10th International Conference on Southern Hemisphere Meteorology and Oceanography

Changing southern climates

Noumea, New-Caledonia, 23 - 27 april 2012

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New Caledonia has specific rules for visas, and is represented by French consulates.

Delegates are invited to contact the French consulate authorities of their respective countries for VISA information.

Indicatively, New Caledonia authorities indicated to 10ICSHMO that as of November 2011, no visa were needed for:

  • Argentina
  • Australia
  • Brazil
  • Chili
  • China: you don’t need a visa if you have a passport from Hong-Kong or Macau, or if you have a “circulation visa”.
  • South Corea
  • Japan
  • Malaysia
  • New Zealand (and Niue if you have a NZ passport)
  • Norway
  • The 27 states of the European Union
  • Venezuela
  • United States of America
  • Western Samoa

Visa is needed for all other countries.
All information are valid as off feb 9 2012.
Please consult the French embassy from this list :

Transit via Australia

To get some information about transiting via Australia:


Transit via New Zealand

Attention: if you stay at the airport less than 24 hours, you need a transit visa. To get some information about transiting via New Zealand:


Updated 08/24/2012

Contacts | Mentions légales

American Meteorological Society Météo-France IRD