Do I Need A Passport To Go To Guam?

Jun 21, 2022

4 min read

If I could, I would buy a house on the beach. There's just something about the sea that makes me feel at ease. Guam is one of these places that makes me feel at ease. Plus Tumon is a must visit. Now US citizens can travel there without the hassle of applying for a visa.

Let's go through a few things:

Do I Need A Passport To Go To Guam?

The answer to this question is a bit murky. Some people will say that you don't need a valid us passport because it is a territory of the United States in the Western North Pacific Ocean, which makes so much sense. After all, US citizens don't need a passport to travel to United States territory. Other people say you do need your passport. Well, I'm telling you now that it is best to take your passport with you; in some cases, a Photo ID or proof of citizenship is acceptable. The debate about this question goes on and on; I found that contacting your nearest United States embassy or consular services can help a lot.

The passport requirements are that you passport must have one blank page.

Where Can US Citizens Go Without A Passport?

USA citizens are fortunate. There are a few places you can travel to without a passport; on top of that, these places are beautiful! The places US citizens can travel to without a passport are:

Travel tip: Whenever you travel to a foreign destination, make sure you have travel insurance.

Do I Need A Visa To Travel To Guam?

No, there are no Guam visa requirements for citizens of the US who wish to travel to Guam. However, citizens of other countries might need a Tourist Visa if they want to travel to Guam. Although there are visa waiver countries that allow certain foreigners of countries to enter Guam without a visa.

What Are The Entry Requirements For Guam For US Citizens?

Travelers arriving from other US territories and states are allowed to enter Guam.

Entry restrictions do not apply to:

-US citizens, nationals, immigrants, and lawful permanent residents: -Crew members of airlines. -Travelers who are fully vaccinated. -Members of the US Armed Forces or their spouses or children (under 18 years of age). -Sea crew members traveling with a C-1 and D non-immigrant visa. -Travelers under the age of 18. -Travelers on diplomatic or official foreign government travel. -Travelers who have the COVID-19 vaccine. -Travelers issued a humanitarian or emergency exception. -Travelers with valid visas [excluding B-1 (business) or B-2 (tourism) visas] who are citizens of a foreign country with limited COVID-19 vaccine availability. -Travelers whose entry would be in the national interest, as determined by the Secretary of State, Secretary of Transportation, or Secretary of Homeland Security (or their designees).

What Are The Required Documents For Guam?

Like with any trip, you require certain travel documents. You need to provide the following documents when you travel to Guam:

  • Guam Health Declaration Form: When you arrive at the Guam International Airport Authority, you must provide the following Health Declaration information for yourself and all family members who reside with you and travel together on the same flight.
  • The Guam Electronic Declaration Form: Each arriving passenger or responsible family member must provide the required information (personal information and arrival information) in English (only ONE declaration per family is required).
  • A valid passport.

The age of majority in Guam is 18. Therefore, persons below 18 are minors unless they are emancipated minors. An unaccompanied minor arriving in Guam must be met by a parent, legal guardian, or authorized representative at the airport. The parent or legal guardian must provide photo identification to receive the unaccompanied minor. Children may need to provide their birth certificates.

If a parent, legal guardian, or authorized representative does not pick up the minor at the airport, DPHSS Child Protective Services must be notified.

How Will The Real ID Act Influence My Trip To Guam?

Starting May 3, 2023, US citizens need a Real ID-compliant driver's license, state-issued enhanced driver's license, or another acceptable form of ID to fly within the United States. This won't affect your trip to Guam.

You can use your Real ID or passport to fly; it is your choice. However, if you don't have a passport, you may have to get a Real ID.

How Do I Know My Document Is Real ID Compliant?

After receiving your new REAL ID license, you will find one of the following markings on the right upper portion of your card:


There you go!

Don't think twice about it, just go enjoy paradise! Live your dream on white beaches and crystal clear blue waters. Imagine spending your time on a Island in Micronesia, or learning about the Chamorro culture. That is the way I think a holiday should be.

Written By: Laliq Schuman
Fact Checked By: Richard Nathan

Frequently Asked Questions

Which Countries Can Travel To Guam Without A Visa?

The countries part of the visa waiver program are the following:

Australia, Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxemburg, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan and the UK.

Can I Travel To The Bahamas Without A Passport?

It depends on your method of travel to the Bahamas. If you travel by plane, you need a passport, but if you travel by sea, you can travel with any other document (ID card) that proves your citizenship. However, the US department of state recommends that you travel with a passport in case of an emergency.

Remember travel insurance for international travel.

Can I Travel To Guam Without being Vaccinated?

Visitors from the United States of America that aren’t vaccinated can enter Guam without restrictions.

How can I travel To Guam?

United Airlines is currently the only airline flying directly from the United States to Guam. The non-stop flight from Honolulu (Hawaii) takes about 7 hours and 10 minutes.

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