Syria international travel guide in 2024

Syria international travel guide in 2024

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Syria has a population of 19M with main currency as Syrian Pound. The languages spoken are Arabic. Syria travel safety advice is Do not travel. Automatic teller machines are rare in Syria. Internet speed in Syria is on average 1.2 Mbps.

Syria travel advice

Do not travel
We've reviewed our advice and continue to advise do not travel to Syria due to the extremely dangerous security situation and the threat of armed conflict, air strikes, terrorism and kidnapping. The security situation remains extremely volatile. If you're in Syria, you should leave as soon as possible (see 'Safety'). Entry and exit measures for Syria may change without notice. If you're planning to cross a land border from Syria, contact the relevant authorities in your destination country for entry requirements (see 'Travel'). We advise: Do not travel to Syria due to the extremely dangerous security situation and the threat of armed conflict, air strikes, terrorism and kidnapping.

Issue Date : Jun 4, 2024

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Syria essential details

Plugs

Syria uses 220V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C, Type E and Type L.

Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Arabic

Money in Syria

Currencies

Syria uses the Syrian pound (symbol: £S), code SYP.Banknotes come in denominations of 1000, 500, 200, 100 and 50 pounds. Pound is subdivided into 100 piastres. Coins come in denominations of 25, 10, 5, 2 and 1 pounds.

ATM

Automatic teller machines are rare in Syria. Your best bet is to look for them in large cities and community places.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.

Internet in Syria

Internet

Internet speed in Syria is on average 1.2 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Syria is low. It is not as easy to find one.

Calling

To call Syria, dial +, then 963 (the country code for Syria), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number. For local calls within Syria, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 11 .

Driving in Syria

Emergecy

Universal
+264 (61) 10111
Police
+264 (61) 10111
Ambulance
+264 (61) 10111
Fire department
+264 (61) 10111

Syria map

Syria visa advice

If you're considering exploring Syria beyond the usual transit spots, our comprehensive guide on Syria transit visa offers deeper insights and broader options for travelers of different nationalities. For those transiting through other countries en route to Syria, understanding Syria Transit Visa requirements is crucial to ensure a smooth journey.

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Disclaimer
The information in the site should be used as a guide only. You are advised to contact your local official mission/consulate/embassy and ensure you have the latest information. We take no responsibility.