Nauru Entry Requirements

Nauru Entry Requirements

Passport and visa regulations


Passport required visa required Return ticket required
Germany Yes Yes Yes
Austria Yes Yes Yes
Switzerland Yes Yes Yes
Other EU countries Yes Yes Yes
Turkey Yes Yes Yes

Passport information

Generally required, must be valid for at least 3 months when you leave the country.

Visa information

Required for nationals of the countries listed in the table above, among others.

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Visa types and costs

Tourist and Business Visa.


For stays of up to 30 days. Possibility of extension on site.


Transit travelers who continue their journey with the next connection and do not leave the airport do not need a transit visa. Valid travel documents, including confirmed tickets and seat reservation, must be presented. An entry permit must be requested from the Nauru Immigration Department ( and presented upon check-in at the airport. A tourist visa for a maximum stay of 30 days can be applied for upon arrival.

Application required

Tourist Visa: Application on Arrival: (a) Entry Permit to be obtained from Nauru Immigration Department prior to departure. (b) Passport. (c) Hotel Booking Confirmation. Travelers who are not staying in a hotel must enclose a letter from their host. (d) All visitors must also have sufficient funds and a valid return ticket. (e) Turkish applicants: Police Clearance Certificate and Medical Health Certificate. Business Visa: (a)-(d)(e) For business visas, a letter from the business partner in Nauru must be attached to the application. In addition, a declaration of commitment (sponsorship) from a person residing in Nauru or a company based there must be submitted. Regarding business visas, early contact (at least eight weeks before departure) with the Nauruan Consulate General in Melbourne/Australia is recommended.

Temporary Residence

Information from the Nauruan Consulate General in Brisbane (see contact addresses).

Processing time

We recommend that you submit your application at least 8 weeks before your planned departure.

Proof of sufficient funds

Foreigners must have sufficient funds for the duration of their stay.

Documents required upon entry

(a) Entry permit from Nauru Immigration Department. (b) Valid return/onward ticket. (c) Booking confirmation of a hotel or declaration of commitment (sponsorship) of a person resident in Nauru. (d) Sufficient Funds.

Entry with children

German: Own passport. Austrians: Own passport. Swiss: Own passport. Turks: Own passport. Note: The same visa requirements apply to children as to their parents. Note: Unaccompanied minors between the ages of five and eleven traveling alone must be registered with the airline as such. Children between the ages of twelve and fifteen traveling alone are considered young travelers and can be registered as unaccompanied minors traveling alone. Since June 27, 2012, children need their own travel document (passport / children’s passport) for trips abroad (also within the EU). Entries of children in the parental passport are no longer possible.

Nauru Entry Requirements