Ministarstvo vanjskih i europskih poslova RH

Visa requirements overview

Here you can find basic information about the visa regime between the Republic of Croatia and all other countries/entities.

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 third-country nationals travelling to the Republic of Croatia - at the competent Croatian diplomatic mission/consular post
REPUBLIC OF TURKEY (THE)
Establishment of diplomatic relations: 26/08/1992

DM/CO To Croatia or other/neighbouring country

Zagreb

Ulica Andrije Hebranga 32-34
10 000 Zagreb
CROATIA


Tel: +385 1 48 64 660
Fax: +385 1 48 64 670
Zagreb

Andrije Hebranga 32-34
10000 Zagreb
CROATIA


Tel: 48-55-202; 48-55-673
Fax: 48-55-404
Zagreb

Andrije Hebranga 32-34
10000 Zagreb
CROATIA


Tel: 48-54-261; 48-64-677
Fax: 48-54-261
Zagreb

Ulica Andrije Hebranga 34
10000 Zagreb
CROATIA


Tel: 01 333 39 30; 333 39 31;
Fax: 01 333 39 32
Zagreb

Pantovčak 142
10000 Zagreb


Tel: 48-19-519
Fax: 48-50-115

DM/CO Of The Republic of Croatia

Ankara

Aziziye Mah.
Kırkpınar Sokak 18/5
06690 Çankaya - Ankara


Tel: 0090 312 446 0831, 446 9460
Fax: 0090 312 446 4700
Istanbul

Asmali Mescit Mah.
Oteller Sok. No:1/2
34420 Tepebasi/Beyoglu
Istanbul/TURKEY


Tel: 0090 212 293 5467, 293 5468
Fax: 0090 212 293 5476
Izmir

Ataturk Caddesi No: 270/3 Alsancak
35220 - IZMIR
TURSKA


Tel: 0090 232 446 2870
Fax: 0090 232 445 7720
Antalya

Rixos Downtown Antalya
Sakıp Sabancı Bulvarı Konyaaltı Sahili
07050 Muratpaşa - ANTALYA
TURSKA


Tel: 0090 242 310 5211
Fax: 0090 242 323 4428

Visa requirements overview

Citizens of TURKEY:

Ordinary Passport Yes
Diplomatic/official passport No

* Citizens of the Republic of Turkey, holders of special passports, do not need a visa for entering and staying up to 90 days or passing through the territory of the Republic of Croatia.

** As of 2 March 2020 Croatian citizens traveling to Turkey for the purpose of TOURISM do not need a visa to stay for up to 90 days in a period of 180 days. For ALL OTHER PURPOSES, it is necessary to obtain a Turkish visa.

Citizens of Croatia:

Ordinary Passport No
Diplomatic/official passport No

* Passport of the Croatian nationals (if it is an ordinary passport) has to be valid for a minimum of 150 days from the arrival date.

IMPORTANT NOTICE:

Measures to suppress and prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19):

Until further notice, the lodging of a visa application at the Croatian Embassies/Consulates is temporarily suspended.

Suspension of receipt of the visa application does not apply to the following categories of persons:

  • family members of Croatian nationals;
  • family members of citizens of the EEA, the Swiss Confederation and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland;

NOTE:   persons who are considered family members are set out in Article 4 of the Act on nationals of the European Economic Area and their family members (Official Gazette of the Republic of Croatia, Nos. 66/19 and 53/20)

  • persons who have been granted temporary residence for the purposes referred to in Article 47 of the Aliens Act (Official Gazette, Nos. 130/11, 74/13, 69/17 and 46/2018), or have been issued a residence and work permit in the Republic Croatia;
  • healthcare professionals, healthcare researchers and collaborators, experts in care for the elderly and persons requiring urgent medical treatment,
  • goods carriers and other transport personnel, to the extent necessary;
  • diplomats, police officers in the performance of their duties, civil protection services and teams, international organizations staff and international military personnel in carrying out their functions;
  • passengers in transit, provided that they prove the possibility to enter the country of destination;
  • seafarers in transit including seafarers who come to Croatia for embarkation/disembarkation;
  • persons traveling for education;
  • persons traveling for urgent personal reasons, such as:
    • death of a family member - attendance to funeral,
    • serious and urgent health reasons provided that medical documentation and a hospital invitation is presented,
    • ownership of a real estate,
    • ownership of a vessel including lease.

NOTE: in the event of a serious deterioration of the epidemiological situation in a particular third country, a temporary complete suspension of visa applications is possible. In this case, visa applications are accepted only from:

  • family members of Croatian nationals;
  • family members of citizens of the EEA, the Swiss Confederation and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland;

Until further notice, all communications related to obtaining the necessary information regarding the Croatian visa requirements shall be made by electronic mail (vize@mvep.hr).

Until further notice, the delivery and storage of guarantee letters is only possible by mail (address: Služba za vize, Petretićev trg 2 10000 Zagreb).

 

Pursuant to the Government’s Decision, starting with 22 July 2014, the Republic of Croatia applies the Decision No 565/2014/EU. All third-country nationals 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.

Third-country nationals 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 Spain (-ES), 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.

Passport has to be valid for at least another three months after the planned departure from Croatia and issued within the previous 10 years.

This facilitated entry of third-country nationals is in force until Croatia fully applies the provisions of the Schengen acquis.

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Third-country nationals 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 - http://www.vfsglobal.com/croatia/algeria/

Armenia - http://vfsglobal.com/croatia/armenia/

Azerbaijan - http://www.vfsglobal.com/croatia/azerbaijan/English/

Bahrein - https://www.vfsglobal.com/Croatia/Bahrain/index.html

Belarus - http://www.vfsglobal.com/croatia/belarus/

China - http://www.vfsglobal.cn/croatia/china/English/

Egypt - http://www.vfsglobal.com/croatia/Egypt/

India - http://www.vfsglobal.com/Croatia/India/

Indonesia - http://www.vfsglobal.com/croatia/indonesia/

Jordan - http://www.vfsglobal.com/croatia/jordan/index.html

Kazakhstan - http://www.vfsglobal.com/croatia/kazakhstan/

Kosovo - http://www.vfsglobal.com/Croatia/Kosovo/

Kuwait - http://www.vfsglobal.com/croatia/kuwait/index.html

Lebanon - http://www.vfsglobal.com/croatia/Lebanon/index.html

Mongoliji - http://www.vfsglobal.com/croatia/mongolia/

Morocco - http://www.vfsglobal.com/croatia/morocco/

Nigeria - http://www.vfsglobal.com/Croatia/Nigeria/

Oman - http://www.vfsglobal.com/croatia/oman/

Philippines -  http://www.vfsglobal.com/croatia/philippines/

Qatar - http://www.vfsglobal.com/croatia/qatar/

Russia - http://www.vfsglobal.com/Croatia/russia/English/index.html

Saudi Arabia -  http://www.vfsglobal.com/croatia/SaudiArabia/index.html

South Africa - http://www.vfsglobal.com/croatia/southAfrica/

Thailand - http://www.vfsglobal.com/croatia/thailand/

Turkey - http://www.vfsglobal.com/croatia/Turkey/english/index.html

Ukraine - http://www.vfsglobal.com/Croatia/Ukraine/english/index.html

United Arab Emirates - http://www.vfsglobal.com/croatia/uae/

Vietnam -  http://www.vfsglobal.com/croatia/vietnam/.

 

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