Marshall Islands Shopping, Embassy and Communication

By | May 6, 2022



The official languages ​​are English and Marshallese. Polynesian languages ​​and Japanese are also spoken.

Public Holidays

01/01/2022 New Year

03/01/2022 Memorial Day

04/15/2022 Good Friday

05/01/2022 Constitution Day

07/01/2022 day of fishermen

09/02/2022 Riberjal Day (Labor Day)

09/30/2022 Manit Day (Day of Culture)

11/17/2022 Kamolol Day (Thanksgiving)

02.12.2022 gospel day

12/25/2022 Christmas


Variations from island to island are possible.

Duty free shopping


The following items may enter the Marshall Islands duty-free: 300 cigarettes, 75 cigars or 8 ounces of tobacco; 2 liters of alcoholic beverages (over 21s). The value of the gifts must not exceed the equivalent of US$300. More information is available from

Prohibited Exports

The export of coral, tortoiseshell and other natural treasures is prohibited.

Contact addresses

Embassy of the Republic of the Marshall Islands

(Also responsible for Germany and Austria.)

2433 Massachusetts Avenue
Washington DC
United States
+1 (202)234 54 14.

Mon-Fri 09.00-17.00.

Consulate of the Republic of the Marshall Islands
Seehofstrasse 4
+41 (44)251 87 60.



Autodial Long Distance Service. International telephone connections via satellite possible.


According to, the main providers are VPM (Internet: and Ntamar.

Post office

There are American post offices on Majuro and Ebeye.

Post office hours

Mon-Fri 10am-3.30pm, Sat 8am-12pm.

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