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Marshall Islands: Entry and Exit Requirements

Marshall Islands: Entry and Exit Requirements

Formalities, visas

Citizens of the United States, the United States of Micronesia, and Palau do not require a visa.

All other visitors require a three-month visa, which costs $ 25. A business visa costs $ 50. The visa is issued upon entry.

If you want to stay longer than 30 days, you can extend the visa to 90 days from the day of arrival. You have to prove that you have enough money for your stay and present a return or exit ticket or a corresponding amount of cash.

Import and export of goods

The import and export of weapons, ammunition or explosives is strictly prohibited. In addition, the import and export of plants and animals protected under the Washington Species Protection Act is prohibited. Violation can result in severe penalties.

A permit from the quarantine authorities for the import of birds, plants and fruits is required.

Duty-free

Travelers over 18 years of age are allowed to import the following quantities:

  • 2 liters of hard alcohol
  • 225 g of chewing tobacco
  • 2.5 cartons of cigarettes

Departure fee

When leaving the island state, the fee for all persons under 60 years of age is US $ 15.

Marshall Islands: Getting There and Transport

How do you get to the Marshall Islands?

Only Majuri and Kawjalein are served from overseas. Continental Airlines and Aloha Airlines fly to the islands from Honolulu/Hawaii several times a week. Air Marshall Islands flies to Kiribati once a week.

Travel in the country

Traveling from island to island

In the country itself, the best way to get around is by plane, either with the Air Marshall Islands or by boat. Private speedboats or larger supply ships are available as boats, but they usually only call at the individual islands once a month. Current information is available from the Government Transportation Office.

On the islands

On the islands themselves, rental cars, taxis or boats are available to visitors as a means of transport.

Roads

Only on the main islands of Majuro and Kwajalein there are paved roads with a total length of 64 km. The other islands only have gravel roads.

Rental cars

Only on the island of Majuro there are official rental cars. Non-locals are allowed to drive for 30 days with their driver's license.

International license plate

According to Abbreviationfinder, the Marshall Islands international license plate is:

MH

Marshall Islands: Embassies, Consulates and Tourist Office

Visit Countryaah for a full list of Marshall Islands embassies and consulates in each country around the world.

Marshall Islands embassies and consulates

Representations of the Marshall Islands in Germany

Embassy, Consulate

The Marshall Islands do not have any diplomatic missions in Germany.

German representations for the Marshall Islands

Embassy

The Federal Republic of Germany does not have its own embassy on the Marshall Islands. The embassy in Manila, Philippines is responsible.

Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Manila

25/F, Tower II, RCBC Plaza, 6819 Ayala Avenue

0707 Makati City, Metro-Manila, Philippines

:

German Embassy Manila

PO Box 2190,

Makati CPO, Makati City

1261 Metro Manila, Philippines

Tel: 0063 - (0) 2 - 702 3000

Fax: 0063 - (0) 2 - 702 3015

Email: [email protected]

http://www.manila.diplo.de

The German embassy in Manila is still responsible for:

  • Federated States of Micronesia
  • Guam
  • Northern Mariana Islands
  • Palau

Austrian representations for the Marshall Islands

Embassy

Austria does not have its own embassy in the Marshall Islands. The embassy in Canberra, Australia is responsible.

Embassy in Canberra

12 Talbot Street

Forrest, ACT 2603

:

PO Box 3375

Manuka, ACT 2603

Tel: 0061 - 2 - 6295 1533

Fax: 0061 - 2 - 6239 6751

Email: [email protected]

www.aussenministerium.at/canberra

www.austria.org.au

The Austrian embassy in Canberra is still responsible for:

  • Fiji Islands
  • Kiribati
  • Federated States of Micronesia
  • Nauru
  • New Zealand
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Solomon Islands
  • Samoa
  • Tonga
  • Tuvalu
  • Vanuatu

Representations of the Marshall Islands in Austria

Embassy, Consulate

The Marshall Islands do not have any diplomatic missions in Austria.

Swiss representation for the Marshall Islands

Embassy

Switzerland does not have its own embassy in the Marshall Islands. The embassy in Canberra, Australia is responsible.

Embassy of Switzerland in Canberra

7, Melbourne Avenue

Canberra, Forrest, ACT 2603

Tel: 0061 - 2 - 6162 8400

Fax: 0061 - 2 - 6273 3428

[email protected]

http: //www.eda.admin. ch/australia

The Swiss embassy in Canberra is still responsible for:

  • Kiribati
  • Nauru
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Solomon Islands
  • Tuvalu
  • Vanuatu

Representations of the Marshall Islands in Switzerland

Consulate of the Marshall Islands in Zurich

Seehofstrasse 48032 Zurich

Tel: 0041 - 44 - 250 8760

Fax: 0041 - 44 - 250 8769

Other Marshall Islands representations

Since many smaller countries cannot finance representations, they only have their own diplomatic representations in a few countries. They are:

Embassy, RMI Embassy in Washington

2433 Massachusetts Avenue, NW

Washington, DC 20008

Tel: 001 - 202 - 234 5414

Fax: 001 - 202 - 232 3236

Email: [email protected]

www.rmiembassyus.org

Embassy, RMI Embassy in Fiji

PO Box 2038

41 Borron Road

Suva, Fiji

Tel: 00679 - 338 - 7899

Fax: 00679 - 338 - 7115

Email: [email protected]

Embassy, RMI Embassy in Japan

Meiji Park Heights, Room 101

9-9, Minamimoto-Machi

Shinjuku-ky, Tokyo, Japan

Tel: 0081 - 3 - 5379 1701

Fax: 0081 - 3 - 5378 1810

Email: [email protected]

Consulate RMI Consulate in Honolulu

1888 Lusitana Street, Suite 301

Honolulu, Hawaii 96813

Tel: 001 - 808 - 545 7767

Fax: 001 - 808 - 545 7211

Email: [email protected]

www.rmiembassyus.org

Tourist office

Marshall Islands Visitors Authority

P.O. Box 5

Majuro, Marshall Islands 96960

Tel: 00692 - 625 6482

Fax: 00692 - 625 6771

Email: [email protected]

www.visitmarshallislands.com

Marshall Islands: Travel Medicine, Vaccinations, and Warnings

Infectious diseases

On the Marshall Islands, the following infectious diseases, which are rarely or rarely widespread in Germany and Central and Northern Europe, are to be expected:

  • Malaria, there is no risk of malaria in the country.
  • Dengue fever disease
  • Intestinal infections from contaminated food or water, including amoeba, lamblia, salmonella, shigella, worm infestation and all kinds of viruses and bacteria.
  • Filariasis
  • tetanus
  • Typhoid, an infection risk only exists for travelers who can come into contact with polluted water or contaminated food.

Recommended vaccinations

when traveling to the Marshall Islands are recommended vaccinations against the following diseases:

  • Cholera, only among travelers who may come into contact with polluted water or food. (Vaccination compulsory see below)
  • Diphtheria, a vaccination against diphtheria should always exist, also in the home country.
  • Hepatitis A and B, vaccination against hepatitis B, is only required for those who may come into contact with blood or who have sexual contact.
  • Tetanus, a vaccination against tetanus, should always exist, also in the home country.
  • Typhoid, only in travelers who may come into contact with polluted water or contaminated food.

Compulsory vaccination

There is a compulsory vaccination against cholera for those people who are arriving from an area currently infected with cholera. An HIV test is required from people who want to stay in the country for more than 30 days, as well as from applicants for residence permits or work permits. In certain circumstances the results of foreign HIV tests are accepted.

Who pays for vaccinations in Germany?

Most people in Germany are vaccinated against a number of infectious diseases at an early age. However, the vaccination protection only lasts up to 10 years, in some cases even shorter. Therefore, before traveling abroad, you should carefully consider against which infectious diseases a vaccination is necessary or useful in the country concerned and whether the vaccination protection, if applicable, was not too long ago.

Most statutory health insurances have been reimbursing the costs for the following vaccinations since June 2007.

There is even no 10 € practice fee - but the insured usually have to pay the statutory additional payment, which is 10% of the vaccine price - that is at least 5 € and a maximum of 10 €. Under these conditions, the following vaccinations are free of charge:

  • cholera
  • diphtheria
  • Early summer meningoencephalitis (TBE)
  • Yellow fever
  • Hepatitis A and B
  • Meningococcal meningitis
  • Pneumococci
  • Polyo (polio)
  • Tetanus (tetanus)
  • rabies
  • typhus

Some health insurance companies also reimburse the cost of malaria prophylaxis.

As a rule, private health insurance companies (inquire beforehand) also cover the costs mentioned.

Current warnings

Foreign Office of the Federal Republic of Germany

Citizens Service

Tel: 0049 - (0) 30 - 5000 - 2000

Fax: 0049 - (0) 30 - 5000 - 51000

www.auswaertiges-amt.de

Marshall Islands: Currency, Exchange Rate and Shopping

The national currency is the

US dollar = 100 cents.

Exchange rate

You can find a currency converter here:

www3.forium.de

Bank opening hours

Monday to Thursday: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Friday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Shop

Shop opening times

Monday to Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Inexpensive or country-specific goods, souvenirs

On the Marshall Islands you can get high-quality handicrafts.

In addition to woven objects such as baskets made from panda nut leaves, you will also find the stick maps, which traditionally helped sailors with navigation and orientation. Small models of the outrigger boats are also available.

 

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