Official Travel Advice for French Guiana
Entry requirements section (Visas) - addition of information about the current visa policy for British Citizens visiting French Guiana, which may change if the UK leaves the EU without a deal
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Advice current as at 4:00 am 22 May 2019.
UK health authorities have classified French Guiana as having a risk of Zika virus transmission. For more information and advice, visit the National Travel Health Network and Centre website.
Although there’s no recent history of terrorism in French Guiana, attacks can’t be ruled out. See Terrorism.
Crime levels are low, but serious crime does occur. See Crime.
The rainy season in French Guiana, during which tropical storms may occur, takes place between December and July. See Natural disasters.
Consular support may be limited in French Guiana. However, the British Embassy in Paris, France can provide consular support to British nationals.
Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.