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Solomon Islands Visa and Passport Requirements

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


To enter the Solomon Islands, a valid passport is required by all nationals referred to in the chart above.

You may be asked to show return tickets and proof of sufficient funds.


A visitor's permit for the Solomon Islands is issued free of charge on arrival to all nationals referred to in the chart above for stays of up to three months.

Visa Note

Nationals not referred to in the chart are also advised to contact the diplomatic mission/high commission to check visa requirements for the Solomon Islands. Nationals of some countries not listed in the chart need clearance from the immigration department and are required to give prior notice in order to obtain a visitor's permit - check with the nearest diplomatic mission for details or contact the Director of Immigration (

If you arrive by yacht you need to complete an arrival form and ask for a visitor's permit.

If you are travelling via Australia, you may need a multiple-entry visa for Australia.

Extension of stay

You can extend your visitor's permit by up to three months only if there are special circumstances justifying the extension.

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

British High Commission in Solomon Islands

The British High Commission in Solomon Islands is also accredited to Nauru and Vanuatu.

Telephone: 21 705.
Address: , British High Commission Honiara, Residence of the British High Commissioner , Tanuli Ridge, 676,
Opening times:

Mon-Thurs 0800-1200 and 1300-1600. Fri 0800-1200pm and 1300-1500.

Permanent Mission of the Solomon Islands to the UN in the USA

Telephone: (212) 599 6192/3.
Address: , Suite 400L, 800 2nd Avenue, New York, 10017,
Opening times:

Embassy of the Solomon Islands in Belgium

Telephone: (02) 732 7085.
Address: , Avenue Edouard Lacomble 17, Brussels, 1040,
Opening times:
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