Visa Requirements for Cook Islander Citizens
Visa Information for Passport Holders of Cook Islands
Visa Not Required
67 destinations allow visa-free entry to Cook Islander citizens.
- Visa-FreeUnder the Compact of Free Association visa exemption applies to citizens by birth, former citizens of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands who were citizens in 1986, naturalized spouses, children and naturalized citizens who are residents for at least 5 years and does not apply to those who obtained passports through passport sale.
Visa On Arrival
A visa can be obtained upon arrival at 28 destinations for passport holders of Cook Islands.
Cook Islander passport allows entry to 15 destinations with an eVisa obtained prior to arrival.
eVisa / On Arrival
For 6 destinations, On-Arrival visa or an electronic visa / auhtorization is available to passport holders of Cook Islands.
- eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 daysVisa on arrival is available at international airports Luangphabang, Pakse, Savannakhet and Vientiane, and at 4 land borders Friendship Bridge,
eVisa may be used to enter Laos through the following entry points — Wattay International Airport and the First Thai–Lao Friendship Bridge
Entry points Lalai, Lantui, Meuang mom, Pakxan, and Phoudou are open only to visa holders.
Visa on arrival is extendable up to 60 days.
Pre-arranged Visa Required
76 destinations require a visa obtained at an embassy or consulate prior to arrival from passport holders of Cook Islands. This requirement may be waived off if Cook Islander citizens meet certain alternate requirements such as holding other visas or resident permits.
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