MALO E LELEI! Tonga welcomes many visitors into the Kingdom each year.

Visitors to the Kingdom of Tonga do not require a visa prior to their arrival in the country. Citizens who hold passports from any countries on the list below are granted permission to enter the Kingdom and apply on arrival at port of entry for a free 30-day visitor’s visa, provided that the visitor holds a valid return ticket out of the Kingdom to a country which s/he shall be able to enter, and the Immigration Office is satisfied that the visitor has sufficient funds to financially maintain her/himself while in Tonga. To enter Tonga, a passport valid for a minimum of six months is required.


Renewal/Extension of Visitor’s Visa

If you wish to extend your visa or you have any further inquiries, contact the Immigration Department in Nuku’alofa (Phone: +676 26 970, Fax: +676 26 971, email:



Visitors holding non-Tongan passports are advised that it is illegal to take up employment, business, and schooling or study courses while in the Kingdom on a visitor’s visa. All non-Tongan passport holders shall ensure that their visas remain valid for the period for which they are in the Kingdom. Persons in breach of the Immigration Act may prosecuted and subject to a term of imprisonment or fine or both.


Visitor’s Visa Application (for air entry/port entry)

Please follow the link below:
VISITORS VISA (for all other citizens not included on the list)


Countries NOT requiring VISAS
1. Australia
2. Austria
3. Bahamas
4. Barbados
5. Belgium
6. Brazil
7. Brunei Darussalam
8. Bulgaria
9. Canada
10. Cook Islands
11. Cyprus
12. Czech Republic
13. Denmark
14. Dominica
15. Estonia
16. Federal States of Micronesia
17. Fiji
18. Finland
19. France
20. Germany
21. Greece
22. Hungary
23. Ireland
24. Israel
25. Italy
26. Japan
27. Kiribati
28. Latvia
29. Lithuania
30. Luxembourg
31. Malaysia
32. Malta
33. Marshall Islands
34. Monaco
35. Nauru
36. Netherlands
37. New Caledonia (French Passports)
38. New Zealand
39. Niue (holders of NZ Passports)
40. Norway
41. Palau
42. Papua New Guinea
43. Poland
44. Portugal
45. Republic of Korea
46. Romania
47. Russia Federation
48. Samoa
49. Seychelles
50. Singapore
51. Slovakia
52. Slovenia
53. Solomon Islands
54. Spain
55. St. Kitts & Nevis
56. St. Lucia
57. St. Vincent & The Grenadines
58. Sweden
59. Switzerland
60. Tahiti (French Passport Holders)
61. Tokelau (holders of NZ Passports)
62. Turkey
63. Tuvalu
64. Ukraine
65. United Kingdom (Great Britain & Northern Ireland)
66. United States of America
67. Vanuatu
68. Wallis & Futuna (French Passport Holders)