COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information  Last updated: 10/30/2020 Country-Specific Information: On October 29, 2020 the Government of Luxembourg adopted new COVID-related measures for the country.  Please make sure you review the information below carefully.  New – A curfew is in effect from 11:00 p.m. to 06:00 a.m. each day. New – No more than four guests are allowed in …

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Message for U.S. Citizens – Don’t Let the Elections Pass You By

U.S. Embassy, Luxembourg September 28, 2020 If you plan to vote in the November 2020 election it is important to ACT NOW!  Don’t wait, return your voted ballot right away! Remember U.S. embassies and consulates are not polling places; same-day in-person voting is not available outside the United States – but you can get assistance in requesting and returning your …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Voting From Overseas – Returning Your Ballot

TO VOTE IN THE 2020 U.S.  ELECTIONS FROM OVERSEAS  RETURNING YOUR BALLOT U.S. Embassy, Luxembourg September 23, 2020 IMPORTANT: International mail from Luxembourg to the U.S. is experiencing service disruptions related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Embassy recommends that U.S. voters in Luxembourg utilize the Consular Section’s ballot collection service to ensure their ballot arrives in the United States in …

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Alert – Required COVID Test Prior to Entering Luxembourg by Air

Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy Luxembourg August 17, 2020 Required COVID Test Prior to Entering Luxembourg by Air Event: Message to U.S. citizens regarding new COVID-19 testing requirement for those seeking to enter Luxembourg by air. On August 14, the U.S. Embassy in Luxembourg received notification of the following from the Luxembourg government: Effective August …

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Health Alert – Travel from Luxembourg Related to COVID-19

Event: Message to U.S. citizens regarding travel from Luxembourg related to COVID-19. Certain European countries have established quarantine requirements for those individuals traveling from Luxemburg. Among these are Germany, Switzerland, Slovakia, Denmark, Lithuania, Estonia, and others. U.S. citizens are reminded to follow all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. For questions on travel within the Schengen …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Luxembourg

Event: Message to U.S. citizens regarding updated COVID-19 measures in Luxembourg. On July 16, Luxembourg approved new measures to combat the spread of the Coronavirus. These are: Masks are mandatory for gatherings of more than 20 people in both public and private settings, if physical distance of two meters cannot be guaranteed while remaining seated. (This rule does …

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Health Alert – Updated EU Travel Restrictions Related to COVID-19

Event: Message to U.S. citizens regarding updated EU travel restrictions related to COVID-19. As of July 1, European Union countries, including Luxembourg, plan to lift travel restrictions for some non-E.U. countries ( see text here ), but restrictions remain in place for the United States. U.S. citizens who are long-term EU residents are exempted from these restrictions. This means …

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Health Alert – Luxembourg Residence Permits and Stay Extensions During COVID-19

Event: Luxembourg Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs extends timeframes associated with residence permits and visas due to COVID-19. The Luxembourg Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs has announced the following temporary measures regarding non-EU citizens who have been in Luxembourg during the COVID-19 crisis: Non-EU citizens who arrived in Luxembourg seeking resident status between 01 …

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Demonstration Alert – Committee for Just Peace in the Middle East Demonstration

Location: Place Clairefontaine Event: The Committee for Just Peace in the Middle East has planned a demonstration for Saturday, June 27, 2020 at Place Clairefontaine. The demonstration will begin at 11:00 a.m. and is expected to conclude at 13:00 p.m. Various social media outlets estimate more than 25 – 100 people could attend.  Local police …

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Health Alert – U.S. Passport Renewal and Consular Report of Birth Abroad Appointments Available

Event: U.S. Passport Renewal and Consular Report of Birth Abroad (CRBA) Appointments Available. Appointments for U.S. passport renewal and Consular Report of Birth Abroad (CRBA) are available at U.S. Embassy Luxembourg. Appointments are scheduled to maximize social distancing. Please visit the Embassy’s website to make an appointment: https://lu.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/passports/ . If there are no appointments available before your …

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Message for U.S. Citizens – Voting in 2020 U.S. Elections – Ballot Collection

(8 June, 2020) VOTING IN 2020 U.S. ELECTIONS BALLOT COLLECTION All U.S. citizens can receive their blank ballots electronically. Depending on the state in which you are eligible to vote, you may get your ballot by email, fax, or internet download. Return your Completed, Signed Ballot Some states allow you to return your completed ballot …

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Demonstration Alert – Letz Rise Up Demonstration

Location: U.S. Embassy, Luxembourg – 22 bd. Emmanuel Servais, Luxembourg Event: The Lëtz Rise Up March for Justice has planned a demonstration for Friday, June 5, across from the U.S. Embassy’s main gate.  The demonstration will begin at 02:00 p.m. and is expected to conclude at 04:00 p.m.  Various social media outlets estimate more than 2,000 people …

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Health Alert – Luxembourg Airport, Restaurants, Churches to Open

Event: Luxembourg Airport, Restaurants, Churches to Open Please share this information with other U.S. citizens in Luxembourg. The Government of Luxembourg moved to Phase 3 of its exit strategy on May 25, as planned, and announced the reopening of restaurants, cafés and churches beginning May 29, 2020, with obligatory safety measures: Restaurant terraces opened on May …

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Health Alert – Luxembourg to Enter Phase III of Reintegration Strategy U.S. Embassy Luxembourg

Event: Luxembourg to Enter Phage III of Reintegration Strategy Please share this information with other U.S. citizens in Luxembourg. The Government of Luxembourg plans to enter Phase III of its reintegration strategy on Monday, May 25, 2020. This new phase will include resumption of elementary schools and reopening of childcare centers. Travel restrictions for non-EU …

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Health Alert – Message to U.S. Citizens Regarding COVID-19

Event: Message to U.S. citizens regarding COVID-19 Please share this information with other U.S. citizens in Luxembourg. The Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Luxembourg continues to provide only emergency services on a case-by-case basis. Any person entering a consular section in Mission Luxembourg for an emergency service will be required to wear a …

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Health Alert – Additional Direct Flights from Paris to the United States Available from May 2

Event: Additional Direct Flights from Paris to the United States Available from May 2 Please share this information with other U.S. citizens in Luxembourg. Additional direct flights to the United States from Paris have been announced.  Delta Airlines will begin service on May 2, 2020 between Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Atlanta five days a week.  Air France continues to offer …

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Health Alert – Presidential Proclamation Suspending Immigration into the United States

Event: Presidential Proclamation Suspending Immigration into the United States Please share this information with other U.S. citizens in Luxembourg. On April 22, President Trump issued a proclamation suspending immigration to the United States for the next 60 days.  Important points to know about exceptions to this proclamation: Current Legal Permanent Residents (LPRs or “green card” holders) may still enter …

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Health Alert – Delay in Receiving Renewed Passports as a Result of COVID-19 Crisis

Health Alert – Delay in Receiving Renewed Passports as a Result of COVID-19 Crisis U.S. Embassy Luxembourg April 14, 2020 Event: Delay in Receiving Renewed Passports as a Result of COVID-19 Crisis Please share this information with other U.S. citizens in Luxembourg. The U.S. Embassy in Luxembourg is currently continuing to accept appointments for passport renewals …

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Health Alert – Train Travel to France and Germany

Event: International travel by rail is still available from Luxembourg to France, Germany, and the Netherlands. There are daily trains from Luxembourg to Metz and Arlon, France, and from Luxembourg to Trier, Germany, with further rail travel possible to airports in France, Germany, and the Netherlands. Information on the daily status of international train availability can …

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Health Alert – Update on Advanced Health Care Centers in Luxembourg

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Luxembourg – April 01, 2020 Event: Luxembourg’s four advanced healthcare centers are staffed by 140 health care workers who are able to attend to 2,600 patients each day.  The Health Ministry has reorganized the internal COVID-19 services into four categories: teleconsultations and home visits, advanced medical centers, elderly homes, and medical specialists. …

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Security Alert – Beware of Fraud During COVID-19

U.S. Embassy Luxembourg March 31, 2020 Event: The Government of Luxembourg has confirmed fraud attempts, as offline and online crime rises during COVID-19 crisis. One scam includes malware-ridden links to a COVID-19 interactive map from senders purporting to be from the World Health Organization or travel agents. In the regions of Mamer, Capellen, and Holzem, individuals …

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Health Alert – COVID-19 Consultation Availability

Event: If you are suffering from symptoms of a respiratory infection, or believe you may have contracted the COVID-19 virus, the Luxembourg Ministry of Health advises you may go to one of the four Advanced Care Centers (Centre de soins avancés – CSA) for consultation and potential diagnosis. Patients do not require a prescription from their …

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Health Alert – Flight Availability to the United States from France and Germany

Event: The U.S. Embassy continues to monitor the health situation in Luxembourg and offers the following latest information to update U.S. citizens in Luxembourg. Daily direct flights to the United States are available in Paris (Air France), and Frankfurt (United and Delta). Other flight options are available from Paris and Frankfurt on a less frequent basis. …

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Health Alert – Cessation of Brussels Flights to U.S.

Location:  Luxembourg, Luxembourg Event: According to current information, United Airlines is operating the only direct flight to the United States from Belgium – a daily nonstop between Brussels and Newark.  The last scheduled service will be on Saturday, March 28.  After that, commercial flights on a variety of carriers are expected to continue out of London, United …

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Travel Alert – Luxembourg Airport To Suspend Flights Beginning March 23, 2020

Travel Alert – U.S. Embassy Luxembourg – March 19, 2020 Location:  Luxembourg, Luxembourg Event: On March 19, 2020, the Government of Luxembourg announced that all passenger traffic will cease at the Luxembourg Airport in Findel on March 23, 2020.  The only flights authorized will be those repatriating stranded Luxembourg citizens and cargo flights bringing in supplies. The U.S. …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Luxembourg

Location: Luxembourg, Luxembourg Event:  There is an ongoing outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) first identified in Wuhan, China.  The global public health threat posed by COVID-19 is high, with more than 160,000 reported cases worldwide. On March 16, 2020, the Luxembourg Ministry of Health announced 81 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Luxembourg. CDC has issued a worldwide …

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Travel Alert – Update on Travel Restrictions to the United States

In order to ensure you have the most current information regarding COVID-19 and its impact on travel to the United States, you should visit www.dhs.gov and www.whitehouse.gov . There you will find information about President Trump’s proclamation from March 11 regarding the travel restrictions on foreign nationals who have been in the Schengen zone. The restrictions do …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Luxembourg, Luxembourg

There is an ongoing outbreak of pneumonia first identified in Wuhan, China, caused by a novel (new) coronavirus. At this time no cases of the illness have been reported in Luxembourg. CDC has issued a Level 3 Travel Notice regarding the Novel Coronavirus in China and recommends that travelers avoid all nonessential travel to China. Luxembourg’s Ministry of Health has published advice for …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Luxembourg

Location: Luxembourg, Luxembourg Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed. Actions to Take: Keep a low profile. Be aware of your surroundings. Stay …

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Message for U.S. Citizens – Voting in 2020 U.S. Elections

Registering to Vote and submitting a ballot is fast, easy, and can be done from anywhere in the world! Start by confirming your voter registration with your state.  Some states require absentee voters to register annually so you may need to re-register.  Go to FVAP.gov to connect to your state’s voter portal to register to vote, …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Luxembourg, Luxembourg 03 December 2019

Location:  Luxembourg, countrywide.   Event:  During the holiday season security measures in Luxembourg remain heightened due to ongoing threats posed by transnational terrorist organizations and individuals inspired by extremist ideology throughout Europe.  Extremists continue to focus on tourist locations, shopping malls, airports, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, transportation hubs, and other soft targets frequented by …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Luxembourg – 27 September, 2019

Location: Announced gathering point and route include, but are not limited to, Place de Clairefontaine, Rue du Fossé, Place de la Constitution, Geesseknäppchen Boulevard Pierre Dupong in Hollerich, Gare Centrale, Lycée de Garçons in Limpertsberg, and place de l’Europe in Kirchberg. Event: The Demonstration for Climate is expected to take place on Friday, September 27, …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Luxembourg, Luxembourg

20 September 2019 Location: Luxembourg Avenue de la Gare – Boulevard de la Petrusse – Pont Adolphe – Boulevard Roosevelt – Rue Philippe II – Avenue de la Porte Neuve – Boulevard Royal – Kinekswiss Park (Glacis area) Event: Demonstration for Climate. On Friday, September 20 from 11h to 13h, students associated with the Youth for Climate Luxembourg …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Luxembourg

Event:  Demonstration expected to take place on Friday, August 23, 2019 beginning at 1700.  The group intends to protest in reaction to the fires taking place in the Amazon rainforest. Location:  Announced gathering point and route includes, but is not limited to, the Schueberfouer event (Glacis) in Limpertsberg. Actions to Take: Avoid the areas of the …

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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Luxembourg, Luxembourg

Event:  Schueberfouer Fair – August 23 to September 11, 2019. Location:  Glacis parking area, Limpertsberg, Luxembourg. The U.S. Embassy in Luxembourg wishes to remind U.S. citizens to exercise caution during the fair.  Petty crimes such as pickpocketing and other non-violent crimes of opportunity generally occur in and around the fair grounds.  Alcohol related incidents are …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Luxembourg, Luxembourg

03 December, 2018 Location:  Luxembourg, countrywide. Event:  During the holiday season security measures in Luxembourg remain heightened due to ongoing threats posed by transnational terrorist organizations and individuals inspired by extremist ideology throughout Europe.  Extremists continue to focus on tourist locations, shopping malls, airports, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, transportation hubs, and other soft targets …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Luxembourg, Luxembourg

The U.S. government remains concerned that terrorists are intent on targeting U.S. citizens, including children.  Terrorists may employ a variety of tactics, such as violent assaults and kidnappings.  In the past they have used knives, guns, and vehicles as ramming devices.  They may target schools, hospitals, churches, tourist locations, transportation hubs, and other public venues. …

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