Last updated: 3 Sep 2018

British Commonwealth of Nations and Overseas Territories

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THE BRITISH OVERSEAS TERRITORIES:

Citizens of the scattered islands that make up British Overseas Territories have full British citizenship and residence within the UK.  The 14 British Overseas Territories are: 

  1. Anguilla
  2. Bermuda
  3. British Antartic Territory
  4. British Indian Ocean Territory
  5. British Virgin Islands
  6. Cayman Islands
  7. Falkland
  8. Gibraltar
  9. Montserrat
  10. Pitcairn Island
  11. St Helena & Dep. (Ascension Island & Tristan da Cunha)
  12. The Sovereign base areas on Cyprus
  13. Turks & Caicos Islands
  14. South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands


 BRITISH COMMONWEALTH / COMMONWEALTH OF NATIONS

The Commonwealth is a voluntary organisation made up mostly of former British colonies. Some states may give preferrential treatment to citizens of fellow member states.  Other states make no distinction in its treatment of foreign citizens between member and non-member states. For visa requirements, the relevant country guide should be visited.  For more information on the Commonwealth, visit: www.thecommonwealth.org 

The member states are: 

  1. Antigua and Barbuda
  2. Australia
  3. Bahamas, The
  4. Bangladesh
  5. Barbados
  6. Belize
  7. Botswana
  8. Brunei Darussalam
  9. Cameroon
  10. Canada
  11. Cyprus
  12. Dominica
  13. Fiji
  14. Ghana
  15. Grenada
  16. Guyana
  17. India
  18. Jamaica
  19. Kenya
  20. Kiribati
  21. Lesotho
  22. Malawi
  23. Malaysia
  24. Maldives
  25. Malta
  26. Mauritius
  27. Mozambique
  28. Namibia
  29. Nauru
  30. New Zealand
  31. Nigeria
  32. Pakistan
  33. Papua New Guinea
  34. Rwanda
  35. Saint Lucia
  36. Samoa
  37. Seychelles
  38. Sierra Leone
  39. Singapore
  40. Solomon Islands
  41. South Africa
  42. Sri Lanka
  43. St Kitts and Nevis
  44. St Vincent and The Grenadines
  45. Swaziland
  46. Tonga
  47. Trinidad and Tobago
  48. Tuvalu
  49. Uganda
  50. United Kingdom
  51. United Republic of Tanzania
  52. Vanuatu
  53. Zambia

Visa Requirements

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Travel Health

ANGUILLA  
Compulsory:  None
Recommended: Typhoid, Hepatitis A&B, Tetanus, Polio
   
BERMUDA  
Compulsory:  None
Recommended: Hepatitis B, Tetanus, Polio
   
BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS
Compulsory:  None
Recommended:  Typhoid, Hepatitis A&B, Tetanus, Polio
   
CAYMAN ISLANDS  
Compulsory:  None
Recommended:  Typhoid, Hepatitis A&B, Tetanus, Polio
   
FALKLAND ISLANDS
Compulsory:  None
Recommended:  Hepatitis B, Tetanus, Polio
   
GIBRALTAR:
Compulsory:  None
Recommended:  Hepatitis B, Tetanus, Polio
   
MONTSERRAT:
Compulsory: Yellow Fever (Dependant on Country of Origin/Stopover)
Recommended: Hepatitis B, Tetanus, Polio
   
PITCAIRN ISLAND:
Compulsory: Yellow Fever (Dependant on Country of Origin/Stopover)
Recommended: Hepatitis A & B, Tetanus, Polio
   
ST. HELENA & DEP (Ascension Island & Tristan da Cunha)
Compulsory: Yellow Fever (Dependant on Country of Origin/Stopover)
Recommended: Hepatitis A &B, Typhoid, Tetanus, Polio
   
TURKS & CAICOS ISLANDS: None Required
Compulsory: None
Recommended: Hepatitis B, Tetanus, Polio