Cook Islander visa for Tongan citizens

A visa is NOT required for Tongan passport holders visiting Cook Islands for a short-term stay: 31 days.

Visa requirements:

Visa type Purposes Visa requirements Allowed stay
Tourist visa For Tongan citizens to enter Cook Islands for a short-term tourism purpose. Not required 31 days
Evisa Cook Islands e-visa for Tongan citizens Not Available
Visa on arrival Cook Islands visa on arrival for Tongan citizens Not Available

Cook Islands tourist visa requirements:

  • Holding Tongan passport that is valid for six months beyond the period of the intended stay in Cook Islands.
  • Proof of onward travel (departure) from Cook Islands.

If you are looking for Cook Islands visa information, such as available types of visas, or how to apply from Tonga, we recommend you visit or contact the embassy or consulate of Cook Islands nearest your place of residence.

  • Auckland: The Consulate General of in Auckland, ~ 2002.61 kilometers (1244.36 mi) away from Nuku'alofa, Tonga. (Working hours: Close now. Open in 7 hours 1 minutes).
  • Wellington: The High Commission of in Wellington, ~ 2425.15 kilometers (1506.92 mi) away from Nuku'alofa, Tonga. (Working hours: Close now. Open in 7 hours 1 minutes).

Cook Islands visa applications & requirements (For reference purposes only, please visit the nearest Cook Islands diplomatic mission offices to Tonga for guidance)

Tourism Statistics Chart

The line chart shows the number of visitors from Tonga traveling to Cook Islands from 2008 to 2018.

Year Number of visitors (Tonga) estimated Change (%)

References: UNWTO.org, World Bank and multiple sources. (This data is for informational purposes only. Please see our disclaimer page for more information.)

Cook Islands & Tonga comparison

Cook Islands's area is approximately 240 km2 (92 sq mi), while the area of Tonga is approximately 720 km2 (277 sq mi). This means Tonga is 3.00 times bigger than Cook Islands.

As of September 2021, Cook Islands's population is ~18711 people - 175,232 fewer people than the population of Tonga.

We have highlighted Cook Islands & Tonga’s relative positions on world's map for your reference.

Cook Islands Tonga Difference
Population (est 2021) 18,711 193,943 175232 fewer people live in Cook Islands than Tonga
Number of diplomatic missions abroad (est) 0 10 Cook Islands has 10 fewer diplomatic representations abroad compared with Tonga.
Travel freedom (2021) 13 88 Cook Islands passport holders visit 75 fewer countries and territories without a visa.
Number of foreign missions hosted 3 7 Cook Islander hosts 4 fewer foreign missions than Tonga.

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Useful Information

  • Avarua to Nuku'alofa: 1541.60 km (957.90 mi)
  • Travel time: 3 hours 12 minutes

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