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


A valid passport is required to enter Monaco. All tourists entering Monegasque territory from another (Schengen country) are exempted from presenting their passports to Monegasque 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
Monegasque 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 Monegasque territory following the mandatory limits regulated by the government:

If arriving from a non-EU country:

  • Tobacco: Cigarettes (200), cigars (50), tobacco (250g)
  • Alcohol: Spirits (1L), wine (4L), beer (16L)

If arriving from an EU Member State:
  • Tobacco: Cigarettes (800), cigarillos (400), cigars (200), tobacco (1Kg).
  • Alcohol: Spirits over 22% volume (10L), alcoholic beverages under 22% 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 Principality of Monaco with a one-way ticket and not having sufficient funds to purchase a return ticket might be refused to enter.

Minors up to 17 years of age shall be included in parent's passport.

List of Monacan diplomatic offices in United States of America

Consulate General of Monaco in San Francisco, United States of America

Address: Chancery : 950 Rockdale Drive San Francisco, CA 94127

Phone: 1 (415) 665-5746

Fax: 1 (415) 665-6748



Consulate General of Monaco in Los Angeles, United States of America

Address: Wolf Films Company 100 Universal City Plaza - Building 2252 CA 91608 Universal C

Phone: 1 (818) 777-3131

Fax: 1 (818) 866-1446


Consulate General of Monaco in Dallas, United States of America

Address: Chancery : BirchStreet Systems 4412 Belclaire Avenue Dallas, TX 75205

Phone: 1 (214) 991-2916

Fax: 1 (214) 219-2528



Consulate General of Monaco in Chicago, United States of America

Address: 606 W. Arlington Place Chicago, IL 60614Check on map

Phone: 1 (773) 871-9059

Fax: 1 (773) 871-9849



Consulate General of Monaco in Boston, United States of America

Address: 200 Seaport Boulevard - Suite 50 Boston, MA 02210Check on map

Phone: 1 (617) 385-5060

Fax: 1 (617) 385-5045



Consulate General of Monaco in New York, United States of America

Address: Chancery : 565 Fifth Avenue - 23rd Floor NY 10017 New York - USA

Phone: 1 (212) 286-0500

Fax: 1 (212) 286-1574



Embassy of Monaco in the United States of America

Address: 3400 International Drive, NW Suite 2K - 100 Washington DC 20008-3006Check on map

Phone: 1 (202) 234-1530

Fax: 1 (202) 244-7656



Medical Information

Recommended vaccines

  • Routine Vaccines
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Rabies

About Monaco

Capital: Monaco
  • French;
  • English;
  • Italian;
  • Monegasque

Area: 2 KM2
Population: 32,965
Timezone: UTC/GMT +1 hour
Currency: Euro (EUR)
Calling Code: +377

Power Sockets

Type C European 2-pin  C European 2-pin
Type D Old British plug  D Old British plug
Type E French 2-pin  E French 2-pin
Type F Schuko plug  F Schuko plug

Country Specific Info

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