Congo-Brazzaville travel advice

Explore our complete guide to Congo-Brazzaville with the latest travel advice for travellers and holidaymakers including official updates and local travel tips for Congo-Brazzaville.

Congo-Brazzaville travel guide - essential info

Below is a beginner's guide to Congo-Brazzaville with essential travel facts such as dominant language spoken, typical flight time from the UK and the local currency. You can also check whether visas are required and what plug adapter you need to pack.

Congo-Brazzaville - quick facts
Time difference UK +1 hour
Language(s) French
Currency Central African CFA Franc
Electricity C + E plug (230V)
Driving side Right
Visa Yes

Why visit Congo-Brazzaville?

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Congo-Brazzaville weather

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Congo-Brazzaville travel advice

Check the latest travel advice on visiting Congo-Brazzaville from official government sources (in english) from around the world including entry requirements and travel restrictions.

Learn more about the current safety and security risks from terrorism, natural disasters and more. Read about the local laws and customs to consider when travelling around Congo-Brazzaville.

Note: UK FCDO - UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

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Congo-Brazzaville travel health

Find out more about staying safe when travelling to Congo-Brazzaville with the latest guidance on required vaccinations and recommended medication to take with you.

Check out the general travel tips for staying safe and healthy in Congo-Brazzaville, risks of preventable diseases and what to pack.

Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Congo-Brazzaville covid live updates

Check the latest live updates on Covid-19 in Congo-Brazzaville with the vaccination requirements, current available statistics and up-to-date travel advice from government agencies.

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Congo-Brazzaville travel features

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Congo-Brazzaville FAQs

Read our frequently asked questions about travelling to Congo-Brazzaville including the current entry restrictions, covid rules, driving side, electrical plugs used and much more.

Are there entry restrictions to Congo-Brazzaville due to Covid-19?

Congo-Brazzaville is open for tourism from the UK.

Negative PCR or NAAT test results required for arrivals from the UK.

Check out Ministry of Health, Congo-Brazzaville for more information.

Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from Congo-Brazzaville?

You do not need to quarantine on arrival in the UK from Congo-Brazzaville. The UK no longer requires a passenger locator form, Covid-19 test or proof of vaccination.

What is the time difference between Congo-Brazzaville and the UK?

The time difference between Congo-Brazzaville and the UK is UK time+1 hour.

What is the main language spoken in Congo-Brazzaville?

The main language spoken in Congo-Brazzaville is French.

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What is the currency in Congo-Brazzaville?

The currency in Congo-Brazzaville is the Central African CFA Franc (XAF).

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Which plugs are used in Congo-Brazzaville?

Congo-Brazzaville uses electrical plug type C + E (230 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Congo-Brazzaville?

They drive on the right side of the road in Congo-Brazzaville.

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Do you need a visa for Congo-Brazzaville?

Yes, UK passport holders do need a visa to enter Congo-Brazzaville.

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