Health Alert – Update #5 April 1 U.S. government-arranged flight (31 March, 2020)

Location:  Pakistan (country-wide)

Event: Update #5 – April 1 U.S. government-arranged flight

All seats have been filled on the April 1 U.S. government-arranged flight from Pakistan to the United States.  Confirmed travelers received phone calls and emails providing flight time and instructions about required documentation.  If you are a confirmed traveler, please review the email you will receive on March 31 as it contains updated departure information.

Demand for this flight was extremely high, and we worked to fill every seat.  Please do not call or email about being added to this flight.  We are no longer able to add passengers.  U.S. citizens who are not confirmed on this flight, please do not go to the airport – we will not be able to accommodate any last minute changes.

The U.S. Mission in Pakistan continues to explore other possibilities for U.S. citizens to depart Pakistan.  Information for U.S. citizens in Pakistan is disseminated via the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP).  Register and check email often for any information about future flights.

For all U.S. citizens in Pakistan, stay healthy!  We urge you to review the CDC’s latest recommendations to reduce your risk of contracting COVID-19.

U.S. citizens in Pakistan with COVID-19 symptoms or who have tested positive for COVID-19 should follow their medical provider’s instructions.  U.S. citizens in Pakistan are subject to Government of Pakistan and provincial government health care screening and treatment requirements.

Actions to Take:


U.S. Embassy Islamabad, Pakistan

+(92)(51) 201-4000

U.S. Consulate General Karachi

+(92)(21) 3527 5000

U.S. Consulate General Lahore

+(92)(42) 3603 4000

U.S. Consulate Peshawar

+(92)(91) 526 8800

State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

Pakistan Country Information

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