Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Sofia, Bulgaria

Location:  Bulgaria
Event:  Air Travel: Direct U.S. Government flights to Alexandria, Louisiana 

International commercial flight options currently exist in Bulgaria.  There will be two U.S. Government flights that will fly directly from Sofia, Bulgaria to Alexandria, Louisiana.  They will have capacity for private U.S. citizens to fly on a reimbursable basis, leaving Sofia Airport on or about May 29 and June 1, 2020. Please note that all passengers will need to reimburse the U.S. Government for the flight. 

U.S. citizens in possession of valid U.S. passports who are interested and prepared to travel should contact with the information below.  Please do not call to confirm receipt of your email; you will be contacted with additional information.

  • Full name:
  • U.S. passport number:
  • Date of birth:
  • Gender:
  • Email address:
  • Phone number:
  • Country Visa Type, Number, and Expiration Date:

Individuals on this transport may be subject to Center for Disease Control screening, health observation, monitoring requirements, and existing DHS entry requirements.  Visit the Department of Homeland Security’s website on the latest travel restrictions to the United States.

U.S. citizens without a valid U.S. passport who wish to depart on this flight should send the above information using the information of their most recently expired passport.  Please indicate the passport is expired.  You will be contacted with information on how to obtain an emergency passport. 

  • The Department of State has issued a Global Level 4 Health Advisory for Covid-19.
  • Travelers should be prepared for travel restrictions to be put into effect with little or no advance notice.
  • U.S. citizens who need assistance should contact the American Citizen Services Section at

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