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Yes, a visa is required for your trip to Nauru.

Citizens of United States of America must obtain a visa in advance. You have to apply for visa through a Nauru diplomatic mission or one of its authorized visa agents outside Nauru. You will need to visit the Embassy in your country to process this visa. Need help in getting prepare the required documentation contact us.


Nauru is a small island country located in the Pacific Ocean. Nauru will soon introduce an eVisa, allowing travelers to apply for a visa online instead of visiting a consulate or embassy. As a tourist destination, it offers visitors a unique opportunity to explore its stunning natural beauty, culture, and history. Before visiting Nauru, tourists need to obtain a visa. In this article, we will provide an overview of Nauru visas, including the requirements, processing time, and application process.

Safety in Nauru: Is it a Safe Country for Tourists?

Nauru is generally considered a safe country for tourists. However, visitors should take precautions like avoiding walking alone at night and staying in well-lit areas.

How to Travel to Nauru: A Guide for Tourists

Nauru Airlines flies to Nauru International Airport from :- 

  • Brisbane (Australia),
  • Tarawa (Kiribati),
  • Kosrae (Micronesia),
  • Majuro (Marshall Islands),
  • Nadi (Fiji)
  • Pohnpei (Micronesia)

For more information on their schedules, visit their website.

Things to Do in Nauru: Tourist Attractions and Activities

Nauru offers visitors a range of attractions and activities, including exploring the island's natural beauty, visiting historical sites, and experiencing the local culture.

  • Visit Anibare Bay and swim in the crystal-clear waters
  • Take a guided tour of the phosphate mines
  • Explore the Buada Lagoon and its unique ecosystem
  • Visit the Nauru Museum to learn about the country's history and culture
  • Take a hike to Command Ridge for panoramic views of the island
  • Visit the Japanese Peace Park and World War II relics
  • Attend a cultural performance at the Civic Centre
  • Visit the Central Plateau to see the remains of colonial buildings
  • Go fishing and enjoy the stunning ocean views
  • Relax and unwind on the beautiful beaches

Types of Nauru Visas: An Overview

Nauru offers several types of visas, including tourist visas, business visas, and diplomatic visas.

  • Nauru Visitor Visa: If you're planning a trip to Nauru for tourism, business, transit, or media purposes, you can obtain a Nauru Visitor visa. This visa is valid for three months and allows you to realize your travel plans to Nauru.

Nauru Visa Requirements: What You Need to Apply

To apply for a Nauru visa, tourists need a valid passport, a completed visa application form, a return ticket, and proof of accommodation and sufficient funds.

Here are the main document requirements for a Nauru visa application:

  • Valid passport with at least six months of validity remaining
  • Completed visa application form (online or in paper)
  • Passport-sized photo
  • Proof of travel itinerary (flight bookings, accommodation reservations, etc.)
  • Proof of sufficient funds for the duration of your stay
  • Proof of purpose of visit (tourism, business, transit, media, etc.)
  • Police clearance certificate (depending on the purpose of your visit)
  • Medical clearance certificate (depending on the purpose of your visit)

Nauru Visa Validity: How Long Can You Stay?

The validity of a Nauru visa depends on the type of visa issued. Tourist visas are typically valid for 30 days, while business visas may be valid for up to 90 days.

Nauru Online Visa Application Form: A Step-by-Step Guide

Here's an overview of the information required in a Nauru online visa application form:

Personal Information:

  • Full name, date of birth, and place of birth
  • Nationality and current residential address
  • Contact information, including email and phone number

Passport Information:

  • Passport number, date of issue, and date of expiry
  • Scanned copy of the passport's biographical page
  • Any previous Nauru visa information, if applicable

Travel Information:

  • Purpose of visit (tourism, business, transit, etc.)
  • Proposed travel dates and duration of stay
  • Details of accommodation in Nauru

Supporting Documents:

  • Scanned copy of passport-sized photo
  • Proof of travel itinerary (flight bookings, accommodation reservations, etc.)
  • Proof of sufficient funds for the duration of your stay
  • Police clearance certificate (depending on the purpose of your visit)
  • Medical clearance certificate (depending on the purpose of your visit)


  • Credit card or other payment method to pay the visa fee

Please note that the exact requirements may vary depending on the type of visa and the embassy or consulate where you apply. 

How to Apply for a Nauru Visa: Online and Embassy Options

Tourists can apply for a Nauru visa online or at the nearest Nauru embassy or consulate. The online application process for a Nauru eVisa involves filling out the visa application form, paying the visa fee, and submitting supporting documents.

Here's an overview of the options for applying for a Nauru visa:

Online (eVisa):

  • Visit the Nauru eVisa website
  • Create an account or login to an existing account
  • Complete the online application form and upload required documents
  • Pay the visa fee online
  • Submit the application and wait for approval
  • Receive the visa approval letter via email
  • Print out the approval letter to present at Nauru border control

Embassy or Consulate:

  • Find the nearest Nauru embassy or consulate
  • Obtain the visa application form and instructions
  • Complete the application form and gather required documents
  • Pay the visa fee
  • Submit the application and documents to the embassy or consulate in person or by mail
  • Wait for the visa to be processed and approved
  • Collect the visa from the embassy or consulate
  • Present the visa at Nauru border control

Nauru Visa Processing Time: How Long Does It Take?

The processing time for a Nauru visa depends on the type of processing you choose. The normal processing time is 5-7 business days, while the Rush and Super Rush options are available for an additional fee.

Here's a list of the processing times:

  • Normal Processing: 5-7 business days
  • Rush Processing: 2-3 business days
  • Super Rush Processing: 1-2 business days

Urgent Nauru Visa Application: Can You Expedite Your Visa?

Rush and Super Rush are two options for expediting your Nauru visa application. Rush processing usually takes 2-3 business days, while Super Rush processing takes 1-2 business days. These options are available for an additional fee.

Nauru Visa Expired: What to Do?

If a Nauru visa expires while the tourist is still in the country, they must immediately contact the nearest immigration office to resolve the issue.

Nauru Visa Policy Map


Eligible Countries/Nationalities for e-visa/visa on arrival

Countries/Nationalities Required Regular/Paper Visa for travelling to

Visa Exempt Countries/Nationalities for travelling to
Nauru visa policy map.

All eligible Countries / Nationalities for an Nauru eVisa Online / Visa on arrival / ETA / Invite letters

Nauru eVisa is currently not available for any country. Therefore, there is no updated list of countries eligible for Nauru eVisa.isa. The list of eligible countries is constantly updated by the Nauru government.

Visa Exempt Countries List

Citizens of a few countries can enter Nauru visa-free for short stays. These countries include:

Regular visasAll Countries / Nationalities that required regular visa for Nauru

Most countries require a visa to visit Nauru. Travelers are advised to check with their local Nauruan embassy or consulate to see if they need a visa for entry.

Nauru Visa Cost 

If you want to check the visa fee for Nauru, you can use the fee tool provided above. The fee for a Nauru visa can vary depending on several factors, such as the type of visa, processing time, and the applicant's country of origin.

Here are some steps to help you with the visa application process:

  1. Check the Nauru visa fee tool provided above.
  2. Select the type of visa you need and the processing time you prefer.
  3. Enter your country of origin and other required information.
  4. Check the fee amount and make sure that you have enough funds to cover it.
  5. Proceed with the visa application process.

Nauru eVisa or Sticker Visa: Which One Do You Need?

Nauru offers an eVisa system that allows eligible travelers to apply for a visa online. Travelers from other countries will need to apply for a sticker visa at a Nauruan embassy or consulate.

Here are the main differences between Nauru eVisa and sticker visa:

Nauru eVisa:

  • Applied for online
  • No physical sticker or label placed in passport
  • Visa approval letter is sent via email
  • Traveler presents the approval letter at Nauru border control
  • Validity period varies depending on the type of visa
  • Multiple entry options available
  • Convenient for those who don't want to send their passport away for visa processing

Sticker Visa:

  • Applied for in person or by mail at the Nauru embassy or consulate
  • A physical sticker or label is placed in passport
  • Visa approval is visible in passport
  • Traveler presents the passport at Nauru border control
  • Validity period varies depending on the type of visa
  • Single or multiple entry options available
  • Suitable for those who prefer a physical visa in their passport

Work Visa for Nauru: How to Apply

Foreign nationals who wish to work in Nauru must obtain a work visa. The application process for a Nauru work visa involves several steps, including obtaining a police clearance certificate, a medical examination, and a contract of employment from a Nauruan employer. 

It is recommended to check with the Nauruan embassy or consulate for the latest requirements and procedures.

List of Diplomatic Missions of Nauru: Embassies and Consulates

Nauru has a limited number of embassies and consulates around the world. Here is a list of the diplomatic missions of Nauru:

  • Canberra, Australia (Embassy)
  • Suva, Fiji (Consulate-General)
  • Tokyo, Japan (Embassy)
  • Wellington, New Zealand (High Commission)
  • Taipei, Taiwan (Embassy)
  • Washington, D.C., United States (Embassy)

FAQs about Nauru eVisa

 For long-stay, employment, or other visa inquiries, please reach out to the following embassies