Travel Warning for The Bahamas Cancelled

The U.S. Embassy in Nassau has resumed normal operations following Hurricane Matthew.  The authorized departure of family members of U.S. Embassy employees stationed in Nassau and Freeport has been lifted.  The Travel Warning for all of The Bahamas, including Grand Bahama Island and North Andros, has been cancelled.  This message replaces the Travel Warning issued on October 19, 2016.

For further information:

See the State Department’s travel website for the Worldwide Caution, Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and Bahamas Specific Information.

Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security messages and make it easier to contact you in an emergency.

Contact the U.S. Embassy in The Bahamas, located at 42 Queen Street (across from the British Colonial Hilton Hotel), Nassau; telephone: 242-322-1181; after hours emergency telephone: 242-357-7004; ACS unit fax: 242-356-7174; e-mail: ACSNASSAU@state.gov ; web page: https://bs.usembassy.gov. The Turks & Caicos Consular Agency is located at 2 Venture Ct., Grace Bay Suite 102E, Providenciales, Turks and Caicos. The Consular Agent is LeShelle Tull-Thomas (649-232-5713, TullThomasLS@state.gov).

Call 1-888-407-4747 toll-free in the United States and Canada or 1-202-501-4444 from other countries from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).

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