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AMERICAN CITIZENS VISITING CROATIA


TRAVEL INFO AND ETIAS REQUIREMENTS

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

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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.


Visa
A Schengen visa is mandatory for all nationals of United States of America 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 American 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 American diplomatic offices in Croatia


Embassy of the United States in Zagreb, Croatia

Address: Ulica Thomasa Jeffersona 2, 10010 Zagreb, CroatiaCheck on map


Phone: 385-1-661-2200


Fax: 385 1 66 18 933


Website: https://hr.usembassy.gov/embassy/zagreb/


Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM



List of Croatian diplomatic offices in United States of America


Embassy of the Republic of Croatia in the United States of America

Address: 2343 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Washington DC, 20008-2803, U.S.A.Check on map


Phone: 001 202 588 5899


Fax: 001 202 588 8937


Email: washton@mvpei.hr


Office Hours: Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Details: Covers Marshall Islands, Mexico, Micronesia, Palau, Panama

Permanent Mission of the Republic of Croatia to the United Nations, New York

Address: 820 Second Avenue, 19th Fl., New York, N.Y. 10017, U. S. A.Check on map


Phone: 001 212 986 1585


Fax: 001 212 986 2011


Email: cromiss.un@mvpei.hr


Website: http://un.mfa.hr


Details: (Covers Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Grenada, Guyana, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Suriname, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines)

Consulate General of the Republic of Croatia in the United States of America, Chicago

Address: 737 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 1030, Chicago, Ilinois 60611, U. S. A.Check on map


Phone: 001 312 482 9902


Fax: 001 312 482 9987


Email: chicago@mvpei.hr


Consulate General of the Republic of Croatia in the United States of America, Los Angeles

Address: 11766 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1250, Los Angeles, CA 90025, U. S. A.Check on map


Phone: 001 310 477 1009


Fax: 001 310 477 1866


Email: crocons.los-angeles@mvpei.hr


Consulate General of the Republic of Croatia in the United States of America, New York

Address: 369 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10017, U. S. A.Check on map


Phone: +1 212 599 3066


Fax: +1 212 599 3106


Email: crocons.newyork@mvpei.hr


Consulate General of the Republic of Croatia in the United States of America, Seattle

Address: 7547 South Laurel Street, Seattle, WA 98178, U. S. A.Check on map


Phone: 00 1 206 772 2968


Fax: 00 1 206 772 3487


Email: fwbroz@comcast.net


Consulate of the Republic of Croatia in the United States of America, New Orleans

Address: 321 St. Charles Avenue, 10th Floor, New Orleans, LA 70130, U. S. ACheck on map


Phone: 00 1 504 586 8300, ext. 316


Fax: 00 1 504 586 9911


Email: joc@imtt.com


Consulate of the Republic of Croatia in the United States of America, Pittsburgh

Address: 100 Delaney Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15235, U. S. A.Check on map


Phone: 00 1 412 843 0380


Fax: 00 1 412 823 1594


Email: drmarion@vucare.com


Consulate of the Republic of Croatia in the United States of Amerika, Kansas City

Address: 1201 W. 64th Terr., Kansas City, MO, 64113, U. S. A.Check on map


Fax: 001 816 333 3317


Email: JKVKANSASCITY@AOL.com



Medical Information

Recommended vaccines

  • Routine Vaccines
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Rabies

About Croatia

Capital: Zagreb
Languages:
  • 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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