Somali Health, Passports & Visa


Compulsory vaccinations:
Yellow fever certificate if arriving from infected areas
Recommended immunisations: *Diphtheria, hepatitis A, *hepatitis B, malaria, *meningitis, polio, *TB, tetanus, typhoid, yellow fever
* recommended in some circumstances, seek further advice
Health risks :Malaria exists all year throughout the country. Rabies


Required, but NOT by the following
1) Holders of a valid Seaman Book travelling on duty in order to board a ship
2) Passport validity: Please contact nearest Embassy or Consulate

Required, but NOT by the following
1) Nationals of Somalia
2) Holders of a re-entry permit

Required by all except those as noted above and

1) Persons continuing their journey to another country by the same aircraft on the same day provided holding confirmed onward tickets and documents for their onward journey.

Transit visas are issued by the immigration Department of Somalia in Mogadishu or representations in Abu Dhabi, Aden, Algiers, Ankara, Baghdad, Beijing, Berlin, Bonn, Brussels, Cairo, Dakar, Damascus, Delhi, Djibouti, Doha, Genera, Islamabad, Jeddah, Kampala, Khartoum, Kuwait, Lagos, London, Lusaka, Moscow, Muscat, Nairobi, New York, Ottawa, Paris, Rome, Sana’a, Stockholm, Tehran, Tokyo, Tripoli, Tunis and Washington.

Re-entry permits :
Required by all alien residents to be obtained prior to departure.

Last Updated on Friday 13th November 2009