British citizens require a visa to enter Somalia. An internationally accepted yellow fever vaccination certificate is also required which is to be shown at the time of entry into the country.
All other nationals may check their respective visa entry requirements at any of the Somalian Embassies. An internationally accepted yellow fever vaccination certificate is needed to be produced before entering the country.
The exact list of documents may be known from the embassy or the ministry of information tourism and culture. Below is a list of some generic documents that might be asked by the embassy or the ministry of information, culture or tourism.
a) A completely filled in and signed application Form
b) A 6-month valid passport with at blank visa pages
c) 2 recent passport-size photographs
d) Internationally accepted vaccination certificate against yellow fever
e) Complete details of flight itinerary and accommodation
f) Any other document that may be asked by the embassy or ministry
Submission of Visa application
you have to visit or contact the Embassy or the ministry of information tourism and culture depending upon the area where you intend to apply for a Visa. The most suitable one is to apply at the unofficial Somaliland embassy in London that can also issue visas. All your necessary information will be collected at the Embassy and you will be given visa collection date if you have provided all necessary documents.
Processing Time and Fees
The embassy will let you know about the processing time of your visa and will also let you know about the visa fees of Somaliland from London.
Collection of Visa
After visa processing is done, You will be required to collect the visa from the embassy where you applied for it.
Final Check list of Items
Mentioned below is a checklist of items that you should take to Somalia.
a) Liquid Cash or currency
b) All required documents
c) Information about your accommodation, travel itinerary
d) Maps of different locations and areas
e) Medicines, Prescriptions and Mosquito and other bugs Repellents
f) Internationally accepted yellow fever vaccination certificate
Things allowed to take with you
a) You can take 400 cigarettes or 40g cigars or 400g of tobacco
b) Wine or spirits only 1 bottle
c) A rational extent of perfume for personal use only.