On 14 February 2019, the UK government was informed that the Republic of Macedonia was henceforth known as the Republic of North Macedonia.
Most visits to North Macedonia are trouble-free. Occasional acts of criminal violence occur, although foreigners are not generally targeted.
Political rallies and demonstrations could occur. See Political situation
Terrorists are likely to try to carry out attacks in North Macedonia. See Terrorism
Mosquito-borne diseases, including West Nile virus are present. See Health
Earthquakes occasionally occur. See Natural disasters
If you’re abroad and you need emergency help from the UK government, contact the nearest British embassy, consulate or high commission.
Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.
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.