Foreign travel advice



The second round of presidential elections took place on 10 April and the new President was inaugurated on 26 May 2016. You should avoid political gatherings and demonstrations and remain vigilant.

Although Comoros is largely peaceful, there has been a recently reported incident of lynching on the island of Anjouan, by crowds angered by a culture of impunity and lack of access to justice. You should exercise caution, particularly in urban areas.

There is no British diplomatic representation in Comoros. Consular assistance is provided by the British High Commission in Port Louis, Mauritius.

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

There is a low threat from terrorism. See terrorism

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.