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Updated: 27th September 2023

Visa Requirements

UK, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and USA passport holders don’t require a visa for a stay of less than 90 days.

South African passport holders REQUIRE a visa (issued before departure). Requirements for the procurement of a Croatian visa are subject to change but application requirements include the need to show proof of sufficient funds to cover duration of stay, proof of pre-paid accommodation or documentation regarding the purpose and means of travel (such as a return or onward ticket, details of holiday arrangement etc).

Croatia visa information for South Africans:

For passport holders of other nationalities not included here, please check the Project Visa website for more information.

Croatia visa information for

Foreign nationals in the UK

Visa form and instructions for foreign nationals resident in the UK.

Completed/lodged visa applications can take anywhere between 1 day to 4 weeks, depending upon nationality and type of visa sought. Multiple entry visas take between 4-6 weeks to procure.

For up-to-date information on visa requirements, please contact the Croatian Embassy without hesitation.

The Embassy of Croatia
21 Conway Street, London W1P 5HL.
Tel: 020 7387 2022
Visa: 020 7387 1144
Fax: 020 7387 0936

Note: If requiring a Croatian tourist visa and not resident in the UK, please contact the nearest Croatian Embassy in your region.

Visa Procurement

Please be advised that visa requirements are subject to change and that visa procurement is the responsibility of the traveler and not On The Go Tours, therefore it is essential that you check current visa requirements with the embassy before travel. Please also ensure that your passport is valid for at least 6 months from your planned date of departure from Croatia.

See Also

Check out our handy Travel Guide resources to help plan your holiday in Croatia with the following:

Best Places to Visit - our pick of Croatia's best cities and islands
Best Time to Visit - climate and seasons of Croatia
Top Travel Tips - useful info on money, health and food in Croatia plus more
Traveler Reviews - hear from our past travelers
Choice of Boats - the different standards of cruise boats we offer

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