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Kiribati Travel Restrictions

65.71% of citizens have been vaccinated No change since last week
Most visitors from the United States, regardless of vaccination status, will not be allowed to enter Kiribati.

Kiribati entry details and exceptions

Kiribati is denying entry to any travelers who have been in or transited countries with confirmed local transmission within 14 days immediately prior to entering Kiribati. A list of countries covered by these restrictions is available from the Kiribati Ministry of Health and Medical Services.


Outgoing travel to KiribatiTraveling from the United States to Kiribati

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from the United States must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken within before departing to Kiribati.

Details and exceptions
Travelers wishing to fly to Kiribati must spend at least 14 days in a country free of the virus before traveling to Kiribati, and to provide a medical clearance to confirm that they are virus-free. Anyone arriving earlier than the required 14-day waiting period may be subject to quarantine and/or deportation.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors from the United States will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering Kiribati.


Return travelReturning to the United States from Kiribati

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travelers returning from Kiribati must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken within 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departure to the United States.

Details and exceptions
Effective:December 6th, 2021: A COVID-19 negative test result taken within 1 day before departure must be presented to the airline before boarding your flight. This applies to ALL incoming air travelers, regardless of vaccination status or nationality.
Children under the age of 2 are exempt from test requirements as well as travelers who have both valid proof or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 in the past 90 days and a letter from a valid healthcare authority who has stated that they are cleared for travel. Refer to the CDC Website for more details.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Kiribati are not required to quarantine upon entering the United States.

Details and exceptions
Foreign nationals (non-U.S. citizens and non-U.S. immigrants) who are not fully vaccinated and are permitted to travel to the US by air by meeting certain vaccine exemptions are required to self quarantine for 7 days, unless they have a valid COVID-19 recovery document.
Travelers should also follow state and local requirements and recommendations after travel.

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