The official languages are English and Palau in all states except Sonsoral (the official languages are English and Sonsoralese), Tobi (the official languages are English and Tobi), and Angaur (the official languages are English, Japanese, and Angaurian).
01/01/2022 New Year
03/15/2022 Youth Day
05/06/2022 Senior Citizens Day
05/27/2022 memorial day
06/09/2022 Constitution Day
05.09.2022 Labor Day
10/01/2022 Independence Day
10/24/2022 United Nations Day
11/24/2022 Thanksgiving day
Deviations are possible from island to island.
Duty free shopping
The following items can be brought into Palau in hand luggage without wool: 1 pack with a maximum of 20 cigarettes (persons aged 18 and over), 1 bottle of spirits (persons aged 21 and over).
“Controlled” substances, weapons, certain plants, fruits and animals. The import of sunscreens with chemical agents such as oxybenzone, octocrylene and parabens is prohibited. More information is available from Countryaah.com.
The export of coral, tortoiseshell and other natural treasures is prohibited.
Embassy of the Republic of Palau
(Also responsible for Germany, Austria and Switzerland.)
1701 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 200
+1 202 349 8598.
http://www.palauembassy.org Honorary Consul of the Republic of Palau
+49 (0)40 769 788 95.
Mon-Thurs 09.00-12.00 and by appointment.
Palau Chamber of Commerce PO Box 1742, Koror 96940, Palau Tel. +680 (0)488 34 00.
International direct dialing. Phone cards are available from PNCC offices and phone calls can be made at most hotels in Koror.
Network operator is PNCC Cellular (Internet: www.palaunet.com/html/cel/national_cellular.html). Cell phones can be rented from Triple 777 Cellular/Network 88 (PO Box 6021 Koror, Palau 96940 Tel: (680) 488-3420. Fax: (680) 488-2732. Email: [email protected]).
According to Abbreviationfinder.org, the main provider is Paulau Net (Internet: www.palaunet.com).
There is a post office in Koror. Opening hours: Mon-Fri 08.00-16.00, Sat 09.00-10.00.