Visa Requirements

Check visa requirements for your nationality for any country in the world.

Check Visa Requirements of All Countries

Before planning to visit another country, all travelers should learn how to check visa requirements for their nationality in case they require a travel document to enter the country of destination.

Onlinevisa.com provides a comprehensive service whereby travelers can check if they require a visa to travel to all countries in the world with a passport from their country, and learn about the steps to take to obtain the necessary travel document, if applicable.

We are working on extending the information for all nationalities around the world. If you cannot find information regarding your nationality below, you can always use our “Visa checker” at the bottom of this page, indicating your nationality and destination.

Visa requirements vary by country and also depend on the nationality of the traveler, as well as the duration and purpose of the intended stay. You may be able to travel to your country of destination visa-free depending on the purpose of the stay, or it may be necessary to obtain a visa or an electronic travel authorization.

For short stays, many countries require certain nationalities to obtain a visa in advance of travel from an embassy or consulate, while others permit select citizens to obtain a visa online through an electronic application system for purposes of transit, business or tourist travel.

Travelers who wish to stay for significant periods of time in a country, or visit for purposes of working or studying, are normally required to apply for a consular visa from the nearest diplomatic office of their destination.

Find out what countries require a visa to visit from your country of nationality by browsing through the overview of visa requirements around the world below.

Select your nationality or the nationality you are interested in to find out more details about the visa requirements.

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Below you will find an overview of visa requirements around the world sorted by continents.

America

The visa requirements for Americans vary depending on the country of destination, the duration and purpose of the intended stay, and the nationality of the traveler.

Many destinations have different visa requirements for citizens from countries on the continent of America depending on the nationality of the traveler’s passport, whether from Canada, the United States, Mexico, or South America.

For example, visa requirements for US citizens may require a traveler to obtain either an online travel visa authorization, an embassy visa, or a visa on arrival, or a visa may not be required depending on the destination.

Click on your country of nationality to find out more details about the type of visa you might need depending on the destination.

Europe

Visa requirements for European citizens vary depending on the country the traveler wishes to visit, their nationality, and the intended purpose and duration of the stay.

All of the European countries who have signed the Schengen passport-free agreement and are part of the Schengen Area share many of the same visa requirements for other countries. Most destinations will have seperate visa requirements for travelers from different countries in Europe.

Check visa requirements for your European nationality by clicking on your country box below.

Otherwise, you can check European visa requirements for your nationality using the visa checker at the bottom of the this page.

Oceania

Visa requirements for citizens of Oceania depend on the individual country or territory the traveler wishes to visit, their nationality, and the purpose of the intended stay.

Most countries around the world have different Oceania visa requirements depending on the nationality of the traveler’s passport, whether from Australia, New Zealand, or any of the many island nations which make up the territory.

Depending on the destination, it may be necessary for travelers from Oceania to obtain either an online travel visa authorization, a visa on arrival, or an an embassy visa to enter a foreign territory. A visa for certain countries may not be required or may be unavailable from Oceania.

Use the country cards below to check visa requirements from Oceania for your nationality.

Asia

Visa requirements for Asian citizens depend on the nationality of the traveler, how long they intend to stay, the purpose of the visit, and the country of destination.

Most destinations have seperate visa requirements for travelers from different countries in Asia. However, some have a common visa policy for travelers from Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries, including Malaysia, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Depending on the destination, a visa from Asia may not be required or may be unavailable. Other countries may require Asian travelers to obtain either a visa on arrival, an online travel visa authorization or an an embassy visa to enter the territory.

Use the visa checker in the ‘Get your next travel visa’ section to check Asia visa requirements from your country.

Africa

Visa requirements for African citizens vary between countries and depend on the nationality of the traveler, the purpose of their visit, and how long they intend to stay.

Most countries have separate visa requirements for different nationalities on the African continent, meaning that travelers from Africa should check visa requirements for their specific nationality for their destination.

Visa requirements from Africa may require the traveler to obtain either en embassy visa, an online travel visa authorization, or a visa on arrival to travel to their destination. Alternatively, a visa may not be required or be unavailable.

Check African visa requirements for your nationality by clicking on your country box below.

Visa Requirements by Nationality

The visa requirements for your nationality will vary depending on the country or territory you plan to visit, as most territories have their own individual visa policies with different requirements for different foreign citizens.

It may not be necessary to obtain a travel document to visit your country of destination, as many countries have a passport nationality list of visa-exempt citizens who they permit to enter visa-free for short periods of time.

However, it may be necessary to obtain either a visa or electronic travel visa authorization for your nationality to visit your desired destination.

If you do require a electronic visa for a specific country, an online visa application may be available for your nationality. Otherwise, it may be necessary to apply for an embassy visa in person from the nearest diplomatic office of the destination country.

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