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Nationalities from these countries will need prior visa before arriving in Palau:

  • Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) 
  • Nigeria
  • Congo
  • Cameroon
  • Pakistan
  • Syria
  • Sri Lanka
  • Nepal
  • Myanmar
  • Bangladesh


To obtain a visa to Palau, citizens of these countries should contact the Palauan diplomatic mission in their home country, other representative offices, or the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Palau Pledge Stamp

Visa on arrival

Citizens of any country except for the above can obtain a visa upon arrival. The visa is valid for a maximum stay of 30 days, but can be extended twice for a fee. All other visitors arriving in the Republic of Palau must have a valid passport (at least 6 months old) and proof of return to their country of residence.

Visitors are also required to sign the Palau Pledge upon arrival. Palau Pledge is the world's first conservation commitment card, which is placed in visitors' passports to make them sign a declaration to protect the environment and culture for the next generation.



Embassies & Consulates of Palau


Embassy of the Republic of Palau, Washington D.C

His Excellency Hersey Kyota

Ambassador to the United States

Palau Embassy (U.S.) online: www.palauembassy.org

E-mail: [email protected]

Palau Embassy – Tokyo, Japan

His Excellency Francis Matsutaro

Ambassador Extraordinary & Plenipotentiary of The Republic of Palau to Japan

E-mail: [email protected]

Guam Office

Mr. Vic April

Consul General

E-mail: [email protected]

Palau Mission to the United Nations – New York, New York

Raakook Singeo, Charge d’ Affaires a.i.

E-mail: [email protected]

Palau Embassy – Manila, Philippines

Mr. Keith Sugiyama, Charge d’ Affaires, a.i.

E-mail: [email protected]

Saipan Office

Ms. Eileen Kintol

Consul General

E-mail: [email protected]

United Kingdom Office

Honorary Consul General

Palau Consulate (UK) online: www.palauconsulate.org.uk

E-mail: [email protected]


Do I need COVID-19 vaccination to enter Palau?

Effective April 25th, 2023, Palau no longer requires COVID-19 vaccination to enter the country.

The only requirement to enter Palau is to fill the Palau Entry Form and may be accessed and completed by travellers before arrival into the Republic of Palau.