Visa policy of Micronesia

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All visitors arriving in the Federated States of Micronesia must have a valid passport or other travel document issued by the government of the country of citizenship or nationality. The document must be valid for at least 120 days beyond the date of entry. Exception to this rule are the citizens and nationals of the Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of Palau, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, or the United States who may also prove citizenship or nationality by birth certificate or entry permit. Their nationals are also issued an entry permit valid for up to a year. Other nationalities are allowed stay of 30 days that may be extended up to 60 days. Departure Tax applies.[1]

Micronesia signed a mutual visa-waiver agreement with the European Union on 20 September 2016. This agreement allows all citizens of states that are contracting parties to the Schengen Agreement to stay without a visa for a maximum period of 90 days in any 180-day period.[2]

Visa policy map[edit]

Visa policy of Micronesia
  F.S. Micronesia
  Visa-free (1 year)
  Visa-free (90 days)
  Visa-free (30 days)

Visa free stay period[edit]

Citizens of the following countries can enter Micronesia for the following periods:[3]

1 year
90 days within any 180 days
30 days extendable up to 60 days
  • All other countries

Statistics[edit]

Most visitors arriving to Micronesia were from the following countries:[5]

Rank Country or territory 2015 2014 2013
1  United States 6,671 7,953 7,967
2  Philippines 5,038 5,787 6,486
3  Japan 3,397 4,126 4,570
4  China 2,495 2,732 4,531
5  Australia 1,075 1,288 1,429
6  New Zealand 286 301 310
7  Canada 220 291 391
8 Other Asia 5,759 7,310 10,472
9 Pacific Islands 2,839 2,747 2,584
10 Europe 2,163 2,531 2,981
Total 30,240 35,440 42,109

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Custom Regulations, Federated States of Micronesia Visitors Board
  2. ^ http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_MEX-16-3131_en.htm
  3. ^ "Country information (visa section)". Timatic. International Air Transport Association (IATA) through Olympic Air. Retrieved 1 April 2017. 
  4. ^ Including 4 associated states.
  5. ^ Statistics