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Palau Travel Restrictions

Unvaccinated visitors from India will not be allowed to enter Palau.
Vaccinated visitors from India can enter Palau with a negative COVID-19 test result.

For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from Palau for the types of accepted and permitted COVID-19 vaccinations, requirements on proof of vaccination certificates, vaccination validity period, and persons and/or groups that may be exempt from vaccination restrictions.


Palau entry details and exceptions

Travelers are allowed to enter Palau provided that they are vaccinated, Palauan citizens and Residents.


Outgoing travel to PalauTravelling from India to Palau

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from India must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken within 3 days for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Palau.

Details and exceptions
Children below 3 years old are exempt from the COVID-19 test requirement.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors from India are not required to quarantine after entering Palau.

Details and exceptions
Travelers exposed to COVID-19 or who had a direct contact with a person infected with COVID-19 are required to quarantine for 14 days in a quarantine facility.

Return travelReturning to India from Palau

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Unvaccinated travelers returning from Palau must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken within 72 hours before departure to India.

Fully vaccinated travellers with approved vaccination certificates do not need to present a negative COVID-19 test.

Details and exceptions
Travelers should upload their negative RT-PCR test report in the Air Suvidha Portal prior to boarding their flight.
Travelers will undergo a medical screening upon arrival and may be subject to a covid-19 molecular test at their own expense.
Children under 5 years of age are exempted from both pre and post-arrival testing.
Fully vaccinated travelers with WHO-recognized or Nationally-recognized vaccines are also exempted from testing requirements. Proof of vaccination should be uploaded in the Air Suvidha Portal.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Palau are not required to quarantine upon entering India.

Details and exceptions
Quarantine is no longer required. However, travelers are advised to self-monitor their health for 14 days from arrival and if they develop signs and symptoms suggestive of COVID19, they should immediately self-isolate and report to their nearest health facility or call National helpline number (1075)/ State Helpline Number.

Other COVID-19 restrictions for Palau

Masks:Required in enclosed environments.

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