China Embassy in Kiribati

Address: Bairiki, Tarawa, Kiribati
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 30, Bairiki, Tarawa, Kiribati
Tel: +68-6-21486
Fax: +68-6-21116

Brief Intro

Situated in central Pacific Ocean, Kiribati is near to the junction of the equator and International Date Line. It has totally three coral inland groups and a volcano inland group that scattering all over the 5,000,000 square kilometers (1,930,511 square miles) waters. Nauru and Tuvalu are its near neighbors respectively located to its west and south.   
Capital: Bairiki in Tarawa     
Time: It is 12 hours earlier than GMT and 4 hours earlier than Beijing Time. 
Official Language: English (Kiribati/Gilbertese is also widely used)
Major Religions: Roman Catholic, Kiribati Protestant
Currency: cent, Australian dollar

Important Holidays

New Year Day (January 1-2)
Women’s Day (March 6)
Easter Holiday (at least four days from Good Friday to Easter Monday)
National Health Day (April 21)
Gospel Day (or Christian Churches Day)
National Independence Day (July 11-12)
Unimwane & Unaine (Elderly Men and Women) Day (July 13-14)
Youth Day (August 7)
Human Rights/Peace Day (December 11)
Christmas Day (December 25)

Notices for Chinese Going to Kiribati

1. Citizens from other countries must hold a valid passport, onward ticket and proof of sufficient funds to support their staying in Kiribati.
2. If the intended stay duration in the country is 30 days or les, Chinese citizens are exempted from obtaining a visa before entering the nation.
3. Visitors can apply for the visitor’s permit upon arrival, entitling them to stay longer. Fees of AUD70 for a single visa and AUD70 for a multiple visa should be paid for the issuing of the visa.
4. The principal Immigration Officer, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, P.O. Box 68, Bairiki Tarawa can issue a visa it can be made in Kiribati honorable consulate office in Suva of Fiji, Rose Bay NSW of Australia and other foreign cities.