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Visa requirements overview

Here you can find basic information about the visa regime between the Republic of Croatia and all other countries/entities. Choose a country from the dropdown menu above for quick access.

 Information on this web site is liable to change, therefore we advise seeking additional information before travelling:

  • for Croatian nationals travelling to other country/entity - at the diplomatic mission/consular post/Office of that country in the Republic of Croatia or in other country
  • for aliens travelling to the Republic of Croatia - at the competent Croatian diplomatic mission/consular post 

 

IMPORTANT NOTICE:

Pursuant to the Government’s Decision, starting with 22 July 2014, the Republic of Croatia applies the Decision No 565/2014/EU. All aliens who are holders of valid Schengen documents, as well as national visas and residence permits of Bulgaria, Cyprus, and Romania do not require an additional (Croatian) visa for Croatia.

Aliens who are holders of:

  • uniform visa (C) for two or multiple entries, valid for all Schengen Area Member States;
  • visa with limited territorial validity (LTV visa), for two or multiple entries, issued to the holder of a travel document that is not recognised by one or more, but not all of the Schengen Area Member States, and which is valid for the territory of the Member States recognising the travel document;
  • long-stay visa (D) for stays exceeding three months, issued by one of the Schengen Area Member State;
  • residence permit issued by one of the Schengen Area Member State;
  • national visas for two or multiple entries and residence permits of Bulgaria, listed in Annex I of the Decision No 565/2014/EU;
  • national visas for two or multiple entries and residence permits of Cyprus, listed in Annex III of the Decision No 565/2014/EU;
  • national visas for two or multiple entries and residence permits of Romania, listed in Annex IV of the Decision No 565/2014/EU;

do not require a visa for transit or intended stays in the territory of Croatia not exceeding 90 days in any 180-day period.

The Decision No 565/2014/EU is available at:

http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32014D0565&from=EN

Nationals of Kosovo, who are holders of Schengen visas with limited territorial validity (LTV visas), valid for all Schengen countries except for Greece and Spain, do not require additional Croatian visa for transit through or intended stays in the territory of the Republic of Croatia not exceeding 90 days in any 180-day period.

The period of validity of the above mentioned Schengen, Bulgarian, Cypriot, and Romanian documents must cover the duration of the transit or stay.

This facilitated entry of aliens is in force until Croatia fully applies the provisions of the Schengen acquis.

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Aliens who require a visa for Croatia can fill out the visa application form on-line at crovisa.mvep.hr (available in English, Russian, Ukrainian, Albanian, and Turkish language). Printed and filled out application form along with other required documents should be submitted to the competent Croatian Embassy/Consulate or visa centre or through an accredited tourist agency.

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Visa applications can also be submitted at VFS Visa Application Centres in Algeria, Belarus, Egypt, Philippines, Georgia, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Lebanon, Qatar, Kuwait, Morocco, Nigeria, South Africa, Oman, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Ukraine, and Vietnam. Additional information for each country/entity is available in the drop down menu - Visa requirements overview.

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All questions regarding Croatia’s visa regime can be submitted at: vize@mvep.hr

 

PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA (THE)
Establishment of diplomatic relations: 13/05/1992

DM/CO To Croatia or other/neighbouring country

Zagreb

Mlinovi 132
10 000 Zagreb
CROATIA


Tel: +385 1 46 37 011
Fax: +385 1 46 37 012
Zagreb

Mlinovi 133A
10 000 Zagreb
CROATIA


Tel: +385 1 46 93 636
Fax: +385 1 24 21 686

DM/CO Of The Republic of Croatia

Beijing

Villa 5-2
Qijiayuan Diplomatic Compound
No. 9 Jianguomenwai Street
Chaoyang District
100600 Beijing
P.R. of CHINA


Tel: +86 10 6532 6241; +86 10 6532 6242
Fax: 0086 10 6532 6257
Hong Kong

64th Floor, Hopewell Centre
183 Queen's road East, Wanchai
Hong Kong SAR
P.R. of CHINA


Tel: (00852)2528-4975
Fax: (00852)2865-6276

Visa requirements overview

Citizens of CHINA:

Ordinary Passport Yes
Diplomatic/official passport No

* Citizens of the Hong Kong Special Administration Region and Macao Special Administration Region, both part of the People’s Republic of China, or holders of travel documents issued in these areas, do not require a visa for business, tourist or personal visits to Croatia that do not exceed 90 days

* Visa applications can also be submitted at the VFS visa application centers  - http://www.vfsglobal.cn/croatia/china/English/index.html.

Citizens of Croatia:

Ordinary Passport Yes
Diplomatic/official passport No

* Croatian nationals, holders of valid passport, entering the People’s Republic of China at the Peking, Chengdu and Guangzhou airports, can stay in transit in the PRC for up to 72 hours without visa.

** Croatian nationals, holders of valid passport and with onward flight tickets, if travelling over the Hangzhou (HGH), Nanjing Lukou (NKG), Shangai Hongsqiao (SHA) and Shangai Pudong (PVG) airports, can stay in transit in the PRC for up to 144 hours. All passengers are subject to immigration control. Leaving the transit area of airport is allowed.

*** Croatian citizens, holders of valid Croatian passports, can enter and stay up to 90 days in the Special Administrative Region Macao, People’s Republic of China and Special Administrative Region of Hong Kong, People’s Republic of China