• India: Quarantine Requirement for International Travelers

    All international travelers are still required to obtain a negative COVID test prior to arrival and complete a self-declaration form through Air Suviddha. Upon arrival, travelers must quarantine for 7 days and take a RT-PCR test on the 8th day. Exemptions to the quarantine are not available at this time.
    https://indianexpress.com/article/india/covid-19-guidelines-international-travellers-india-7717355/

    Please check the US Embassy website for more information on COVID-19 requirements.   https://in.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/

  • Ukraine Security Alert

    January 18, 2022
    The U.S. Embassy in Ukraine issued a Security Alert on January 12 reminding U.S. citizens that security conditions in the region may change with little or no notice.  Adoption agencies have been requested  by the Office of Children’s Issues, U.S. Department of State, to notify them of all prospective adoptive parents who are currently in Ukraine or en route. Agencies are to email ASPAdoption@state.gov using subject line: Notification of family in Ukraine and include the following information:
    • Names of prospective adoptive parents and their contact information
    • City/region where they are staying in Ukraine
    • Date of their planned departure from Ukraine

    If you have any questions or concerns, please contact ASPAdoption@state.gov.