passport of Palau

Palau Passport

Passport rankings out of 193 countries

Freedom of travel91

Asset protection126

Quality of life98

"Plan B"59

About Palau

An island state in the Philippine Sea of the Pacific Ocean associated with the United States. The nearest neighbor is the Philippines: the distance to it is 800 km. The country's economy is based on tourism, fishing and crafts.

Palau is located on 343 islands. About 1,500 species of fish and 130 species of sharks live in coastal waters, while the islands themselves are home to rare mammals and flowering plants, including orchids. Tourists come for beach holidays and diving.

Population

18.233

Capital

Ngerulmud

Official language

Palau, English

GDP per capita

$15.214

Time zone

UTC+9

Currency

U.S, dollar

Grounds for obtaining a Palau passport

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Birth to citizens of the country

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Marriage to a citizen of the country

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Work for the country's government

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Naturalization

Estimated time:

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Repatriation

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Adoption

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Parents citizenship

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Special conditions

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Special services to the state

Obtaining a Palau passport by naturalization: requirements for applicants

Knowledge of state language

Assimilation or cultural knowledge

Stable financial status

Good health

No criminal records