Health Alert – Departure Information

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Riga, Latvia (March 31, 2020)

Location: Latvia

Event: Departure Information

There are currently no commercial passenger flights scheduled out of Riga Airport but there are limited flights out of Tallinn and Vilnius Airports.  U.S. citizens who do not show symptoms of COVID-19 can cross the Latvian land borders with Estonia and Lithuania to transit to the U.S. and can prove onward travel from Estonia or Lithuania.

U.S. citizens transiting through some European airports such as Frankfurt or Amsterdam will not be allowed to leave the airport while transiting.  They must stay at the airport between flights.  Please email us for more information.

Departure Options:

From Latvia:

From Estonia:

From Lithuania:

U.S. Embassy Riga reiterates the State Department’s Level Four Global Health Advisory, stating “U.S. citizens who live in the United States should arrange for immediate return to the United States, unless they are prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period.

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