AMERICAN CITIZENS VISITING CROATIA
TRAVEL INFO AND ETIAS REQUIREMENTS
An ETIAS authorisation will be required for every American 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 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.
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).
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, Croatia
Fax: 385 1 66 18 933
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.
Phone: 001 202 588 5899
Fax: 001 202 588 8937
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.
Phone: 001 212 986 1585
Fax: 001 212 986 2011
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.
Phone: 001 312 482 9902
Fax: 001 312 482 9987
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.
Phone: 001 310 477 1009
Fax: 001 310 477 1866
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.
Phone: +1 212 599 3066
Fax: +1 212 599 3106
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.
Phone: 00 1 206 772 2968
Fax: 00 1 206 772 3487
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. A
Phone: 00 1 504 586 8300, ext. 316
Fax: 00 1 504 586 9911
Consulate of the Republic of Croatia in the United States of America, Pittsburgh
Address: 100 Delaney Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15235, U. S. A.
Phone: 00 1 412 843 0380
Fax: 00 1 412 823 1594
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.
Fax: 001 816 333 3317
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- Serbian 1.2%;
- Other 3%;
- Unspecified 0.2%;
Area: 56,542 KM2
Timezone: UTC/GMT +1 hour
Currency: Kuna (HRK)
Calling Code: +385
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