Following a national strike on 21 November, there have been continued protests throughout Colombia. In response, authorities have been implementing additional security measures, including curfews, at short notice. There is significant disruption to transport services. You should remain vigilant, avoid all demonstrations and monitor local media for the latest information.

Terrorists are very likely to try to carry out attacks in Colombia. The security situation can change very quickly in many areas of the country. You should pay close attention to warnings issued by the Colombian authorities.

Despite high levels of crime, most visits to Colombia are trouble-free.

Consular support is limited in parts of Colombia where we advise against all but essential travel and areas where there is a limited state presence.

Health authorities have classified Colombia as having a risk of Zika virus transmission. For more information and advice, visit the website of the National Travel Health Network and Centre website.