Do you need a travel visa?

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You’re travelling; itinerary planned, bags packed, and ready to board! But have you checked whether you need a tourist visa, or require a travel document? Every country has different visa requirements, and it is important to know whether your passport allows visa-free entry during your international travel.

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VISA GLOSSARY


Visa required

Visa required means that prior to travel, you must apply for a visa. This may require filling out forms, providing documents, and paying fees. It must be completed and approved prior to departure.

Visa-free

Visa-free means that you can travel to the destination country without the need for a travel visa. In such a case only a valid passport is required for entry and exit purposes.

eVisa

This eVisa (electronic visa) is a digital alternative to the conventional visa obtained by an embassy. Online submission of personal information and payment is still required, and applicants may be subject to further questionnaires and interviews. Once approved, the eVisa is required at immigration checkpoint for verification.

eVisa

This eVisa is a simplified online visa application requiring submission of relevant personal information and according payment. It is usually issued within 3 days.

Visa-on-arrival

Visa-on-arrival means that you must obtain a visa in order to enter the destination country, but it can be obtained upon arrival at the designated border checkpoints and may require a fee payment.

Free Visa-on-arrival

Free visa-on-arrival means that you must obtain a visa in order to enter the destination country, but it can be obtained upon arrival, and is provided free of charge.

Tourist Card

A tourist card is an on-site registration issued to a tourist for a stated period of time, in lieu of a passport or a visa, and is obtained upon arrival.

eTA

An Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) is an entry requirement for visa-exempt foreign nationals. An eTA is a type of registration which is electronically linked to a traveler's passport.