Republic of the Congo Travel Advisory

Travel Advisory
September 28, 2020

Republic of the Congo - Level 3: Reconsider Travel

O K E N H U T C

Reconsider travel to the Republic of the Congo due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution due to crime, and civil unrest.

Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for Republic of the Congo due to COVID-19.

The Republic of the Congo has lifted stay at home orders, and resumed some transportation options and business operations. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Republic of the Congo.

Country Summary: While not common, violent crime, such as armed robbery and assault, remains a concern throughout the Republic of the Congo.

Political demonstrations can be unpredictable and violent.

The U.S. government has limited ability to provide emergency services to U.S. citizens outside Brazzaville. U.S. government employees must obtain special authorization to travel to the Pool Region because of past violence. They must also obtain special permission to travel to Pointe Noire’s beaches due to crime.

Read the country information page.

If you decide to travel to the Republic of the Congo:

Last Update: Reissued with changes to region-specific information.

Travel Advisory Levels

Assistance for U.S. Citizens

U.S. Embassy Brazzaville
70-83 Section D
Maya Maya Boulevard
Brazzaville
Republic of the Congo
Telephone
+242 06 612 2000
Emergency
+242 06 612 2010
Fax
No Fax

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