Croatia Visa & Residency

By Betsy Burlingame

Last updated on: Dec 12, 2020

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Summary: If you're heading to Croatia, you'll need to know if you need a visa, what type of visa, how to apply for that visa, COVID-19 related entry requirements for Croatia, the health insurance requirement and more. Digital Nomad Visa information will be added when available. Sources: Croatia's Ministry of European and Foreign Affairs, Croatia's Ministry of Interior, the Croatian Embassy in Sweden and the US Embassy in Zagreb.

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If you're moving to Croatia, you'll need to know if you need a visa, what type of visa, how to apply for that visa, COVID-19 related entry requirements for Croatia, the health insurance requirement and more. In the next few months, more information about the eagerly awaited Digital Nomad Visa for Croatia will be made available to the public and added to this article. The article is based on information from Croatia's Ministry of European and Foreign Affairs, Croatia's Ministry of Interior, the Croatian Embassy in Sweden and the US Embassy in Zagreb.

Do I Need a Visa for Croatia?

While US Citizens and many others do not need a visa to spend up to 90 days in Croatia (in a 6-month period), travelers and global nomads from some countries do need a visa. The Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs's country by country visa requirements will give you that information that you need (look for the small drop-down county list on that page).

How Do I Apply for a Visa for Croatia?

Apply Online for Visa at Croatia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs

If you check the country by country visa requirements and need a visa for a short-term stay in Croatia, you will need these documents to accompany your visa application:

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