Registration is the first process that companies, organisations or individuals who want to bring foreign national to the country. Registration has it’s own requirements which are mentioned below and is not required every time a foreign national arrives.

Registrations are done once and then renewed annually.

Requirements for companies/organisations that want to bring foreigner nationals to the country.

  1. Registration at ICA offices
  • Company / organisation information or profile,
  • Certificate of registration of the company/institution,
  • Licence or business permit of company/organisation, not expired,
  • Company/organisation management ID
  1. Signed letter of guarantee that includes;
  • His/her security
  • Residence
  • His/her rights and wellbeing
  • Proof of payment of employment tax.
  1. Letter of entry request that’s written in Somali and must include;
  • Full details the person
  • Reason for the visa
  • Duration of their stay
  • Company/organisation emblem and signature
  1. Proof of company/organisation corporate tax payments.

Requirements for government agencies that want to bring foreigner nationals to the country.

  1. Registration form
  2. An official request letter with;
  • Person’s full name
  • Passport number
  • Nationality
  • Country of origin
  • Reason for visiting Somalia
  • Duration of stay
  • Arrival date
  • Details of accommodation
  • Institution stamp
  • Authorised signature and seal
  1. The name and contact details of individual to be contacted if further details are required.

Requirements for Diplomats coming to Federal Republic of Somalia

An official letter of approval from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs FGS stating;

  • Individual name
  • Passport number
  • Nationality
  • Country of origin
  • Reason for staying in Somalia
  • Duration of stay
  • Arrival date
  • Accommodation details
  • Contact person if additional details are required.

Entry requirements for Somali citizens sponsoring a foreign national

  1. Registration;
  • Sponsor/guarantor identifiable information
  • Sponsor/guarantor copy of their passport
  • Sponsor/guarantor employment details
  1. Request of entry letter of the foreign national and their details that includes,
  • Passport number
  • Nationality
  • Place of origin
  • Reason for stay
  • Duration of stay
  • Prove of accommodation
  • Proof of signed letter of security and financial guarantee.

Requirements for foreigner nationals arriving in Somalia

  1. A copy of valid passport
  2. Passport size photo
  3. Personal identification card
  4. Filling of foreigner’s form
  5. Proof of entry permit

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 Aden Abdulle international Airport, Mogadishu, Somalia

Phone: +252614465000

Call : 2000

Email: info@immigration.gov.so

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