Entry Requirements into Vanuatu From 1 July 2022
Checkout Vanuatu's COVID Entry Requirement for international travellers after 1 July 2022.
Updated: 12 September 2022
Foreign nationals (non-citizens and non-residents) including tourists can travel to Vanuatu, with increases in flights and passenger volumes.
Full vaccination against COVID-19 is encouraged but NOT required
Testing for COVID-19 is NOT required. Those who are unwell are encouraged to postpone travel.
Meet Immigration Requirement
Travellers on tourist visa must have:
- a confirmed returned ticket to country of origin
- a confirmed accommodation at an accredited tourist facility (hotel, motel, bungalow, resort) OR a letter of invitation from sponsor in Vanuatu.
Travel approval from the Vanuatu Ministry of Health NOT Required
Information on travel clearance should be sought from the Vanuatu Department of Immigration.
Wearing of mask is encouraged but NOT required. A well-fitted mask can be worn during an air flight to Vanuatu, at the airport upon arrival, and thereafter as desired.
No quarantine or testing
There is no requirement for international travellers to Vanuatu to quarantine or be tested upon arrival if there are no symptoms and there has been no exposure to COVID-19.
Unrestricted domestic travel
There are no domestic travel restrictions in Vanuatu for international travellers.
Travellers who experience COVID-19 symptoms are encouraged to undertake testing for COVID-19. Any traveller who tests positive for COVID-19 or who develops symptoms of COVID-19 and cannot get tested is required to isolate until there has been no fever and no worsening or new symptoms for at least 48 hours. Release from isolation does not require a negative PCR or negative RAT result. Locations for isolation can differ:
- Isolation can be undertaken at home or in hotels and resorts.
- Medical care should be sought if there are any danger signs or if symptoms have not improved within 5 days.
Foreign nationals (including those visiting family and friends) are to meet all medical expenses in Vanuatu for any ailments and injuries, including COVID-19.