Foreign travel advice

Comoros

Important COVID-19 Exceptional Travel Advisory Notice

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office currently advises British nationals against all but essential international travel. This advice is being kept under constant review.

Summary

Coronavirus (COVID-19): stay up to date

On 23 March, all international flights were suspended until further notice. See Return to the UK.

The authorities in Comoros have introduced measures, including immigration restrictions and enhanced screening procedures, to prevent the spread of coronavirus to Comoros. See staying during coronavirus.

Comoros has introduced entry restrictions in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. See Entry requirements.

You will need a visa to enter Comoros. Visas are available on arrival at the airport or other points of entry. See Visas.

Comoros can be affected by tropical cyclones between January and May. You should monitor regional and international weather updates from the World Meteorological Organisation. See Natural disasters

Some violent incidents occurred during the election period in March 2019. Political demonstrations and other protests may still occur. You’re advised to avoid crowds and demonstrations throughout Comoros and to follow the advice and instructions of local authorities. See Political situation

Consular support is not available from the British government in Comoros. However, the British Embassy Antananarivo in Madagascar can provide consular support to British nationals.

Crime levels are low, but you should take sensible precautions. See Crime

Piracy remains a significant threat in the Gulf of Aden and Indian Ocean. See Sea travel

Terrorist attacks in the Comoros can’t be ruled out. See Terrorism

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.