Exercise increased caution in Guinea due to civil unrest.
Frequent, unpredictable demonstrations occur across the country. Some have turned violent, resulting in injuries and several fatalities. Demonstrators have also attacked vehicles when drivers attempted to pass through or around the protests. Criminals take advantage of the resulting traffic congestion to rob/extort money from drivers and pedestrians.
Read the Safety and Security section on the Country Information page.
If you decide to travel to Guinea:
U.S. citizens who travel abroad should always have a contingency plan for emergency situations. Review the Traveler’s Checklist.
Last Update: Reissued after periodic review with minor edits.