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Last update 18 February 2021Diplomatic missions

Risk index

Level 3: Increased level of risk (recommendation not to travel in certain areas of the country unless necessary)


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Kingdom of Tonga

The Republic of Bulgaria does not have an embassy in Tonga. For any consular issues, all Bulgarian citizens (staying either short-term or long-term) in Tonga, can refer to the Bulgarian Embassy in Canberra, Austalia.
Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria in Australia
Address: 29 Pindary Crescent str, O’Malley, Canberra, ACT 2606
Postal Address: P.O.Box 6096 Mawson, ACT 2607 Canberra, Australia
Telephone: +612 62869711; +612 62869700
Fax: +612 62869600
Office hours: 09.00 am – 5.30 pm
E-Mail: [email protected]
Website: www.mfa.bg/embassies/australia

Embassy of the Kingdom of Tonga in London, United Kingdom
Address: 36 Molyneux Street, GB-London W1H 5BQ
Phone: +20 7724 5828
Fax: +20 7723 9074
Office Hours: 09.00 - 13.00 and 14.00 - 17.00
Email: [email protected]

Tonga has tropical climate characterised by the absence of particular yearly seasons in the proper sense of the word, but instead – by alternation of rainy and dry periods. The rainy period lasts from December until April with possible frequent tropical storms, which have an adverse effect on the local infrastructure and the road traffic.

There are no special recommendations for immunisations, except for yellow fever, when you come from contaminated regions. Nevertheless, it is recommended to have a general vaccine against diphtheria, tetanus, hepatitis А and B, and typhus. There is no malaria in Tonga.

General information

general information

Local currency

1 Pa'anga (T$) = 100 Seniti (s)

Crime and safety

Following the attempts to politically destabilise the country in 2006, frequent inspections are common procedure, as well as discontinuation of traffic on the roads.

Visitors of Tonga are recommended to avoid places, where demonstrations are held and crowded places.

Customs requirements

You can bring in unlimited quantity of local and foreign currency. You are advised to have US dollars, traveller’s checks or credit cards.

There are no restrictions for bringing in items for personal use, including moderate quantities of alcohol and tobacco products.

There are no customs restrictions for taking out local and foreign currency, as well as goods.

Legislation Specifics

Homosexual acts between men are punished in accordance with the local legislation, in some cases with up to 10 years of imprisonment.


The traffic of vehicles is in the left lane. The country has domestic airlines and connections between the different islands. The road network is in good condition. When using taxi services, it is advisable to negotiate the price of the service to the endpoint of your journey.


The quality of medical services in hospitals does not meet the standards of West Europe. Danger of diseases is spread by insects. Do not underestimate the measures against mosquitoes.


Travel papers and visas

You should have an international passport with at least six months of validity from the date of entering into the country. Bulgarian nationals can obtain visa for Tonga through the embassy of the country in London. 

Embassy of Tonga in London, United Kingdom
Address: 36 Molyneux Street, GB-London W1H 5BQ
Phone: +20 7724 5828
Fax: +20 7723 9074
Office Hours: 09.00 - 13.00 and 14.00 - 17.00
Email: [email protected]

Practical advice

During the initial period of adapting, it is advisable to avoid placing high demands on your body. 

During the dry period you should drink enough fluids. 

Avoid fat food and excessive use of alcohol. 

Take into account the conservative local standards of behaviour and clothing. 

Observe stringent personal hygiene with frequent hand wash. 

Be careful when eating fruits and salads. 

Take with you the most essential medicines.

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