Official Travel Advice for Marshall Islands
Health section and Summary - the Government of the Republic of the Marshall Islands has declared a state of health emergency due to an outbreak of Dengue fever; a number of travel restrictions are in place; you should follow advice from the Ministry of Health and Human Services
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Advice current as at 4:00 am 24 Jan 2020.
The Government of the Republic of the Marshall Islands has declared a state of health emergency due to an outbreak of Dengue fever. A number of travel restrictions are in place and you should follow advice from the Ministry of Health and Human Services. Further information on Dengue, including symptoms, is available on the NHS website.
Cyclone season is normally between November and April but cyclones can occur throughout the year. Severe weather may result in flooding, landslides, and disruption to essential services and infrastructure. See Natural disasters
British nationals now require a visa to visit the Marshall Islands. A 30-day visit visa is available on arrival at the airport. See Visas
There’s no British Embassy in the Marshall Islands. Consular support is limited, however the British High Commission Suva in Fiji can provide some consular support to British nationals. If you intend to stay in the Marshall Islands for an extended period, you should register with the British High Commission.
Most visits to the Marshall Islands are trouble-free.
Although there’s no recent history of terrorism in Marshall Islands, attacks can’t be ruled out. See Terrorism
The Marshall Islands are vulnerable to natural disasters, such as hurricanes, cyclones, floods and severe droughts. See Natural disasters.
Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.
Quick Facts Tourist Information for:Marshall Islands
Drive on the: right
Visitors/Tourists: 5,000 in 2011
Marshallese (official language) 73%
Majuro (also largest city)
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Population: 25,400 (in 2004)