Foreign travel advice

Côte d'Ivoire

Warning FCDO advises against all travel to parts of Côte d'Ivoire.

Warnings and insurance

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Areas where FCDO advises against travel

Borders with Burkina Faso and Mali

FCDO advises against all travel to:

  • within 40km of the borders with Burkina Faso and Mali
  • Northern Zanzan and Savanes provinces
  • Comoé National Park

This is due to an increased risk of terrorist attacks and kidnaps by terrorists based in the Sahel region, which includes Burkina Faso and Mali. 

Côte d’Ivoire-Liberia border 

FCDO advises against all but essential travel to within 20km of the border with Liberia owing to the risk of serious violence by local militias.

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

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