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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

 

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (THE)
Establishment of diplomatic relations: 11/08/1992

DM/CO To Croatia or other/neighbouring country

Zagreb

Ulica Thomasa Jeffersona 2
10 010 Zagreb
CROATIA


Tel: +385 1 66 12 200
Fax: +385 1 66 12 371

DM/CO Of The Republic of Croatia

Washington DC

2343 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington DC, 20008-2803
U. S. A.


Tel: 00 1 202 588 5899
Fax: 00 1 202 588 8937, 588 8936
Chicago

737 North Michigan Avenue
Suite 1030
Chicago, Ilinois 60611
U. S. A.

Parking Garage Entrance
161 East Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60
Tel: 001 312 482 9902
Fax: 001 312 482 9987

Los Angeles

11766 Wilshire Boulevard
Suite 1250
Los Angeles, CA 90025
U. S. A.


Tel: 001 310 477 1009
Fax: 001 310 477 1866
New York

820 Second Avenue 18th floor
New York, NY, 10017
U. S. A.


Tel: +1 212 599 3066
Fax: +1 212 599 3106
New Orleans

321 St. Charles Avenue, 10th Floor
New Orleans, LA 70130
U. S. A


Tel: 00 1 504 586 8300, ext. 316
Fax: 00 1 504 586 9911
Pittsburgh

100 Delaney Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15235
U. S. A.


Tel: 00 1 412 843 0380
Fax: 00 1 412 823 1594
Seattle

7547 South Laurel Street
Seattle, WA 98178
U. S. A.


Tel: 00 1 206 772 2968
Fax: 00 1 206 772 3487
Kansas City

1201 W. 64th Terr.
Kansas City, MO, 64113
USA


Fax: 001 816 333 3317
Houston

1415 Congress Street, Suite 200
Houston, Texas, 77002
U.S.A. 


Tel: +1-713-444-1442
Fax: +1-713-800-2635
Anchorage

601 W. Fifth Avenue, Suite 700
Anchorage, AK 99507
U.S.A.

 

Tel: 001 907-263 6395
Fax: 001 907-263 6345

Visa requirements overview

Citizens of UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (THE):

Ordinary Passport No
Diplomatic/official passport No

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

Citizens of Croatia:

Ordinary Passport Yes
Diplomatic/official passport Yes

* All information regarding US non-immigrant visas (tourist, business, student and temporary work visas) as well as information about the category of visa you may need depending on the purpose of your visit is available on the website of the US Embassy in Zagreb: http://zagreb.usembassy.gov/vize/neuseljenike-vize.html

For other visa-related information, contact: consularzagreb@state.gov