Before you travel, check the ‘Entry requirements’ section for Equatorial Guinea’s current entry restrictions and requirements. These may change with little warning. Monitor this advice for the latest updates and stay in contact with your travel provider.

If you plan to pass through another country to return to the UK, check the travel advice for the country you’re transiting.

It is more important than ever to get travel insurance and check it provides sufficient cover. See the FCDO guidance on foreign travel insurance.

The British High Commission in Yaoundé, Cameroon can only provide limited consular support in Equatorial Guinea. See Entry requirements

Be alert and take sensible personal security precautions. Roadblocks and unannounced identification checks are likely. Carry an appropriate form of identification (passport or residence permit) with you at all times. See Crime and Road travel

If you wish to travel outside Malabo on the island of Bioko, or outside Bata on the mainland, you will need to inform the local authorities in advance. See Local travel

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

The government of Equatorial Guinea has put certain travel restrictions in place ahead of elections on 20 November. Air space is closing from midnight on 18/19 November until 6am on 21 November. No commercial flights will be in operation during this time. Please check with local authorities before travel in case there are other restrictions in place.