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Madagascar Travel Advisory

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Reconsider travel to Madagascar due to COVID-19.  Exercise increased caution in Madagascar due to crime

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 Madagascar due to COVID-19.   

Travelers to Madagascar may experience border closures, airport closures, travel prohibitions, stay at home orders, business closures, and other emergency conditions within Madagascar due to COVID-19. Visit the Embassy’s COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Madagascar.

Violent crime, such as armed robbery and assault, may occur throughout Madagascar and particularly in:

  • Antananarivo, Nosy Be, Toamasina (Tamatave), and Mahajunga
  • Ankarana and Montagne d’Ambre National Parks adjacent to Diego
  • Isalo
  • General area surrounding Tolagnaro (Ft. Dauphin), south of National Route (RN) 7 and RN 27 (excluding the tourist area on the coastal roads between Ambovombe and Farafangana)
  • Batterie Beach, north of Toliara (Tuléar)

Read the country information page.

If you decide to travel to Madagascar:

Last Update: Reissued with updates to COVID-19 information.

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