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Traveling to Palau Update

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Palau’s travel policies are under constant review to ensure they reflect the latest assessment of risks. Due to the increasing number of infections globally, and particularly in closely neighboring islands, inbound air service is currently suspended. We look forward to resuming safe travel as soon as feasible.

Interested travelers are encouraged to submit Quarantine Certificate application forms, to keep the government informed of the demand for inbound travel.

Quarantine Certificate applicants will be informed when travel to Palau becomes available.

Alii from the Republic of Palau! We thank you for your interest in traveling to Palau. To enter Palau, you must possess a Quarantine Certificate issued by the Palau Government, and you must submit a negative COVID-19 test result. Travelers who do not have these documents will be refused entry upon arrival to Palau.

Please download the Quarantine Certificate Application Form and submit it to You will receive an email response, and if your quarantine application is approved, you must take a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test for COVID-19. The test must be taken no more than 72 hours before the date of departure from your point of origin, and the result must be negative for COVID-19. You must submit the result of this test by email to

Once you have received an approval email and submitted your negative test result, you will receive your official Quarantine Certificate. This certificate must be presented to the airline before boarding for Palau. It may be presented electronically.

STEP 1: Complete Quarantine Certificate application form
STEP 2: Email completed application form to
STEP 3: Receive approval email (will include application number)
STEP 4: Take PCR test w/in 72 hours of departure date
STEP 5: Submit PCR test result (must be negative) to
STEP 6: Receive Quarantine Certificate by email
STEP 7: Show Quarantine Certificate to airline officials before boarding

We know these steps are difficult for you as a traveler, but we hope you understand they are necessary to keep both you and Palau safe. Palau’s quarantine system has been proven to work, and is intended to ensure your safety, as well as the safety and health of families in Palau.

We thank you for your trust and patience, and we look forward to being able to welcome you to Pristine Paradise. Palau.