Entry requirements

This page has information on travelling to the Falkland Islands.

This page reflects the UK government’s understanding of current rules for people travelling on a full ‘British Citizen’ passport from the UK, for the most common types of travel.

The authorities in the Falkland Islands set and enforce entry rules. If you’re unsure how Falkland Islands’ entry requirements apply to you, contact its UK embassy, high commission or consulate.

All COVID-19 related restrictions relating to entry into the Falkland Islands were lifted on 4 May 2022. Proof of vaccination or a negative test result is no longer required for entry. However, airlines may request proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative PCR/ Antigen test as a condition for travel. You should check directly with the carrier.

Check your passport and travel documents before you travel

Passport validity

You should ensure that your passport and other travel documents meet entry requirements for the Falkland Islands.

If you are visiting the Falkland Islands, your passport should be valid from the date you arrive and for the proposed duration of your stay. No additional period of validity beyond this is required.

If you are a resident in the Falkland Islands, you must have a valid passport. There are no additional requirements relating to your passport.

Check with your travel provider to make sure your passport and other travel documents meet their requirements.


If you are a visitor and hold a passport from one of the countries in the list on the Falkland Islands Government website, you will need to get a visa.

If you are seeking a work permit, the visa will be included as part of the work permit process.

UK Emergency Travel Documents

UK Emergency Travel Documents are accepted for entry, airside transit and exit from the Falkland Islands.