Travelling To Somalia

Visitors intending to travel to Somalia may inquire with the Directorate of Immigration & Naturalization whether they need to obtain a visa prior to arrival. The processing time of Somali visas is can take several working days so be sure to file an application in good time.

The type of visa that you require for entry into Somalia depends on several different factors such as your nationality, the purpose of your planned visit and duration. It is requirement travelers to have at least six months validity remaining on their passports. 

Immigration authorities may refuse entry if you arrive with less than this.

Entry Visa requirements

  1. Completed Visa application Form – Incomplete forms may cause delays in issuance of applicant’s visa
  2. A passport that is valid within 6 months
  3. Two (2) recent passport size photos
  4. Copy of Flight Reservation
  5. Non-Refundable Fee: made payable to the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Somalia in Ankara – Turkey
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