Exercise increased caution in Palau due to restrictions aimed at preventing the transmission of COVID-19.
Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 1 Travel Health Notice for Palau for COVID-19, indicating a low level of COVID-19. Your risk of contracting COVID-19 and developing severe symptoms may be lower if you are fully vaccinated with an FDA authorized vaccine. Before planning any international travel, please review the CDC's specific recommendations for vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers.
Commercial transportation to/from Palau is only sporadically available. It may be difficult to enter or leave Palau and travelers should expect delays entering Palau and/or returning to the United States. Visit the Embassy's COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 and related restrictions and conditions in Palau.
Read the country information page.
If you decide to travel to Palau:
Last Update: Reissued with updates to COVID-19 information.