Falkland Islands Entry Requirements

Falkland Islands Entry Requirements

Passport and visa regulations


Passport required visa required Return ticket required
Turkey Yes Yes Yes
Other EU countries Yes no Yes
Switzerland Yes no Yes
Austria Yes no Yes
Germany Yes no Yes

Passport information

Generally required, must be valid throughout the stay.

Note on the passport

Cruise ship passengers who depart within 24 hours of their cruise ship arrival do not require a visa.

Visa information

Generally required, except for citizens of the following countries listed in the table above for stays of up to 4 months: EU countries and Switzerland.

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The fees apply to nationals who require a visa and have a valid residence permit for Germany, Austria or Switzerland. €118 (single and multiple entry, valid up to 6 months), €426 (multiple entry, valid for 1-2 years), transit visa: €43 (in the transit area), €77 (outside the transit area). Additional Teleperformance Ltd. Visa Application Centers Utilization Fee: €142 (The fee must be paid in Euros.)


If a visa is required, 6 months from the date of issue for stays of up to 4 months. First, an account must be set up with GOV.UK. You can register for a visa application via the GOV.UK account, fill out the online visa application form, pay the visa fee and arrange a personal interview appointment. The visa application is then submitted to the responsible TSL Contact Visa Application Center in Düsseldorf, Berlin, Munich, Geneva, Zurich or Vienna.

Application required

(a) 1 application form completed online and printed out.(b) 1 recent color passport photo (4.5 x 3.5 cm).(c) Passport that is still valid for at least 6 months upon entry.(d) Confirmation of Travel agencies about the booked outward and return journey. (e) Proof of sufficient funds (bank certificate) (f) Proof of the purpose of the trip (certificate from the travel agent for package tours, letters of invitation from relatives or friends for private visits). (g) Fee (proof of online Payment).(h) If applicable, residence permit for Germany/Austria/Switzerland, which is valid for at least two months after the return date.(i) Proof of employment, certificate of enrollment, etc.(j) A stamped, registered return envelope.

Proof of sufficient funds

Travelers must have sufficient funds to cover accommodation during the stay plus an additional £15 or US$30 per day of stay.

Entry with children

German: Own passport. Austrians: Own passport. Swiss: Own passport. Turks: Own passport. Note: The same visa regulations apply to children as to their parents. Since June 27, 2012, children need their own travel document (passport / children’s passport) to travel abroad (also within the EU). Entries of children in the parental passport are no longer possible.

Exit permit

Departure Fee: £20 or US$ equivalent (excluding children under 2 years old).

Falkland Islands Entry Requirements