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FCDO Updates

Due to travel soon but concerned about the destination? The Government offers foreign travel advice via their office website, please use the below to find the latest updates (you can click a country to filter results).

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17-Apr-2024 15:17
 

This travel advice has been rewritten to make it easier to read and understand.

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17-Apr-2024 11:05
 

Information on a referendum that will take place on 21 April and that energy rationing nationwide has been announced (‘Safety and security’ pages).

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16-Apr-2024 15:40
 

This travel advice was reviewed for style and accuracy.

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16-Apr-2024 15:10
 

FCDO now advises against all but essential travel to river areas towards the west of Amazonas State (‘Warnings and insurance’ and ‘Regional risks’ pages).



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16-Apr-2024 12:13
 

Information on border control, political situation, use of e-cigarettes, hiking and drinking water (‘Entry requirements, ‘Safety and security’ and ‘Health’ pages).

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15-Apr-2024 15:32
 

This travel advice has been rewritten to make it easier to read and understand.

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15-Apr-2024 14:36
 

Information on a market strike and transportation blockade in Oromia, including on the roads leading to Addis Ababa, that began on 13 April. There may be disruption to travel and operation of businesses and services in the Oromia region ('Safety and security' and 'Regional risks' pages).

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14-Apr-2024 09:22
 

13 April 2024 – drones and missiles fired from Iran into Israel (‘Warnings and Insurance’ page)

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14-Apr-2024 09:22
 

13 April 2024 – drones and missiles fired from Iran into Israel (‘Warnings and Insurance’ page)

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14-Apr-2024 09:21
 

13 April 2024 – drones and missiles fired from Iran into Israel (‘Warnings and Insurance’ page)

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14-Apr-2024 09:20
 

13 April 2024 – drones and missiles fired from Iran into Israel (‘Warnings and Insurance’ page)

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14-Apr-2024 09:20
 

13 April 2024 – drones and missiles fired from Iran into Israel (‘Summary’ page)

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14-Apr-2024 09:20
 

13 April 2024 – drones and missiles fired from Iran into Israel (‘Warnings and Insurance’ page)

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14-Apr-2024 09:19
 

13 April 2024 – drones and missiles fired from Iran into Israel (‘Warnings and Insurance’ page)

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14-Apr-2024 09:19
 

13 April 2024 – drones and missiles fired from Iran into Israel (‘Warnings and Insurance’ page)

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14-Apr-2024 09:19
 

13 April 2024 – drones and missiles fired from Iran into Israel (‘Warnings and Insurance’ page)

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14-Apr-2024 09:19
 

13 April 2024 – drones and missiles fired from Iran into Israel (‘Warnings and Insurance’ page)

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14-Apr-2024 09:18
 

13 April 2024 – drones and missiles fired from Iran into Israel (‘Warnings and Insurance’ page)

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14-Apr-2024 09:17
 

13 April 2024 – drones and missiles fired from Iran into Israel (‘Warnings and Insurance’ page)

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14-Apr-2024 09:17
 

13 April 2024 – drones and missiles fired from Iran into Israel (‘Summary’ page)

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14-Apr-2024 09:17
 

13 April 2024 – drones and missiles fired from Iran into Israel (‘Warnings and Insurance’ page)

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14-Apr-2024 09:16
 

13 April 2024 – drones and missiles fired from Iran into Israel (‘Summary’ page)

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14-Apr-2024 09:16
 

13 April 2024 – drones and missiles fired from Iran into Israel (‘Summary’ page)

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14-Apr-2024 08:17
 

13 April 2024 – drones and missiles fired from Iran into Israel (‘Warnings and Insurance’ page). FCDO continues to advise against all travel to Iran

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14-Apr-2024 08:16
 

13 April 2024 – drones and missiles fired from Iran into Israel (‘Warnings and Insurance’ page)

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14-Apr-2024 08:16
 

13 April 2024 – drones and missiles fired from Iran into Israel (‘Warnings and Insurance’ page)

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12-Apr-2024 20:05
 

Information on regional risks ('Safety and security' page).

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12-Apr-2024 20:05
 

Information on regional risks (‘Safety and security’ page).

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12-Apr-2024 20:05
 

Information on regional risks (‘Safety and security’ page).

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12-Apr-2024 20:04
 

Information on regional risks (‘Safety and security’ page).

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12-Apr-2024 20:04
 

Information on regional risks (‘Safety and security’ page).

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12-Apr-2024 20:03
 

Information on regional risks (‘Safety and security’ page).

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12-Apr-2024 20:03
 

Information on regional risks (‘Safety and security’ page).

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12-Apr-2024 20:02
 

Information on regional risks (‘Safety and security’ page).

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12-Apr-2024 20:02
 

Information on regional risks (‘Safety and security’ page).

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12-Apr-2024 20:02
 

Information on regional risks (‘Safety and security’ page).

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12-Apr-2024 20:01
 

Information on regional risks (‘Safety and security’ page).

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12-Apr-2024 20:01
 

Information on regional risks (‘Safety and security’ page).

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12-Apr-2024 20:01
 

Information on regional risks (‘Safety and security’ page).

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12-Apr-2024 20:00
 

Information on regional risks (‘Safety and security’ page).

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12-Apr-2024 20:00
 

Information on regional risks (‘Safety and security’ page).

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Update Date:
12-Apr-2024 20:00
 

Information on regional risks (‘Safety and security’ page).

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12-Apr-2024 19:59
 

Information on regional risks (‘Safety and security’ page).

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12-Apr-2024 16:20
 

Information on the legalisation of same sex marriage in February 2024 ('Safety and security' page).

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12-Apr-2024 11:38
 

Updated information on customs declaration form (' Entry requirements' page).

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12-Apr-2024 11:13
 

New information on Saint Lucia Jazz and Arts Festival, Carnival and other large-scale events ('Safety and security' page).

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12-Apr-2024 10:12
 

Removal of information about Ramadan ('Safety and security' page).

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Update Date:
12-Apr-2024 09:19
 

Information about upcoming elections being held in Solomon Islands on 17 April ('Safety and security' page).

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Update Date:
11-Apr-2024 17:00
 

The FCDO now advises against all travel to Chiure district ('Safety and security' page).

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Update Date:
11-Apr-2024 16:23
 

Updated information on passport validity requirements, visa requirements, registering with the local authorities and health insurance cards (‘Entry requirements’ and ‘Health’ pages).

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11-Apr-2024 13:19
 

Addition of information on dual nationality as well as risks around arrest and detention ('Safety and security' page).

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11-Apr-2024 11:08
 

Information added on risks of attempting to enter Gaza by sea, including by humanitarian flotilla (‘Regional risks’ page) and the possibility of an attack on Israeli territory from Iran (‘Warnings and insurance’ page).

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11-Apr-2024 11:07
 

Information added on risks of attempting to enter Gaza by sea, including by humanitarian flotilla (‘Regional risks’ page) and the possibility of an attack on Israeli territory from Iran (‘Warnings and insurance’ page).

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10-Apr-2024 16:50
 

New information on the introduction of a new currency in Zimbabwe (ZiG) which has replaced the Zimbabwe Dollar ('Safety and security' page).

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Update Date:
10-Apr-2024 15:44
 

This travel advice was reviewed for style and accuracy.

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10-Apr-2024 14:46
 

End of the nationwide state of emergency. Information about access restrictions to Cayambe volcano (Safety and security’ page).

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Update Date:
10-Apr-2024 14:38
 

Information on driving conditions, political and security situations ('Safety and security' page).

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Update Date:
10-Apr-2024 11:57
 

Information on Cyclone Garmane and updated information on the political situation (‘Safety and Security’ and ‘Regional risks’ pages).

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10-Apr-2024 09:59
 

This travel advice has been rewritten to make it easier to read and understand.

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Update Date:
10-Apr-2024 09:43
 

Updated information on dual nationality ('Warnings and insurance' page).

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Update Date:
09-Apr-2024 15:58
 

This travel advice has been rewritten to make it easier to read and understand.

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Update Date:
09-Apr-2024 14:51
 

Hualien area remains affected by travel disruption caused by 3 April earthquake; the frequency of aftershocks has reduced but they continue to occur ('Warnings and insurance' page).

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09-Apr-2024 11:58
 

This travel advice has been rewritten to make it easier to read and understand.

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Update Date:
09-Apr-2024 10:37
 

Removal of information on solar eclipse ('Warnings and insurance' page).

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09-Apr-2024 09:52
 

Information about Poland’s borders ('Safety and security' page)

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Update Date:
09-Apr-2024 09:46
 

Removal of warning on partial solar eclipse ('Warnings and insurance' page).

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Update Date:
08-Apr-2024 14:44
 

This travel advice has been rewritten to make it easier to read and understand.

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Update Date:
08-Apr-2024 14:01
 

Information about Khmer New Year (‘Safety and security’ page).

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08-Apr-2024 12:56
 

This travel advice has been rewritten to make it easier to read and understand.

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Update Date:
08-Apr-2024 11:37
 

Information on Ramadan and access to Al-Aqsa Mosque ('Safety and security’ page).

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08-Apr-2024 11:37
 

Information on Ramadan and access to Al-Aqsa Mosque ('Safety and security’ page).

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08-Apr-2024 11:34
 

Information about recent flooding in Western and Northern Kazakhstan ('Safety and security' page).

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Update Date:
08-Apr-2024 11:26
 

Updated information on laws and cultural differences, and clarification of Umrah section (‘Safety and security’ and 'Pilgrimage' pages).

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08-Apr-2024 10:31
 

Information on solar eclipse ('Warnings and insurance' page).

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Update Date:
05-Apr-2024 19:01
 

Extension of state of emergency and curfew in Department de l'Ouest until 3 May ('Warnings and Insurance' page)

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Update Date:
05-Apr-2024 18:21
 

Information on Earthquakes (‘Safety and security’ page).

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05-Apr-2024 16:37
 

Information on the security situation in Goma and flooding in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (see ‘Safety and security’ page).

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05-Apr-2024 16:00
 

Information on travelling from Russia to Finland and that border crossing points for maritime traffic at Haapasaari, the port of Nuijamaa and Santio will be closed to leisure boating from 15 April (‘Warnings and insurance’ page).

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05-Apr-2024 15:57
 

This travel advice has been rewritten to make it easier to read and understand.

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05-Apr-2024 13:15
 

Information on North and north-east Kenya ('Regional risks' page).

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Update Date:
05-Apr-2024 12:11
 

Additional information on emergency medical numbers, road travel and safety and security ('Entry requirements', 'Safety and security', and 'Health' pages).

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Update Date:
05-Apr-2024 12:01
 

Information on travelling from Russia ('Entry Requirements' page).

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Update Date:
04-Apr-2024 11:59
 

Warning on partial solar eclipse ('Warnings and insurance' page).

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Update Date:
03-Apr-2024 16:38
 

Removal of information on Covid-19 rules and updated information on visa on arrival ('Entry requirements' page). Addition of information about anthrax ('Health' page).

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03-Apr-2024 16:23
 

Information on passport validity requirements (‘Entry requirements’ page).

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Update Date:
03-Apr-2024 14:27
 

This travel advice has been rewritten to make it easier to read and understand.

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Update Date:
03-Apr-2024 12:40
 

Updated information on COVID-19 measures, taking photographs in secure areas and road travel (‘Entry requirements’ and ‘Safety and security’ pages).

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Update Date:
03-Apr-2024 04:46
 

An earthquake of 7.2 magnitude has struck Eastern Taiwan; aftershocks continue to occur ('Warnings and insurance')

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02-Apr-2024 16:34
 

Clarification on travel advice for Federal Highway 199 in Chiapas ('Warnings and insurance' and 'Regional risks' pages).

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Update Date:
02-Apr-2024 16:02
 

This travel advice has been rewritten to make it easier to read and understand.

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Update Date:
02-Apr-2024 15:36
 

Updated assessment that terrorists are likely to try to carry out attacks in Canada. Change from previous assessment that terrorists are very likely to try to carry out attacks in Canada. ('Safety and security' page).

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31-Mar-2024 15:10
 

Extension of the curfew under the current state of emergency

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Update Date:
31-Mar-2024 00:21
 

Information on Romania’s accession to the Schengen area from 31 March

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31-Mar-2024 00:21
 

Information on Bulgaria’s accession to the Schengen area from 31 March

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Update Date:
28-Mar-2024 17:37
 

Additional information on "Violent Crime and Criminal Gangs (Safety and Security) and removal of update on "State of Emergency and Curfew" (Warning's and Insurance)

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Update Date:
28-Mar-2024 15:28
 

This travel advice has been rewritten to make it easier to read and understand.

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27-Mar-2024 16:56
 

Removal of US embassy alert about attacks in Tajikistan (‘Warnings and Insurance') page.

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Update Date:
27-Mar-2024 16:35
 

Update on the terrorism section and information on obtaining a Russian driving licence ('Safety and security' page).

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Update Date:
27-Mar-2024 15:54
 

Updated information following the announcement of a State of Public Emergency in several areas ('Warnings and insurance' page).

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Update Date:
27-Mar-2024 15:35
 

FCDO now advises against all but essential travel to parts of the Amazonas River region (‘Warnings and insurance’ and ‘Regional risks’ page).

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Update Date:
27-Mar-2024 14:43
 

This travel advice has been rewritten to make it easier to read and understand.

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Update Date:
27-Mar-2024 13:45
 

Information on outdoor activities (under 'Skiing and hiking' on the ‘Safety and security’ page).

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Update Date:
27-Mar-2024 13:24
 

This travel advice has been rewritten to make it easier to read and understand.

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Update Date:
27-Mar-2024 01:24
 

Updated information on curfew extension from 7pm to 6am every day until 29 March 2024.

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Update Date:
26-Mar-2024 14:55
 

Information on travelling to Germany for Euro 2024 (‘Euro 2024’ page).

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Update Date:
26-Mar-2024 11:10
 

This travel advice has been rewritten to make it easier to read and understand.

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Update Date:
26-Mar-2024 09:23
 

Updated assessment that terrorist attacks in Australia cannot be ruled out (‘Safety and security’ page).

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25-Mar-2024 17:09
 

Update to Safety and Security page to reflect changed threat level in UAE.

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25-Mar-2024 15:19
 

Updated assessment that terrorists attacks in Venezuela cannot be ruled out (‘Safety and security’ page).

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25-Mar-2024 12:15
 

This travel advice has been rewritten to make it easier to read and understand.

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Update Date:
24-Mar-2024 16:36
 

On 22 March 2024, a terrorist attack took place at the Crocus City Concert Hall in Krasnogorsk near Moscow. Additional counter-terrorism procedures and restrictions are in place across the country as a result ('Warnings and insurance')

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24-Mar-2024 01:23
 

Updated information on curfew extension from 7pm to 6am every day until 26 March 2024 (Warnings and Insurance page)

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Update Date:
22-Mar-2024 18:49
 

Update on ongoing incident around Crocus concert hall in Krasnogorsk near Moscow ('Warnings and insurance')

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Update Date:
22-Mar-2024 18:14
 

This travel advice has been updated to reflect new national security legislation coming into force in Hong Kong ('Safety and security' page)

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Update Date:
22-Mar-2024 14:59
 

Information on the upcoming general elections in India ('Safety and security page').

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Update Date:
22-Mar-2024 14:10
 

This travel advice has been rewritten to make it easier to read and understand.

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Update Date:
21-Mar-2024 11:02
 

CORRECTION: FCDO now advises against all but essential travel on Federal Highway 199 (Carretera Federal 199) between Rancho Nuevo (just outside San Cristobal de las Casas) and Palenque

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21-Mar-2024 02:45
 

Updated information on curfew extension from 7pm to 6am every day until 23 March 2024 (Warnings and Insurance page)

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Update Date:
20-Mar-2024 16:26
 

This travel advice has been rewritten to make it easier to read and understand.

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Update Date:
20-Mar-2024 15:38
 

Information on a US embassy alert and updated assessment that Terrorists are very likely to try and carry out attacks in Tajikistan (‘Warnings and insurance’ and ‘safety and security’ pages).

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Update Date:
20-Mar-2024 14:21
 

Information about an entry and exit exemption being in place until 30 May for British passport holders ('Entry requirements' page).

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Update Date:
20-Mar-2024 11:53
 

This travel advice has been rewritten to make it easier to read and understand.

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Update Date:
20-Mar-2024 11:04
 

The FCDO now advises against all but essential travel to parts of the State of Chiapas and the town of Taxco in Guerrero State. The FCDO no longer advises against all travel on the federal highways 80, 81 and 85 between Tampico, Ciudad de Victoria and Magueyes, and the entire area south of these highways, in the state of Tamaulipas ('Warnings and insurance' page).

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20-Mar-2024 11:01
 

FCDO now advises against all but essential travel to within 5km of the Mexican border from the Pacific Coast up to and including the Gracias a Dios crossing and to the towns of Santa Ana Huista, San Antonio Huista and La Democracia in the department of Huehuetenango ('Warnings and insurance' and 'Regional risks' pages).

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Update Date:
20-Mar-2024 10:55
 

This travel advice has been rewritten to make it easier to read and understand.

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Update Date:
20-Mar-2024 10:53
 

This travel advice has been rewritten to make it easier to read and understand.

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Update Date:
20-Mar-2024 10:19
 

Information about the impact of a nationwide census taking place in Bolivia on 23 March (‘Warnings and insurance’ page).

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Update Date:
20-Mar-2024 09:52
 

Information on COVID-19 rules for Myanmar ('Entry requirements' page).

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Update Date:
19-Mar-2024 14:41
 

This travel advice has been rewritten to make it easier to read and understand.

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Update Date:
19-Mar-2024 13:38
 

This travel advice has been rewritten to make it easier to read and understand.

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Update Date:
19-Mar-2024 09:21
 

Information on internet outages affecting Côte d’Ivoire ('Summary' page).

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Update Date:
18-Mar-2024 12:47
 

This travel advice has been rewritten to make it easier to read and understand.

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Update Date:
18-Mar-2024 11:33
 

Removal of the US security alert about the Sahara Marathon ('Summary' and 'Terrorism' pages).

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Update Date:
18-Mar-2024 00:31
 

Updated information on curfew extension from 7pm 11 March to 5am every day until 20 March 2024 (Warnings and Insurance page)

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Update Date:
16-Mar-2024 23:03
 

Update on latest volcanic eruption on the Reykjanes peninsula in Iceland.

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Update Date:
16-Mar-2024 12:55
 

Travel advice updated to reflect an increased threat from terrorism in Iran

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Update Date:
15-Mar-2024 16:59
 

Information on internet outages (‘Summary’ page).

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Update Date:
15-Mar-2024 13:48
 

This travel advice has been rewritten to make it easier to read and understand.

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Update Date:
15-Mar-2024 13:24
 

Addition of a new Emergency Services Number from 18 March (‘Getting help’ page).

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Update Date:
14-Mar-2024 23:41
 

Updated information on curfew extension from 7pm 11 March to 5am every day until 17 March 2024 (Warnings and Insurance page)

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Update Date:
14-Mar-2024 15:47
 

Information on Russian presidential elections ('Warnings and insurance' page).

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Update Date:
14-Mar-2024 14:09
 

Updated information on political situation ('Safety and security' page).

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Update Date:
13-Mar-2024 14:29
 

Removal of the cricket page

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Update Date:
12-Mar-2024 15:57
 

This travel advice has been rewritten to make it easier to read and understand.

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Update Date:
12-Mar-2024 15:16
 

Information on terrorism in Russia ('Warnings and insurance' and 'Safety and security' pages).

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Update Date:
12-Mar-2024 12:30
 

New information regarding the security situation in Rosario ('Safety and security' page).

Update Date:
12-Mar-2024 11:45
 

This travel advice has been rewritten to make it easier to read and understand.

Update Date:
12-Mar-2024 11:24
 

This travel advice has been rewritten to make it easier to read and understand.

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Update Date:
12-Mar-2024 02:46
 

Updated information on curfew extension from 7pm 11 March to 5am every day until 14 March 2024 (Warnings and Insurance page)

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Update Date:
11-Mar-2024 15:14
 

This travel advice has been rewritten to make it easier to read and understand.

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Update Date:
11-Mar-2024 14:51
 

This travel advice has been rewritten to make it easier to read and understand.

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Update Date:
11-Mar-2024 13:36
 

Inclusion of information and a link to find further information on states of emergency in Peru (‘Regional risks’ page).

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Update Date:
11-Mar-2024 13:17
 

State of Emergency has been extended a further 30 days in the country ('Warnings and insurance' and 'Safety and Security' pages).

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Update Date:
11-Mar-2024 12:16
 

This travel advice has been rewritten to make it easier to read and understand.

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Update Date:
11-Mar-2024 10:52
 

Information on health risks in Indonesia ('Health' page).

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Update Date:
08-Mar-2024 16:41
 

Information on Winter storms (‘Safety and security’ page).

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Update Date:
08-Mar-2024 15:09
 

Information on entry to Latvia for British-Russian dual nationals and driving in Latvia (‘Entry requirements’ and ‘Safety and security’ pages).

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Update Date:
08-Mar-2024 14:47
 

This travel advice has been rewritten to make it easier to read and understand.

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Update Date:
08-Mar-2024 14:16
 

This travel advice has been rewritten to make it easier to read and understand.

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Update Date:
08-Mar-2024 13:17
 

Information on taxis from Prague airport and notice that the Prague public transport information and journey planner is now also available in English ('Safety and security' page).

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Update Date:
08-Mar-2024 12:00
 

Information on questioning that British Nationals may receive on arrival in Russia and new information about the risks around arrest and detention under Russian law ('Entry requirements' and 'Safety and security' pages).

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Update Date:
08-Mar-2024 10:54
 

Updated assessment that terrorist attacks in Côte d’Ivoire can’t be ruled out ('Terrorism' page).

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Update Date:
08-Mar-2024 10:41
 

The FCDO now advises against all travel, or all but essential travel to a number of additional areas in Ethiopia, and have also lifted some advice against all but essential travel. Changes made affect the following regions: Afar, Oromia, Central, Southern, Sidama and South West regions (formerly SNNPR) and Tigray (‘Warnings and insurance’ and ‘Regional risks’ pages).

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Update Date:
07-Mar-2024 17:34
 

This travel advice has been rewritten to reflect the latest security situation in Haiti (Warnings and insurance)

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Update Date:
07-Mar-2024 11:46
 

This travel advice has been rewritten to make it easier to read and understand.

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Update Date:
07-Mar-2024 11:27
 

Information on the self-initiated epidemic prevention period ('Entry requirements' page).

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Update Date:
07-Mar-2024 10:58
 

This travel advice has been rewritten to make it easier to read and understand.

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Update Date:
06-Mar-2024 14:20
 

Information on the beginning of Ramadan in Jordan ('Local laws and customs').

Update Date:
06-Mar-2024 12:38
 

This travel advice has been rewritten to make it easier to read and understand.

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Update Date:
06-Mar-2024 11:23
 

This travel advice has been rewritten to make it easier to read and understand.

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Update Date:
06-Mar-2024 10:49
 

Removal of information on an incident in N’djamena ('Summary' page).

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Update Date:
04-Mar-2024 16:40
 

Information to reflect the latest security situation in Haiti ('Warnings and insurance' page).

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Update Date:
04-Mar-2024 14:46
 

Removal of information about carrying personal ID ('Safety and security' page).

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Update Date:
04-Mar-2024 14:31
 

This travel advice has been rewritten to make it easier to read and understand.

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Update Date:
04-Mar-2024 10:59
 

Removal of information about the Slovakia border ('Safety and security' page).

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Update Date:
04-Mar-2024 10:57
 

Information on COVID-19 rules for Myanmar (‘Entry requirements’ page).

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Update Date:
01-Mar-2024 23:09
 

Update to Warnings and insurance, Regional risks, Safety and Security pages

Update Date:
01-Mar-2024 20:16
 

Latest Update on travel to and from Goma airport and to the district of Kasa Vubu in Kinshasa City (‘Warnings and insurance’ and ‘Regional risks’ pages).

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Update Date:
01-Mar-2024 16:12
 

Information on the Human Sexual Rights and Family Values Bill ('local laws and customs' page).

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Update Date:
01-Mar-2024 14:41
 

Information on border crossings ('Safety and security' page).

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Update Date:
01-Mar-2024 14:29
 

Information about travel to Ukraine ('Warnings and insurance' and 'Safety and security' pages).

Location:
Update Date:
01-Mar-2024 11:37
 

(Correction) New information on conscription and dual nationals (See 'Detention and arrest' on the 'Safety and security' page).

Location:
Update Date:
01-Mar-2024 11:24
 

This travel advice has been rewritten to make it easier to read and understand.

Location:
Update Date:
01-Mar-2024 11:21
 

The information on terrorism risks has been refreshed, including places that may be targeted ('Safety and Security' page).

Location:
Update Date:
01-Mar-2024 10:34
 

Removal of information about the African Cup of Nations football tournament ('Summary' and 'Safety and security' pages).

Location:
Update Date:
29-Feb-2024 16:07
 

Further information on an unfolding incident in N’djamena (‘Summary’ page).

Location:
Update Date:
29-Feb-2024 15:36
 

Information on Cholera screenings at the airport (‘Entry requirements’ page).

Location:
Update Date:
28-Feb-2024 16:03
 

Information on an unfolding incident in N’djamena (‘Summary’ page).

Location:
Update Date:
28-Feb-2024 14:51
 

Information about theft and cattle raiding in North East Uganda ('Regional risks' page).

Location:
Update Date:
28-Feb-2024 14:47
 

This travel advice has been rewritten to make it easier to read and understand.

Location:
Update Date:
28-Feb-2024 13:59
 

Information about a restriction of movement for those aged 17 and under in some areas of Medellin (‘Safety and security’ page).

Location:
Update Date:
28-Feb-2024 09:52
 

New information on conscription and dual nations (See 'Detention and arrest' on the 'Safety and security' page).

Location:
Update Date:
28-Feb-2024 09:11
 

Removal of information about Pacific Games 2023 ('Summary' and 'Safety and security' pages).

Location:
Update Date:
28-Feb-2024 04:31
 

Flight disruption following ash fall at Popocatépetl Volcano ('Warnings and insurance' and 'Safety and security')

Location:
Update Date:
27-Feb-2024 11:07
 

New information on taxi scams and transportation options at Santiago Airport ('Safety and security' page).

Location:
Update Date:
26-Feb-2024 15:31
 

Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) advises against all but essential travel to the Bawku Municipality (‘Safety and security’ page).

Location:
Update Date:
26-Feb-2024 13:16
 

This travel advice has been rewritten to make it easier to read and understand.

Location:
Update Date:
26-Feb-2024 11:17
 

This travel advice has been rewritten to make it easier to read and understand.

Update Date:
23-Feb-2024 17:12
 

This travel advice has been rewritten to make it easier to read and understand.

Location:
Update Date:
23-Feb-2024 17:11
 

This travel advice has been rewritten to make it easier to read and understand.

Location:
Update Date:
23-Feb-2024 11:01
 

Removal of information on severe Tropical Storm Eleanor ('Safety and security' page).

Location:
Update Date:
22-Feb-2024 15:27
 

Information about severe Tropical Storm Eleanor ('Safety and security' page).

Location:
Update Date:
22-Feb-2024 14:03
 

This travel advice has been rewritten to make it easier to read and understand.

Location:
Update Date:
21-Feb-2024 15:48
 

Removal of outdated information about earthquakes and tsunami at Noto Peninsula ('Warnings and insurance' page) and addition of updated advice ('Regional risks' page).

Location:
Update Date:
21-Feb-2024 14:46
 

Information about Severe Tropical Storm Eleanor ('Safety and security' page).

Location:
Update Date:
21-Feb-2024 14:03
 

Information about flooding alerts due to torrential rain ('Safety and security' page).

Location:
Update Date:
21-Feb-2024 11:02
 

Updated assessment that terrorists are likely to try and carry out attacks in Kuwait ('Summary' and 'Terrorism' pages)

Update Date:
20-Feb-2024 17:15
 

Information on driving in North Kivu (‘Regional Risks’ page).

Location:
Update Date:
20-Feb-2024 15:57
 

Removal of information on SNCF train strikes ('Warnings and insurance' page).

Location:
Update Date:
20-Feb-2024 15:50
 

This travel advice has been rewritten to make it easier to read and understand.

Update Date:
20-Feb-2024 10:52
 

Information on protests outside western embassies ('Safety and security' page).

Location:
Update Date:
20-Feb-2024 10:38
 

Updated information about States of Emergency ('Regional risks' page).

Location:
Update Date:
19-Feb-2024 16:13
 

Information on taxi scams and forest fires ('Safety and security' page).

Update Date:
17-Feb-2024 10:43
 

Information that in the early hours of 17 February a drone reportedly targeted military aircraft at Goma airport. The airport continues to operate as normal. (see ‘Regional Risks’ page).

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Update Date:
16-Feb-2024 14:09
 

Removal of information on storms in Southern California ('Warnings and insurance' page).

Location:
Update Date:
16-Feb-2024 12:44
 

Information on a US security alert warning of increased risk of kidnapping of Western nationals near camps in Tindouf region ahead of the Sahara Marathon 2024 planned for 28 February ('Summary' and Terrorism' pages).

Location:
Update Date:
16-Feb-2024 11:22
 

Removal of information about road blocks ('Safety and security' page).

Location:
Update Date:
15-Feb-2024 18:31
 

Updated advice on industrial action affecting train services (Warnings and insurance page)

Location:
Update Date:
15-Feb-2024 14:57
 

Information on using taxis ('Safety and security' page).

Location:
Update Date:
15-Feb-2024 14:19
 

This travel advice has been rewritten to make it easier to read and understand.

Location:
Update Date:
15-Feb-2024 13:49
 

Information on legislative restrictions which target the LGBT+ community in Russia ('Safety and security' page).

Location:
Update Date:
14-Feb-2024 14:09
 

Information on organised crime ('Safety and security' page).

Location:
Update Date:
13-Feb-2024 13:23
 

Information on elections and that Mastercard is not always accepted ('Safety and security' page).

Location:
Update Date:
13-Feb-2024 13:12
 

Additional information about passport validity requirements ('Entry requirements' page) and information on President Geingob's funeral ('Safety and security' page).

Location:
Update Date:
13-Feb-2024 13:12
 

This travel advice has been rewritten to make it easier to read and understand.

Update Date:
12-Feb-2024 17:07
 

Further updated information that ongoing protests in Kinshasa, including outside the British Embassy, are likely to continue throughout the week starting 12 February ('Warnings and insurance' page).

Location:
Update Date:
12-Feb-2024 16:09
 

Information on no longer needing a visa if you are travelling to Malawi for a visit of 30 days or less on a British passport ('Entry requirements' page).

Location:
Update Date:
12-Feb-2024 15:31
 

Additional information on custom rules and that precious metals and gemstones, in quantities over 65 grams, must be declared ('Entry requirements' page).

Location:
Update Date:
12-Feb-2024 14:39
 

Information about a new tourist levy in Bali, overstaying your visa, and scams ('Entry requirements' and 'Safety and security' pages).

Location:
Update Date:
12-Feb-2024 13:30
 

This travel advice has been rewritten to make it easier to read and understand.

Location:
Update Date:
12-Feb-2024 11:27
 

Information on volcanic activity on the Reykjanes peninsula in south-west Iceland ('Warnings and insurance' page).

Update Date:
11-Feb-2024 15:05
 

Further updated information following protests outside the British Embassy in Kinshasa (Warnings and insurance and Safety and Security Pages) and likely protests on 12 February, with a risk that foreigners could be indiscriminately targeted.

Update Date:
09-Feb-2024 16:39
 

Information following protests outside the British Embassy in February 2024 ('Safety and security' page).

Location:
Update Date:
09-Feb-2024 16:33
 

Information on travelling from Russia ('Entry Requirements' page).

Update Date:
09-Feb-2024 15:43
 

Information on the risk of crime ('Safety and security' page).

Location:
Update Date:
09-Feb-2024 13:33
 

This travel advice has been rewritten to make it easier to read and understand.

Location:
Update Date:
09-Feb-2024 13:10
 

Update to Terrorism information ('Safety and security' page).

Location:
Update Date:
09-Feb-2024 13:02
 

Update on Finnish border closures ('Warnings and insurance' page).

Location:
Update Date:
09-Feb-2024 11:08
 

Updated information on muggings ('Safety and security' page).

Location:
Update Date:
08-Feb-2024 16:50
 

Updated information about States of Emergency ('Regional risks' page).

Update Date:
08-Feb-2024 16:41
 

New information on carnival and other large scale events ('Safety and security' page).

Update Date:
08-Feb-2024 16:25
 

Updated information on Goma - British nationals should be prepared to leave at short notice and to have adequate supplies of food, water, medicine etc in case of the need to lock down ('Regional risks' page).

Location:
Update Date:
08-Feb-2024 14:10
 

This travel advice has been rewritten to make it easier to read and understand.

Location:
Update Date:
08-Feb-2024 11:57
 

Information on the penalties for drink driving in Bulgaria ('Safety and security' page).

Location:
Update Date:
08-Feb-2024 11:09
 

Information on volcanic activity on the Reykjanes peninsula in south-west Iceland ('Warnings and insurance' page).

Location:
Update Date:
07-Feb-2024 14:55
 

This travel advice has been rewritten to make it easier to read and understand.

Location:
Update Date:
07-Feb-2024 12:09
 

Information on the increase of Dengue in Brazil ('Health' page).

Location:
Update Date:
06-Feb-2024 17:45
 

Updated information on elections (Safety and Security)

Location:
Update Date:
06-Feb-2024 17:12
 

Information on wildfires and travelling with children ('Warnings and insurance' and 'Entry requirements' pages).

Location:
Update Date:
06-Feb-2024 16:49
 

Information on reports of increased violence in Myanmar close to border areas of Bangladesh (See 'Myanmar border' on the 'Regional risk' page).

Location:
Update Date:
06-Feb-2024 13:42
 

Information on upcoming elections on 14 February and the risk of protests (‘Safety and security’ page).

Location:
Update Date:
06-Feb-2024 09:43
 

Closure of Narva vehicle border crossing between Russia and Estonia ('Warnings and insurance' page).

Location:
Update Date:
06-Feb-2024 09:20
 

Updated information to airport arrival guidance and political demonstration risks ('Entry requirements' and 'Safety and security' pages).

Location:
Update Date:
06-Feb-2024 00:17
 

Latest update: Information on storms in Southern California (see "Warnings and insurance").

Location:
Update Date:
05-Feb-2024 16:33
 

Updated information on 2023 crime statistics; and comments about the nation and flag ('Safety and Security' page).

Location:
Update Date:
05-Feb-2024 16:00
 

Information following the death of President Geingob on 4 February ('Safety and security' page).

Location:
Update Date:
03-Feb-2024 21:00
 

Forest Fires: Update of information on forest fires in multiple regions

Location:
Update Date:
02-Feb-2024 15:49
 

Information that Kabul International Airport does not meet international aviation safety standards (‘Safety and security’ page).

Location:
Update Date:
02-Feb-2024 15:38
 

Romania will partially join the Schengen zone on 31 March 2024. This includes arrivals by air and sea but not land where border checks will remain in place ('Entry requirements' page).

Location:
Update Date:
02-Feb-2024 15:28
 

Bulgaria will partially join the Schengen zone on 31 March 2024. This includes arrivals by air and sea but not land where border checks will remain in place ('Entry Requirements' page).

Location:
Update Date:
02-Feb-2024 14:02
 

Information on water sports and swimming safety ('Safety and security' page).

Location:
Update Date:
02-Feb-2024 13:09
 

This travel advice has been rewritten to make it easier to read and understand.

Location:
Update Date:
02-Feb-2024 11:10
 

Information that British passport holders do not need a visa to enter Zambia ('Entry requirements' page).

Location:
Update Date:
01-Feb-2024 17:44
 

FCDO now advises against all travel to within 3km of Jordan's border with Syria ('Summary' and 'Safety and security' page).

Location:
Update Date:
01-Feb-2024 14:56
 

This travel advice has been rewritten to make it easier to read and understand.

Location:
Update Date:
31-Jan-2024 16:00
 

Additional information on industrial action and demonstrations (‘Safety and security’ page).

Location:
Update Date:
31-Jan-2024 14:17
 

Routine assessment that although there’s no recent history of terrorism in Nepal attacks can’t be ruled out (‘Safety and security’ page).

Location:
Update Date:
31-Jan-2024 10:51
 

New information about States of Emergency (See 'Regional risks' page).

Location:
Update Date:
30-Jan-2024 16:18
 

Routine update on the risks of terrorism ('Safety and security' page).

Location:
Update Date:
30-Jan-2024 13:54
 

This travel advice has been rewritten to make it easier to read and understand.

Location:
Update Date:
29-Jan-2024 15:14
 

Information on delays to replacement travel documents in Nicaragua (‘Warnings and insurance’ page).

Location:
Update Date:
29-Jan-2024 14:55
 

This travel advice has been rewritten to make it easier to read and understand.

Location:
Update Date:
29-Jan-2024 14:01
 

FCDO now advises to see our travel advice before travelling.

Location:
Update Date:
29-Jan-2024 13:39
 

Information on Bishwa Ijtema (‘Safety and Security’ page).

Location:
Update Date:
29-Jan-2024 11:38
 

Removal of information regarding Presidential elections ('Safety and security' page).

Location:
Update Date:
28-Jan-2024 11:47
 

Information on an incident at the Santa Maria Church in Istanbul on the morning of 28 January (‘Warnings and Insurance’ and ‘safety and Security’ Pages)

Location:
Update Date:
26-Jan-2024 20:21
 

Update on wildfires in Colombia (Summary Page)

Location:
Update Date:
26-Jan-2024 17:29
 

This travel advice has been updated with regards to information on kidnappings. See "Kidnapping for Ransom" and "Taxis and buses".

Location:
Update Date:
26-Jan-2024 16:55
 

Clarifications on registering your mobile phone (‘Entry requirements’ page).

Location:
Update Date:
26-Jan-2024 16:40
 

Information about potential travel disruption and disrupted markets in Oromia (‘Regional risks’ page).

Location:
Update Date:
26-Jan-2024 14:32
 

This travel advice has been rewritten to make it easier to read and understand.

Location:
Update Date:
26-Jan-2024 14:24
 

This travel advice has been rewritten to make it easier to read and understand.

Location:
Update Date:
26-Jan-2024 12:26
 

This travel advice has been rewritten to make it easier to read and understand.

Location:
Update Date:
26-Jan-2024 11:31
 

Updated assessment that terrorists are very likely to try and carry out attacks in Ethiopia. (see 'Safety and security' page).

Location:
Update Date:
26-Jan-2024 09:25
 

Update on swimming safely (‘Safety and Security’ page).

Location:
Update Date:
25-Jan-2024 17:01
 

Information on the farmers’ protests across France ('Safety and security' page).

Location:
Update Date:
25-Jan-2024 13:27
 

Information that if you are visiting Venice, you may need to pay an access fee (Under ‘Tourist tax’ on the ‘Safety and security’ page).

Location:
Update Date:
25-Jan-2024 11:40
 

Information about revised curfew hours (‘Warnings and insurance’ page).

Location:
Update Date:
25-Jan-2024 11:35
 

Information to reflect the removal of cyclone warnings in Mauritius ('Safety and security' page).

Location:
Update Date:
24-Jan-2024 16:35
 

This travel advice has been rewritten to make it easier to read and understand.

Location:
Update Date:
24-Jan-2024 15:17
 

Removal of information about a reported security threat in sector E8 in Islamabad.

Location:
Update Date:
24-Jan-2024 12:55
 

Information about road blocks on many main roads in Bolivia (see 'Road blocks' on the 'Safety and security' page).

Location:
Update Date:
23-Jan-2024 14:14
 

Removal of information that certain meeting venues and national parks still require COVID-19 tests ('Entry requirements' page).

Location:
Update Date:
23-Jan-2024 13:19
 

Information about registering your mobile phone at a local Post office using the device’s IMEI number ('Entry requirements' page).

Location:
Update Date:
22-Jan-2024 16:19
 

Information on entry to Latvia for British-Russian dual nationals (‘Entry requirements’ page).

Location:
Update Date:
22-Jan-2024 16:19
 

Updated assessment that terrorist attacks in Denmark cannot be ruled out ('Safety and security' page).

Location:
Update Date:
22-Jan-2024 16:15
 

This travel advice has been rewritten to make it easier to read and understand.

Location:
Update Date:
22-Jan-2024 12:54
 

Information to reflect the latest updates on cyclone warnings in Mauritius ('Safety and security' page).

Location:
Update Date:
22-Jan-2024 12:30
 

The FCDO now advises against all but essential travel to the western regions (oblasts) of Zakarpattia, Ivano-Frankivsk, Ternopil, and Chernivtsi, and continues to advise against all travel to the rest of Ukraine ('Warnings and insurance' and 'Regional risks' page).

A

Afghanistan
Algeria
Anguilla
Antarctica/British Antarctic Territory
Argentina
Armenia
Australia
Azerbaijan

B

Bahrain
Bangladesh
Belarus
Belgium
Belize
Benin
Bermuda
Bhutan
Bolivia
Botswana
Brazil
British Indian Ocean Territory
Bulgaria
Burundi

C

Cambodia
Cameroon
Canada
Cayman Islands
Chad
Chile
Colombia
Comoros
Cook Islands, Tokelau and Niue
Côte d'Ivoire
Cyprus
Czech Republic

D

Democratic Republic of the Congo
Denmark
Djibouti
Dominican Republic

E

Ecuador
Egypt
El Salvador
Eswatini
Ethiopia

F

Falkland Islands
Finland
France

G

Germany
Ghana
Gibraltar
Greece
Guatemala
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau

H

Haiti
Honduras
Hong Kong

I

Iceland
India
Indonesia
Iran
Iraq
Israel
Italy

J

Japan
Jordan

K

Kazakhstan
Kenya
Kiribati
Kuwait

L

Laos
Latvia
Lebanon
Liberia
Libya

M

Macao
Madagascar
Malawi
Mali
Marshall Islands
Mauritania
Mauritius
Mexico
Micronesia
Montenegro
Montserrat
Morocco
Mozambique
Myanmar (Burma)

N

Namibia
Nepal
Nicaragua
Nigeria

O

Oman

P

Pakistan
Palau
Panama
Papua New Guinea
Peru
Pitcairn Island
Poland

Q

Qatar

R

Romania
Russia
Rwanda

S

Samoa
Saudi Arabia
Senegal
Sierra Leone
Slovakia
Solomon Islands
Somalia
South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
Sri Lanka
St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
St Lucia
St Maarten
Sudan
Syria

T

Taiwan
Tajikistan
The Gambia
The Occupied Palestinian Territories
Timor-Leste
Togo
Tonga
Trinidad and Tobago
Tunisia
Turkey
Turks and Caicos Islands
Tuvalu

U

Uganda
Ukraine
United Arab Emirates
Uruguay
USA
Uzbekistan

V

Vanuatu
Venezuela

W

X

Y

Yemen

Z

Zambia
Zimbabwe