Foreign travel advice
Residents and other permit holders
On arrival in the Falkland Islands you must have a valid passport.
On arrival in the Falkland Islands you must have:
- a passport valid for the proposed duration of your stay. No additional period of validity beyond this is required.
- a return air ticket (or other evidence of pre‑paid onward travel)
- evidence of accommodation with family/friends/hotel/business
- sufficient funds to cover your stay in the Islands
British nationals do not need a visa to enter the Falkland Islands, but you may need a visa to transit Chile or Ascension Island. There are no facilities to issue Chilean visas on the Falkland Islands. Visitors are prohibited from taking paid employment without a work permit.
For further information on entry requirements, check with the Falkland Islands Government Office in London.
There is a £22 departure tax on leaving the Islands that is not included on LAN airline flight tickets.