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Region: Micronesia

Pandemic Travel Alert


Most recent update: 2020-09-04 - Limited Entry


General Policy
  1. On 24 July 2020, the government issued a travel advisory declaring: (1)"ONLY travel to Nauru if it is absolutely necessary"; (2) All persons travelling into Nauru must have spent a minimum of 14 days, immediately prior to travelling to Nauru, in any one or more of the 18 countries/territories listed as acceptable entry points: Australia, New Zealand, Taiwan, and 15 countries/territories in Melanesia, Micronesia, and Polynesia.
  2. On 7 August 2020, the government removed Papua New Guinea from the list of entry points.
  1. Republic Of Nauru Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advisory [PDF download]
  2. Republic Of Nauru Amendment Of Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advisory [PDF download]

COVID-19 Related Entry Requirements

  • Starting September 2020, proof of a negative result of a PCR test for COVID-19, taken within 3 calendar days prior to travel, is required to board flights to Nauru.

(Source: Nauru Airlines Covid 19 Update )


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Pre-pandemic visa rules


Passport Validity
6 months
- Transit without visa for holders of a confirmed onward ticket for a flight to a third country within 3 hours on the same calendar day. Must stay in the international transit area of the airport and have documents required for the next destination.
Dual Nationality
U.S. policy on dual nationality can be found here.

Additional Notes

  1. Source states"For all visa applications including for visiting media personnel, an email request to enter Nauru should be sent to Nauru Immigration. Email to be sent to the director of the immigration office Mr Rajeev Keerthiyil at or"

Applicable Passports: