Foreign travel advice

French Guiana


French Guiana is a French Overseas Territory. There is no formal British diplomatic or representation. For urgent consular assistance, you should contact the Honorary British Consul. See Consular assistance.

For information and advice about the risks associated with Zika virus, visit the National Travel Health Network and Centre website.

There is a low threat from terrorism. See Terrorism.

Crime levels are low, but serious crime does occur. See Crime.

The rainy season in French Guiana, during which tropical storms may occur, takes place between December and July. See Natural disasters.

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.