Summary

There is no British Embassy in Equatorial Guinea. In an emergency, you can get consular assistance from the British Honorary Consul in Malabo. See Consular assistance.

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.

There have been attacks of armed robbery on commercial shipping vessels in the Gulf of Guinea. See Sea travel.

There is a low threat from terrorism. See Terrorism.

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.

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