Summary

On 19 April 2018, King Mswati III announced that Swaziland had officially changed its name to Eswatini.

There’s no British diplomatic representation in Eswatini. Consular support is not available from the British government in Eswatini. However, the British High Commission in Pretoria (or alternatively Consulate-General in Cape Town, South Africa can provide consular support to British nationals.

Most visits are trouble-free. Crime levels are relatively low for the southern Africa region, but you should take sensible precautions as there is often an increase in criminal activity during the festive season. See Crime

You should avoid rallies, demonstrations and gatherings as these can be dispersed forcefully by the police.

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

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.