FCO Travel Advice for - Falkland Islands (British Overseas Territory)

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  • The Falklands Islands are a British Overseas Territory. The Governor of the Falklands provides formal British diplomatic representation on the Islands and the local authorities deal with requests for consular assistance in conjunction with the Governor’s office.

  • Most visits to the Falkland Islands are trouble-free and there is little crime or disorder.

  • There is a low threat from terrorism.

  • According to Falkland Islands Government regulations, you must take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before entering as a visitor. See Health.