Foreign travel advice



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The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advise against all travel to the Likouala province due to a large influx of displaced people from neighbouring countries. UNHCR estimates that several thousand refugees remain in Likouala province.

The FCO advise against all but essential travel to the Pool region. See Local travel

There were armed clashes in Brazzaville on 4 April 2016. You should maintain a high level of security awareness, avoid political protests and avoid travel after dark.

There is no British Embassy in the Republic of Congo and the level of consular assistance the FCO can offer to British nationals is limited. If you need consular assistance you should contact the British Honorary Consul in Brazzaville, Mr Dominique Picard (telephone: +242 055513251) or the British Embassy in Kinshasa, DRC.

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

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.