About Marshall Island
The Marshall Islands are made up of 29 atolls and 5 isolated islands, with a total of 1,225 islands and 870 reef systems spread across 750,000 square miles of Central Pacific.
The Marshall Islands gained independence in 1986 via a Compact of Free Association after nearly four decades of US rule as the easternmost section of the UN Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands.
Why the Marshall Islands is famous
- Micronesians, a dark-skinned race with wavy or woolly hair, make up the population of the Marshall Islands.
- The Marshall Islands do not have a formal administrative division, but they are divided into twenty-six parliamentary districts that correspond to the country’s populated islands and atolls.
- Using the stars and stick and shell maps, the Marshallese were previously adept navigators.
- The government speaks Marshallese. In various places of the Marshall Islands, Japanese is also spoken on occasion.
How to apply for Marshall Island Visa
- All travelers to the Marshall Islands must have a passport that is valid for at least six months, adequate finances for their stay, and a return plane or sea ticket.
- Fill the application
- Then submit the application along with documents directly to the Immigration department.
Countries that are exempted from visa requirement
Citizens of the United States, Palau, the Federated States of Micronesia, European Union (EU) Countries, and the Republic of China, Taiwan. Also, Diplomats, Members of International Organizations are granted exemption from entry procedures by the Republic (under the International Organizations Act), members of a visiting force, including civilian components, members of the crew or passengers on any cruise ship or private vessel that will remain in the Republic for less than 7 days, member of the crew of any commercial aircraft that will remain in the Republic for less than 14 days, member of the office staff or household of a Diplomat, spouse or dependent child of any exempted person referred to the above.
Citizens who are eligible to be issued visitors visas upon arrival:
- Citizens of the countries that have diplomatic relations with the Republic of the Marshall Islands will be granted Visa On Arrival (VOA) or Visa Waiver (VW).
Citizens who must apply for visas prior to arrival
- ALL OTHER NATIONS NOT LISTED IN A OR B ABOVE MUST APPLY FOR A VISA BEFORE VISITING THE REPUBLIC. A non-refundable $100.00 USD application processing fee is required for the Visitors Visa (V-1). A non-refundable application processing fee of $300.00 USD is required for the Business Visa (B-1) for those having approved FIBL (Foreign Investment Business License).
Best Place to visit Marshall Island
1. Alele Museum
The Alele Museum is the Marshall Islands’ largest museum, named after a traditional basket.
2. Majuro Atoll
The Majuro Bridge, located in the Marshall Islands’ Majuro Atoll, is a prominent landmark worth seeing while visiting the Marshall Islands.
3. Arno Atoll
4. Kalalen Pass
The Kalalen Pass, a renowned tourist destination in Majuro, offers visitors a stunning view of the Marshall Islands’ aquatic life.