Somalia Entry Requirements

Somalia Entry Requirements

Passport and visa regulations


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

Passport information

Generally required, must still be valid for at least 6 months upon departure.

Note on the passport

The Federal Foreign Office has issued a travel warning for Somalia.

Visa information

Generally required. Nationals of all countries can apply for a visa (single entry, stay up to 30 days) upon arrival at Aden Adde International Airport in Mogadishu.

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Visa on arrival: US$60.

Visa types and costs

Tourist and Business Visa.


Varies, information is available from the embassy.


Transit travelers who can present valid documents for onward travel, continue their journey on the same plane on the same day and do not leave the transit area do not require a transit visa. Since neither flight connections nor entry requirements are reliable due to the current situation, you should not rely on this transit facilitation.

Application required

Consular section of the embassy (see contact addresses).

Temporary Residence

applications to the embassy.

Entry with children

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.

Somalia Entry Requirements