Elections are scheduled to take place on 13 April. In this pre-election period, protests are likely to take place; one is scheduled for 1 March in central Skopje. You should check for information on the local media and avoid demonstrations and large gatherings.

Mosquito-borne diseases, including West Nile virus are present. See Health

Occasional acts of violence occur, particularly in the north, but also in Skopje.

Most visits to Macedonia are trouble-free.

Take particular care if you travel to the northern and western border regions of Macedonia. See Crime and Local travel.

There is an underlying threat from terrorism. See Terrorism

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.

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