Includes Margarita Island


The vaccines below are recommended for travellers to this country depending on their individual level of risk. Extended or frequent travel, travel to remote areas and patients visiting friends or relatives are examples of additional risk factors.

Use the risk assessment consultation to determine risk level.

Risk level Vaccines required
All travellers Hepatitis A
Sometimes advised for high risk Diphtheria
Highest risk Hepatitis B
Yellow Fever Yes for some areas and vaccination might be required for certificate purposes from a yellow fever area.

Check travel vaccine schedules.

Visit Fit for Travel website for non-vaccine preventable diseases prevalent in area


The information below identifies the risk of malaria and recommended prophylaxis regimens for different geographical regions within this country. View the malaria map to identify localities within risk areas.

Areas of risk Level of risk Recommended regimen Seasonal risk Drug resistance
Rural areas of Amazonas and Bolivar (including Angel Falls) HIGH RISK MAL/DOX/MEF ALL CHLOR
Anzoategui, Delta Amacuro, Apure, Monagas, Sucre and Zulia VARIABLE RISK CHLOR(P) ALL NONE
All other areas including Caracas and Margarita Island LOW/NO RISK AVOIDANCE ALL NONE

Visit Fit for Travel website for more information and malaria maps

For more help contact Information Services.