The Solomon Islands require all visitors to get a visa, with the exception of those who travel from one of the visa-exempt nations or countries whose residents are eligible for a permit that may be obtained upon arrival. All visitors are required to have a passport that is valid for at least six months.
The majority of travellers are issued a visitor’s permit upon arrival in the Solomon Islands. You do not require a visa to enter the Solomon Islands if you are a citizen of the Commonwealth, the United States, or the majority of European countries.
Entry into Solomon Islands
Before entering the Solomon Islands, visitors must present results from at least two negative COVID-19 tests. If an individual enters from a high-risk area, three tests will be required. After entry, international travellers must observe a 14-day quarantine period at their own expense.
Possess an original, signed passport valid for at least six months.
In order to obtain a visa, border officials must be presented with proof of accommodation.
As the permit is obtained upon arrival, the actual processing time for a visa is only a few minutes.
You may not be required to attend an appointment.
Who Can Visit Solomon Islands Without a Visa?
The majority of visitors are issued a visitor’s permit upon arrival in the Solomon Islands. You do not require a visa to enter the Solomon Islands if you are a citizen of the Commonwealth, the United States, or the majority of European countries.
For detailed information on specific parts of the general visa process, you can refer to the links below to find the answer to your query. If you are unable to find any particular information, please contact us via email.
|Covid 19 / Border Control|
|What is a Visa?|
|What kind of visa do I need?|
|Do I need more than one visa?|
|How long is a visa valid for?|
|When do I need my visa?|
|What if my visa is refused?|
The types of visas available are:
What To Do If Your Solomon Islands Visa is Refused?
People regularly ask us how we can “guarantee” the issuance of a visa. Because all final decisions are made by embassies, there is no way to obtain a 100 percent guarantee. All you can do is ensure that your application is as strong as possible. Please get in contact with us if your visa application was denied. You have the right to contest this decision.
Non-citizens, tourists, and other short-term visitors must pay for any medical treatment and healthcare services, whether public or private. Outside of the major population centres, there are neither medical services nor pharmacies available on the Solomon Islands.
A GDP per capita of $3,200 places Solomon Islands in the category of least developed countries. Over seventy-five percent of its workforce is involved in subsistence agriculture and fishing.
British visitors to Solomon Islands do not require a visa.