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Tonga Visa and Passport Requirements

Passport required Return ticket required Visa Required
USA Yes Yes No
EU Yes Yes No/1
Canadian Yes Yes No
British Yes Yes No
Australian Yes Yes No


To enter Tonga, a passport valid for a minimum of six months is required by all nationals referred to in the chart above.


Visas for Tonga are not required by nationals referred to in the chart for stays of up to 30 days, providing they hold a return ticket and are visiting for touristic purposes except (1) nationals of Croatia, who do require a visa.

Visa Note

Nationals not referred to in the chart are advised to contact the embassy to check visa requirements for Tonga.

Types and Cost

Visitor's visa: TON46, to be paid on arrival.

Application to

Consulate (or consular section at embassy/high commission).

Working days

Allow five working days for visa processing.

Sufficient Funds

Visitors who do require a visa must be able to provide proof of sufficient funds to cover their stay when applying for a visa.

Extension of stay

If you wish to extend your stay, you should contact the Immigration Department in Nuku'alofa.

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

Tonga Consulate General in the USA

Telephone: (415) 781 0365.
Address: Suite 604, 360 Post Street, San Francisco, 94108,
Opening times:

Mon-Fri: 0900-1700

Tonga High Commission in the UK

Telephone: (020) 7724 5828.
Address: , 36 Molyneux Street, London, W1H 5BQ,
Opening times:

Mon-Fri 0900-1700.

British High Commission in Fiji

Victoria House, 47 Gladstone Road, PO Box 1355, Suva, Fiji
Telephone: (679) 3229100.
Address: PO Box 1355, Victoria House,47 Gladstone Road, Suva, ,
Opening times:

Mon-Thurs:0800-12:40, 13:00-1600; Fri: 0800-1300.

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