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    Croatia Tourist Visa

    Croatia is rich with overwhelming natural attractions such as the Plitvice Lakes, the dramatic Adriatic coastlines and magnificent islands.

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      Croatia is one of the popular visitor destinations in Europe. Its historic ruins make the country worth visiting. The capital city of Croatia is Zagreb, a home of classical buildings and offers a plethora of hiking opportunities at the beautiful Krka National Park. 

      Every year about millions of tourists choose to visit Croatia due to its rich cultural heritage and alluring natural beauty. The visa policy of Croatian is similar to other EU member states. It allows nationals of various countries to travel to Croatia without a visa. So, if you are wondering Croatia as your travel destination, the first thing you need is to check whether you need a visa to visit Croatia or not.


      Who does not need a Croatia visa?

      If you are from any of the listed below states, you do not need to apply for a Croatia visa if you are travelling to Croatia for the short-term purposes. You are allowed to remain in the state for up to 90-days without a visa. You only need a valid passport to enter the country. 

      • Albania
      • Andorra
      • Antigua and Barbuda
      • Argentina
      • Australia
      • Bahamas
      • Barbados
      • Bosnia and Herzegovina
      • Brazil
      • Brunei
      • Canada
      • Chile
      • Colombia
      • Costa Rica
      • Dominica
      • El Salvador
      • Georgia
      • Grenada
      • Guatemala
      • Honduras
      • Hong Kong
      • Israel
      • Japan
      • Kiribati
      • Macau
      • Malaysia
      • Marshall Islands
      • Mauritius
      • Mexico
      • Micronesia
      • Moldova
      • Monaco
      • Montenegro
      • New Zealand
      • Nicaragua
      • North Macedonia
      • Palau
      • Panama
      • Paraguay
      • Peru
      • Saint Kitts and Nevis
      • Saint Lucia
      • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
      • Samoa
      • San Marino
      • Serbia
      • Seychelles
      • Singapore
      • Solomon Islands
      • South Korea
      • Taiwan
      • Timor Leste
      • Tonga
      • Trinidad and Tobago
      • Tuvalu
      • Ukraine
      • United Arab Emirates
      • United States of America
      • Uruguay
      • Vanuatu
      • Vatican City
      • Venezuela

      If you have a short-stay visa or a residence permit of Bulgaria, Cyprus, or Romania, you can also enter Croatia without a visa from up to 90-days.

      Note that all the nationals except the listed above states need to apply for a visa to visit Croatia.

      How to get a Croatia Tourist Visa?

      If you want to visit Croatia and you are not from any of the Croatia visa-free states, you need to apply for a Croatia Tourist Visa for single, double, or multiple entries. It is a type of Short-stay visa for tourism, medical treatment, or other short-stay travelling purposes. It will allow you to remain in the state for up to 90-days within 180 days. 

      You need to apply for a Croatia business visa(short-stay visa) if the purpose of your travel is business-related, i.e. to attend a business meeting. It will allow you to remain in Croatia for up to 90-days and it does not allow you to perform any employment activity in the country.

      Note that you need to apply for a Croatia visa at the nearest Croatia Embassy or consultant at least 15 to 90 days before your arrival to Croatia.


      Requirements Croatia Tourist Visa

      You must have the following documents to obtain a Croatia Tourist Visa.

      1. Completed Croatia Tourist Visa Application Form

      2. Valid passport or travel document

      3. Two passport-size photos (35mm x 45mm)

      4. Proof of accommodation in Croatia

      5. Travel health insurance 

      6. Payment of the visa fee

      7. Return flight ticket 

      8. Proof of enough financial funds to cover your whole stay in Croatia 

      9. A letter stating the purpose of you visit

      Additional documents for a Croatia Business Visa:

      • An invitation from the host company in Croatia
      • A cover letter from your employer stating your position in the company


      Processing time for a Croatia Tourist Visa

      It will take about 15 to 30 days for Croatia Tourist Visa processing.


      Cost of a Croatia Tourist Visa

      The cost of a Croatia visa varies from country to country.


      Can you extend a Croatia Tourist Visa?

      Yes, you can apply for a visa extension, but it is only extended if you have a valid and critical reason for it.

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