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Total doses
given
626K
People fully
vaccinated
254.4K
% Fully
vaccinated
35.12%
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated):
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated):
Test on arrival (vaccinated):
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Full Restrictions:

17.10.2022

Entry rules in response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

Entry to Solomon Islands

Scheduled international flights to and from Brisbane (2 - 3 times per week) resumed on 1 July 2022. Other routes to Port Moresby (Papua New Guinea), Nadi (Fiji) and Port Vila (Vanuata) operate less frequently.

Demonstrating your COVID-19 status

The Solomon Islands will accept the UK’s proof of COVID-19 recovery and vaccination record and proof of COVID-19 vaccination issued in the Crown Dependencies. Your final vaccine dose must have been administered at least 4 weeks prior to travel. Your NHS appointment card from vaccination centres is not designed to be used as proof of vaccination and should not be used to demonstrate your vaccine status.

Quarantine Requirements

With effect from Friday 1 July 2022, there are no quarantine requirements when entering Solomon Islands.

Entry Requirements

All incoming travellers must be fully (double) vaccinated.

If you 12 years old or above and are double vaccinated, you do not need to undertake any COVID-19 test prior to entry into Solomon Islands. You will need to show proof of vaccination.

For any child under 12 years, it is recommended but not mandatory that they are double vaccinated before entering the Solomon Islands. Children under 12 who are not double vaccinated must undertake one COVID-19 PCR within a period of 72 hours before arrival into the country. You will need to show a negative test result at the time of check in. Further information can be found on the Solomon Islands Ministry of Health Facebook page.

You should comply with any additional screening measures put in place by the authorities. If you need further information about entry requirements, contact the local immigration authorities or the nearest Solomon Islands high commission. You should also check with your airline or travel company for the latest information.

Entering the country illegally could result in a fine of up to SBD$1 million (approx. £100,000) and/or 20 years imprisonment.

Testing / screening on arrival

All incoming travellers eligible to enter the country must complete a Traveller’s Public Health Declaration card. You must provide full details of your place of stay, travel itinerary and current personal contact details in Solomon Islands for 14 days after your arrival/quarantine in Solomon Islands.

You should comply with any additional screening measures put in place by the authorities. If you need further information about entry requirements, contact the local immigration authorities or the nearest Solomon Islands high commission. You should also check with your airline or travel company for the latest information.

Regular entry requirements

Visas  

British nationals visiting Solomon Islands do not need a visa. However, you should have a printed copy of a return or onward ticket. Check with the Solomon Islands Immigration Department for any other visa related questions, including how to apply for research, business or residency permits.

If you’re visiting or living in the Solomon Islands, you’re advised to get a multiple entry visa for Australia.

Passport validity

Your passport should be valid for a minimum period of six months from the date of entry into Solomon Islands.

Measles vaccination evidence requirements

All travellers, with effect from 28 December 2019, will be required to complete a Travellers Health Declaration Card on arrival.

From 28 December 2019, to enter Solomon Islands you will need to show proof of vaccination against measles if you have travelled from or via Australia, New Zealand, American Samoa, Samoa, Fiji, Tonga and the Philippines.

From 20 January 2020 proof of vaccination against measles will also be required if travelling to Solomon Islands from/via Kiribati and Papua New Guinea.

The requirement is not applicable to persons transiting through Australia, New Zealand, American Samoa, Samoa, Fiji, Tonga, the Philippines, Kiribati and Papua New Guinea where the original port of boarding, departure or embarkation is outside of the affected countries. A transit in this instance, means staying within the airport terminal complex.

You must be vaccinated at least 15 days prior to arrival in Solomon Islands and you must be able to provide documentary evidence of your vaccination. Failure to do so may result in you being unable to board your inbound flight or deportation.

For the purposes of entry into the Solomon Islands, the proof of vaccination is required to be in the form of:

  • A vaccine card (yellow card) or other documentation that lists the measles vaccine as having been administered at any date prior to the 15 days stipulated, or in childhood. The proof of vaccination also includes a medical certificate from a recognised medical practitioner or hospital that states the traveller is protected from measles due to a past infection or immunisation with measles vaccine;

  • A medical certificate from a recognised medical practitioner/hospital that states a traveller’s blood test confirms the presence of measles antibodies or that the test is reactive for measles.

These requirements are not applicable for infants under 6 months of age, pregnant women and persons where there is evidence of contraindications for vaccine administration such as immune deficiency and allergies.

Yellow fever certificate requirements

Check whether you need a yellow fever certificate by visiting the National Travel Health Network and Centre’s TravelHealthPro website.

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