Tonga Visa and Passport Requirements

Passport required Return ticket required Visa required
Australian Yes Yes No
British Yes Yes No
Canadian Yes Yes No
EU Yes Yes No/1
USA Yes Yes No

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To enter Tonga, a passport valid for a minimum of six months is required by all nationals referred to in the chart above.


Visas for Tonga are not required by nationals referred to in the chart for stays of up to 30 days, providing they hold a return ticket and are visiting for touristic purposes except (1) nationals of Croatia, who do require a visa.

Visa note

Nationals not referred to in the chart are advised to contact the embassy to check visa requirements for Tonga.

Types and cost

Visitor's visa: TON46, to be paid on arrival.

Application to

Consulate (or consular section at embassy/high commission).

Working days

Allow five working days for visa processing.

Sufficient funds

Visitors who do require a visa must be able to provide proof of sufficient funds to cover their stay when applying for a visa.

Extension of stay

If you wish to extend your stay, you should contact the Immigration Department in Nuku'alofa.

Embassies and tourist offices

Tonga Consulate General in the USA
Telephone: (415) 781 0365. Website: Opening times: Mon-Fri: 0900-1700
Tonga High Commission in the UK
Telephone: (020) 7724 5828. Opening times: Mon-Fri 0900-1700.
British High Commission in Fiji

Victoria House, 47 Gladstone Road, PO Box 1355, Suva, Fiji

Telephone: (679) 3229100. Website: Opening times: Mon-Thurs:0800-12:40, 13:00-1600; Fri: 0800-1300.

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Visa and passport information is updated regularly and is correct at the time of publishing. You should verify critical travel information independently with the relevant embassy before you travel.