Official Travel Advice for Morocco
This advice has been reviewed in full and re-issued with amendments throughout
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Advice current as at 4:00 am 19 Aug 2019.
Almost 700,000 visitors from the UK come to 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
Terrorists are very likely to try to carry out attacks in Morocco. You should be vigilant at all times. See Terrorism
Protests take place occasionally across the country. Most of these are peaceful, but you should take sensible security precautions and avoid all demonstrations. 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.
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.
Quick Facts Tourist Information for:Morocco
Drive on the: right
Visitors/Tourists: 9,342,000 in 2011
French (de facto official language) 20%
Central Atlas Tamazight (official language) 9.8%
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Largest City: Casablanca