Foreign travel advice


Warning FCDO advises against all travel to parts of Chad.

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Your travel insurance could be invalidated if you travel against advice from the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO).

Areas where FCDO advises against travel

Borkou, Ennedi Ouest, Ennedi Est and Tibesti provinces

FCDO advises against all travel to the northern provinces of Chad:

  • Borkou Province
  • Ennedi Ouest Province
  • Ennedi Est Province
  • Tibesti Province

Kanem Province, including Nokou

FCDO advises against all travel to the western part of Kanem Province, including the town of Nokou.

Lake Chad region

FCDO advises against all travel to the Lake Chad region.

Within 30km of all Chad’s other borders  

FCDO advises against all travel to within 30km of all of Chad’s other borders.   

The rest of Chad

FCDO advises against all but essential travel to the rest of Chad, including the capital, N’Djamena.

Find out more about why FCDO advises against travel.

Before you travel

No travel can be guaranteed safe. Read all the advice in this guide and any specific travel advice that applies to you:

Travel insurance

If you choose to travel, research your destinations and get appropriate travel insurance. Insurance should cover your itinerary, planned activities and expenses in an emergency.

About FCDO travel advice

FCDO provides advice about risks of travel to help British nationals make informed decisions. Find out more about FCDO travel advice.

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