Before you travel, check the ‘Entry requirements’ section for Kiribati’s current entry restrictions and requirements. These may change with little warning. Monitor this advice for the latest updates and stay in contact with your travel provider.
If you plan to pass through another country to return to the UK, check the travel advice for the country you’re transiting.
The Government of Kiribati re-opened its borders on 1 August 2022. See ‘International Travel’ for further details.
It is more important than ever to get travel insurance and check it provides sufficient cover. See the FCDO guidance on foreign travel insurance.
Most visits to Kiribati are trouble-free. However, petty theft can occur and you should take care with personal possessions. Women travelling on their own should take care, particularly at night.
The wet season normally runs from November to April. Severe weather may result in flooding, coastal inundation and disruption to essential services and infrastructure. See Natural disasters
There’s no British Consulate in Kiribati. Consular support is limited, however the British High Commission Suva in Fiji can provide some consular support to British nationals.
Although there’s no recent history of terrorism in Kiribati, attacks can not be ruled out. See Terrorism.