvador Event: Worldwide Message for American Citizens Regarding Heightened Middle East Tensions There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad worldwide. The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional …

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U.S Social Security Services and Other Federal Benefits in El Salvador July 29-31, 2019

The U.S. Embassy San Salvador is pleased to announce that Representatives from the Regional Federal Benefits Unit will visit San Salvador to offer services for beneficiaries or individuals with questions about U.S. Social Security and other federal benefits. July 29 from 01:00pm – 4:00pm July 30 from 07:30am – 4:00pm July 31 from 07:30am – …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy San Salvador, El Salvador

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy San Salvador, El Salvador (February 1, 2019) Location: El Salvador, Country-wide. Event: Sunday, February 3, 2019, is Election Day in El Salvador. The U.S. Embassy anticipates large groups of people will gather at the various polling stations and that travel will be impacted by concentrated vehicular and pedestrian traffic, especially in and …

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Weather Alert – U.S. Embassy San Salvador, El Salvador

Location: El Salvador; heavy rains country-wide. Event: Heavy rains continue in El Salvador country-wide, please be prepared for possible flooding, landslides, power outages, and difficult travel conditions. Expect rainfall to continue through Monday evening. Actions to Take: The U.S. Embassy encourages all U.S. citizens to confirm any reports or rumors through the local authorities. Please …

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Hurricane Season Alert – U.S. Embassy San Salvador, El Salvador

Location: Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean, and the Gulf of Mexico Event: Hurricane Season in the Atlantic Ocean, the Caribbean, and the Gulf of Mexico begins June 1 and ends on November 30, 2018, though most tropical cyclones typically develop between May and October.  The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) recommends that those in hurricane-prone regions begin preparations …

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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy San Salvador, El Salvador (February 25, 2018)

Location: El Salvador, countrywide Event: Sunday, March 4, 2018, is Election Day in El Salvador and citizens of every department and municipality will be casting ballots for their choice of elected officials. The U.S. Embassy anticipates large groups of people will gather at the various polling stations and that travel will be seriously impacted by …

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