US To Palau Travel Restrictions, Flights News & Travel Ban In 2021 – Advisory & Requirements

This page was last updated on 29 October, 2021.


At a Glance

Most travelers from United States are allowed to enter Palau, but there are restrictions.
Source: Government of Palau

Palau: Open for Travel

Travel is allowed for vaccinated travelers
Vaccinated travelers are allowed to enter Palau. Please check the documentation, quarantine, and/or testing requirements before traveling.

Source: Government of Palau

5 days quarantine

Mandatory 5-day quarantine
Travelers must quarantine for 5 days on arrival in Palau. Travelers must take COVID-19 tests on days 1 and 5 during their quarantine.

Source: Government of Palau

COVID-19 test required

Proof of negative COVID-19 test results or proof of recovery
Travelers must have a negative COVID-19 PCR (NAAT, RT-PCR, qPCR, RT-LAMP, TMA, molecular test, isothermal amplification, ddPCR, or CRISPR) test result. The test must be taken a maximum of 3 days before departure.

Details and Exemptions:This requirement does not apply to:
-Travelers under the age of 3;
-Travelers with a document of recovery from COVID-19 which includes proof of a recent positive viral test and a letter from a healthcare provider or a public health official stating that travelers have recovered and are cleared to travel.
Source: Government of Palau

Masks are not required

Masks are recommended in public
Travelers are recommended to wear masks in public places where 6 feet distance can not be maintained.

Source: Government of Palau

Required Documents for your Trip

Mandatory proof of vaccination
Fully vaccinated travelers must have proof of vaccination to enter Palau.

Vaccine certificates must show that a complete COVID-19 vaccination course with the final dose was administered at least 14 days before departure to Palau.

Details and Exemptions:Vaccine received must be approved or authorized for emergency use by either the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) or the World Health Organization (WHO).

Source: Government of Palau