Tourist Visa Required
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Learn More: Int'l Tourist CardAnyone who wants to visit Cuba as tourist and travel from outside the United States must apply for a International Tourist Card also known as a green card. The International Tourist Card allows you to enter Cuba for leisure or recreational purposes for up to 30 days. The card solely depends on where you are coming from and not nationality.
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Frequently Asked Questions
There is no difference, they are the same thing. Some people call them tourist visas and others call them tourist cards.
Everyone going to Cuba for the purpose of tourism requires a tourist visa/card. Airlines will not allow you to board your flight if you do not have one. The one exception is Cuban citizens who do not require them.
In 2014 the Cuban Immigration Service published a list exempting citizens of the following countries from tourist visa requirements. However, we cannot guarantee that this is still accurate so if you are a citizen of one of these countries you should contact your nearest Cuban Embassy/Consulate to confirm: Antigua & Barbuda, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Barbados, Belarus, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Dominica, Georgia, Grenada, Liechtenstein, Macedonia, Malaysia, Moldova, Namibia, Russia, Saint Lucia, Saint Kitts & Nevis, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan.
If you are leaving within three weeks you should select our Super Rush Service. Otherwise you can use the Standard Service.
We manage three options for delivering:
- Standard Processing: 3-5 business days
- Rush Processing: 1-3 business days
- Super Rush Processing: 01 business day
No. If you hold an official passport you must to apply for an official visa (attending visa/A6). For this, you will need to apply at the embassy with supporting documents: travel insurance, hotel booking, itinerary, invitation letter and tentative program.
The visa is a blank 2-panel paper slip that you must fill-in with your information. Use a black pen and read all fields before filling it in to avoid making mistakes. Have your passport handy, as the form requires that you write-in your passport number. Any errors on the visa may result in the visa being null and a new one must be purchased.
Fill-in the visa with your Last Name, First Name, Birth Date (day, month, year), Passport number and Country of Citizenship. Please note that date format is Day, month, and year. All information should reflect exactly what is in your passport. The left side and the right side must be filled in with the same information.
The International Tourist Visa allows you to enter Cuba for leisure or recreational purposes for up to 30 days. This can be used once within 180 days of the date of issue. Your Tourist Card may be extended for another 30 days when in Cuba at the immigration authorities office.
Once arrived to Cuba, the International Tourist Card must be stamped on both sections at the back of the visa. The information must coincide with that in the passport.
If your boarding point is outside US, then you will need to apply for the green card. (International tourist card) in order to enter to Cuba.
You must fill-in with your information. Use a black pen and read all fields before filling it in to avoid making mistakes. Have your passport handy, as the form requires that you write-in your passport number. Any errors on the visa may result in the visa being null and a new one must be purchased. Fill-in the visa with your Last Name, First Name, Birth Date (day, month, year), Passport number and Country of Citizenship. Please note that date format is Day, month, and year. All information should reflect exactly what is in your passport. The left side and the right side must be filled in with the same information.
The card solely depends on where you are coming from and not nationality. If you are not a US citizen/resident (green card + passport from citizen country) and require additional documentation, please verify what additional documents you will need upon return to the U.S. For example, as an International citizen residing in the U.S. under a student visa may require additional documentation to fly back into the U.S. The same may apply if you are a ESTA visa or multiple entry visa holder.
No. Tourist Cards are valid for one entry only. You need to purchase 2 Tourist Cards
We generally issue your Tourist Card on the same or following working day.
Your Tourist Visa Card can be extended only in Cuba for another 30 days at the immigration authorities office.
No, You only need to fill the form, providing all details exactly as they appear on your passport.
Sure. Just make sure to have their correct passport information.
When you are trying to close a business deal with a foreign partner, things can get out of hand because not everyone is interested in learning international business customs when they travel. You would think that in this day and age, that would not matter, but you could not be more wrong. You are not expected to know everything, but the mere effort of doing some research and getting some of the things right can make the difference between failure and success. All countries have their own business customs, so why would Cuba be any different? Cuba is very eager to do business with foreigners, but since the country still is a communist state, there are a lot of protocols you may be required to go through. Even so, people there are educated, and as long as you learn a few basic rules, you should be successful in your endeavors. Take a look at a few things you need to be aware of before thinking of going to Cuba on business. When you have some business meetings on your schedule, you should know that there are a few things that you may find inappropriate. For one thing, you need to schedule your meeting at least one week in advance, but that should not be an issue. You need to make inquiries as to whom you need to meet, but the Cuba Chamber of Commerce may be of excellent help. There you can find out the name of the officials you need to meet. Then, you are required to be on time for every meeting but do not be surprised if your Cuban counterpart is going to be late. It is not a rude practice, but rather standard practice. You can be made to wait up to an hour. Moreover, do not get to business right away. Cuban people value their family more than anything, so a small conversation about their family will set a comfortable and relaxed mood. You do not have to get too personal, but as long as you show some interest in the business person’s family, you will start the meeting on the right foot. One thing that you should probably know is that Cuba has a tight relationship with bureaucracy. You will be required to jump through a lot of hoops before actually having the business meeting. But after that, if all things go well, it should be plain sailing. As for communication, nobody will ask you to speak Spanish fluently. It is considered a sign of respect if you can learn some greeting phrases in Spanish, but having a translator is a common practice. It should not be challenging to communicate with Cuban officials. You will be interrupted while you speak, but you should think nothing of it. It is a common practice, and many Cuban people do it. Do not take it personally as it has nothing to do with you. At the same time, when you are addressing someone, you should always look at them. If you look away, you will be considered rude. You should never use jargon or foul language. While in some countries that is not taken into consideration, Cubans will think that you are poorly educated, and they will reject you. Also, never be profane in your language as that is considered highly offensive. The bottom line is that most Cuban know English, and you will get along just fine. Even so, an interpreter is never too much of an effort and you may need it at some point. Believe it or not, even Cuba has a very warm climate, you cannot wear anything at a business meeting. As a man, short-sleeve shirts are not acceptable. You must always wear long sleeves and casual apparel is to be avoided. Nevertheless, you are forgiven if you are not wearing a tie or a jacket. They are not necessary. As a woman, you can wear dresses or suits, but keep in mind that Cuban men will never refrain themselves from complimenting the shape of a woman’s body. If you feel uncomfortable with that, you should never wear something that is too tight or revealing. When you go to Cuba on business, you should know that most business meetings take place during lunch. As a result, you may spend up to two hours at the table. Dinner is considered way too formal, so business is rarely discussed over dinner. If you see your partners drinking during the meeting, you should not worry about it. It is a common practice. Another such practice is bringing a gift. However, do not go on and spend too much money on it. Bringing a small item from your home country is more than enough. The value should not exceed $20-$30. When you attend a business meeting in Cuba, there are a few things that you should avoid. For example, even if Cuba is a communist country, people still love it, and they are quite patriotic. You should avoid talking about politics. But then again, this is something that you should avoid talking about in any country, not just Cuba. You should also respect Cubans’ belief. 95% of the Cuban population is Roman Catholic. Again, this is a subject that should be just as avoided as politics. Other than that, you should know that blowing your nose in public is frowned upon, and you should never litter. Plus, if you want to take a picture of something or with someone, you should always ask for permission. As you can see, the common Cuban practices when it comes to business are nothing out of the ordinary. As long as you learn a few basic rules, you should do just fine on your business trip. After all, when someone comes to your country to meet you for business purposes, you would like to follow the rules of your environment. It is the same for every country, and Cuba is no different. Hopefully, the tips above are of help.
Yes. You have to fill it in with the passenger's information and once you have filled it you can use it.
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An e-Visa is an official document permitting entry into and travel within a certain country. The e-Visa is an alternative to visas issued at the ports of entry or visiting an embassy/consulate to obtain traditional paper visas. e-Visas are linked electronically to the traveler's passport.
Our service starts with information. You can use our up-to-date visa requirements tool to search if you need a travel visa. It's as simple as telling us where you are from and where you are going. Based on this information we will tell you how much the visa costs, the number of entries, the start date and give you an action step such as applying directly on our site!
It depends on the country issuing the visa. For many countries such as Australia ETA and Turkey e-Visa, the process can be done in 15 minutes through our rush service. For other countries such as the India tourist Visa, the process usually takes 24 hours. The exact time can be found on each application form. What we guarantee is that your application with iVisa will be the fastest way to apply anywhere.
The documents must be printed on a sheet of blank A4 white paper. Double-side or reduced printing will not be accepted.
We help you get your travel visa in the simplest and fastest way possible. Through easy-to-use online application forms and world-class 24/7 customer service, we make the whole visa process quick and simple! We also use best practices when it comes to protecting your data and credit card.
iVisa offers two types of Visa: Electronic visas (e-Visas) and traditional paper visas, based on your destination. In addition, we also offer the following services/documents that are required by certain countries: ETA (electronic travel authorization), Tourist Cards, Visa on Arrival pre-registration/approval form, Tourist Invitation Letters, and Embassy Registration service.
- Select the country to which you are requesting the visa
- Select the type of visa and read the instructions carefully.
- Select Apply Now
- Fill in the application form
- Pay using a Visa Card, Mastercard or other debit card.
- Await approval via email, then download and print the e-Visa from your account.
- Present your printed e-Visa to the immigration officer at the port of entry.
Please note most countries offer the ability to process a travel visa without a service fee. The main reason we process thousands of travel visas per month is we save you time and frustration. Our service includes an easy to use website and application form. It is much easier to process your application with us especially for mobile users and large groups. We send all of our clients the visa days before travel. This is especially helpful for those passengers who purchase the visa months in advance. We also have a 24-hour customer service with professionals that are based in the United States and speak English. We accept multi-currencies and our website can be translated into over 20 languages. We believe our fee is worth your time and sanity but please note all governments do have their own "free" service.
If you have already applied on our site, please log in to your account and look for your order/application. An account is generated for you automatically after payment is received. Click the link in your confirmation email to set up a password or visit the log in page to set up the password and enter the account. Please note in most cases your visa will be delivered to you via email and can be found in your account after logging in.
If your visa application is not approved by the government agency, we will provide a full refund of all service fees under our approval guarantee. We cannot refund the visa fee (if applicable) since this is a third party fee that is paid directly to the government agency. If a mistake is made on your application, we will process your visa again at no cost. Please note refunds are credited back to the same credit card used.
If we have not processed your visa, we can make changes without a problem. We do check your information for mistakes as well. If you have already processed your visa, If we have submitted your application to the appropriate government agencies, some will allow to make changes, while others do not. Please contact us immediately (preferably through chat) if you notice an error on your application.
Some countries may require proof of yellow fever vaccination if you are arriving from a country with risk of yellow fever. You can see more info here: https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/list It's the passenger´s own responsibility to verify these regulations before traveling to the chosen country.
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You may reprint the e-Visa in your email account. Alternatively, you may retrieve and reprint the e-Visa by using your iVisa account.
Yes. The iVisa system does not retain your credit card information after the transaction is processed.
All visas grant travelers the permission to travel to a country's port of entry. Whether you are granted entry or not will be at the discretion of the Immigration Officer at the entry point.
If your visa application has not been submitted for processing you will receive a full refund. However, if your application has been submitted, then we will not be able to provide a refund.
When the visa has to be shipped to you, the processing times do not include this shipping time. It is from when we receive your application to obtaining the approval. Most visas (e-Visas) are sent via email upon approval so shipping times will not apply.
No, we are not affiliated with any government agencies. We are a private company that specializes in processing travel visas for travelers worldwide.
Unfortunately, we are not able to, since the government agencies do not inform us of the reason(s) behind the decisions.
If your visa is not approved, we advise that you contact the nearest embassy/consulate for more information on what your options are.
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All citizens from these territories applying through our website will have their application processed with the nationality/citizenship specified in their passport. As an example, a traveler from Puerto Rico will have their request processed as USA nationality. This does not apply to the travelers under the BOTC (British Overseas Territories Citizen) category according to the British Overseas Territories Act of 2002.