Marshall Islands Visa and Passport Requirements

Passport required Return ticket required Visa Required
Canadian Yes Yes Yes
British Yes Yes Yes
USA Yes Yes No
EU Yes Yes Yes
Australian Yes Yes Yes


A passport valid for at least six months from the date of arrival is required by all nationals referred to in the chart above.


Visas for the Marshall Islands are required by all nationals referred to in the chart above, except nationals of the USA, who do not require a visa.

Nationals of Australia, Canada and the EU (including the UK) are issued a 30-day visa on arrival. 

Nationals not referred to in the chart are advised to contact the Marshall Islands Visitors Authority or the Director of Immigration to check visa requirements for the Marshall Islands.

Visa Note

Visitors obtaining a visa on arrival must still pay the processing fee and provide the relevant visa documentation (letter stating purpose of visit, police record dated within last three months and health record dated within last three months showing traveller is free of HIV and TB). 

It may be necessary to obtain an ESTA (Electronic System for Travel Authorisation) or a transit visa for the USA first, as flights to the Marshall Islands are via Guam or Hawaii.

All visitors require proof of adequate funds and return or onward tickets.

Types and Cost

Visitor visa: US$100; business visa: US$300.


30 days, with the possibility of extension up to 90 days in total.

Application to

On arrival at the airport (if eligible). Nationals not listed in the chart may require a visa in advance, in which case they should apply to: Director of Immigration, PO Box 890, Majuro, Marshall Islands 96960 (tel: +692 625 8633).

Working days

Allow up to 14 days for visa processing if applying in advance.

Extension of stay

You can extend your visitor visa for an additional 60 days at a cost of US$10.

This page reflects our understanding of current rules for the most common types of travel to the said country. However, please note that each authority sets and forces entry rules, hence we strongly recommend that you verify critical information with the relevant embassy before travel.

Embassies and tourist offices

Embassy of the Republic of the Marshall Islands in the USA

Telephone: (202) 234 5414.
Address: , 2433 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20008,
Opening times:
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