Visa Requirements for Somali Citizens
Visa Information for Passport Holders of Somalia
Visa Not Required
5 destinations allow visa-free entry to Somali citizens.
Visa On Arrival
A visa can be obtained upon arrival at 14 destinations for passport holders of Somalia.
Somali passport allows entry to 14 destinations with an eVisa obtained prior to arrival.
eVisa / On Arrival
For 7 destinations, On-Arrival visa or an electronic visa / auhtorization is available to passport holders of Somalia.
- 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
149 destinations require a visa obtained at an embassy or consulate prior to arrival from passport holders of Somalia. This requirement may be waived off if Somali citizens meet certain alternate requirements such as holding other visas or resident permits.
Disagreements between Somalia and 3 destinations have imposed restrictions in traveling to Somalia.
- Entry RefusedHolders of Somali passports are de facto excluded from New Zealand, as there is no authority in Somalia that is recognised by the New Zealand Government as being competent to issue passports on behalf of Somalia, and New Zealand immigration authorities will therefore not endorse visas in Somali passports. Somali citizens may travel on a New Zealand Certificate of Identity, or the passport of another country.
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