Visa Info

VISA INFO BY PASSPORT HELD

As of February 2016, British passport holders had visa-free/visa on arrival access to 175 countries. However, it should be noted that visa requirements for other classes of British Nationals: British Nationals (Overseas), British Overseas Citizens, British Overseas Territories Citizens, British Protected Persons or British Subjects are different.

Visa-free/visa on arrival access:

  • Albania (90 days)
  • Andorra
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Argentina (90 days)
  • Armenia (Stay up to 90 days within 180 period days)
  • Australia (eVisitor (90 days on each visit in 12-month period if granted))
  • Austria (Freedom of movement)
  • Bahamas (21 days – extendable up to eight months)
  • Bahrain (Visa on arrival-Up to 3 months or eVisa for 14 days (extendable for another 14 days))
  • Bangladesh (Visa on arrival-30 days. Visa-on-arrival is only available for arrivals to Dhaka Int Airport)
  • Barbados (6 months)
  • Belgium (Freedom of movement)
  • Belize (30 days)
  • Bolivia (30 days – extendable up to 90 days. Note: vaccination against yellow fever might be required upon arrival in some location.)
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina (90 days)
  • Botswana (90 days)
  • Brazil (90 days- extendable for a further 90 days)
  • Brunei (90 days)
  • Bulgaria (Freedom of movement)
  • Burkina Faso (Visa on arrival- 1 month)
  • Burundi (Visa on arrival- 3 months)
  • Cambodia (Visa on arrival (eVisa 30 days – extendable for another 30 days))
  • Canada (6 months- ETA (electronic travel authorisation) is required if travelling by air)
  • Cape Verde (Visa on arrival)
  • Chile (90 days – extendable)
  • Colombia (Up to 90 days – extendable up to 180-days stay within a one-year period)
  • Comoros (Visa on arrival)
  • Costa Rica (3 months)
  • Croatia (Freedom of movement)
  • Cyprus (Freedom of movement)
  • Czech Republic (Freedom of movement)
  • Denmark (Freedom of movement)
  • Djibouti (Visa on arrival)
  • Dominica (6 months)
  • Dominican Republic (30 days (USD $10 Tourist Card must be purchased upon arrival))
  • Ecuador (90 days – extendable)
  • Egypt (30 days)
  • El Salvador (3 months)
  • Estonia (Freedom of movement)
  • Ethiopia (Visa on arrival only at the Addis Ababa Bole Int. Airport)
  • Fiji (4 months)
  • Finland (Freedom of movement)
  • France (Freedom of movement (in Regions of France))
  • Gabon (e-Visa- Must arrive via Libreville International Airport)
  • Guatemala (90 days)
  • Guinea-Bissau (90 days)
  • Guyana (3 months)
  • Haiti (90 days)
  • Honduras (3 months)
  • Hungary (Freedom of movement)
  • Iceland (Freedom of movement)
  • India (e-Tourist Visa- 30 days)
  • Indonesia
  • Ireland (Freedom of movement)
  • Israel (3 months)
  • Italy (Freedom of movement)
  • Ivory Coast (eVisa (3 months; eVisa holders must arrive via Port Bouet Airport))
  • Jamaica (180 days)
  • Japan (90 days, extendable once)
  • Jordan (Free visa on arrival (conditions apply))
  • Kazakhstan (15 days, until 31 December 2017)
  • Kenya (eVisa- 3 months)
  • Kiribati (30 days)
  • South Korea (90 days)
  • Kuwait (eVisa- 3 months)
  • Kyrgyzstan (60 days)
  • Laos (Visa on arrival- 30 days)
  • Latvia (Freedom of movement)
  • Lebanon (Visa on arrival- 1 month extendable 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)
  • Lesotho (90 days)
  • Liechtenstein (Freedom of movement)
  • Lithuania (Freedom of movement)
  • Luxembourg (Freedom of movement)
  • Macedonia (90 days)
  • Madagascar (Visa on arrival- 30 days)
  • Malawi (Visa on arrival)
  • Malaysia (3 months)
  • Maldives (Free visa on arrival- 30 days)
  • Malta (Freedom of movement)
  • Marshall Islands (Free visa on arrival- 90 days)
  • Mauritania (visa issued on arrival at Nouakchott-Oumtounsy International Airport)
  • Mauritius (90 days)
  • Mexico (180 days)
  • Micronesia (30 days)
  • Moldova (90 days)
  • Monaco
  • Montenegro (90 days)
  • Morocco (90 days)
  • Myanmar (eVisa for 28 days. eVisa holders must arrive via Yangon, Nay Pyi Taw or Mandalay airports. Regular visa for up to three months)
  • Namibia (3 months)
  • Nepal (Up to 90 days Visa-on-arrival – extendable)
  • Netherlands (Freedom of movement)
  • New Zealand (6 months)
  • Nicaragua (90 days)
  • Norway (Freedom of movement)
  • Oman (Visa-on-arrival- 3 months)
  • Palau (Free visa-on-arrival- 30 days)
  • Panama (180 days)
  • Papua New Guinea (Free visa-on-arrival- 60 days)
  • Paraguay (90 days)
  • Peru (183 days)
  • Philippines (30 days)
  • Poland (Freedom of movement)
  • Portugal (Freedom of movement)
  • Qatar (Visa on arrival- 1 month)
  • Romania (Freedom of movement)
  • Rwanda (30 days)
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis (3 months)
  • Saint Lucia (6 weeks)
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (1 month)
  • Samoa (Free entry permit on arrival- 60 days)
  • San Marino
  • São Tomé and Príncipe (15 days)
  • Senegal (90 days)
  • Serbia (90 days)
  • Seychelles (Free entry permit on arrival- 3 months)
  • Singapore (90 days)
  • Slovakia (Freedom of movement)
  • Slovenia (Freedom of movement)
  • Solomon Islands (Free entry permit on arrival- 3 months)
  • South Africa (90 days)
  • Spain (Freedom of movement)
  • Sri Lanka (Electronic Travel authorisation (30 days (British citizens are allowed 2 further extensions in country 1st extension 60 days normally given without additional requirements 2nd extension 90 days with interview) These are single entry extensions)
  • Suriname (Tourist Card on arrival- 90 days)
  • Swaziland (30 days)
  • Sweden (Freedom of movement)
  • Switzerland (Freedom of movement)
  • Tajikistan (Visa on arrival- 45 days at Dushanbe International Airport. Visa also available online. E-visa holders can enter through all border points)
  • Tanzania (Visa on arrival)
  • Thailand (30 days)
  • Timor-Leste (30 days. Not available at all entry points)
  • Togo (7 days)
  • Tonga (Free Visa on arrival- 31 days)
  • Trinidad and Tobago (90 days)
  • Tunisia (3 months)
  • Turkey (eVisa- 3 months)
  • Tuvalu (Free Visa on arrival- 1 month)
  • Uganda (Visa on arrival- May apply online)
  • Ukraine (90 days within 180 days)
  • United Arab Emirates (Free Visa on arrival- 30 days)
  • United States (Visa Waiver program- 90 days on arrival from overseas; an ESTA (Electronic System for Travel Authorisation) is valid for 2 years when issued and is required if arriving by air or cruise ship)
  • Uruguay (90 days)
  • Uzbekistan (Pre-approved visa can be picked up on arrival. Simplified procedure for British citizens. Visa-free for 30 days from 1 Apr 2017)
  • Vanuatu (30 days)
  • Vatican City
  • Venezuela (90 days)
  • Vietnam (15 days; effective from 1 July 2015 – 30 June 2017)
  • Zambia (90 days; also eligible for a universal visa allowing access to Zimbabwe)
  • Zimbabwe (3 months; also eligible for a universal visa allowing access to Zambia)

Visa required:

  • Afghanistan
  • Algeria
  • Angola
  • Azerbaijan
  • Belarus (Visa are also issued on arrival at the Minsk International Airport
    if the support documents were submitted by inviting organization/person not later than 3 business days before expected date of arrival)
  • Benin
  • Bhutan (Visa via approved tour operators only)
  • Cameroon (Pre-approved visa can be picked up on arrival)
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • China (72-hours visa free visit when in transit at Beijing, Changsha, Chengdu, Chongqing, Dalian,Guangzhou, Guilin, Harbin, Kunming, Qingdao, Shenyang, Tianjin, Wuhan, Xi’an and Xiamen.
    144-hours visa free visit when in transit at Hangzhou, Nanjing and Shanghai’s Hongqiao and Pudong international airports, Railway Station and port.
    Visiting visas issued to British citizens are generally valid for 2 years)
  • Republic of the Congo
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Cuba (Tourist card required)
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eritrea (Pre-approved visa can be picked up on arrival)
  • Guinea
  • Iran (Visa on arrival for 30 days at Erbil and Sulaymaniyah airports)
  • Iraq
  • North Korea
  • Liberia (Pre-approved visa can be picked up on arrival)
  • Libya (Pre-approved visa can be picked up on arrival)
  • Mali
  • Mongolia
  • Mozambique (Visa on arrival is no longer available to citizens of countries that host an embassy of Mozambique)
  • Niger
  • Nigeria (Pre-approved visa can be picked up on arrival)
  • Pakistan (Visa on arrival when travelling on business valid for 30 days. Conditions apply. Visa on arrival when travelling as part of a group through a designated tour operator)
  • Russia (Visa on arrival (72 hours) for Kaliningrad Oblast (70 €) with appointment at least 72 hours in advance)
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Sierra Leone (Pre-approved visa can be picked up on arrival)
  • Somalia (Visa may be obtained on arrival, provided an invitation letter by the sponsor had been submitted to the authorities before arrival)
  • South Sudan
  • Sudan
  • Syria
  • Turkmenistan (Pre-approved visa can be picked up on arrival)
  • Uzbekistan (Pre-approved visa can be picked up on arrival. Simplified procedure for British citizens. Visa-free for 30 days from 1 Apr 2017)
  • Yemen

As of February 2016, US passport holders had visa-free/visa on arrival access to 174 countries.

Visa-free/visa on arrival access:

  • Albania (1 year)
  • Andorra (3 months)
  • Antigua and Barbuda (1 month (i. Stringent application of rules regarding proof of sufficient funds, return ticket and accommodation; ii) Departure tax (US $27) applies; iii) May enter using expired passports))
  • Argentina (90 days (Visitors are fingerprinted and photographed upon entry))
  • Armenia (180 days)
  • Australia (inc’territories) (an ETA (Electronic Travel Authority) permits 90 days on each visit in 12-month period if granted. You may also enter using the SmartGate))
  • Austria (90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen area)
  • Azerbaijan (eVisa of 30 days: i) Registration upon arrival mandatory; ii) Applicants of Armenian ancestry or with Armenian visas in their passport may not obtain a visa; iii) Can obtain a 30 days visa on arrival only if arriving on a direct flight of Azerbaijan Airlines from New York City.)
  • Bahamas (8 months – Passport Card or Enhanced Drivers License valid for Sea Travel)
  • Bahrain (Visa on arrival- 14 days (Visa also obtainable online))
  • Bangladesh (Visa on arrival-30 days. i) Available at Shahjalal International Airport, Shah Amanat International Airport and Osmani International Airport; ii) Rules are not publicized; iii) Visa is not required by Bangladeshi Americans; iv) Departure tax applies)
  • Barbados (28 days, extendable for up to 6 months)
  • Belgium (90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen area)
  • Belize (1 month, extendable up to 6 months (Departure tax of US $40 applies)
  • Bolivia (Visa on arrival-90 days ($160 fee must be paid in cash if applying for visa on arrival. Visas are issued with 10 year validity)
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina (90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen area (Registration with the local police within 24 hours of arrival is mandatory))
  • Botswana (90 days within any 1 year period)
  • Brunei (90 days (Immigration offenses, such as visa overstaying, are punishable by caning))
  • Bulgaria (90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen area)
  • Burkina Faso (Visa on arrival- 1 month (International Certificate of Vaccination required))
  • Cambodia (Visa on arrival for 30 days – i) obtainable online; ii) all visitors are fingerprinted)
  • Canada (180 days (i) Anyone with a criminal record (including misdemeanours or alcohol-related driving offenses) may not be able to enter Canada without first obtaining an approval for rehabilitation) is required if travelling by air; ii) Passport Card, NEXUS card, or Enhanced Drivers License valid for Land and Sea Travel)
  • Cape Verde (Visa on arrival (i) Obtainable at Nelson Mandela International Airport, Cesária Évora Airport,Amílcar Cabral International Airport and Aristides Pereira International Airport; ii) Passengers arriving via Africa must hold an International Certificate of Vaccination)
  • Central African Republic (International Certificate of Vaccination)
  • Chile (90 days)
  • Colombia (Up to 90 days – extendable up to 180-days stay within a one-year period)
  • Comoros (Visa on arrival)
  • Costa Rica (90 days and Departure tax of US $29 applies)
  • Cote D’Ivoire (eVisa ( i) eVisa holders must arrive via Port Bouet Airport; ii) International Certificate of Vaccination required))
  • Croatia (90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen area)
  • Cyprus (90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen area)
  • Czech Republic (90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen area)
  • Denmark (90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen area)
  • Djibouti (Visa on arrival- Obtainable at Djibouti–Ambouli International Airport)
  • Dominica (6 months- Departure tax of US$22 applies)
  • Dominican Republic (Tourist card issued on arrival for 30 days, extendable for another 90 days (the Tourist Card is USD  $10 and must be purchased upon arrival; ii) Passport Card or Enhanced Drivers License valid for Sea Travel)
  • Ecuador (90 days – extendable for a further 90 days, per a year)
  • Egypt (Visa on arrival for 30 days when arriving by air and Tourists arriving at Sharm El Sheikh, Saint Catherine or Taba airports and remaining in the Sinai resorts do not require a visa up to 15 days)
  • El Salvador (3 months)
  • Equatorial Guinea (90 days- International Certificate of Vaccination required if you are travelling from a country with risk of yellow fever)
  • Estonia (90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen area)
  • Ethiopia (Visa on arrival only at the Addis Ababa Bole Int. Airport and visitors are fingerprinted)
  • Fiji (Visitors permit issued on arrival for 4 months)
  • Finland (90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen area)
  • France (90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen area (in Regions of France))
  • Gabon (e-Visa- Must arrive via Libreville International Airport and International Certificate of Vaccination required)
  • Gambia (90 days(International Certificate of Vaccination required))
  • Georgia (360 days)
  • Germany (90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen area)
  • Greece (90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen area)
  • Grenada (3 months, extensions possible)
  • Guatemala (90 days (An exit tax must be paid when departing by air))
  • Guinea-Bissau (Visa on arrival for 90 days- Visitors must apply for a visa on arrival in advance or online)
  • Guyana (3 months- Departing airport tax must be paid in cash)
  • Haiti (3 months)
  • Honduras (3 months)
  • Hungary (90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen area)
  • Iceland (90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen area)
  • India (e-Tourist Visa- 30 days (i) $60 fee; ii) confirmation has to be shown at the border where a visa on arrival is issued; iii) e-Tourist Visa can be obtained twice in a calendar year; iv) visitors are fingerprinted; v) American citizens are eligible for a ten-year, multiple-entry tourist visa))
  • Indonesia (30 days)
  • Ireland (3 months – Strict application of immigration rules regarding providing proof of the trip purpose, sufficient funds, return ticket and accommodation)
  • Israel (3 months- Dual nationals (of Israel and the United States) who don’t have an Israeli passport, including infants, may be required to obtain an Israeli passport in order to leave the country)
  • Italy (90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen area)
  • Jamaica (6 months- there is a departure tax for travellers, which is regularly included in airfare)
  • Japan (90 days, all visitors are fingerprinted)
  • Jordan (30 day visa issued on arrival- conditions apply( i) visa on arrival obtainable at most international ports of entry and at most international land border crossings (except King Hussein/Allenby Bridge crossing; ii) visa on arrival is issued free of charge in most cases; ii) Iris scan is taken on arrival and departure))
  • Kazakhstan (15 days, until 31 December 2017)
  • Kenya (eVisa- 3 months (i) International Certificate of Vaccination is recommended; ii) All visitors are fingerprinted on arrival and departure)
  • Kiribati (30 days (Airport Embarkation Tax of AU $20 is levied on all passengers leaving Kiribati)
  • South Korea (90 days (All visitors are fingerprinted)
  • Kuwait (eVisa- 3 months)
  • Kyrgyzstan (60 days)
  • Laos (Visa on arrival for 30 days- conditions apply (Available at international airports Wattay Vientiane, Pakse Savannakhet andLuang Prabang, and at land borders Friendship Bridge, Vientiane and Savannakhet; Nam Heuang Friendship Bridge, Sayabouly Province; and border crossings at Boten-Mohan, Dansavan-Lao Bao, Houaysay-Chiang Khong, Thakhek-Nakhon Phanom, Nong Haet-Nam Kan, Nam Phao-Kao Cheo, Veun Kham-Dong Calor, and Vangtao-Chong Mek as well as Tha Naleng train station in Vientiane, which connects to the train station in Nongkhai, Thailand. Entry points Napao-Chalo, Taichang-Sophoun, Pakxan-Bungkan, and Xiengkok are open only to visa holders)
  • Latvia (90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen area)
  • Lebanon (Visa on arrival- 1 month extendable 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)
  • Lesotho (14 days, extendable up to 180 days)
  • Liechtenstein (90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen area)
  • Lithuania (90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen area)
  • Luxembourg (90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen area)
  • Macedonia (90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen area)
  • Madagascar (Visa on arrival- 30 days (i) Available at all airports servicing international flights; ii) Visa on arrival is issued free of charge. Visas for 60 or 90 days available for a fee))
  • Malawi (Visas can be issued on arrival but as of 1st October 2015, visitors are generally advised to obtain a visa in advance)
  • Malaysia (3 months (all visitors are fingerprinted on arrival and departure)
  • Maldives (Free visa on arrival- 30 days, extendable up to 90 days)
  • Malta (90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen area)
  • Marshall Islands (Unlimited free visa on arrival ( i) Departure fee of $20 applies; ii) U.S. citizens may live and work freely in the Marshall Islands under the Compact of Free Association))
  • Mauritania (visa issued on arrival at Nouakchott-Oumtounsy International Airport. International Certificate of Vaccination required)
  • Mauritius (90 days)
  • Mexico (180 days ( i) All visitors entering by land and travelling further than 20 kilometres into Mexico or staying longer than 72 hours should obtain a document Forma Migratoria Multiple; ii) Passport Card or Enhanced Drivers License valid for Land and Sea Travel))
  • Micronesia (Unlimited free visa ( i) All states except Yap have a departure fee. The fees are $10 for Kosrae and $20 for Pohnpei and Chuuk; ii) U.S. citizens may live and work freely in Micronesia under the Compact of Free Association; iii)There is no limit to the length of time U.S. citizens can remain in the FSM))
  • Moldova (90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen area)
  • Monaco (90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen area)
  • Mongolia (90 days)
  • Montenegro (90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen area (Registration with the local police within 24 hours of arrival is mandatory))
  • Morocco (3 months)
  • Myanmar (eVisa for 28 days. eVisa holders must arrive via Yangon, Nay Pyi Taw,  Mandalay airports or from three land border crossings: Tachileik, Myawaddy, and Kawthaung)
  • Namibia (3 months)
  • Nepal (90 days ( i)Obtainable at Tribhuvan International Airport and certain land borders; ii) Total of no more than 150 aggregate days in any given calendar year))
  • Netherlands (90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen area)
  • New Zealand (90 days- may enter using the SmartGate)
  • Nicaragua (90 days- a tourist card must be purchased for $10 upon arrival)
  • Niger (International Certificate of Vaccination required)
  • Nigeria (Visa can be obtained online)
  • Norway (90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen area)
  • Oman (Visa-on-arrival- 30 days, extendable for a further 30 days ( i) Holders of a visa or entrance stamp of the Emirate of Dubai that is valid for at least 21 days are visa exempt; ii) Holders of a visa for Qatar that is valid for travel to Oman and valid for at least one month are visa exempt when arriving directly from Qatar; iii) Iris scan is taken on arrival))
  • Palau (1 year- U.S. citizens may live and work freely in Palau under the Compact of Free Association)
  • Panama (180 days- denial of entry or transit to any person who has a criminal conviction)
  • Papua New Guinea (Free visa-on-arrival- 60 days, extendable for 30 days)
  • Paraguay (90 days (a passport is required to enter Paraguay. U.S. Citizens arriving by air may obtain a “visa en arribo” (visa on arrival) at Silvio Pettirossi International Airport in Asuncion. This is a multiple entry visa with a validity of up to 10 (ten) years. The current fee is $160, payable in U.S. Currency (credit cards are not accepted). If not arriving at Silvio Pettirossi International Airport, prior to traveling to Paraguay, you must apply for a visa in person or by secure messenger at the Paraguayan Embassy in Washington D.C. or the nearest Paraguayan consulate, and pay the fee. Minors must provide a notarized authorization from parent/guardian with their visa application))
  • Peru (up to 183 days and determined on arrival)
  • Philippines (30 days- Visa on arrival valid for 59 days is available for $50)
  • Poland (90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen area)
  • Portugal (90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen area)
  • Qatar (Visa on arrival- 1 month ( i) Available only at Hamad International Airport, for other ports of entry a visa should be obtained either online or in advance For a fee of about $28 (must have a credit card to pay the visa fee) and can be extended for 1 month; ii) Holders of a valid common visa issued by Oman are exempt from a visa if arriving from Oman directly))
  • Romania (90 days within any 180 day period)
  • Rwanda (30 days ( i) Visitors are fingerprinted; ii) International Certificate of Vaccination required))
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis (3 months)
  • Saint Lucia (6 weeks)
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (1 month)
  • Samoa (Free entry permit on arrival- 60 days ( i) Visa on arrival is issued free of charge; ii) Departure tax of $30.00 USD applies)
  • San Marino
  • São Tomé and Príncipe (15 days (International Certificate of Vaccination required))
  • Senegal (90 days- International Certificate of Vaccination required)
  • Serbia (90 days within any 180 day period)
  • Seychelles (Free entry permit on arrival- 3 months, extendable for up to a year)
  • Singapore (90 days (Immigration offenses, such as visa overstaying, are punishable by caning)
  • Slovakia (90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen area ( i) Medical insurance required; ii) Sufficient funds of $50 per person per day required; iii) Registration within 3 working days required))
  • Slovenia (90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen area (Registration with the local police within 72 hours of arrival is mandatory)
  • Solomon Islands (Free entry permit on arrival- 3 months within a 12 month period)
  • South Africa (90 days (holders of passports without 2 blank pages may be refused entry)
  • Spain (90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen area)
  • Sri Lanka (Electronic Travel authorisation- 30 days)
  • Suriname (Tourist Card on arrival for 90 days and obtainable at Johan Adolf Pengel International Airport)
  • Swaziland (30 days, extendable up to 60 days)
  • Sweden (90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen area)
  • Switzerland (90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen area)
  • Tajikistan (Visa on arrival- 45 days at Dushanbe International Airport (i) If arriving from a country that has a Tajik diplomatic mission a visa should be obtained in advance; ii) Visa also available online. E-visa holders can enter through all border points))
  • Tanzania (Visa on arrival)
  • Thailand (30 days, extendable once)
  • Timor-Leste (30 days for arrivals by air only)
  • Togo (Visa on arrival- 7 days)
  • Tonga (Free Visa on arrival- 31 days)
  • Trinidad and Tobago (90 days)
  • Tunisia (4 months- an exit fee of 30 Tunisian Dinars is required for non-residents exiting Tunisia)
  • Turkey (eVisa- 3 months)
  • Tuvalu (Free Visa on arrival- 1 month, extendable up to 3 months)
  • Uganda (Visa on arrival for which its length is determined at the port of entry. This may be applied for online and an International Certificate of Vaccination is required)
  • Ukraine (90 days within any 180 days)
  • United Arab Emirates (Free Visa on arrival- 30 days (Iris scan taken on arrival))
  • United Kingdom (6 months)
  • Uruguay (3 months)
  • Vanuatu (30 days, extendable up to 120 days)
  • Vatican City
  • Zambia (Visa issued on arrival for 90 days (exact period determined on arrival, later extendable free of charge) i) all visitors are fingerprinted; ii) two blank pages required; iii) International Certificate of Vaccination required; iv) electronic visa also available))
  • Zimbabwe (Visa issued on arrival for 3 months (i) tourism purposes only; ii) electronic visa also available)
  • Afghanistan ( i) Visitors born in Afghanistan do not require a visa; ii) Visitors arriving via military air need to legalize their stay if they wish to leave via commercial airline; iii) All visitors are fingerprinted
  • Algeria ( i) Visas must be issued at the embassy of Algeria; ii) Persons holding Israeli passport stamps or visas may be denied entry
  • Angola (International Certificate of Vaccination required)
  • Belarus (i) Visa are also issued on arrival at the Minsk International Airport
    if the support documents were submitted by inviting organization/person not later than 3 business days before expected date of arrival; ii) Registration upon arrival for stays longer than 7 days is mandatory; iii) Visa-free visits to Belovezhskaya Pushcha National Park for up to 3 days; iv) Visa-free visits to Augustow Canal for up to 5 days; v) No transit without a visa under any circumstance)
  • Benin ( i) Single or multiple entry (~$40 US) can be applied; ii) International Certificate of Vaccination recommended)
  • Bhutan ( i) US $250 per day is a non-negotiable minimum daily tariff paid by all visitors to Bhutan; ii) Visas are issued only to tourists booked with a local licensed tour operator)
  • Brazil (Tourist visa of $160 US required)
  • Burundi (Visitors are fingerprinted)
  • Cameroon (International Certificate of Vaccination and current immunization records required)
  • Chad ( i) International Certificate of Vaccination required; ii) Registration within 72 hours mandatory. Registration is good for the life of the passport)
  • China ( i) Registration mandatory within 24 hours ; ii) 72-hours visa free visit when in transit at Beijing, Changsha, Chengdu, Chongqing, Dalian,Guangzhou, Guilin, Harbin, Kunming, Qingdao, Shenyang, Tianjin, Wuhan, Xi’an and Xiamen.
    144-hours visa free visit when in transit at Hangzhou, Nanjing and Shanghai’s Hongqiao and Pudong international airports, Railway Station and port, Railway Station and port. Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan do count as third countries under this policy; iii) Visiting visas issued to British citizens are generally valid for 2 years)
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo ( i) International Certificate of Vaccination required; ii) Airport exit fee ($50) must be paid in cash; iii) Registration required; iv) Visas must be issued in Washington, D.C; v) Exception: Visa approval may be prearranged along with booking by Virunga National Park for those entering via the Grand Barriere border crossing with Rwanda)
  • Republic of the Congo ( i) International Certificate of Vaccination required; ii) A letter of invitation or written proof of a hotel reservation required)
  • Cuba (Tourist travel was historically prohibited under U.S law for U.S citizens, permanent residents, and others subject to U.S jurisdiction. Under Cuban Assets Control Regulations, all persons subject to U.S. jurisdiction are not permitted to travel to Cuba, and must be licensed in order to engage in any travel-related transactions pursuant to travel to, from, and within Cuba. As of July 2015, the United States resumed diplomatic relations with Cuba. Discussions on lifting the travel ban have initiated)
  • Eritrea (Airport departure tax of US $20 applies)
  • Ghana (International Certificate of Vaccination required)
  • Guinea ( i) Single entry valid for 3 months; ii) International Certificate of Vaccination required)
  • Iran ( i) Iranian visas must be obtained from the Special Interests section of the Embassy of Pakistan in Washington, D.C; US visitors are fingerprinted upon entry and are ineligible for visa on arrival available to other tourists; iii) Independent travelers from the USA applying on American, British, or Canadian passports must be accompanied by an authorized guide at all times, regardless of previous nationality, ethnic background, or religion)
  • Iraq ( i) Some U.S. citizens must obtain an exit stamp at a Residency Office before departing the country; ii) Some visitors who plan to stay for more than 10 days must also obtain a residency stamp; iii) Visitors who come as part of a government-sponsored tour, upon presentation of proper paperwork from the government, may receive a visa on arrival at Baghdad International Airport for US$80 + 1250 Iraqi dinar. Visitors are not required to obtain any other permits, including for Kurdistan, or submit blood tests)
  • North Korea (Tourist card is required)
  • Liberia (International Certificate of Vaccination required)
  • Libya ( i) Visitors travelling to Libya for touristic purposes are required to convert USD 1,000 or equivalent on arrival; ii) Holders of passports bearing an Israeli visa or entry/exit stamps from Israel are not allowed to enter Libya)
  • Mali ( i) Letter of invitation required; ii) International Certificate of Vaccination required)
  • Mozambique (Visas are issued with validity of 30 days)
  • Niger
  • Nigeria (Pre-approved visa can be picked up on arrival)
  • Pakistan ( i) Visa on arrival when travelling on business valid for 30 days if a local sponsor obtained an approval from the immigration authorities at the port of arrival (Islamabad, Lahore, Peshawar, Quetta or Karachi airports) and provided holding a recommendation letter from country of residence or invitation letter from Pakistan; ii) Visa on arrival when travelling as part of a group through a designated tour operator)
  • Russia ( i) free Visa on arrival (72 hours) for international cruise ship/ferry passengers only if travelling with an organized tour and accompanied at all times by a tour operator; ii) Registration required after 7 business days; iii) American citizens may receive multiple entry visas valid for three years)
  • Saudi Arabia ( i) Advance visa is required; ii) No tourist visas available; iii) All visitors are fingerprinted)
  • Somalia (Visa may be obtained on arrival, provided an invitation letter by the sponsor had been submitted to the authorities at least 2 days before arrival)
  • South Sudan (Two blank passport pages required)
  • Sudan ( i) Holders of passports that contain visas or entry/exit stamps for Israel will likely be refused entry; ii) Exit visa required; iii) Registration within 3 days mandatory)
  • Syria ( i) Registration required within 15 days; ii) Departure tax applies at all borders; iii) Persons with passports bearing Israeli visas or entry/exit stamps are not allowed to enter)
  • Turkmenistan ( i) Departure fee of $25 applies; ii) 10-day visa on arrival if holding letter of invitation issued by a company registered in Turkmenistan with a prior approval from the Foreign Ministry)
  • Uzbekistan (i) Registration within 3 days is mandatory and ii) Visa-free for those who are older than 55 years for 30 days from 1 Apr 2017)
  • Venezuela (All visa applications must be made in person, and all applicants will be interviewed at the embassy or consulate)
  • Vietnam (i) Pre-arranged visa obtained online through travel agencies available at Hanoi,Ho Chi Minh City or Da Nang airports; ii) Phú Quc visa exemption for up to 30 days)
  • Yemen (i) Registration is mandatory and ii) Exit visa required for stays over 30 days)