Kiribati Entry Requirements

Kiribati Entry Requirements

Passport and visa regulations


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

Passport information

A passport is generally required for entry and exit to and from Kiribati, it must be valid for at least 6 months upon entry.

Visa information

A visa is generally required for Kiribati except for nationals of the following countries listed in the table above for tourism or visit purposes of up to 90 days within any 180 day period (unless otherwise stated): (a) Germany, Austria and all other EU countries; (b) Switzerland (stays of up to 120 days). Upon arrival, a visitor’s permit valid for up to 4 months per calendar year can be applied for. However, the issue is at the discretion of the immigration authorities.

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For free.

Visa types and costs

Business, tourist and transit visa.


Determined by the consulate.


Otherwise, transit travelers who require a visa, who fly on with the next connection, have valid travel documents and do not leave the transit area, do not need a transit visa. Consulate (see contact addresses).

Application required

(a) 1 application form. (b) 1 passport photo. (c) Passport that is valid for at least 6 months upon entry. (d) Round trip tickets (proof of booking/copy). (e) Information regarding itinerary. (f) Business visa additionally: company letter. A stamped, registered return envelope should be enclosed with the application.

Temporary Residence

Applications to: Principal Immigration Officer, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, PO Box 68, Bairiki, Tarawa, Kiribati.

Proof of sufficient funds

Foreigners must have sufficient funds.

Documents required upon entry

(a) Return or onward travel tickets. (b) Sufficient funds for the stay.

Entry with children

German: Machine-readable children’s passport or your 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.

Entry with pets

Dogs and cats can only be imported from Australia, Fiji and New Zealand with the appropriate permit.

Kiribati Entry Requirements