Tahiti and French Polynesia Passport & Visa Requirements

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Entry requirements for Americans: US citizens require a passport valid for three months after intended travel. No visa is required for a stay of up to 90 days.
Entry requirements for UK nationals: British citizens require a passport valid for three months beyond travel period but no visa to enter French Polynesia. All other British nationals require a passport valid for three months after intended travel, and no visa is required for a stay of up to three months. Visa extensions are obtainable.
Entry requirements for Canadians: Canadians require a passport valid for three months after intended travel. No visa is required for a stay of up to three months in any six month period.
Entry requirements for Australians: Australians require a passport valid for three months after intended travel. No visa is required for a stay of up to three months.
Entry requirements for South Africans: South Africans require a passport valid for three months after intended travel. A visa is required for South African citizens wishing to travel to Tahiti and French Polynesia.
Entry requirements for New Zealanders: New Zealand nationals require a passport valid for three months after intended travel. No visa is required for a stay of up to three months.
Entry requirements for Irish nationals: Irish citizens require a passport valid for three months after intended travel. No visa is required.
Passport/Visa Note: All foreigners entering French Polynesia must hold return tickets or documents for onward travel and proof of sufficient funds. Although French Polynesia doesn't officially require it, we always recommend that passports have six months of validity remaining prior to travel.

Note: Passport and visa requirements are liable to change at short notice. Travellers are advised to check their entry requirements with their embassy or consulate.