Update: 8 April 2021 • Source: Wikipedia
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Visa requirements map

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  • Afghanistan
  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • Andorra
  • Angola
  • Anguilla
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Argentina
  • Armenia
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bahamas
  • Bahrain
  • Bangladesh
  • Barbados
  • Belarus
  • Belgium
  • Belize
  • Benin
  • Bermuda
  • Bhutan
  • Bolivia
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Botswana
  • Brazil
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Brunei
  • Bulgaria
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • Canada
  • Cape Verde
  • Cayman Islands
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Chile
  • China
  • Colombia
  • Comoros
  • Costa Rica
  • Croatia
  • Cuba
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Denmark
  • Djibouti
  • Dominica
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • Egypt
  • El Salvador
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • Estonia
  • Eswatini (Swaziland)
  • Ethiopia
  • Fiji
  • Finland
  • France
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Georgia
  • Germany
  • Ghana
  • Gibraltar
  • Greece
  • Grenada
  • Guam
  • Guatemala
  • Guinea
  • Guinea Bissau
  • Guyana
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Ivory Coast
  • Jamaica
  • Japan
  • Jordan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kenya
  • Kiribati
  • Kosovo
  • Kuwait
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Laos
  • Latvia
  • Lebanon
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Libya
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Malaysia
  • Maldives
  • Mali
  • Malta
  • Marshall Islands
  • Mauritania
  • Mauritius
  • Mexico
  • Micronesia
  • Moldova
  • Monaco
  • Mongolia
  • Montenegro
  • Montserrat
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Myanmar (Burma)
  • Namibia
  • Nauru
  • Nepal
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Nicaragua
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • North Korea
  • North Macedonia
  • Norway
  • Oman
  • Pakistan
  • Palau
  • Panama
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Pitcairn Island
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Puerto Rico
  • Qatar
  • Republic of the Congo
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Rwanda
  • Saint Helena
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Saint Lucia
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Samoa
  • San Marino
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Senegal
  • Serbia
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • Singapore
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Solomon Islands
  • Somalia
  • South Africa
  • South Korea
  • South Sudan
  • Spain
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sudan
  • Suriname
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Syria
  • Taiwan
  • Tajikistan
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand
  • Timor Leste
  • Togo
  • Tonga
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • Turkmenistan
  • Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Tuvalu
  • Uganda
  • Ukraine
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
  • Uruguay
  • US Virgin Islands
  • Uzbekistan
  • Vanuatu
  • Vatican
  • Venezuela
  • Vietnam
  • Yemen
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe
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Visa requirements table

Country: United States

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Country Status Additional information
AlbaniaVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 1 year
AndorraVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 3 months
AustriaVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 90 days
90 days within any 180-day period in the Schengen Area
BelarusVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 30 days
Must arrive and depart via Minsk International Airport.
Exception: traveling to or from Russia requires a visa.
Registration upon arrival for stays longer than 5 days is mandatory.
Visa-free visits to Belovezhskaya Pushcha National Park for up to 3 days.
Visa-free visits to the Grodno and Augustow Canal visa-free zone for up to 5 days.
No transit without a visa under any circumstance.
BelgiumVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 90 days
90 days within any 180-day period in the Schengen Area
Bosnia and HerzegovinaVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 90 days
90 days within any 6-month period
Registration with the local police within 24 hours of arrival is mandatory.
BulgariaVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 90 days
90 days within any 180-day period
CroatiaVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 90 days
90 days within any 180-day period.
Registration with the local police within 24 hours of arrival is mandatory.
CyprusVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 90 days
Admission temporarily refused until March 30, 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States.
90 days within any 180-day period
Czech RepublicVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 90 days
90 days within any 180-day period in the Schengen Area
DenmarkVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 90 days
US citizens can enter Denmark for up to 90 days every six months, regardless of whether they have stayed in other Schengen countries prior to entry into Denmark.
EstoniaVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 90 days
90 days within any 180-day period in the Schengen Area
Faroe IslandsNo data
FinlandVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 90 days
90 days within any 180-day period in the Schengen Area
FranceVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 90 days
90 days within any 180-day period in the Schengen Area
A bilateral agreement pre-dating the Schengen area may allow 90 days of stay in France regardless of days spent in other Schengen countries.
GermanyVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 90 days
90 days within any 180-day period in the Schengen Area
GibraltarNo data
GreeceVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 90 days
90 days within any 180-day period in the Schengen Area
VaticanVisa not required
HungaryVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 90 days
90 days within any 180-day period in the Schengen Area
IcelandVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 90 days
90 days within any 180-day period in the Schengen Area
IrelandVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 3 months
Strict application of immigration rules regarding providing proof of the trip purpose, sufficient funds, return ticket and accommodation.
ItalyVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 90 days
90 days within any 180-day period in the Schengen Area
KosovoNo data
LatviaVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 180 days
90 days within any 180-day period in the Schengen Area
A bilateral agreement pre-dating the Schengen area allows an additional 90 days of stay in Latvia regardless of days spent in other Schengen countries.
LiechtensteinVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 90 days
90 days within any 180-day period in the Schengen Area
LithuaniaVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 90 days
90 days within any 180-day period in the Schengen Area.
Mandatory medical insurance.
LuxembourgVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 90 days
90 days within any 180-day period in the Schengen Area
North MacedoniaVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 90 days
Registration with the local police within 24 hours of arrival is mandatory
MaltaVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 90 days
90 days within any 180-day period in the Schengen Area
MoldovaVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 90 days
90 days within any 180-day period
Registration upon arrival is mandatory.
MonacoVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 90 days
90 days within any 180-day period
MontenegroVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 90 days
Registration with the local police within 24 hours of arrival is mandatory.
NetherlandsVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 90 days
90 days within any 180-day period in the Schengen Area
NorwayVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 90 days
3 months within a 6-month period, regardless of previous time spent in other Schengen countries, but including time spent in other Nordic countries
PolandVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 90 days
90 days within any 180-day period in the Schengen Area.
Dual nationals must use their Polish passport
A bilateral agreement pre-dating the Schengen area allows a stay in Poland regardless of days spent in other Schengen countries.
PortugalVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 90 days
90 days within any 180-day period in the Schengen Area
RomaniaVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 90 days
90 days within any 180-day period.
San MarinoVisa not required
SerbiaVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 90 days
90 days within any 180-day period
SlovakiaVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 90 days
90 days within any 180-day period in the Schengen Area.
Medical insurance required.
Sufficient funds of $50 per person per day required.
Registration within 3 working days required.
SloveniaVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 90 days
90 days within any 180-day period in the Schengen Area.
Registration with the local police within 72 hours of arrival is mandatory.
SpainVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 90 days
90 days within any 180-day period in the Schengen Area.
SwedenVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 90 days
90 days within any 180-day period in the Schengen Area.
SwitzerlandVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 90 days
90 days within any 180-day period in the Schengen Area.
UkraineVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 90 days
90 days within any 180-day period
United KingdomVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 6 months
AlgeriaVisa requiredPersons may be denied entry if entering with a passport containing visas or stamps issued by Israel.
AngolaeVisa / online (e-visa)Allowed stay: 30 days
Visitors 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.
BenineVisa / online (e-visa)Allowed stay: 90 days
International Certificate of Vaccination required.
eVisas are available for 30 or 90 days
BotswanaVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 90 days
90 days within any year period
Burkina FasoVisa on arrivalAllowed stay: 1 month
International Certificate of Vaccination required.
BurundiVisa requiredVisitors are fingerprinted
CameroonVisa requiredInternational Certificate of Vaccination and current immunization records required.
Cape VerdeVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 30 days
Must register online at least five days prior to arrival.
Central African RepublicVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 180 days
International Certificate of Vaccination required.
ChadVisa requiredInternational Certificate of Vaccination required.
Registration within 72 hours is mandatory prior to arrival. Registration is good for the life of the passport.
ComorosVisa on arrival
Democratic Republic of the CongoVisa requiredInternational Certificate of Vaccination required.
Registration required.
Visas must be issued at the DR Congo embassy in Washington, D.C.
DjiboutieVisa / online (e-visa)Allowed stay: 31 days
EgyptVisa on arrival (e-visa also available)Allowed stay: 30 days
eVisa issued for 30 days.
30 days when arriving by air;
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
Equatorial GuineaVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 90 days
International Certificate of Vaccination required if you are traveling from a country with risk of yellow fever.
EritreaVisa requiredAirport departure tax applies.
EthiopiaVisa on arrival (e-visa also available)Allowed stay: up to 90 days
Visitors are fingerprinted
Visa 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.
GabonVisa on arrival (e-visa also available)Allowed stay: 6 months
eVisas are available for one to six months.
Electronic visa holders must arrive via Libreville International Airport.
International Certificate of Vaccination required.
GambiaVisa requiredInternational Certificate of Vaccination required.
GhanaVisa requiredInternational Certificate of Vaccination required.
GuineaeVisa / online (e-visa)Allowed stay: up to 5 years
International Certificate of Vaccination required.
Guinea BissauVisa on arrival (e-visa also available)Allowed stay: 90 days
Visitors must apply for a visa on arrival in advance or online.
Ivory CoasteVisa / online (e-visa)Allowed stay: 3 months
eVisa holders must arrive via Port Bouet Airport
International Certificate of Vaccination required
KenyaVisa on arrival (e-visa also available)Allowed stay: 3 months
International Certificate of Vaccination is recommended.
All visitors are fingerprinted on arrival and departure
LesothoVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 14 days
Extendable up to 180 days.
LiberiaVisa requiredInternational Certificate of Vaccination required.
LibyaVisa requiredVisitors travelling to Libya for touristic purposes are required to convert US$1,000 or equivalent on arrival.
Holders of passports bearing an Israeli visa or entry/exit stamps from Israel are not allowed to enter Libya.
MadagascarVisa on arrival (e-visa also available)Allowed stay: 90 days
MalawiVisa on arrival (e-visa also available)From 1 October 2015 visitors are generally advised to obtain a visa in advance.
MaliVisa requiredLetter of invitation required.
International Certificate of Vaccination required.
MauritaniaVisa on arrivalAvailable at Nouakchott–Oumtounsy International Airport.
International Certificate of Vaccination required.
MauritiusVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 90 days
MayotteNo data
MoroccoVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 3 months
MozambiqueVisa on arrivalAllowed stay: 30 days
NamibiaVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 3 months
NigerVisa requiredInternational Certificate of Vaccination required.
NigeriaVisa required
Republic of the CongoVisa requiredInternational Certificate of Vaccination required.
A letter of invitation or written proof of a hotel reservation required.
RwandaVisa on arrival (e-visa also available)Allowed stay: 30 days
Visitors are fingerprinted
International Certificate of Vaccination required.
Saint HelenaNo data
Sao Tome and PrincipeVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 15 days
International Certificate of Vaccination required.
SenegalVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 90 days
International Certificate of Vaccination required.
SeychellesVisa on arrival (free visitor's permit)Allowed stay: 3 months
Extendable up to a year
Sierra LeoneVisa on arrivalInternational Certificate of Vaccination required.
SomaliaVisa on arrivalAvailable at Berbera, Borama, Burao, Erigavo and Hargeisa airports. 30 days, available at Bosaso Airport, Galcaio Airport and Mogadishu Airport.
South AfricaVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 90 days
Holders of passports without 2 blank pages may be refused entry.
South SudaneVisa / onlineObtainable online
Printed visa authorization must be presented at the time of travel
International Certificate of Vaccination required.
SudanVisa requiredHolders of passports that contain visas or entry/exit stamps for Israel will likely be refused entry.
Exit visa required.
Registration within 3 days mandatory.
Eswatini (Swaziland)Visa not requiredAllowed stay: 30 days
Extendable up to 60 days
TanzaniaVisa on arrival (e-visa also available)Allowed stay: 3 months
Ordinary visa available on arrival for $100
TogoVisa on arrivalAllowed stay: 7 days
TunisiaVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 90 days
UgandaVisa on arrival (e-visa also available)Allowed stay: 90 days
Determined at the port of entry.
Must apply online at least 2 business days or more prior to travel. As of March 2017, airlines were refusing passengers permission to board flights to Uganda if they did not have a print-out of the document showing that they had successfully applied for an eVisa. Ugandan immigration authorities also may require additional documentation, including proof of a return plane ticket and detailed tour itinerary in Uganda.
International Certificate of Vaccination required.
Western SaharaNo data
ZambiaVisa on arrival (e-visa also available)Allowed stay: 90 days
Exact period determined on arrival, later extendable free of charge.
All visitors are fingerprinted.
Two blank pages required
International Certificate of Vaccination required.
Electronic visa also available.
ZimbabweVisa on arrival (e-visa also available)Allowed stay: 3 months
Tourism purposes only.
Electronic visa also available.
ReunionNo data
BahrainVisa on arrival (e-visa also available)Allowed stay: 14 days
Visa also obtainable online
IranVisa requiredIranian visas must be obtained from the Special Interests section of the Embassy of Pakistan, Washington, D.C. or an Iranian embassy all around the world
US visitors are fingerprinted and photographed upon entry.
Independent travelers must be accompanied by an authorized guide at all times.
Tourist visa not required for Kish Island.
IraqVisa not required
IsraelVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 3 months
Admission temporarily refused due to the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States.
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 Israel.
Entry prohibited for any person "who knowingly issues a public call for boycotting Israel".
JordanVisa on arrivalAllowed stay: 30 days
Visa on arrival obtainable at most international ports of entry and at most international land border crossings.
Iris scan is taken on arrival and departure
KuwaitVisa on arrival (e-visa also available)Allowed stay: 3 months
LebanonVisa on arrival (free)Allowed stay: 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
OmaneVisa / online (e-visa)Allowed stay: 30 days
Holders of a visa or entrance stamp of the Emirate of Dubai that is valid for at least 21 days are visa exempt.
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.
Iris scan is taken on arrival.
QatarVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 30 days
Saudi ArabiaVisa on arrival (e-visa also available)Allowed stay: 90 days
SyriaVisa requiredRegistration required within 15 days.
Departure tax applies at all borders.
Persons with passports bearing Israeli visas or entry/exit stamps are not allowed to enter.
Visas are not currently available to United States residents.
United Arab EmiratesVisa on arrival (free)Allowed stay: 30 days
Extension possible with a fee
Iris scan taken on arrival
U.S. passport holders can sign up for E-Gate access on arrival/departure at Dubai International Airport
YemenVisa requiredRegistration mandatory.
Exit visa required for stays over 30 days.
AfghanistanVisa requiredVisitors born in Afghanistan do not require a visa.
Visitors arriving via military air need to legalize their stay if they wish to leave via commercial airline.
All visitors are fingerprinted.
ArmeniaVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 180 days
AzerbaijanVisa on arrival (e-visa also available)Allowed stay: 30 days
If intending to stay in the Republic of Azerbaijan for more than ten days, the visitor must register at the State Migration Service of the Republic of Azerbaijan within three days upon arrival in Azerbaijan.
Applicants of Armenian ancestry or with Armenian visas in their passport may not obtain a visa.
Can obtain a 30 days visa on arrival only if arriving on a direct flight of Azerbaijan Airlines from New York City.
BangladeshVisa on arrivalAllowed stay: 30 days
Available at Shahjalal International Airport, Shah Amanat International Airport and Osmani International Airport.
Visa is not required for Bangladeshi American s.
Departure tax applies.
BhutanVisa required$250 per day is a non-negotiable minimum daily tariff paid by all visitors to Bhutan.
Visas are issued only to tourists booked with a local licensed tour operator.
British Indian Ocean TerritoryNo data
BruneiVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 90 days
Myanmar (Burma)eVisa / online (e-visa)Allowed stay: 28 days
eVisa 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 or business purposes.
CambodiaVisa on arrival (e-visa also available)Allowed stay: 30 days
Visa is also obtainable online.
All visitors are fingerprinted on arrival and departure.
ChinaVisa requiredRegistration mandatory within 24 hours of arrival;
All visitors are fingerprinted on arrival and departure between the ages of 14 and 70.
Visas for U.S. citizens are valid for up to 10 years.
Christmas IslandNo data
Cocos Keeling IslandsNo data
GeorgiaVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 1 year
Visitors must hold proof of health insurance.
IndiaeVisa / online (e-visa)Allowed stay: 180 days
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$100 fee along with bank surcharge of 2.5%
Confirmation has to be shown at the border where a visa on arrival is issued.
Visitors are fingerprinted.
American citizens are eligible for a ten-year, multiple-entry tourist visa.
e-Visa holders must arrive via 26 designated airports or 3 designated seaports. An Indian e-Tourist Visa can only be obtained twice in one calendar year.
IndonesiaVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 30 days
JapanVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 90 days
All visitors are fingerprinted
KazakhstanVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 30 days
As part of the no-visa pilot program in period 15 July 2014 – 15 July 2015. In June 2015 this program was extended until December 31, 2017.
KyrgyzstanVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 60 days
LaosVisa on arrival (e-visa also available)Allowed stay: 30 days
Visa on arrival is available at international airports Luangphabang, Pakse, Savannakhet and Vientiane, and at 4 land borders Friendship Bridge, and at 13 border crossings as well as Tanalaeng train station in Vientiane, which connects to the train station in Nongkai, Thailand. Visa on arrival facility will be gradually phased out at various border crossings starting January 2020. eVisa may be used to enter Laos through the following entry points — Wattay International Airport and the First Thai–Lao Friendship Bridge Entry points Lalai, Lantui, Meuang mom, Pakxan, and Phoudou are open only to visa holders. Visa on arrival is extendable up to 60 days.
MalaysiaVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 3 months
All visitors are fingerprinted on arrival and departure.
Immigration offenses, such as visa overstaying, are punishable by caning.
MaldivesVisa on arrival (free)Allowed stay: 30 days
Extendable up to 90 days.
MongoliaVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 90 days
Registration required after 30 days.
NepalVisa on arrivalAllowed stay: 90 days
Obtainable at Tribhuvan International Airport and certain land borders.
Total of no more than 150 aggregate days in any given calendar year.
Also available Multiple Entry 5 years Tourist Visa
North KoreaTravel restricted (travel restricted)U.S. passports holders must obtain a special passport validation from the U.S. federal government before travel.
PakistaneVisa / online (visa online)Online Visa eligible.
Electronic Travel Authorization to obtain a visa on arrival for business purposes.
PhilippinesVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 30 days
Naturalized US citizens of former Philippine nationality allowed to stay for one year.
RussiaVisa required72-hour visa-free for international cruise ship/ferry passengers only if travelling with an organized tour and accompanied at all times by a tour operator.
Registration required after 7 business days.
American citizens may receive multiple entry visas valid for three years.
SingaporeVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 90 days
All visitors are fingerprinted on arrival and departure
South KoreaVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 90 days
All visitors are fingerprinted.
Sri LankaVisa on arrival (e-visa also available)Allowed stay: 30 days
TaiwanNo data
TajikistaneVisa / online (e-visa)Allowed stay: 45 days
If arriving from a country that has a Tajik diplomatic mission a visa should be obtained in advance.
eVisa holders can enter through all border points.
ThailandVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 30 days
Maximum two visits annually if not arriving by air.
Timor LesteVisa on arrivalAllowed stay: 30 days
For arrivals by air only
TurkeyeVisa / online (e-visa)Allowed stay: 3 months
single or multiple entry visa
TurkmenistanVisa requiredDeparture fee applies.
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.
UzbekistaneVisa / online (e-visa)Allowed stay: 30 days
Registration within 3 days is mandatory.
5-day visa-free transit when in transit at the international airports on condition of holding a confirmed onward ticket for a flight to a third country.
VietnameVisa / online (e-visa)Allowed stay: 30 days
A single entry eVisa is available.
Phú Quốc visa exemption for up to 30 days.
AustraliaeVisa / online (e-visa)Allowed stay: 90 days
90 days on each visit in 12-month period if granted
May enter using SmartGate.
Cook IslandsNo data
FijiVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 4 months
French PolynesiaNo data
GuamNo data
KiribatiVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 30 days
Airport Embarkation Tax applies.
Marshall IslandsVisa not requiredAllowed stay: unlimited
Departure fee applies.
U.S. citizens may live and work freely in the Marshall Islands under the Compact of Free Association.
MicronesiaVisa not requiredAllowed stay: unlimited
All states except Yap have a departure fee.
U.S. citizens may live and work freely in Micronesia under the Compact of Free Association.
There is no limit to the length of time U.S. citizens can remain in the FSM.
NauruVisa requiredVisas are issued with validity of 30 days.
New CaledoniaNo data
New ZealandeVisa / onlineAllowed stay: 3 months
May enter using eGate.
International Visitor Conservation and Tourism Levy must be paid upon requesting an Electronic Travel Authority. IVL not required for American Samoan citizens.
Holders of an Australian Permanent Resident Visa or Resident Return Visa may be granted a New Zealand Resident Visa on arrival permitting indefinite stay, subject to meeting character requirements and obtaining an Electronic Travel Authority prior to departure. Such travelers are not required to pay the International Visitor Conservation and Tourism Levy.
NiueNo data
Norfolk IslandNo data
Northern Mariana IslandsNo data
PalauVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 1 year
U.S. citizens may live and work freely in Palau under the Compact of Free Association.
Papua New GuineaVisa on arrival (e-visa also available)Allowed stay: 60 days
Extendable for 30 days
Visa on arrival is issued free of charge.
Pitcairn IslandNo data
SamoaVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 60 days
Departure tax applies.
Solomon IslandsVisa on arrival (free visitor's permit)Allowed stay: 3 months
3 months within 12 months
TokelauNo data
TongaVisa on arrival (free)Allowed stay: 31 days
TuvaluVisa on arrival (free)Allowed stay: 1 month
Extendable up to 3 months
Visa on arrival is issued free of charge.
VanuatuVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 30 days
Extendable up to 120 days
Wallis and FutunaNo data
CanadaVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 6 months
Anyone with a criminal record may not be able to enter Canada without first obtaining an approval for rehabilitation or a Temporary Resident Permit.
Passport Card, NEXUS card, or Enhanced Drivers License valid for Land and Sea Travel
MexicoVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 180 days
Visitors must obtain a Forma Migratoria Multiple. There is no charge for a tourist FMM for stays of less than 7 days when entering by land. For visitors staying more than 7 days up to 180 days and entering by land the cost is 575 Mexican Pesos. An FMM is required for all visitors entering via air, regardless of length of stay, and the cost is included in the travelers airfare and remitted by the airline.
Passport Card or Enhanced Drivers License valid for Land and Sea Travel
Saint Pierre and MiquelonNo data
United StatesSelected country
AnguillaNo data
Antigua and BarbudaVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 6 months
Stringent application of rules regarding proof of sufficient funds, return ticket and accommodation.
ArubaNo data
BahamasVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 8 months
Passport Card or Enhanced Drivers License valid for Sea Travel
BarbadosVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 6 months
BermudaNo data
British Virgin IslandsNo data
Cayman IslandsNo data
CubaVisa required (tourist card)Allowed stay: 30 days
Tourist travel was historically prohibited under U.S. law for U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and others subject to U.S. jurisdiction. Under the 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. In July 2015, the United States resumed diplomatic relations with Cuba. Discussions on lifting the travel ban have initiated. On June 16, 2017, U.S. President Donald Trump announced new travel restrictions.cite web
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DominicaVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 6 months
Departure tax applies.
Dominican RepublicVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 30 days
Extendable up to 90 days
Passport Card or Enhanced Drivers License valid for Sea Travel
GrenadaVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 3 months
Extensions possible
HaitiVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 3 months
JamaicaVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 6 months
There is a departure tax for travelers, which is regularly included in airfare.
MontserratNo data
CuraçaoNo data
Puerto RicoNo data
Saint BarthelemyNo data
Saint Kitts and NevisVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 3 months
Saint LuciaVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 6 weeks
Saint MartinNo data
Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 1 month
Trinidad and TobagoVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 90 days
Turks and Caicos IslandsNo data
US Virgin IslandsNo data
ArgentinaVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 90 days
Extendable up to 180 days.
Visitors are fingerprinted and photographed upon entry.
BelizeVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 30 days
Departure tax applies.
BoliviaVisa on arrivalAllowed stay: 30 days
Beginning February 8, 2021, all U.S. citizens visiting Bolivia for tourism will be required to obtain a tourist visa.
BrazilVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 90 days
Up to 90 days per visit, but no more than 180 days per year.
ChileVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 90 days
ColombiaVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 90 days
Extendable up to 180-days stay within a one-year period
Colombian-born U.S. citizens and U.S. citizens traveling with children may face special exit requirements.
Costa RicaVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 90 days
Departure tax applies.
EcuadorVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 90 days
Extendable for another 90 days, per year
El SalvadorVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 3 months
Includes Honduras, Nicaragua, and Guatemala
Admission temporarily refused due to the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States.
Falkland IslandsNo data
GuatemalaVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 90 days
Includes Honduras, Nicaragua, and El Salvador
An exit tax must be paid when departing by air.
GuyanaVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 3 months
HondurasVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 3 months
Includes Guatemala, Nicaragua, and El Salvador
Departing airport tax applies.
NicaraguaVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 90 days
Includes Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador
A tourist card must be purchased upon arrival.
PanamaVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 180 days
Denial of entry or transit to any person who has a criminal conviction.
ParaguayVisa on arrivalAllowed stay: 90 days
U.S. citizens arriving by air may obtain a visa on arrival at Silvio Pettirossi International Airport in Asuncion. This is a multiple entry visa with a validity of up to 10 years. If entering elsewhere, a visa must be obtained in advance from the embassy or consulate.
PeruVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 183 days
Determined on arrival
SurinameeVisa / onlineAllowed stay: 90 days
Multiple entry eVisa is also available.
UruguayVisa not requiredAllowed stay: 3 months
VenezuelaVisa required
French GuianaNo data
GreenlandNo data

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