Last Update: Reissued with updates to health information.
Exercise increased caution in the Republic of the Congo due to crime.
Country Summary: While not common, violent crime, such as armed robbery and assault, remains a concern throughout the Republic of the Congo.
The U.S. government has limited ability to provide emergency services to U.S. citizens outside Brazzaville. U.S. government employees must use two vehicles to travel to the Pool region. They are also restricted to beaches adjacent to their hotels in Pointe Noire due to crime.
Read the country information page for additional information on travel to the Republic of Congo.
If you decide to travel to the Republic of the Congo: