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Solomon Islands is made up of six large islands and more than 900 small islands.
While the islands have been part of many nations, they are now independent. This small nation offers a wonderful tropical destination to travelers from all over.
Yes, some vaccines are recommended or required for Solomon Islands. The CDC and WHO recommend the following vaccines for Solomon Islands: typhoid, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, rabies, and influenza.
Dengue and malaria are present on the Solomon Islands. Mosquito repellents and netting are an important part of protection. Antimalarials are recommended for all travelers to the islands.
See our vaccinations page to learn more about these infections and vaccines. Ready to protect yourself? Book your travel health appointment today by calling or schedule online now.
You do not need a visa to visit Solomon Islands. But, you will need a 42-day visitor’s permit. These are provided on arrival. May stay for up to 90 days within any 12-month period.
Passport must be valid at the time of entry. You will also need to have one blank page in your passport for the entry stamp. Proof of onward travel may also be required.
For more information contact a Passport Health Passport and Visa specialist by calling 1-844-366-8472 or by filling out our online form.
The Solomon Islands have a tropical climate full of humidity and heat. Temperatures stay in the 80’s most of the year.
June to September and December to February are the dry seasons. The rainy seasons occur from February to May and from September to November. Rainfall can vary by location, but is relatively frequent.
The Solomon Islands have little crime. Pickpocketing and other petty crime is the most common. Theft World War II artifacts is common and illegal.
Politically motivated acts of violence do occur in Solomon Islands. Civil unrest is uncommon but can occur during Parliamentary and court sessions. Avoid large public crowds. Always be aware of your surroundings to avoid thefts or worse.
During World War II, the Solomon Islands was the location of many different battles. Now, those battle sites, both on land and underwater, serve as memorials to the lives lost during this war. Visitors to the islands can visit sites like the American Memorial at Skyline Ridge and the Japanese Solomons Peace Memorial.
You can also dive into water surrounding the Solomon Islands to see more. Submerged oil tankers, seaplanes and submarines are common in the area.
Below, you’ll find a list of things you should not forget when packing for your trip to Solomon Islands:
All Americans visiting the Solomon Islands should register online with the U.S. Department of State before departure. This will inform the office of your travel plans within the country and will allow them to reach out in the case of an emergency or evacuation.
While there is no embassy on the Solomon Islands, the Papua New Guinea embassy serves the area:
U.S. Embassy Port Moresby
P.O. Box 1492
Papua New Guinea
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