Visa policy of Solomon Islands

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Visitors to Solomon Islands must obtain a visa unless they come from one of the visa exempt countries or countries whose citizens are eligible for permit issued on arrival. All visitors must hold a passport valid for 6 months.

Visa policy map[edit]

Visa policy of Solomon Islands
  Solomon Islands
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Visa policy[edit]

Visa-free access
Visa on arrival

Citizens of the following 44 countries and territories may obtain a permit valid for 3 months on arrival:[7]

In total visitors are entitled to stay for a maximum of three months within a 12-month period.

Citizens of all other countries and territories except the following can obtain a visa on arrival if they have a pre-arranged visa approval:[10]

Statistics[edit]

Most visitors arriving to Solomon Islands were from the following countries:[11][12]

Rank Country or territory 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
1  Australia 10,161 9,539 9,509 9,134 11,181
2  New Zealand 1,696 1,544 1,451 1,406 1,905
3  Fiji 1,664 1,562 1,391 1,255 1,800
4  United States 1,623 1,484 1,413 1,137 1,161
5  Papua New Guinea 1,488 1,379 1,341 1,243 2,019
6  China 1,215 827 742 425 n/a
7  Vanuatu 766 868 609 529 804
8  Japan 715 552 581 505 601
9  United Kingdom 496 347 387 337 460
10  Canada 176 166 153 149 148
11  Germany 156 161 109 102 136
12  Hong Kong 149 99 93 95 81
13  France 119 117 177 86 93
Total 25,709 23,194 21,623 20,070 24,431

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Including 4 associated states. Solomon Islands signed a mutual visa-waiver agreement with the  European Union on 7 October 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.http://www.solomontimes.com/news/visa-free-travel-to-eu-signed/8586
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ Under visa exemption agreement on 23 May 2012, entry into force: 29 January 2017 [2]
  4. ^ [3]
  5. ^ https://treaties.un.org/doc/Publication/Monthly%20Statement/2017/09/monstate.pdf
  6. ^ https://www.mofa.gov.ae/EN/MediaCenter/News/Pages/30-11-2017-UAE-Solomon-Islands.aspx
  7. ^ "Country information (visa section)". Timatic. International Air Transport Association (IATA) through Olympic Air. Retrieved 1 April 2017.
  8. ^ Including citizens of New Zealand territories.
  9. ^ Including citizens/nationals of U.S territories
  10. ^ [4]
  11. ^ Visitor Statistics, 2013-2015
  12. ^ Visitor Statistics, 2015-2017

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