Official Travel Advice for Equatorial Guinea
This advice has been reviewed in full; Safety and security section (Road travel) - visitors should expect increased disruption to travel and extra police checks focused on the main highway between Malabo airport and the conference centre area in Sipopo, due to events centred on the ‘Year of Energy’; Local laws and customs section - the police have introduced random breathalyser testing for drivers
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Advice current as at 4:00 am 15 Oct 2019.
Consular support is not available from the British government in Equatorial Guinea. However, the British High Commission in Yaoundé, Cameroon or the Honorary Consul can provide consular support to British nationals.
Be alert and take sensible personal security precautions. Roadblocks and unannounced identification checks are likely. Carry an appropriate form of identification (passport or residence permit) with you at all times. See Crime and Road travel
If you wish to travel outside Malabo on the island of Bioko, or outside Bata on the mainland, you will need to inform the local authorities in advance. See Local travel
There have been no cases of Ebola in Equatorial Guinea.
Although there’s no recent history of terrorism in Equatorial Guinea, attacks can’t be ruled out. See Terrorism
Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.
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