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An ETIAS authorisation will be required for every Albanian citizen for short-stay period in Croatia starting from 2021.


A valid passport is required to enter Croatia. All tourists entering Croatian territory from another (Schengen country) are exempted from presenting their passports to Croatian authorities. In this case, a national identity card is the only document needed.
The passport and other travel documents accepted for entry must be valid for a minimum of 3 months beyond the period of intended stay. All the Passports (or equivalent travel documents) issued more than ten years before the date of travel, may not be accepted.

A Schengen visa is mandatory for all nationals of Albania who stay in the country for a period greater than 90 days.
For short stay visits (less than 90 days within a period of 180 days), the visitors are exempted from obtaining a valid Schengen visa.
An ETIAS authorisation will become a mandatory requirement for every Albanian citizen starting from 2021.
ETIAS will have a validity of five years, and it can be used for an unlimited number of entries.

Custom Regulations
Croatian custom regulates and blocks the importing of several dangerous items such as weapons (the traveler must hold a valid European Firearm Pass), legal and illegal drugs.
Goods can be imported into Croatian territory following the mandatory limits regulated by the government:

If arriving from a non-EU country:

  • Tobacco: Cigarettes (200), cigars (50), loose tobacco (250g).
  • Alcohol: 1L of spirits with more than 22% alcohol by volume (1L), light liquor (2L), wine (4L), beer (16L).
  • Perfume: Perfume (50g) and of eau de toilette (0.25L)

If arriving from an EU Member State:
  • Tobacco: Cigarettes (800), cigarillos (400), cigars (200), smoking tobacco (1kg).
  • Alcohol: Spirits over 22% (10L), fortified wine or spirits up to 22% (20L), wine (90L), beer (110L).

Currency Restriction
Money Amounts of over €10,000 (or equivalent in foreign currencies) in cash or travelers' cheques must be declared at the point of entry or exit of the EU. Visitors entering Croatia with a one-way ticket and not having sufficient funds to purchase a return ticket might be refused to enter.

List of Albanian diplomatic offices in Croatia

Albanian Consulate General in Osijek, Croatia

Address: Bartol Krasic 8 Ured br. 3, 31 000 Osijek, CroatiaCheck on map

Phone: (+385) 31 200 847

Details: Basri Haliti - Consul

Embassy of Albania in Zagreb, Croatia

Address: Strojarska cesta 20, VMD Toranj 10 kat, Zagreb 10000Check on map

Phone: +385.1.481.0679

Fax: +385.1.481.0682



Office Hours: Monday to Friday Main Office 09:00 - 17:00 Consular section 09:30-12:00

Details: HE Mr. Ilir MELO- Ambassador

List of Croatian diplomatic offices in Albania

Embassy of the Republic of Croatia in Tirana, Albania

Address: Rruga A. Toptani 'Torre Drin' building 4, Tirana, AlbaniaCheck on map

Phone: 00 355 4 256 948

Fax: 00 355 4 230 578


Office Hours: Working hours: " Monday-Friday 8.30-16.30

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About Croatia

Capital: Zagreb
  • Croatian 95.6%;
  • Serbian 1.2%;
  • Other 3%;
  • Unspecified 0.2%;

Area: 56,542 KM2
Population: 4,491,000
Timezone: UTC/GMT +1 hour
Currency: Kuna (HRK)
Calling Code: +385

Power Sockets

Type C European 2-pin  C European 2-pin
Type F Schuko plug  F Schuko plug

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