COVID-19 Information

Country-Specific Information (Updated Thursday, April 2, 2020) Honduras has 222 confirmed cases of COVID-19 within its borders. There are 15 COVID-19 related deaths reported as of April 2, 2020. The first COVID-19 related death was reported on March 26, 2020. The public health system has limited capacity for handling severe/critical cases of COVID-19. Entry and …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (April 2, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: Now is the Time to Plan your Return to the United States The Secretary of State this week urged all Americans overseas to return to the United States “immediately” if they wish to do so, warning that the window for air transport …

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NOTICE for U.S. Citizen Travelers

STEP: Smart Traveler Enrollment Program Subscribe to get up-to-date safety and security information and help us reach you in an emergency abroad. Enroll for alerts at  step.state.gov . In case of emergency: Call 1-888-407-4747 (U.S./Canada); +1-202-501-4444 (overseas); or contact the nearest embassy: go.usa.gov/xduQM Recommended Web Browsers: Internet Explorer 11 with compatibility view or Google Chrome.

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

SECURITY ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (March 31, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: Roadblocks in Tegucigalpa Protestors have begun to block roads around Tegucigalpa with rocks, trees, burning tires and other debris. The U.S. Embassy has received reports of vehicles being stopped and targeted by the protestors who steal from those cars that appear to have …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (March 30, 2020)  LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: Last Scheduled Commercial Flights Rescue flights on commercial airlines are available until April 1. If you plan to return to the United States, please make arrangements to do so now. You will find a full description of Embassy efforts to repatriate U.S. citizens …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (March 30, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: New Measures Imposed by the Government of Honduras The Honduran National Police announced on March 29 new measures to control COVID-19 in Honduras including limiting travel to grocery stores, pharmacies, gas stations, and banks based on the last number of an individual’s national …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (March 28, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: Urgent Update for Resident and Visiting U.S. Citizens Regarding Return to the United States The State Department has issued a Global Level 4 Health Alert urging U.S. citizens to avoid international travel and those already abroad to return to the United States. U.S. citizens in Honduras considering a …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (March 28, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras  EVENT: Emergency Consular Services The American Citizen Services Unit at the U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa continues to provide services on an emergency basis. These services include emergency passports, urgent consular reports of birth abroad, or urgent consular reports of death abroad, among others. If …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (March 27, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: Revised Procedures for Travelling to San Pedro Sula Airport During Complete Lockdown in Yoro Department The Department of Yoro, near San Pedro Sula, is subject to heightened curfew restrictions implemented by the Government of Honduras on March 15, 2020. The U.S. Embassy has …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (March 27, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: Flight Options to the United States from Honduras U.S. citizens who want to return to the United States should avail themselves of immediate opportunities to do so. As of March 27, there are commercial flights available. If you plan to return to the …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (March 27, 2020) Location:  Honduras Event: FAQs regarding U.S. Government Organized Flights for U.S. Citizens in Honduras Is the U.S. Embassy organizing flights for U.S. citizens? The U.S. Embassy in Honduras has coordinated U.S. government-organized charter flights– the first departed Sunday, March 22 – from Ramon Villeda Morales International Airport …

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Health  Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (March 26, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: Procedures for travelling to San Pedro Sula Airport During Complete Lockdown in Yoro Department The Department of Yoro, near San Pedro Sula, is subject to heightened curfew restrictions implemented by the Government of Honduras on March 15, 2020. The U.S. Embassy has worked …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (March 26, 2020)  LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: Flight Options to the United States from Honduras U.S. citizens who want to return to the United States should avail themselves of immediate opportunities to do so. As of March 26, there are commercial flights available. If you plan to return to the …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (March 25, 2020) LOCATION:  Honduras EVENT: Available Flight Options to the United States from Honduras The March 19, 2020 Global Level 4 Health Advisory issued by the Department of State advises U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19. U.S. citizens who live in …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: Latest Flight Options to the United States from Honduras The U.S. government has arranged a variety of options for evacuation flights from Honduras to the United States. We continue to work with U.S. carriers and others to increase the number of evacuation flights available. Your safety is our highest …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (March 24, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: Latest Flight Options to the United States from Honduras The U.S. government has arranged a variety of options for evacuation flights from Honduras to the United States. We continue to work with U.S. carriers and others to increase the number of evacuation flights …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (March 23, 2020) LOCATION:  Honduras EVENT: Available Flight Options to the United States from Honduras On March 23, United Airlines and American Airlines announced they would resume flights from Honduras to the United States for the purpose of evacuating U.S citizens and lawful permanent residents. The U.S. Embassy continues to …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (March 23, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT: Available Flight Options to the United States from Honduras On March 23, United Airlines announced that it would resume flights from Honduras to the United States for the purpose of evacuating U.S citizens and lawful permanent residents. The U.S. Embassy continues to actively …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

HEALTH ALERT – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (March 23, 2020) LOCATION: Honduras EVENT:  Potential Flights for U.S. Citizens – Message 1 On March 22, the U.S. Embassy in Honduras coordinated with the Department of State to provide a flight for U.S. citizens from Ramon Villeda Morales International Airport in San Pedro Sula to the United States. …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (March 21, 2020) Location:  Honduras Event:  The unprecedented health crisis we are experiencing in Honduras is taking place all over the globe. The Embassy has been working to help you get home as soon as possible. On Friday, March 20, the government of Honduras provided authorization for commercial, charter, and private aircraft to land in …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Location:  Honduras Event:   The Department of State has advised U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19.  However, this does not mean that the United States borders are closed and that U.S. citizens will not be allowed in.  U.S. citizens are encouraged to avoid international travel from the United States. …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Location:  Honduras Event:   The Government of Honduras has implemented additional measures to limit the spread of COVID-19.  On March 17, 2020, the Government of Honduras announced a new total curfew for San Pedro Sula which started on March 17 at 10:00 p.m. It will be in effect until Sunday. Please note the curfew could potentially be extended after this time.  According …

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Press Release Information – Honduras

The Ministry of Security through the Honduran National Police, and in compliance with SINAGER, communicates the following regarding the new measures for the Central District, La Ceiba, and Choluteca (but not San Pedro Sula): 1. Considering the need for citizens to supply themselves with fuel, gas stations will be open to the public today, Wednesday …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Location:  Honduras Event:  The Government of Honduras has implemented measures to limit the spread of COVID-19.  On March 16, 2020, the Government of Honduras announced a total curfew starting 2200 hours on March 16 and continuing for at least the next 7 days in Tegucigalpa, Choluteca and La Ceiba.  This curfew severely limits the movement of the general population and is set to …

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The Government of Honduras announced a total curfew

The Government of Honduras announced a total curfew starting 2200 hrs on March 16, 2020 and continuing for at least the next 7 days in Tegucigalpa, Choluteca and La Ceiba. According to the announcement, individuals encountered outside without a legitimate reason, such as a medical emergency, acquisition of food or gasoline, may be at risk …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (October 21, 2019) Location:  Honduras, countrywide Event: Current security situation Due to unannounced demonstrations and road blockades, the U.S. Embassy has instructed U.S. government employees and family members to minimize unnecessary travel within Tegucigalpa; along the CA-5 between Tegucigalpa and Puerto Cortes; the CA-13 between the cities of El …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (October 18, 2019) Location:  Honduras, countrywide Event: Anticipated Celebratory Events and Anti-Government Demonstrations As a result of a recent ruling out of the U.S. Federal Court for the Southern District of New York, celebratory events and anti-government demonstrations or road blockades (“tomas”) calling for the ouster of President Hernandez have …

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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Location:  Honduras, countrywide Event: Strikes are expected to take place on October 10, 2019 beginning at 6:00 am. The U.S. Embassy has received information that the Taxi Cab Driver Association of Honduras is calling for a countrywide strike tomorrow, starting at 6:00 am. Negotiations between the taxi association and the Honduran Government are still ongoing. If …

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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Location: Tegucigalpa, Honduras Event: Ongoing demonstrations against the Honduran government. Because of the ongoing demonstrations in Tegucigalpa, which at times have turned violent, the U.S. Embassy has determined that the previously restricted area in Colonia Kennedy continues to be off-limits for U.S. citizen embassy employees and family members. In past confrontations, police deployed tear gas …

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Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras (May 30, 2019)

Location:  Honduras, countrywide Event:  Demonstrations/strikes are expected to take place beginning today, May 30, 2019.  Teachers and health professionals plan to hold a nationwide 48-hour general strike, accompanied by protests in the major cities in Honduras, to demand the repeal of two decrees related to education and health.  Students, other activists, and workers from other …

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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Shelter in Place Advisory for Cortes Department

As result of escalating protests and violence relating to an election dispute, the U.S. Embassy has ordered its personnel in the Honduran Department of Cortes (including the city of San Pedro Sula) to shelter in place until further notice. U.S. citizen visitors and residents are encouraged to take similar precautions. U.S. citizens who plan to …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. – Honduras World Cup Qualifier Soccer Match (August 31, 2017)

U.S. Embassy Tegucigalpa, Honduras Security Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. – Honduras World Cup Qualifier Soccer Match 31 August, 2017   The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that the U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team will play in a World Cup Qualifying match at Estadio Olímpico in San Pedro Sula at 3:36 p.m. local time on …

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Honduran Primary Elections

On Sunday, March 12, 2017 Honduran primary elections will take place for three major political parties.  The U.S. Embassy currently has no information that necessitates a change in the security situation during or immediately after the primary elections.  Elections in Honduras have been historically peaceful.  As always the Embassy advises all U.S. citizens to avoid …

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Security Notice: Demonstrations

The U.S. Embassy has information that the Civic Council of Popular and Indigenous Organization of Honduras (COPINH) has called for demonstrations in several locations throughout Tegucigalpa, to include the U.S. Embassy. The demonstrations may occur later this afternoon or tomorrow. Previous marches have been large and peaceful, but as always, U.S. citizens are reminded that …

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Holiday Closure

The U.S. Embassy will be closed on February 15, 2016 in observance of President’s Day. U.S. citizens should plan accordingly. For emergency contact please call telephone (504) 2238-5114 ext. 4100. You can also review our  U.S. Embassy webpage . We strongly recommend that U.S. citizens traveling to or residing in Honduras enroll in the Department of State’s Smart Traveler …

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Zika Security Message

The U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa informs U.S. citizens that the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is upgrading its advisories regarding the Zika Virus . For general information about Zika, please visit the CDC website . To obtain Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ( CDC ) travel notices, call the CDC at 1-800- CDC -INFO (1-800-232-4636) from within the United States, or 1-404-639-3534 from overseas …

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Notice: Holiday Closure

The U.S. Embassy in Tegucigalpa will be closed on November 26th in observance of Thanksgiving Day. We will be open again for business on Friday 27th. For emergency contact please call telephone (504) 2238-5114 ext. 4100. We wish you and your families a Happy Thanksgiving Day! We strongly recommend that U.S. citizens traveling to or …

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Worldwide Travel Alert

1.  The State Department alerts U.S. citizens to possible risks of travel due to increased terrorist threats. Current information suggests that ISIL (aka Da’esh), al-Qa’ida, Boko Haram, and other terrorist groups continue to plan terrorist attacks in multiple regions.  These attacks may employ a wide variety of tactics, using conventional and non-conventional weapons and targeting both …

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Messages for U.S. Citizens: Worldwide Caution

1. The Department of State is updating the Worldwide Caution to provide information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. citizens and interests throughout the world. Recent terrorist attacks, whether by those affiliated with terrorist entities, copycats, or individual perpetrators, serve as a reminder that U.S. citizens need to maintain a …

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Fees for Consular Services to Change on September 12, 2014

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release Effective September 12, 2014, the Department of State will adjust processing fees for some services. (Please note that the document printed in the Federal Register today listed an incorrect effective date that the new fees will go into effect. Based on the effective date …

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