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
- 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.