Visa Requirements for Europe, the US and other countries

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Visa requirements for Each Country in the World are subject to change. So please click on the above link to find the appropriate web address of the country of interest.

Visit US State Department's International Travel Tips for US Citizens


Travelers to Europe (Google "Visa" plus the names of other countries of interest) from Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand and the United States:
  • Visitors must have a valid passport.

    They don't need a prior visa for a visit three months or less.

  • A visa is added to the passport on arrival.

  • For stays in Europe longer than three months, visitors must check the Schengen Rules (EU Summary.) It might be necessary to leave the Schengen Area for 3 months or get a longer visa from one of the Schengen countries. Check the visa requirements of the country itself.


Requirements for Visas for visitors entering the United States are divided into many types, depending on the type of travel purpose involved.

Types of visas to the US include:

  • Tourist Visa Requirements - The visitor visa is for persons desiring to enter the United States temporarily for pleasure, tourism or medical treatment (B-2).

  • Business Travel - The business visa is for persons entering the United States temporarily for business purposes(B-1)

  • Student Visa - Foreign citizens who come to the U.S. to study or participate in an exchange program can get a student visa.

  • Temporary Work visas.

  • An Immigration Visa is also available. Please go to the US State Department Naturalization program. for details.



For more information - Passport Requirements page

For more information - Passport Application page



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