Foreign travel advice

Micronesia

Summary

A state of emergency has been declared due to severe drought conditions in the Federated States of Micronesia. You should follow the advice of the local authorities.

Cyclone season is normally between November and April but cyclones can occur throughout the year. Severe weather may result in flooding, landslides, and disruption to essential services and infrastructure. See Natural disasters

Cases of locally transmitted Zika virus have been confirmed in the last 3 months. You should follow the advice of the National Travel Health Network and Centre and discuss your travel plans with your healthcare provider, particularly if you’re pregnant or planning to become pregnant.

There is no British diplomatic representation in the Federated States of Micronesia. If you need consular assistance, you should contact the British High Commission in Suva.

Only a few British tourists visit the Federated States of Micronesia every year. Most visits are trouble-free. See Crime

There is a low threat from terrorism. See Terrorism

The Islands of Micronesia are vulnerable to natural disasters including tropical cyclones, floods and severe droughts. See Natural Disasters

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.