Foreign travel advice



The Dominican government has urged visitors to avoid the Boiling Lake, a volcano-hydrothermal feature in the Morne Trois Pitons National Park, due to a change in water level.

There’s no British High Commission in Dominica. If you need consular assistance, contact the British High Commission in Barbados.

UK health authorities have classified Dominica as having a risk of Zika virus transmission. For more information and advice, visit the website of the National Travel Health Network and Centre website.

The hurricane season in Dominica normally runs from June to November. See Natural disasters.

Most visits to Dominica are trouble-free but incidents of crime do occur. See Crime

There is a low threat from terrorism. See Terrorism

If you’re abroad and you need emergency help from the UK government, contact the nearest British embassy, consulate or high commission.

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.