Visa Requirements for Cuba

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Visa Not Required

Passport holders of 21 countries can travel to Cuba without prior visa, eVisa, or on-arrival visa.

Pre-arranged Visa Required

Prior to arrival at Cuba, passport holders of 208 countries must obtain a visa at their corresponding consulate of Cuba. Additional travel conditions (such as Visas to other countries) may waive this requirement.

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  • Visa Required90 days
  • Visa RequiredTourist card in advance via travel agency, airline or at the embassy.
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  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
  • Visa Required90 daysVisitors travelling to Cuba can purchase a tourist card at the Cuban embassy or nearest travel agent that sells authorized cards.
    Can be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
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  • Visa Required30 days
  • Visa RequiredVisa must be obtained in advance in lieu of a tourist card.
  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
  • Visa RequiredTourist Card can be purchased if having valid visas of United States, Canada, and Schengen Member state
  • Visa Required30 days
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  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
  • Visa RequiredTourist card must be obtained in advance via travel agency, airline or at the embassy.
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  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
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  • British Virgin Islands PermalinkShow on map
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  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
  • Visa Required30 days
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  • Visa RequiredTourist card can be purchased in advance with a valid visa of Schengen, US, and Canada
  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
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  • Visa Required90 daysTourist card is generally included in airfare, with most Canadians unaware that they need a tourist visa for Cuba due to the tourist card being handed out on flights, but it can also be purchased from the airline transporting the passenger into Cuba and must be obtained before taking a flight that will land in Cuba.
    Tourist card is valid up to 90 days stay for Canadian citizens.
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    Visa RequiredEligible purchasing tourist card in advance if holding with valid visas of US, Canada, and Schengen Member state
  • Visa Required30 days
  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
    Holders of passports for public affairs do not require a visa.
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  • Visa Required90 daysCan be acquired from the airline, or online.
    Can be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
    Tourist Card can be purchased if holding valid visas issued by United States, Canada, or Schengen Member State
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  • Visa Required30 daysExtendable up to 60 days with fee
  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
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    Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
  • Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) PermalinkShow on map
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  • Democratic Republic of the Congo PermalinkShow on map
    Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
    Tourist Card can be purchased if holding valid visas issued by United States, Canada, or Schengen Member State
  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
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  • Dominican Republic PermalinkShow on map
    Visa Required30 daysNo visa required, tourist card for maximum 30 days on arrival/prior to arrival, extendable another further 30 days with fee
  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
    Must be obtained prior to arrival from airline, Cuban embassy, or reputable third party.
  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
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  • Visa RequiredTourist card must be obtained in advance via travel agency, airline or at the embassy.
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    Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
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  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
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  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
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  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
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  • Visa RequiredEligible to purchase a Tourist Card, if holding valid visas of US, Canada, and Schengen member State
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  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
    Visa not required, but Tourist Card must be obtained in advance through a travel agent, airline, or Cuban diplomatic mission.
  • Visa Required30 daysExtendable up to 60 days with a fee
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  • Visa Required90 days
  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
  • Visa RequiredEligible to travel to Cuba with a tourist card if they also hold a valid visa or a residence permit issued by Canada, the United States, or an EU member state.
  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
    Tourist Card required in advance.
  • Visa RequiredExcept for holders of a valid multi entry UK visa.
    Permanent residents of Canada need tourist card to enter Cuba.
  • Visa RequiredEligible to travel to Cuba with a tourist card only without visa if hold a valid visa or permanent residence permit issued by Canada, the United States or an EU member state.
  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
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  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
    Tourist card must be obtained in advance via travel agency, airline or at the embassy.
  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
  • Visa Required
  • Visa RequiredTourist card can be purchased if holding valid visa of US, Canada, and Schengen member State
  • Visa Required
  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
    Tourist card must be obtained in advance via travel agency, airline or at the embassy.
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  • Visa Required90 daysRemarks updated .Visa not required for a maximum stay of 3 months within 6 months for holders of Diplomatic, Service, and Official passports.
    Tourist Cards (Tarjeta del Turista) must be obtained prior to arrival from diplomatic missions of Cuba, authorized airlines, or travel agencies. The card valid for a maximum stay of 90 days
    Extensions of stay is possible up to a maximum stay of 60 days for a fee.
    Passengers who are former nationals of Cuba who left Cuba before 1971 must hold passports endorsed "Habilitado" for HE-11
    Passengers must cover the length of their stay by 50 USD per day or equivalent in other convertible currencies in cash or traveler's cheques unless they have previously contracted touristic activities with MINTUR in Cuba.
    Passengers are required to have a travel insurance to cover their medical expenses while in Cuba and should be purchased before departure.
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    Visa Required30 days
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  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
  • Visa Required30 daysExtendable up to 60 days with a fee.
  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
    Tourist card must be obtained in advance via travel agency, airline or at the embassy.
  • Visa Required30 days
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  • Marshall Islands PermalinkShow on map
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  • Visa RequiredTourist Card can be purchased if holding valid visas of United States, Canada, and Schengen Member state
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  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
  • Visa Required90 daysRemarks updated .90 days purchasing Tourist Card.
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  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
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  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
    Tourist card must be obtained in advance via travel agency, airline or at the embassy.
  • Visa Required30 days
  • Visa Required
  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
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  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
  • Norfolk Island PermalinkShow on map
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  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
  • Northern Mariana Islands PermalinkShow on map
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  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
  • Visa RequiredTravelers require an Advanced travel information form (D'VIAJEROS) at https://dviajeros.mitrans.gob.cu/inicio , 48 hours before entry into Cuba.
    Medical travel insurance required
  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
  • Visa RequiredMay purchase Tourist Card prior on arrival if having valid multiple entries visas issued by United States, Canada, or Schengen Member State.
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    Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
  • Visa RequiredEligible to travel to Cuba for up to 30 days, provided that the Philippine passport holder has a tourist card and also holds a valid visa or permanent residence permit issued by Canada, the United States or an EU member state.
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  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
  • Visa RequiredRemarks updated .Tourist travel is prohibited under U.S. law for U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and others subject to U.S. jurisdiction.
    Cuba requires travelers to purchase a tourist card prior to arrival, which can be obtained from the airline or a Cuban diplomatic mission. Tourist cards are valid for one entry and a 30-day stay, which can be extended once by 90 days at a hotel or immigration office in Cuba.
    Cuba requires travelers to have health insurance valid in Cuba, which can be purchased from the airline.
    Most of US citizens do not realize that they need a visa to Cuba as the visas are issued on the aircraft.
  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
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    Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
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  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
  • Visa Required30 daysExtendable up to 60 days with a fee
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  • Visa RequiredVisa must be obtained in advance lieu of a tourist card.
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  • Visa Required90 days
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  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
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  • Visa Required30 daysCan be extended up to 60 days with a fee
  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
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  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
  • Visa Required30 daysExtendable up to 60 days with a fee
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  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
  • Visa Required30 days
  • Visa Required30 days
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  • Trinidad and Tobago PermalinkShow on map
    Visa Required30 daysCan be extended by another 30 days
  • Visa Required90 daysRemarks updated .Visa not required for a maximum stay of 3 months within 6 months for holders of Diplomatic, Service, and Official
    Tourist Cards (Tarjeta del Turista) must be obtained prior to arrival from diplomatic missions of Cuba, authorized airlines, or travel agencies. The card valid for a maximum stay of 30 days.
    Extensions of stay is possible up to a maximum of 60 days for a fee.
    Passengers who are former nationals of Cuba who left Cuba before 1971 must hold passports endorsed "Habilitado" for HE-11.
    Passengers must cover the length of their stay by 50 US Dollars per day or equivalent in other convertible currencies in cash or traveler's cheques unless they have previously contracted touristic activities with MINTUR in Cuba.
    Passengers are required to have a travel insurance to cover their medical expenses while in Cuba and should be purchased before departure.
  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
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  • Visa Required30 days
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  • Visa Required90 daysRemarks updated .Extension of stay is possible for another 90 days for a fee.
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    Visa Required90 daysRemarks updated .A tourist card is needed before you travel. Apply through the Cuban Embassy in the UK or check with your travel agent or tour operator. The tourist card grants you a single entry and exit.
    Can be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
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    Visa RequiredRemarks updated .Tourist travel is prohibited under U.S. law for U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and others subject to U.S. jurisdiction.
    Cuba requires travelers to purchase a tourist card prior to arrival, which can be obtained from the airline or a Cuban diplomatic mission. Tourist cards are valid for one entry and a 30-day stay, which can be extended once by 90 days at a hotel or immigration office in Cuba.
    Cuba requires travelers to have health insurance valid in Cuba, which can be purchased from the airline.
    Most of US citizens do not realize that they need a visa to Cuba as the visas are issued on the aircraft.
  • United States of America PermalinkShow on map
    Visa RequiredRemarks updated .Tourist travel is prohibited under U.S. law for U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and others subject to U.S. jurisdiction.
    Cuba requires travelers to purchase a tourist card prior to arrival, which can be obtained from the airline or a Cuban diplomatic mission. Tourist cards are valid for one entry and a 30-day stay, which can be extended once by 90 days at a hotel or immigration office in Cuba.
    Cuba requires travelers to have health insurance valid in Cuba, which can be purchased from the airline.
    Most of US citizens do not realize that they need a visa to Cuba as the visas are issued on the aircraft.
  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
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  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
  • Visa Required90 daysCan be extended up to 90 days with a fee.
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    Visa Required30 days
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  • Visa Required30 daysTourist card must be obtained in advance via travel agency, airline or at the embassy.
    Can be extended up to 60 days with a fee
  • Visa Required30 daysTourist card must be obtained in advance via travel agency, airline or at the embassy.

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