Visa Requirements for Citizens of Luxembourg

Browse the visa requirements for Luxembourgers and discover if you need a visa to visit your destination from Luxembourg.

Visa Requirements for Luxembourg Citizens

Visa requirements for citizens of Luxembourg are administrative entry regulations placed on Luxembourgers by the authorities of other countries and territories worldwide.

The Henley Passport Index currently ranks the Luxembourg passport 4th among the passports of the world in terms of travel freedom, tied with those of Finland, Italy, and Spain. This is because Luxembourgish citizens are granted access visa-free or with a visa on arrival to roughly 150 countries around the globe.

To visit the majority of countries that permit visa exemption for short-term stays, Luxembourgers are required to present a valid Luxembourgish passport at a border control checkpoint.

An additional 35 countries have implemented an electronic travel visa authorization program for nationals of Luxembourg. These simplified application protocols allow Luxembourgish passport holders to easily obtain a visa or visa waiver for short-term stays exclusively online. They eliminate the need to wait in long border queues to apply for a visa on arrival or attend an embassy visa interview in person.

To visit these same countries for long-term stays and purposes not permitted with an eVisa or electronic travel authorization, it is necessary to obtain an embassy visa from a diplomatic government office of the destination in Luxembourg. An approved visa from an embassy is required to visit over 70 territories worldwide as a Luxembourgish passport holder, no matter the purpose of the trip or duration of the stay.

Discover more detailed information about the different visa requirements for Luxembourg citizens below.

List of Visa Countries for Luxembourg Passport Holders in 2021

Current visa requirements for Luxembourgers identify up to 130 countries for which an approved visa is required, regardless of the amount of time they intend to spend in the destination or the motive for the visit.

Of these countries, roughly 35 allow citizens of Luxembourg to obtain an eVisa or electronic travel authorization through a simple online application protocol. This removes the need to visit an embassy to apply for a visa in person or wait in a long immigration line to submit a visa on arrival application.

Approved electronic travel visa authorizations for Luxembourgish passport holders may be issued for either a single entry or multiple entries. They allow short-term stays that vary from 14 days to 3 months depending on the destination and are most often issued for purposes of tourism, business or trade activities, or transit.

To visit these destinations for other purposes such as to work or study, or for long-term stays, it is necessary for Luxembourgers to apply for a visa from an embassy or consulate of the country they wish to visit. To visit approximately 70 countries worldwide, an approved embassy visa for Luxembourg nationals is required for any intended period of stay or travel purpose.

You can find out more about these visa types for Luxembourgish passport holders in the boxes below.

Electronic Travel Visa Authorization

Luxembourg citizens are able to apply for an online visa waiver or eVisa through an expedited Electronic Travel Visa Authorization protocol to visit over 30 countries around the world.

An approved eVisa or electronic travel authorization for Luxembourgish passport holders permits a stay of between 14 and 90 days and may be granted for a single entry or multiple entries depending on the country of issue. They are most often issued for tourist, business, or transit purposes, as well as medical treatment in some cases.

To apply for an Electronic Travel Visa Authorization for Luxembourgers, it is necessary to complete a simple form online with basic personal, passport, and travel details. This can usually be filled in within a matter of minutes.

Applicants are also usually asked to upload a few pieces of supporting documentation in digital form and to pay a processing fee before submitting the form for approval.

Once processed and approved, usually within a few business days, an Electronic Travel Visa Authorization for citizens of Luxembourg is often digitally linked to the traveler’s Luxembourgish passport. This document can then be presented to immigration authorities upon arrival at their destination in order to gain expedited access to the country.

Check the electronic travel visa authorization countries for Luxembourgers in the list below.

Visa on Arrival

A visa on arrival for citizens of Luxembourg is currently available for up to 20 countries. This type of visitor’s visa is issued to arriving foreigners at a border control checkpoint of their destination.

Visas on arrival for Luxembourgers permit a short-term stay from 7 days up to 3 months, depending on the destination, most often for purposes of either tourism or business activities.

The protocol of applying for a visa on arrival for Luxembourgish passport holders requires the individual to wait in an immigration queue at a border checkpoint. Visa officials will then provide them with an application form to complete with a range of passport information, personal and contact data, and travel details.

Nationals of Luxembourg are also usually required to supply a variety of varying supporting documents in paper form, and to pay a mandatory processing fee, before the visa on arrival application is accepted. This payment is often requested in cash and in local currency.

If an eVisa is also available for these destinations, we strongly advise travelers from Luxembourg to use the online application process. Online visa forms allow applicants to pay fees using a debit or credit card and also greatly reduces waiting times at the border on arrival.

Find below a complete list of the visa on arrival countries for Luxembourgish citizens.

Visa on Arrival: Country list

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  • Bangladesh
  • Burkina Faso
  • Comoros
  • Gabon
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Lebanon
  • Maldives
  • Mauritania
  • Mozambique
  • Pakistan
  • Somalia
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

Embassy Visa Required

A consular or embassy visa for Luxembourgish citizens is currently required to visit more than 70 countries and territories no matter the duration of expected stay or travel purpose.

Embassy visas for nationals of Luxembourg may be granted as a variety of visa types, including a tourist visa, transit visa, business visa, work visa, student visa, or resident visa. The stay permitted and total validity period varies depending on which visa option the applicant selects. This also determines whether the visa is issued for multiple entries or a single entry.

To apply for an embassy visa from Luxembourg, it is necessary for the individual to make an appointment at the nearest diplomatic government office of their destination.

They are also usually required to complete an application form to bring to the confirmed consular interview alongside a variety of varying supporting documents depending on the travel visa requested.

It is also usually necessary to make an embassy visa fee payment to the consular official before the application may be processed. As it may take several weeks for an embassy travel document to be approved, Luxembourgish passport holders are advised to begin the application process well in advance of their travel dates to ensure sufficient processing time.

Discover below a full list of countries that require travelers from Luxembourg to have an approved embassy visa.

Embassy Visa Required: Country list

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  • Afghanistan
  • Aland Islands
  • Algeria
  • American Samoa
  • Anguilla
  • Antarctica
  • Aruba
  • Bermuda
  • Bhutan
  • Bonaire
  • British Indian Ocean Territory
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Burundi
  • Cameroon
  • Cayman Islands
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • China
  • Christmas Island
  • Cocos Islands
  • Congo
  • Cook Islands
  • Cuba
  • Curacao
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • Falkland Islands
  • Faroe Islands
  • French Guiana
  • French Polynesia
  • Ghana
  • Gibraltar
  • Greenland
  • Guadeloupe
  • Guernsey
  • Iraq
  • Isle of Man
  • Jersey
  • Liberia
  • Libya
  • Mali
  • Martinique
  • Mayotte
  • Montserrat
  • Nauru
  • New Caledonia
  • Niger
  • Niue
  • Norfolk Island
  • North Korea
  • Northern Mariana Islands
  • Pitcairn Islands
  • Reunion
  • Saint Barthelemy
  • Saint Helena
  • Saint Martin
  • Saint Pierre and Miquelon
  • Seychelles
  • Sint Maarten
  • South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
  • Sudan
  • Suriname
  • Svalbard and Jan Mayen
  • Syrian Arab Republic
  • Tokelau
  • Turkmenistan
  • Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Wallis and Futuna
  • Yemen

Visa Not Required

At present, a visa is not required for Luxembourgers to visit over 115 countries around the globe for varying periods of stay depending on their destination.

As Luxembourg has signed the Schengen Agreement for passport-free travel, Luxembourgian citizens are granted freedom of movement to all of the European Schengen countries if they simply present a valid national ID card upon arrival.

Other visa-exempt countries for nationals of Luxembourg allow the traveler a visa-free stay of between 15 days and 1 year. Visa exemption is usually granted for purposes of either tourism, business, or transit to an onward destination.

These countries require the individual to present a valid Luxembourgish passport on arrival to gain entry. The minimum validity required on the passport varies depending on destination, most usually between 3-6 months.

To visit countries that grant visa exemption to citizens of Luxembourg for long-term stays, or purposes such as to undertake employment or study, an approved embassy visa obtained from a diplomatic mission of the destination in advance will be required.

Find a comprehensive list of visa-free countries for Luxemburg citizens in the list below.

Visa Not Required: Country list

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  • Albania
  • Andorra
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Argentina
  • Armenia
  • Austria
  • Barbados
  • Belarus
  • Belgium
  • Belize
  • Bolivia
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Botswana
  • Brazil
  • Brunei Darussalam
  • Bulgaria
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Costa Rica
  • Croatia
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Dominica
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • El Salvador
  • Estonia
  • Federated States of Micronesia
  • Fiji
  • Finland
  • France
  • Gambia
  • Georgia
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Grenada
  • Guam
  • Guatemala
  • Guyana
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • Hong Kong
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Indonesia
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Jamaica
  • Japan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kiribati
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Latvia
  • Lesotho
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Macau
  • Macedonia
  • Malaysia
  • Malta
  • Marshall Islands
  • Mauritius
  • Moldova
  • Monaco
  • Montenegro
  • Morocco
  • Namibia
  • Netherlands
  • Nicaragua
  • Norway
  • Palau
  • Palestinian Territory
  • Panama
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Republic of Cyprus
  • Romania
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Saint Lucia
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Samoa
  • San Marino
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • Senegal
  • Serbia
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Solomon Islands
  • South Africa
  • Spain
  • Swaziland
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Taiwan
  • Thailand
  • Timor-Leste
  • Tonga
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • Tuvalu
  • Ukraine
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • Uruguay
  • Uzbekistan
  • Vanuatu
  • Vatican City
  • Venezuela

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