Official languages are I-Kiribati (Gilbertese), an Austronesian language, and English.
01/01/2022 New Year
07.03.2022 women’s Day
03/29/2022 Good Friday
04/18/2022 easter monday
04/19/2022 National Health Day
07/11/2022 gospel day
07/12/2022 Independence Day
07/12/2022 Senior Citizens Day
08/05/2022 Youth Day
10/10/2022 National Education Day
09.12.2022 Day of Human Rights and Peace
Duty free shopping
The following items can be brought into Kiribati duty-free: 200 cigarettes or 225g of tobacco; 1 liter of spirits and 1 liter of wine (persons aged 21 and over); Perfume for personal use. Valuable personal items must be declared and re-exported. More information is available from Countryaah.com.
Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Kiribati
(also responsible for Austria and Switzerland)
+49 (0)40 35 01 370.
After agreement by telephone.
Ties are only worn on special occasions. Business hours: Mon-Fri 08.00-12.30 and 13.30-16.15.
German-New Zealand Chamber of Commerce Inc. (also provides information for Kiribati) 188 Quay Street, Auckland 1010, PO Box 95, Auckland 1140, New Zealand Tel. +64 (0)9 304 01 20. Website: neuzeland.ahk.de
Self dialing service in the urban areas of Tarawa. Telephone calls abroad usually have to be made via the international operator. Most other islands can be reached by radio telephone.
GSM 1800 and 900. Network operator is Telecom Service Kiribati Ltd. (Web: www.tskl.net.ki).
According to Abbreviationfinder.org, Internet provider is VPM Internet Services. There are currently no internet cafes in Kiribati.
Airmail to Europe takes up to two weeks; International mail is transported weekly. Post office opening hours: Mon-Fri 09.00-15.00.