Visa policy of the 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.

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Visa policy of Solomon Islands
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Visa policy[edit]

Visa-free access

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.[1][2]

Visa on arrival

Citizens of the following 47 countries may obtain a permit valid for 3 months on arrival:[3]

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

Citizens of all other countries except the following can obtain a visa on arrival if they have a pre-arranged visa approval:[6]


Most visitors arriving to Solomon Islands were from the following countries:[7]

Rank Country or territory 2015 2014 2013
1  Australia 9,509 9,134 11,181
2  New Zealand 1,451 1,406 1,905
3  United States 1,413 1,137 1,161
4  Fiji 1,391 1,255 1,800
5  Papua New Guinea 1,341 1,243 2,019
6  China 742 425 n/a
7  Vanuatu 609 529 804
8  Japan 581 505 601
9  United Kingdom 387 337 460
10  France 177 86 93
Total 21,623 20,070 24,431

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