Routine Message – U. S. Embassy Guatemala City, Guatemala – June 24, 2021

Location: Travel into the United States

Event:  Temporary Suspension on the Importation of Dogs into the United States.

On June 14, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a Notice of Temporary Suspension of Dogs Entering the United States from High-Risk Rabies Countries suspending the importation of dogs from countries classified by the CDC as high risk for dog rabies (Guatemala is included on this list) AND countries that are NOT at high risk if the dogs have been in high-risk countries during the previous 6 months.

Actions to Take:

Assistance:

U.S. Embassy Guatemala City https://gt.usembassy.gov/

Tel. (502) 2326-4000

Amcitsguatemala@state.gov

State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

Guatemala Country Information and Travel Advisory Page

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