Somalia Visa and Passport Requirements
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To enter Somalia, a passport valid for six months is required by nationals referred to in the chart above.
Visas are required by all nationals referred to in the chart above.
Visas to Somalia are not valid in Somaliland.
Nationals not referred to in the chart above are advised to contact the embassy to check visa requirements for Somalia.
Sea and air ports are under the control of the local government meaning there may be differences in exact requirements.
The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office currently advises against all travel to Somalia.
Single-entry tourist visitor visa: US$50; multiple-entry business visa: US$100.
These visas are issued by the Somali Embassy in Kenya, but only cover government-controlled parts of Somalia.
The Somali Embassy in London closed in 1992, due to the civil war. Somalia is now effectively treated as three different areas for visas. Contact the UK Somaliland Mission for visas for Somaliland and the Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism for visas for Puntland.
For the rest of Somalia, contact the Somali embassies in Ethiopia or Kenya.