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Tuvalu Visa and Passport Requirements

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


To enter Tuvalu, 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 are not required by nationals referred to in the chart above for stays in Tuvalu of up to 30 days.

Visa Note

Entry permits for a maximum one-month stay are issued on arrival providing you have a valid passport, sufficient funds, proof of accommodation and a return/onward ticket.

Nationals not referred to in the chart above are advised to contact the high commission in Fiji, permanent mission in New York or an honorary consulate to check visa requirements for Tuvalu.

Types and Cost

Visitor permits are issued free of charge.


Visitors are normally permitted to remain in Tuvalu for up to one month, after meeting entry requirements.

Extension of stay

You can extend your stay to a maximum of three months by applying to the Chief Immigration Officer.

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

Consulate of Tuvalu in the UK

Telephone: (020) 8879 0985.
Address: , 230 Worple Road, London, SW20 8RH,
Opening times:

Mon-Fri 1000-1700.

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