FCO Updates - 20 March 2020

In the last 24 hours the FCO has updated advice for the following countries

Madagascar travel advice

Change made
Given the rapidly changing situation in Madagascar we are temporarily withdrawing a limited number of UK staff and their dependents from our Embassy. The Embassy will continue to carry out essential work including providing 24/7 consular assistance and support to British people in Madagascar (Summary).

Time updated
12:24am, 20 March 2020

Malawi travel advice

Change made
Given the rapidly changing situation in Malawi we are temporarily withdrawing a limited number of UK staff and their dependents from our High Commission. The High Commission will continue to carry out essential work including providing 24/7 consular assistance and support to British people in Malawi (Summary).

Time updated
12:25am, 20 March 2020

Mozambique travel advice

Change made
Given the rapidly changing situation in Mozambique we are temporarily withdrawing a limited number of UK staff and their dependents from our High Commission. The High Commission will continue to carry out essential work including providing 24/7 consular assistance and support to British people in Mozambique (Summary).

Time updated
12:26am, 20 March 2020

Sudan travel advice

Change made
Given the rapidly changing situation in Sudan we are temporarily withdrawing a limited number of UK staff and their dependents from our Embassy. The Embassy will continue to carry out essential work including providing 24/7 consular assistance and support to British people in Sudan (Summary).

Time updated
12:36am, 20 March 2020

Tanzania travel advice

Change made
Given the rapidly changing situation in Tanzania we are temporarily withdrawing a limited number of UK staff and their dependents from our High Commission. The High Commission will continue to carry out essential work including providing 24/7 consular assistance and support to British people in Tanzania (Summary).

Time updated
12:36am, 20 March 2020

Uganda travel advice

Change made
Given the rapidly changing situation in Uganda we are temporarily withdrawing a limited number of UK staff and their dependents from our High Commission. The High Commission will continue to carry out essential work including providing 24/7 consular assistance and support to British people in Uganda (Summary).

Time updated
12:37am, 20 March 2020

Seychelles travel advice

Change made
The FCO advise against all but essential travel to Seychelles, due to restrictions put in place by the Seychelles government, in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic (‘Summary’, ‘Entry requirements’ and ‘Health’ pages)

Time updated
5:59am, 20 March 2020

Botswana travel advice

Change made
Given the rapidly changing situation in the region we are temporarily withdrawing a limited number of UK staff and their dependents from our High Commission in Botswana. The High Commission will continue to carry out essential work including providing 24/7 consular assistance and support to British people in Botswana. (Summary)

Time updated
6:31am, 20 March 2020

Zambia travel advice

Change made
Given the rapidly changing situation in the region we are temporarily withdrawing a limited number of UK staff and their dependents from our High Commission in Lusaka. The High Commission will continue to carry out essential work including providing 24/7 consular assistance and support to British people in Zambia.

Time updated
6:49am, 20 March 2020

Rwanda travel advice

Change made
Update to information aboout the suspension of flights to and from Kigali International Airport from 2359 on 20 March (‘Health’ and ‘Summary’ pages)

Time updated
11:23am, 20 March 2020

Zimbabwe travel advice

Change made
The Government of Zimbabwe has declared a national disaster in response to coronavirus (COVID-19) (‘Summary’ and ‘Health’ pages)

Time updated
2:27pm, 20 March 2020