A Landing Permission authorises a specified number of passengers and crew of a vessel to enter St. Helena for up to 24 hours without obtaining an Entry Permit.

Landing Permission may be issued to the master of a vessel who:

  • completes the Landing Permission form
  • undertakes to ensure that all of the passengers and crew will be leaving on the vessel when it departs
  • ensures that passengers and crew present to the Immigration Officer upon entering St. Helena a valid passport (or pre-agreed alternative form of identification)
  • accepts responsibility for any health requirements, emergency medical evacuation and emergency repatriation that the passengers and crew may require;
  • provides a complete list of all passengers and crew members who have or will have the Master’s permission to land in St. Helena
  • pays the relevant fee

How to Apply

1. The master of a vessel should submit the Landing Permission Form and complete list of names via email to Immigration Officer at

2. This should be done at least 14 days in advance of arrival but shorter timeframes may be possible – please contact Immigration at the address above.


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