Palau Visa and Passport Requirements

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


To enter Palau, a passport valid for at least six months is required by all nationals in the chart above.


Visas for Palau are not required by nationals referred to in the chart above for stays of up to 30 days. Nationals of the USA can stay for up to a year without needing a visa.

Nationals not referred to in the chart are advised to contact the Bureau of Immigration to check visa requirements for Palau.

Types and Cost

Entry permit: free.


Entry permit: 30 days.

Application to

Visas are issued upon arrival at the airport. 

Extension of stay

If you wish to extend your stay, contact the Bureau of Immigration ( You can extend your stay twice by 30 days up to a maximum stay of 90 days. The cost is US$50 per extension and you are advised to apply at least seven days before your current permitted stay expires.

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 Palau in the USA

Telephone: (202) 452 6814.
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Opening times:
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