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Visa Free Regime

 

 

Visa-free regime applies only to short-term non-profit stays. If the purpose of stay is employment, Schengen (short-term) visa for the purpose of employment is required.

1) States whose citizens are exempt from the visa requirement for travel to the Schengen Area – based on Regulation (EU) 2018/1806:

  • ALBANIA*
  • ANDORRA
  • ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA
  • ARGENTINA
  • AUSTRALIA
  • BAHAMAS
  • BARBADOS
  • BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA*
  • BRAZIL
  • BRUNEI
  • CANADA
  • CHILE
  • COLOMBIA
  • COSTA RICA
  • DOMINICA
  • EAST TIMOR
  • GEORGIA*
  • GRENADA
  • GUATEMALA
  • HONDURAS
  • ISRAEL
  • JAPAN
  • KIRIBATI
  • MALAYSIA
  • MARSHALL ISLANDS
  • MAURITIUS
  • MEXICO
  • MICRONESIA
  • MOLDOVA*
  • MONACO
  • MONTENEGRO*
  • NEW ZEALAND
  • NICARAGUA
  • NORTH MACEDONIA*
  • PALAU
  • PANAMA
  • PARAGUAY
  • PERU
  • SAINT KITTS AND NEVIS
  • SAINT LUCIA
  • SAINT VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES
  • SALVADOR
  • SAMOA

 

  • SAN MARINO
  • SERBIA* **
  • SEYCHELLES
  • SINGAPORE
  • SOLOMON ISLANDS
  • SOUTH KOREA
  • TAIWAN***
  • TONGA
  • TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
  • TUVALU
  • UKRAINE*
  • UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
  • UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
  • URUGUAY
  • VANUATU
  • VATICAN
  • VENEZUELA

 

* Citizens of Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia and Ukraine can travel visa-free only with biometric passports.

** Visa-free regime does not apply to holders of Serbian passports issued by the Special Coordination Directorate in Belgrade.

*** Visa-free regime applies to holders of passports issued by Taiwan only if their passport contains an identity card number.

 

2) Special administrative regions of the People's Republic of China whose residents are exempt from the visa requirement for travel to the Schengen Area – based on Regulation (EU) 2018/1806:

  • Hong Kong*
  • Macao**

* Visa-free regime applies only to holders of a "Hong Kong Special Administrative Region" passport.

** Visa-free regime applies only to holders of a "Região Administrativa Especial de Macau" passport.

 

3) British citizens who are not nationals of the United Kingdom (British Nationals (Overseas) and whose residents are exempt from the visa requirement for travel to the Schengen Area – based on Regulation (EU) 2018/1806:

  •  British Nationals (Overseas)
  •  British Overseas Territories Citizens
  •  British Overseas Citizens
  •  British Protected Persons
  •  British Subjects
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