Int Code: +676
For an electives write to the Director of Health, Nuku’alofa, Tonga (allow months for a reply). They will then be sent a letter of approval from the Director of Health that is handed to the Immigration Officer at the point of entry in Tonga for endorsement of the appropriate visa.
The Ministry of Health, Nuku’alofa, Tonga Islands Tel: +676 23 200 Fax: 24 291.
Tonga Visitor’s Bureau, Vuna Road, Nuku’alofa, Tonga Islands Tel: +676 25 334 Fax: 23 507.
Hospitals on Various Islands:
Vaiola Hospital, PO Box 59, Nuku’alofa, Tonga Tel: +676 23 200 Fax: 24 291. This is the main hopistal
Ngu Wellington Hospital, Neiafu, Talau, Vava’u Island, Tonga Tel: +676 70201
Niu’ui Hospital, Hihifo, Ha’apai Island Tel: +676 60201
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