Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Pristina, Kosovo (April 11, 2020)

Location: Kosovo.

Event: The last scheduled flight departed Kosovo.

UPDATE. The last scheduled flight in April departed Pristina this morning. We do not have any information regarding flights in May, or beyond. If/when new flights are added, we will send an update via this medium (STEP). 

UPDATE. As noted in earlier notifications, at this point you should have plans to remain in Kosovo until normal airport operations resume. All U.S. Citizens and Legal Permanent Residents who wish to return to the U.S. if options become available before that, must complete this online FORM.

Archived Information: 

On March 31, the Department of State updated the Global Level 4 Health Advisory – Do Not Travel, due to the global impact of COVID-19.

On March 16, the United States Embassy in Pristina reduced staffing and operations, however, emergency consular services for U.S. citizens continue to be available. To apply for an emergency passport, or if you have any other urgent matter, contact

Actions to Take: 

  • Consult the CDC website for the most up-to-date information.
  • For the most recent information on what you can do to reduce your risk of contracting COVID-19 please see the CDC’s latest recommendations
  • Visit the COVID-19 crisis page on for the latest information.
  • Check with your airlines or cruise lines regarding any updated information about your travel plans and/or restrictions.
  • Visit our Embassy web page on COVID-19 for information on conditions in Kosovo.
  • Visit the Department of Homeland Security’s website on the latest travel restrictions to the U.S.