Summary

There has been civil unrest, including gunfire and reports of explosions, on the island of Anjouan, Comoros. A curfew is in place on the island of Anjouan from 8pm to 6am. It’s unclear whether Anjouan Airport is operating. You should check with your airline before travelling to the airport. You should limit your movements around Anjouan, avoid crowds and demonstrations, and review your own security arrangements.

There is no UK mission in Comoros and our ability to provide consular assistance is severely limited. Should you require assistance whilst in Comoros please contact the British Embassy in Madagascar who can provide remote support.

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

Although there’s no recent history of terrorism in the Comoros, attacks can’t be ruled out. See terrorism

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.