Travel and Visa Requirements for New Caledonians

Visa required and visa free countries listed

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Visa free countries for New Caledonian passport holders

See a list of the countries you can travel to with a New Caledonian passport without needing a visa

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Countries that require a visa for New Caledonians

See a list of countries you need a visa to travel to as a New Caledonian passport holder

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General Visa Requirement & Things to know before you travel

See a general list of visa requirements before travelling to a new country

Valid travel passport.
Visa application form.
Visa fee.
Evidence of permission to be in that country.
Photocopy of passport data page.
Financial proof, original bank statement.
Letter of invitations.

Schengen visa for New Caledonians

See our top pick of Schengen countries visited by New Caledonians

New Caledonia is a french territory.  So its citizens have the French Nationality and can vote for the president of France. They have the right to vote in elections to the European Parliament.  It is governed by a 54-member Territorial Congress, a legislative body composed of members of three provincial assemblies. The French State is represented in the territory by a High Commissioner. At a national level, New Caledonia is represented in the French Parliament by two deputies and two senators. 

 Noumea is  the capital city of New Caledonia.  It  is situated on a peninsula in the south of New Caledonia's main island, Grande Terre, and is home to the majority of the island's European, Polynesian (Wallisians, Futunians, Tahitians), Indonesian, and Vietnamese populations, as well as many Melanesians, Ni-Vanuatu and Kanaks who work in one of the South Pacific's most industrialised cities.

The official language spoken in New Caledonia is French.  Nengone; Paicî; Ajië; Drehu; and 35 other native languages are also  spoken in New Caledonia. 

Visa information for other Nationals

See visa requirements for our top pick of visitors to New Caledonia