Before you travel, check the ‘Entry requirements’ section for 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’s guidance on foreign travel insurance.

Further information and updates on Ebola can be found on the WHO website and the Public Health England (PHE) website. Public Health England has guidance for humanitarian or healthcare workers travelling to countries at risk of Ebola. See Ebola

Following a coup in Guinea on 5 September 2021, a transitional government is in place. The situation is evolving and you should remain vigilant, avoid demonstrations, and monitor local media. See Political situation

The Ministry of Health announced on 28 July 2021 that applications for visas must include proof of two COVID-19 vaccination doses completed at least 15 days before you plan to travel. See Visas

Terrorist attacks cannot be ruled out. Attacks could be indiscriminate. You should be vigilant, especially in places visited by foreigners. See Terrorism

Exchanging foreign currency on the street or using unofficial money changers is illegal and can result in military detention. See Money

If you need urgent consular assistance, call the British Embassy Conakry. See Consular assistance