Visa Requirements for British Citizens

Visa Information for Passport Holders of United Kingdom

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Freedom of Travel

British passport holders can travel to 1 destination without a visa. Identify cards or passports may be required.

  • Freedom Of MovementFreedom of movement (Common Travel Area). British citizens have many of the same rights and entitlements as Irish citizens

Visa Not Required

108 destinations allow visa-free entry to British citizens.

Visa On Arrival

A visa can be obtained upon arrival at 20 destinations for passport holders of United Kingdom.

  • Visa On Arrival30 daysVisa on arrival available at Dhaka International Airport
  • Visa On Arrival1 month
  • Visa On Arrival
  • Visa On Arrival60 daysBritish citizens can obtain a visa on arrival at Iraq's airports, land and sea crossings for 60 days, for a fee of US$75.
    Visa not required for up to 30 days to Iraqi Kurdistan.
    On 15 March 2021 the Iraqi government lifted pre-arrival visa requirements, allowing British citizens to apply for visa on arrival in any entry point.
  • Visa On ArrivalConditions apply
  • Visa On Arrival1 monthExtendable for 2 additional months; granted free of charge at Beirut International Airport or any other port of entry if there is no Israeli visa or seal, holding a telephone number, an address in Lebanon, and a non-refundable return or circle trip ticket.
  • Visa On Arrival30 days
  • Visa On ArrivalAvailable at Nouakchott–Oumtounsy International Airport.
  • Visa On Arrival30 days
  • Visa On Arrival90 daysVisa-on-arrival is extendable
  • Visa On Arrival30 days
  • Visa On Arrival3 monthsIssued free of charge.
  • Visa On Arrival30 days
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    Visa On Arrival3 monthsIssued free of charge.
  • Visa On ArrivalAvailable at Berbera, Borama, Burao, Erigavo and Hargeisa airports.
    30 days, available at Bosaso Airport, Galcaio Airport and Mogadishu Airport.
  • Visa On Arrival30 daysVisa on arrival is only available at the Presidente Nicolau Lobato International Airport or at the Dili Sea Port.
  • Visa On Arrival7 days
  • Visa On Arrival31 days
  • Visa On Arrival1 month
  • United Arab Emirates PermalinkShow on Map
    Visa On Arrival30 days

eVisa

British passport allows entry to 14 destinations with an eVisa obtained prior to arrival.

  • eVisa30 daysVisitors who have been granted an online pre-visa or have requested such pre-visa from the consulates of Angola abroad, are then issued with a visa on arrival at the country's border check points.
    For a maximum total stay of 90 days within a one year period.
    Besides having printed confirmation that a visa will be issued upon arrival, passengers must: have a return/onward ticket, and have a hotel reservation confirmation.
  • eVisa90 daysIf granted, eVisitor allows British citizens to stay in Australia for 90 days per visit.
    Issued free of charge and valid for one year.
  • eVisa30 days
  • Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) PermalinkShow on Map
    eVisa3 monthseVisa holders must arrive via Port Bouet Airport.
  • eVisa31 days
  • eVisaup to 90 daysVisa on arrival is obtainable only at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport.
    eVisa holders must arrive via Addis Ababa Bole International Airport.
    eVisas are available for 30 or 90 days.
  • eVisa90 days
  • eVisa180 dayse-Visa holders must arrive via 26 designated airports
    An Indian e-Tourist Visa can only be obtained twice in one calendar year.
  • eVisa28 dayseVisa holders must arrive via Yangon, Nay Pyi Taw or Mandalay airports or via land border crossings with Thailand — Tachileik, Myawaddy and Kawthaung or India — Rih Khaw Dar and Tamu.
    eVisa available for both tourism (allowed stay is 28 days) or business purposes (allowed stay is 70 days).
  • eVisa6 monthsMay enter using eGate.
    International Visitor Conservation and Tourism Levy must be paid upon requesting an Electronic Travel Authority.
    Holders of an Australian Permanent Resident Visa or Resident Return Visa may be granted a New Zealand Resident Visa on arrival permitting indefinite stay (pursuant to the Trans-Tasman Travel Arrangement), subject to meeting character requirements and obtaining an Electronic Travel Authority prior to departure.
  • eVisa30 days
  • eVisaOnline Visa eligible.
    Electronic Travel Authorisation to obtain a visa on arrival for business purposes.
  • eVisa90 daysMultiple entry eVisa is also available.
  • eVisa45 days

eVisa / On Arrival

For 20 destinations, On-Arrival visa or an electronic visa / auhtorization is available to passport holders of United Kingdom.

  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival3 monthsVisas can be issued on arrival for a stay up to 3 months.
    eVisa issued for 14 days, extendable once.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days / 8 daysMust have an international vaccination certificate.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 daysExtendable for another 30 days.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 dayseVisa holders must arrive via Libreville International Airport.
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    eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival3 monthsCan also be entered on an East Africa Tourist Visa issued by Rwanda or Uganda.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival3 months
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 days
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    eVisa or Visa On Arrival60 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 daysCan also be entered on an East Africa Tourist Visa issued by Kenya or Uganda.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 days
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival30 daysBritish citizens are allowed to extend their stay twice when in the country to a maximum stay of 90 days in total.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival3 months
  • eVisa or Visa On ArrivalMay apply online.
    Can also be entered on an East Africa Tourist Visa issued by Kenya or Rwanda.
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    eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 daysESTA required if arriving by air or cruise ship, which is valid for 2 years.
    ESTA is not required for Guam and Northern Mariana Islands.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival90 daysBritish citizens are eligible for a universal visa allowing access to Zimbabwe.
  • eVisa or Visa On Arrival3 monthsBritish citizens are also eligible for a universal visa allowing access to Zambia.

Pre-arranged Visa Required

29 destinations require a visa obtained at an embassy or consulate prior to arrival from passport holders of United Kingdom. This requirement may be waived off if British citizens meet certain alternate requirements such as holding other visas or resident permits.

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