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:
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:
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:
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.
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.
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.
All questions regarding Croatia’s visa regime can be submitted at: firstname.lastname@example.org
10 000 Zagreb
10 000 Zagreb
Qijiayuan Diplomatic Compound
No. 9 Jianguomenwai Street
P.R. of CHINA
64th Floor, Hopewell Centre
183 Queen's road East, Wanchai
Hong Kong SAR
P.R. of CHINA
* 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.
* 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