Visa requirements overview


Country:

United States of America

Establishment of diplomatic relations: 11.08.1992.

Visa requirements overview

Citizen of the Republic of Croatia:

  • Ordinary passport: No
  • Diplomatic/official passport: No
  • * Croatian nationals holders of ordinary or diplomatic/official passport who are traveling to United States for tourism or business, or transit through United States, have to apply online via ESTA (Electronic System for Travel Authorization - https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov/). Fee for application is $14.00 USD. Approved ESTA application is valid for a period of two years, or until the passport expires. It is recommended that you apply for ESTA at the time you book your travel, but no less than 72 hours prior to boarding. Before travellers will be allowed to board a flight or enter to the United States, an application must be reviewed and approved by appropriate authorities of the United States. ** Croatian nationals whose ESTA applications are rejected and still wish to travel to the United States, will need to complete a Nonimmigrant Visa Application. More information on: https://ais.usvisa-info.com/en-hr/niv/information/niv . *** Croatian nationals who possess a valid B1/B2 visa will still be able to travel to the United States on that visa for the purpose for which it was issued, and they are not required to apply for a travel authorization (ESTA). **** Croatian nationals traveling to the United States for any reason other than tourism or business requires a visa. For any further information regarding conditions of entering the United States, please contact the United States Embassy in Zagreb (https://hr.usembassy.gov/). ***** For questions about immigrant visas, please email: ZagrebIV@state.gov

Citizen 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.

DM/CO in the Republic of Croatia or a neighboring/Other country

Zagreb

  • Address:

    Ulica Thomasa Jeffersona 2
    10 010 Zagreb
    HRVATSKA

  • Phone: +385 1 66 12 200
  • Fax: +385 1 66 12 371

DM/CO Republic of Croatia

Washington DC

  • Address:

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

  • Phone: 00 1 202 588 5899
  • Fax: 00 1 202 588 8937, 588 8936

Chicago

  • Address:

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

    Ulaz u garažu:
    161 East Chicago Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60611

  • Phone: 001 312 482 9902
  • Fax: 001 312 482 9987

Los Angeles

  • Address:

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

  • Phone: 001 310 477 1009
  • Fax: 001 310 477 1866

New Orleans

  • Address:

    935 Gravier Street, Suite 1905
    New Orleans, LA 70130

  • Phone: (504) 620 4212
  • Fax: (504) 524 1736

New York

  • Address:

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

  • Phone: 001 212 599 3066

Pittsburgh

  • Address:

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

  • Phone: 00 1 412 843 0380
  • Fax: 00 1 412 823 1594

Seattle

  • Address:

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

  • Phone: 00 1 206 772 2968
  • Fax: 00 1 206 772 3487

Kansas City

  • Address:

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

  • Fax: 001 816 333 3317

Houston

  • Address:

    2336 Albans Road
    Houston, Texas 77005

  • Phone: (713) 444 1442
  • Fax: (512) 488 4912

Anchorage

  • Address:

    5015 Business Park Boulevard, Suite 3000
    Anchorage, AK 99503

     
  • Phone: (907) 275 2874
  • Fax: (907) 275 2919

Minneapolis/St. Paul

  • Address:

    1st National Bank Building
    332 Minnesota St W2402
    St. Paul, MN 55101

  • Phone: (651) 497 1832
  • Fax: (651) 632 1301

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 third-country nationals 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.

Third-country nationals 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 Spain (-ES), 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.

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

This facilitated entry of third-country nationals is in force until Croatia fully applies the provisions of the Schengen acquis.

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Third-country nationals 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 - http://www.vfsglobal.com/croatia/algeria/

Armenia - http://vfsglobal.com/croatia/armenia/

Azerbaijan - http://www.vfsglobal.com/croatia/azerbaijan/English/

Bahrein - https://www.vfsglobal.com/Croatia/Bahrain/index.html

Belarus - http://www.vfsglobal.com/croatia/belarus/

China - https://visa.vfsglobal.com/chn/en/hrv

Egypt - http://www.vfsglobal.com/croatia/Egypt/

India - http://www.vfsglobal.com/Croatia/India/

Indonesia - http://www.vfsglobal.com/croatia/indonesia/

Iran -  https://visa.vfsglobal.com/irn/en/hrv/

Jordan - http://www.vfsglobal.com/croatia/jordan/index.html

Kazakhstan - http://www.vfsglobal.com/croatia/kazakhstan/

Kosovo - http://www.vfsglobal.com/Croatia/Kosovo/

Kuwait - http://www.vfsglobal.com/croatia/kuwait/index.html

Lebanon - http://www.vfsglobal.com/croatia/Lebanon/index.html

Mongoliji - http://www.vfsglobal.com/croatia/mongolia/

Morocco - http://www.vfsglobal.com/croatia/morocco/

Nigeria - http://www.vfsglobal.com/Croatia/Nigeria/

Oman - http://www.vfsglobal.com/croatia/oman/

Philippines -  http://www.vfsglobal.com/croatia/philippines/

Qatar - http://www.vfsglobal.com/croatia/qatar/

Russia - http://www.vfsglobal.com/Croatia/russia/English/index.html

Saudi Arabia -  http://www.vfsglobal.com/croatia/SaudiArabia/index.html

South Africa - http://www.vfsglobal.com/croatia/southAfrica/

Thailand - http://www.vfsglobal.com/croatia/thailand/

Turkey - https://visa.vfsglobal.com/tur/en/hrv/

Ukraine - http://www.vfsglobal.com/Croatia/Ukraine/english/index.html

United Arab Emirates - http://www.vfsglobal.com/croatia/uae/

United Kingdom: https://visa.vfsglobal.com/gbr/en/hrv/

Vietnam -  http://www.vfsglobal.com/croatia/vietnam/.

 

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All questions regarding Croatia’s visa regime can be submitted at: vize@mvep.hr