Seal of Palau
|Seal of Palau|
|Armiger||Republic of Palau|
|Escutcheon||a disk shows the traditional Bai, a meeting-house, stands on sixteen stones and the flag on the flagstaff with the Name of the Emblem itself: "OFFICIAL SEAL" and the year "1981" under the stones|
|Motto||REPUBLIC OF PALAU|
|Other elements||the Bai is surrounded by two names: in above, the Name of the National Congress of Palau, known as: "OLBIIL ERA KELULAU" (In Palauan for, "THE HOUSE OF THE WHISPERED DECISIONS") and the Name of the State in below|
The Seal of Palau depicts a traditional meeting center. The executive seal, used by overseas missions and by the nation's president, is also of a similar design.
The seal also resembles the seal of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, the governing body which formerly controlled Palau.