Summary

Around 500,000 British nationals visit Morocco every year. Most visits are trouble-free.

Morocco is a Muslim country which follows Islamic laws and customs. You should respect these at all times. See Local Laws and Customs

There is a general threat from terrorism. The Moroccan authorities have warned of an increased threat linked to the growing number of Moroccans belonging to international terrorist organisations operating in Syria and Iraq. As a result, increased security measures, including additional security personel may be visible in certain areas. See Terrorism

There have been some demonstrations in various locations across the country. Most of these have been peaceful. See Political situation

Morocco has a poor road safety record. See Road travel

If you’re travelling to Western Sahara, you should read our travel advice for this disputed territory.

The Overseas Business Risk service offers information and advice for British companies operating overseas on how to manage political, economic, and business security-related risks.

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.