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


A valid passport is required to enter Luxembourg. All tourists entering Luxembourger territory from another (Schengen country) are exempted from presenting their passports to Luxembourger 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.

Custom Regulations
Luxembourger 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 Luxembourger territory following the mandatory limits regulated by the government:

If arriving from a non-EU country:

  • Tobacco: Cigarettes (200), cigarillos (100), cigars (50), tobacco (250g)
  • Alcohol: Spirits over 22% alcohol volume (1L), Spirits less than 22% alcohol volume (2L), wine (4L), beer (16L)

If arriving from an EU Country:
  • Tobacco: Cigarettes (800), cigarillos (400), cigars (200), tobacco (1Kg)
  • Alcohol: Spirits over 22% alcohol volume (10L), Spirits less than 22% alcohol volume (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 Luxembourg 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 Luxembourg

U.S. Embassy in Luxembourg Ville, Luxembourg

Address: 22, Boulevard Emmanuel Servais, L-2535 LuxembourgCheck on map

Phone: +352 46 01 23

Fax: +352 46 14 01



Office Hours: Business hours at the U.S. Embassy are Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 5:30 pm, except U.S. and Luxembourg holidays.

List of Luxembourgish diplomatic offices in United States of America

Embassy of Luxembourg in Washington DC, United States

Address: 2200 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, 20008Check on map

Phone: (202) 265-4171/72

Fax: (202) 328 8270



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About Luxembourg

Capital: Luxembourg
  • Luxembourgish;
  • French;
  • German

Area: 2,586 KM2
Population: 497,538
Timezone: UTC/GMT +1 hour
Currency: Euro (EUR)
Calling Code: +352

Power Sockets

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

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