Foreign travel advice

Togo

Important COVID-19 travel guidance

The Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office currently advises British nationals against all but essential international travel. Travel to some countries and territories is currently exempted.

This advice is being kept under constant review. Travel disruption is still possible and national control measures may be brought in with little notice, so check our travel guidance.

Summary

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The following advice within Togo remains in place:

The Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) advise against all travel to within 5km of the border with Burkina Faso.

Travel to Togo is subject to entry restrictions

  • Air borders reopened on 1 August but land borders remain closed.

See Entry requirements for more information before you plan to travel.

Preparing for your return journey to the UK

If you’re returning to the UK from overseas, you will need to:

Check our advice on foreign travel during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and sign up for email alerts for this travel advice.

If you’re planning travel to Togo, find out what you need to know about coronavirus there in the Coronavirus section.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, 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.

There have been sporadic marches and protests in Lomé and around the country since August 2017, over demands to restore the 1992 constitution. You should remain vigilant, avoid crowds and demonstrations, monitor local media and follow advice of local authorities. See Political situation

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

Consular support is limited in Togo. The Honorary Consul in Togo can offer limited consular assistance. British nationals should contact the British High Commission in Accra, Ghana who can provide consular support. See Consular Assistance.