Outbound Travel Alert  


Country Information

South Sudan
  • In July 2016, armed clashes occurred in the capital city, Juba, resulting in serious casualties including U.N. peacekeeper.

  • Since early 2012, there have been military confrontations in border regions between South Sudan and Sudan. In mid December 2013, armed clashes occurred in the capital city, Juba, resulting in serious casualties.

  • South Sudan is not a popular destination for Hong Kong tour groups. Residents are urged to avoid all travel to the country and those already there should leave the country immediately. Those in South Sudan who need assistance may call the 24-hour hotline of the Assistance to Hong Kong Residents Unit (AHU) of the Immigration Department at (852)1868 or contact the Chinese Embassy in South Sudan at 211-912386015.

    (updated on 11 July 2016)


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Hyperlinks to other travel advisories:

Outbound Travel Alert of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China (Chinese only)

Travelling and Living Overseas of British Foreign and Commonwealth Office (English only)

Travel Reports and Warnings of Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (English only)

Travel Advisories of Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (English only)