Summary

COVID-19 entry restrictions for Palau

Before you travel, check the ‘Entry requirements’ section for Palau’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.

Travelling from and returning to the UK

Check what you must do to travel abroad and return to England, Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland.

If you plan to pass through another country to return to the UK, check the travel advice for the country you’re transiting. If you will pass through a red list country, book your hotel quarantine package before travelling to the UK.

If you’re planning travel to the Palau, find out what you need to know about coronavirus there in the Coronavirus section for more information.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, it is more important than ever to get travel insurance and check it provides sufficient cover. See the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) guidance on foreign travel insurance.

For information about COVID-19 vaccines, see the Coronavirus page.

On 1 January 2020, a new act by the Palauan Senate prohibited reef-toxic sunscreens from Palau. Reef-toxic sunscreen is no longer allowed to be brought into Palau, and will be confiscated on arrival. See Local laws and customs

Although there’s no recent history of terrorism in Palau, attacks can not be ruled out. See Terrorism

Palau is vulnerable to tropical cyclones and floods. These are most likely to occur between June and November. You should monitor local and international weather updates, and follow instructions issued by the local authorities. See Natural disasters

There is no British diplomatic representation in Palau. Consular support is not available from the British government in Palau. However, the British Embassy in Manila, Philippines can provide consular support to British nationals.