Entry requirements


The Commissioner of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, based in Stanley, Falkland Islands regulates all access to the Territory. Visas are not required, but you must apply to the Commissioner for permission to land on the Islands before you travel. This is irrespective of your nationality or mode of transport.

On arrival in South Georgia, you must report to the Government Officer at King Edward Point, Cumberland Bay East.  

Passport validity 

You must hold a valid passport to enter South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. Your passport must be valid for a minimum period of six months from the date of entry.

Visitor fee 

There is a landing fee of £110 for each visitor over 16 years of age intending to stay on South Georgia for up to 72 hours, and £160 for a visit of between 72 hours and one calendar month. Professional crew and expedition staff are exempt from this charge.

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