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Somalia Passport & Visa Requirements

Visa Agencies

Avoid the stress and queues, get a visa agency to arrange your visa.


Travel Visa Pro, San Francisco, USA. (866) 378-1722 or www.TravelVisaPro.com

Travel Visa Pro in UK: +44 (0) 20 3743 3155 or www.travelvisapro.co.uk.


Entry requirements for Americans

A valid passport and visa are required.

Entry requirements for UK nationals

A valid passport and visa are required.

Entry requirements for Canada

A valid passport and visa are required.

Entry requirements for Australians

A valid passport and visa are required.

Entry requirements for South Africans

A valid passport and visa are required.

Entry requirements for New Zealanders

A valid passport and visa are required.

Entry requirements for Irish nationals

A valid passport and visa are required.

Passport/Visa Note

Upon arrival all visitors over 18 years of age must exchange USD 100 or equivalent of other freely convertible foreign currencies into local currency. Some nationalities can obtain visas on arrival for a maximum stay of 30 days, but to qualify an invitation letter issued by a local sponsor has to be submitted to the Airport Immigration Department at least two days before arrival. It is highly recommended that passports have at least six months validity remaining after your intended date of departure from your travel destination. Immigration officials often apply different rules to those stated by travel agents and official sources.

Note: Passport and visa requirements are liable to change at short notice. Travellers are advised to check their entry requirements with their embassy or consulate.

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