Tuvalu Entry Requirements

Tuvalu Entry Requirements

Passport and visa regulations


Passport required visa required Return ticket required
Turkey Yes Yes, 1 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 for at least 6 months beyond the stay.

Visa information

Generally required. Nationals of the following countries listed in the table above are exempt for stays of up to 90 days in any 180-day period: (a) Germany, Austria and all other EU countries. (b) Switzerland. Visa on arrival: [1] The visa is issued to nationals of, among others, the following countries on arrival for tourism purposes for one month on presentation of valid return or onward travel tickets and proof of sufficient funds: (a) Great Britain (free visa); (b) Turkey.

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1 month; Possibility of extension by a maximum of 3 months at the Chief Immigration Officer, Office of the Chief of Police, Vaiaku, Funafuti.


A transit visa is not required for stopovers by aircraft. Valid documents for the onward journey must be available, the airport may not be left.

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. Attention: Minors traveling alone must prove that they are visiting relatives or acquaintances in Tuvalu, otherwise entry will be refused. 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.

Tuvalu Entry Requirements