Table of Contents

    Visa Information Tool





    Cuba Student Visa

    Cuba is a land to some of the top-class educational institutions that offer many study courses and provide a peaceful environment to study.

    Table of Contents

      Cuba is a state in the northern Caribbean with a blend of multiple cultures. It is a pretty affordable state to study. Every year this magnificent country attracts students from all across the world. 

      It is a territory of inexpressible magic with a lot to explore. From colourful architecture, beautiful beaches and fantastic weather to the alluring Cuban music and unique history, it has so much to offer. A place like Cuba will undoubtedly open your eyes to some of the world's most astonishing wonders. If you want to study in Cuba, you need to obtain a Cuba Student Visa.


      How to get a Cube Student Visa?

      Everyone who wants to study in Cuba needs to apply for a Cuba Student Visa (D-2). It will allow you to live in the state until the completion of your study course. To apply for a Cuba Student Visa, you must have an acceptance letter from the concerned educational institution in Cuba. You need to apply for a visa at the nearest Cuba Embassy or consultant.


      Requirements for Cuba Student Visa

      You must have the following documents to obtain a student visa for Cuba.

      1. Completed Cuba Student Visa Application Form

      2. Valid passport

      3. Passport size photo

      4. Birth Certificate

      5. Academic certificates or high school diploma

      6. Proof of proficiency in the Spanish language

      7. Health certificate

      8. Proof Cuba visa fee payment (Must be in cash or through a bank transfer)

      9. Proof of accommodation in Cuba

      10. Evidence of enough financial means


      Processing time for a Cuba Student Visa 

      It will take nearly 7 to 14 days for visa processing. In some instances, it can take up to a month.


      Cost of a Cuba Student Visa

      The cost of a student visa usually depends on your nationality.


      Is it expensive to study in Cuba?

      To study in Cuba is pretty affordable. The tuition fees for the whole course at universities in Cuba range from US$20,000 to US$40,000.


      Who does not need a Cuba visa?

       If you are from any of the following states, you can stay in Cuba for a specified period without a visa.

      For up to 90 days 

      • Bosnia and Herzegovina
      • Kenya
      • Malaysia
      • Montenegro
      • North Macedonia
      • Russia
      • Serbia

      For up to 60 days

      • Grenada
      • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

      For up to 30 days

      • Antigua and Barbuda
      • Belarus
      • Mongolia
      • Saint Kitts and Nevis
      • Saint Lucia
      • Singapore

      For up to 28 days

      • Barbados
      • Dominica


      Who can not travel to Cuba?

      The nationals of Kosovo are not allowed to enter Cuba. Also, if you are a national of the US, you can travel to Cuba only if the purpose of your visit falls under one of the following categories. 

      • Educational activities 
      • Journalism
      • Professional research or professional meetings
      • Visit friends and family 
      • Humanitarian projects
      • Activities of private institutes
      • Public performances, clinics, workshops, sports competitions, and exhibitions
      • Religious activities
      • Exportation or importation

      Some Leading Universities in Cuba

      There are about 60 universities in Cuba. Some of the best universities in cuba are as follow:

      • Universidad de La Habana
      • Universidad Central Marta Abreu de Las Villas
      • Universidad de Oriente
      • Universidad Tecnológica de la Habana José Antonio Echeverría
      • Universidad de Moa Dr Antonio Núñez Jiménez
      • Universidad de las Ciencias Informáticas
      • Universidad Agraria de La Habana Fructuoso Rodríguez Pérez
      • Instituto Superior de Tecnologías y Ciencias Aplicadas


      Visa Information Tool