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Last verified: Thursday, 19. September 2019 at 07:22 AM

Marshall Islands Travel Advisory


Warning Level Icon Travelling Marshall Islands is (relatively) safe

Local Situation: 2.0 / 5

Travelling Marshall Islands is (relatively) safe. We detected travel advisories from 2 sources for this specific country.

Regional Situation: 2.0 / 5

This country shares no land border with any other country. Thus, the region score is identical to the country risk rating.

Risk scoring history for Marshall Islands

Chart of the risk level over that last 200 days. This is the daily calculated travel risk for Marshall Islands.

Chart of the number of sources over that last 200 days. This is the daily number of advisory sources (of any rating) that have been active on that day.

Note: Changes happening on the 28th/29th of July 2019 are related to a change in the software and number of sources processed.

Rating Details (single travel warnings)

These are the individual advisories published by other countries about the destination Marshall Islands from a travellers perspective. The scoring of all messages combined is the foundation for the current rating 2.0 out of 5.0.

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 0 - Travel is usually safe.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Canada

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Warning Level Icon Danger level: 1 - Travel is usually safe.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: United States

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Exercise normal precautions in the Marshall Islands.                                                                                           Read ...


Warning Level Icon Danger level: 3 - Travel with high caution.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Malta

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The Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion advises Maltese travellers to exercise caution when visiting the Marshall Islands. The Government of the Republic of the Marshall Islands has declared a state of health emergency due to an outbreak of Dengue fever, which started in Ebeye and moved on to Majuro and Rongrong. The number of suspected cases has ...


Individual changes for Marshall Islands

This is the recent history of individual changes that affected the total asessment of Marshall Islands. Most recent events first.

Changes from September 11th 2019

The total rating for Marshall Islands changed from 1.5 to 2.0. Here are the influencing details:

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The Maltese government increased their existing warning for Marshall Islands to 3.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 2.0 (by +1.0).

About Marshall Islands

Marshall Islands with its capital Majuro is a country in Oceania (Micronesia), about the size of Washington, DC (181 km²). The country is located Oceania, two archipelagic island chains of 29 atolls, each made up of many small islets, and five single islands in the North Pacific Ocean, about half way between Hawaii and Australia. The climate can be described as tropical; hot and humid; wet season May to November; islands border typhoon belt. The landscape is low coral limestone and sand islands. With a population of less than a million citizens.

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Basic Statistics and Facts

Topic Value
Capital Majuro
Population less than one million
Size 181 km²
Size comparable to about the size of Washington, DC
Common languages English, Marshallese
Currency Dollar (short: USD)
Common voltage (electricity) 110V - 60Hz
Used GSM Frequencies none
International phone prefix +692
Internet Top Level Domain .mh
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 2 MH
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 3 MHL
Countrycode: ISO Numeric 584

Environmental problems and natural hazzards

These are problems Marshall Islands is facing. Environmental issues refer to damages of the nature due to industry and society. Natural hazzards refer to potential dangers originating in nature.

Environmental problems

  • inadequate supplies of potable water
  • pollution of Majuro lagoon from household waste and discharges from fishing vessels

Natural hazzards

  • infrequent typhoons

Top Industries and Agricultural Products

These are the main product industries and agricultural products of Marshall Islands. This list indicates what this country is good at producing.


  1. copra
  2. craft items
  3. from seashells
  4. pearls
  5. tourism
  6. tuna processing
  7. wood

Agriculture products

  1. breadfruit
  2. chickens
  3. coconuts
  4. fruits
  5. melons
  6. pigs
  7. taro
  8. tomatoes

Marshallese Imports and Exports

These are the main product categories of imports and exports to and from Marshall Islands.

Export products

  1. coconut oil
  2. copra cake
  3. fish
  4. handicrafts

Import products

  1. beverages
  2. equipment
  3. foodstuffs
  4. fuels
  5. machinery
  6. tobacco

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current travel advisory for Marshall Islands?

Marshall Islands is currently rated at 2,0 out of a possible 5.0. Collected from 2 official sources. Travelling Marshall Islands is (relatively) safe.

Is it safe to travel Marshall Islands in 2019?

You are good to go, enjoy your trip to Marshall Islands.

How many travel advisories do you know for Marshall Islands?

We currently evaluate 11 official sources each morning. Today, we know of active advisories from 2 individual sources for Marshall Islands.

What is the size of Marshall Islands?

Marshall Islands has a size of 181 km² or 70 mi² which is about the size of Washington, DC.

Common Frequently Asked Questions

For non-country specific questions, please check our global F.A.Q.