Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Monrovia, Liberia (March 25, 2020)

Location:  Liberia 

Event: The Department of State and U.S. Embassy Monrovia have very limited availability for U.S. citizens on a charter medical flight which will depart Roberts International Airport at approximately midnight tonight and fly to Dulles International Airport near Washington D.C.  Priority consideration will be given to older adults, people with underlying health conditions (such as diabetes or heart and lung disease), as well as other adults in need of medical assistance.

All passengers will need to reimburse the U.S. Government for the flight at a later date.  A promissory note for approximately $1,300 must be signed before boarding.  No cash or credit card payments will be accepted.  You will be responsible for any arrangements or costs (lodging, onward destination or local transportation, etc.) beyond your initial destination in the USA.   Exact departure time and routing are subject to change. Luggage will be limited to two bags per person, 20 KG maximum.

This is a medical evacuation flight. There will be COVID-19 patients in a medically approved, isolated part of the plane. In addition, there is another patient in intensive care unrelated to COVID-19.

  Actions to Take:  If you are interested in possible inclusion on this flight, email the information below to Please do not call the embassy; we will call or email you if you are confirmed for a seat on the flight.

In your email to, provide the following information:

  • Full name as it appears on your passport
  • Citizenship
  • Date of birth
  • Passport Number
  • Passport Expiration Date
  • Your weight
  • Phone number
  • Name of emergency contact not traveling with you
  • Email address
  • Medical condition

Unless you receive an email from the U.S. Embassy confirming your flight, please do not come to the embassy or the airport.  Only those with email confirmations will be permitted to fly tonight.


  • U.S. Embassy Monrovia

502 Benson Street

+231 77-677-7000

  • State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444