Visa policy of the Solomon Islands
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
- 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.
- Visa on arrival
Citizens of the following 47 countries may obtain a permit valid for 3 months on arrival:
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:
Most visitors arriving to Solomon Islands were from the following countries:
|Rank||Country or territory||2015||2014||2013|
|5||Papua New Guinea||1,341||1,243||2,019|