Visa policy of Nauru

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Visitors to Nauru must obtain a visa unless they come from one of the countries eligible for free visa on arrival. All visitors must hold a passport valid for 3 months. Transit visas are not required if the connecting flight leaves within three hours of arrival in Nauru. Business visitors must have a local sponsor.[1]

Nauru signed a mutual visa waiver agreement with Russia on 24 September 2014 and entered into force on 14 May 2015.[2]

Visa map[edit]

Visa policy of Nauru

Visa on arrival[edit]

Nationals of the following 16 countries may obtain a free visa on arrival:[3]

Simplified visa procedure[edit]

Nationals of the following 66 countries are issued visas under a simplified procedure. Unlike other visitors, they do not have to submit a criminal record certificate and a certificate of medical fitness together with visa application.[6]

Journalist visas[edit]

In early 2014 it was decided that journalists reporting on Nauru detention centre will be charged $8000 for a three-month visa.[8]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Nauru
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ [2]
  4. ^ Considered as visa exemption by the Government of Israel
  5. ^ Considered as visa exemption by the Government of Russia as it is based on a mutual visa waiver agreement. [3]
  6. ^ Immigration Regulations 2014 SL No. 2 of 2014
  7. ^ Except Croatia and the United Kingdom.
  8. ^ Nauru to charge Australians $8000 to report on asylum seekers

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