Foreign travel advice
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advise against all but essential travel to the western regions of Dix-Huit Montagnes, Haut-Sassandra, Moyen-Cavally and Bas-Sassandra. See Local travel
There is a high threat from terrorism in Côte d’Ivoire. A terrorist attack took place at Grand Bassam, near Abidjan on 13 March 2016 in which 18 people were killed including a number of foreigners. Further attacks on beach resorts, hotels, cafés and restaurants visited by foreigners are possible and could occur without warning. Be especially vigilant in these places. See Terrorism
Violent crime can occur at any time. Be particularly vigilant and take care when travelling by road, especially at night. See Crime
You should avoid large public gatherings and political rallies. See Security
The Overseas Business Risk service offers information and advice for British companies operating overseas on how to manage political, economic, and business security-related risks.
Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.