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July 8, 2022

As of July 1, 2022, both Solomon Islands and Vanuatu have reopened their borders for all travelers. Neither country requires quarantine on arrival, and both have requirements for testing prior to departure en route to each country. Solomon Islands requires all travelers age 18 and older to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, while Vanuatu strongly encourages COVID-19 vaccination.

Please refer to the COVID-19 information page on our website for further details. U.S. citizens traveling to these countries should contact the respective countries’ immigration authorities to confirm details such as visa and travel requirements.

As a result of these changes, the Department of State has updated its travel advisories for both countries. The Travel Advisory Level for Solomon Islands is now Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution, due to low COVID-19 vaccination rates. The Travel Advisory Level for Vanuatu is now Level 1: Exercise Normal Precautions.

Country Information and Travel Advisories for U.S. citizens traveling abroad can be found at https://travel.state.gov.