Information about New Caledonia
Population: 278,000 inhab (2017 est,)
Capital: Numéa 160.000 iinhab.(2 005 est,)
Official Languages: French
Main cities: Numéa , Boulouparis, Bourail, Dumbéa, Farino
According to your nationality, before planning your trip, please check with the embassy or consulate of New Caledonia in your country of residence, if you need Visa in order to enter the country. Make sure to have the health insurance required and the valid passport, as well.
In addition to the passport and visa, if you plan to travel to New Caledonia, whether for business or pleasure, we suggest to review the following information: International Airports - Airport Safety Rules - baggage allowance, size and weight restrictions - Most visited cities - Driving in New Caledonia - Electricity - Time Zone - Business hours - National Holidays - Weights and Measures - Rules of Etiquette and Commercial Practices
Time Zone: (GMT+11)
With the improvement of the COVID situation and a good vaccination rate, the Government of New Caledonia has decided to reopen its borders to countries with a similar vaccination policy as of December 1.
► To enter the country, a complete vaccination certificate (except for those under 18 years of age), PCR tests and a travel certificate are required.
► It is mandatory to spend seven days of quarantine at home or in the hotel on arrival.