Tokelau Travel Requirement

Deciding on a trip to Tokelau? You will not need to obtain a Tokelau visa in order to travel to Tokelau for tourism purposes. However, you will have to obtain a Tokelau visa for business purposes. Also, you should make sure your passport is valid and up to date before your trip to Tokelau. Below is a list of requirements regarding your passport.

Can You Travel to Tokelau?

Getting to Tokelau is a challenging task as it is considered one of the most remote countries in the world. Visitors need to first travel to Samoa and then take a 30-hour-long ferry ride to reach the islands. However, the ferry only operates once every two weeks, which makes the journey even more difficult.

Passport and Visa Information

Passport Validity- Your passport should be valid for a minimum of 6 months after your intended departure from Tokelau. This will help prevent any issues from arising while your travel.

Blanks Visa Pages- Your passport should have a minimum of (2) blank visa pages to allow for any visa stamps that will be necessary.

Transit Visa- A transit visa may be necessary if you are connecting flights in another country. Some countries will require travelers to have a transit visa while connecting flights in that country. Inquire about your flight details.

Currently, we do not have the exact documents that are needed for a business visa to Tokelau, but we will provide you with what is typically asked for.

  • Tokelau visa application form
  • Original, signed United States passport
  • (2) passport photographs
  • An itinerary of your trip
  • Proof of yellow fever vaccine
  • A business letter that states the type of business that will be conducted, a description of the applicant, the type of visa and validity length desired, and proof of sufficient funds. The letter should be written on the company letterhead.

Tokelau Embassy & Consulate Information

Embassy & ConsulateAddressPhone Number
Embassy of Tokelau
Washington DC
37 Observatory Circle NW
Washington, D.C. 20008
United States

Additional Tokelau Information

CapitalFakaofo largest city in Tokelau, not capital
CurrencyNew Zealand Dollar (NZD)
LanguageTokelauan, English
ElectricityFrequency: V50HzVoltage:  220V
Country Code+690
Time ZoneUTC+13

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