Northern Mariana Islands Travel Guide

Northern Mariana Islands (Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands US overseas commonwealth)

Northern Mariana Islands Travel FAQs


Are vaccinations required before travelling?

Up to date information for vaccinations before you travel to Northern Mariana Islands are available from the NHS website

Is it safe to travel to Northern Mariana Islands?

For up to date information around safety and security in Northern Mariana Islands read the Foreign & Commonwealth Office latest information for Northern Mariana Islands.

Best time to visit?

The best time to visit the Northern Mariana Islands is during the dry season from December to February when the precipitation is moderate. The coldest period of the year has pleasant temperatures that average between 73°F (22.8°C) to 81°F (27.2°C).

Do I need a visa to enter Northern Mariana Islands?

Visas for the Northern Mariana Islands are not required by nationals referred to in the chart above for stays of up to 90 days

What currency do i need?

The official currency of Northern Mariana Islands is the United States Dollar (USD). If you're looking to transfer or spend money in Northern Mariana Islands you can grab amazing United States Dollar deals via Wise.com (GBP to USD).

What wild animals live in Northern Mariana Islands?

Marianas Flying Fox Fruit Bats, Golden White Eye, Marianas Nightingale Reed Warbler and Mariana fruit dove

What is the traditional food?

The local dish eskabeche consists of fried fish and vegetables marinated in a vinegar sauce. Chicken dishes include kelaguen, a mixture of mincemeat, lemons, shredded coconut, onions, and peppers; chicken estufao, stewed chicken served with rice and salad; and morcizas, a garlicky stuffed, stewed chicken neck.

What Languages are spoken in Northern Mariana Islands?

English, Chamorro and Carolinian are the official languages. Japanese and Korean are widely spoken.

How much do you tip?

The currency in Northern Mariana Islands is the United States Dollar (97% of the people in the Northern Mariana Islands average tipping percentage in restaurants is between 10% to 18%.).

Where can I find a local travel expert for Northern Mariana Islands?

Useful Numbers

Emergency Northern Mariana Islands Numbers?

  • Police: No phone number available
  • Ambulance: No phone number available
  • Fire: No phone number available
  • UK Embassy: +1 310 789 0031

    Time Difference

    What is the time difference?

    The GMT time difference is 9 hours

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    How can i learn Chamorro?

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