Foreign travel advice

Marshall Islands

Important COVID-19 travel guidance

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office currently advises British nationals against all but essential international travel. Travel to some countries and territories is currently exempted.

This advice is being kept under constant review. Travel disruption is still possible and national control measures may be brought in with little notice, so check our travel guidance.


Coronavirus (COVID-19): stay up to date

The Marshall Islands authorities have introduced a number of precautionary measures due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. See Entry requirements.

Find out how to return to the UK from the Marshall Islands.

See information on how to stay safely as a visitor if you cannot return.

Cyclone season is normally between November and April but cyclones can occur throughout the year. Severe weather may result in flooding, landslides, and disruption to essential services and infrastructure. See Natural disasters

The Government of the Republic of the Marshall Islands has declared a state of health emergency due to an outbreak of dengue fever. A number of travel restrictions are in place and you should follow advice from the Ministry of Health and Human Services. Further information on Dengue, including symptoms, is available on the National Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC)

British nationals now require a visa to visit the Marshall Islands. A 30-day visit visa is available on arrival at the airport. See Visas

There’s no British Embassy in the Marshall Islands. Consular support is limited, however the British High Commission Suva in Fiji can provide some consular support to British nationals. If you intend to stay in the Marshall Islands for an extended period, you should register with the British High Commission.

Most visits to the Marshall Islands are trouble-free.

Although there’s no recent history of terrorism in Marshall Islands, attacks can’t be ruled out. See Terrorism

The Marshall Islands are vulnerable to natural disasters, such as hurricanes, cyclones, floods and severe droughts. See Natural disasters.

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.