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Everything you need to know about Cuban visas

What is the difference between a Cuban visa and a tourist card? Can I apply for a Cuban visa with a U.S. passport? Will I need to travel to Cuba with a different visa if flying from the U.S.? What is the difference between a pink card and a green card? How many different types of visas are there to enter Cuba? We understand that when it comes to the legal documentation required to enter Cuba it can all become a bit too confusing for most people, so we're here to clear things up and break it all down to simple terms that are easy to understand.

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Do I need a visa to visit Cuba?

By Visa Cuba

12 August 2022

If you are travelling to Cuba with a British Passport, in the tourism category, you will need a visa in order to clear immigration checkpoints in Cuba. Find out more about the visa requirements to visit Cuba as a tourist

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What visa do I need to travel to Cuba?

By Visa Cuba

31 January 2020

All UK and EU passport holders need to obtain a visa to travel to Cuba, and what they need is officially known as a ‘Cuba Tourist Card’, though often referred to as a ‘Cuba Tourist Visa’. This is issued as a piece of paper with your name and other details on it. It is a physical document, so you cannot get it sent to you electronically. You need get hold of this before you fly.

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9 Things You Need To Travel To Cuba

By Jeremy John

06 January 2020

Cuba has always been a bucket-list country for many travelers. Not only does Cuba give you some of the most pristine beaches, but there are added charms and a history unique. Here are 9 things you need to travel to Cuba.

Do I need a Cuba Tourist Visa Stamped on my Passport

Do I need to get my Cuba Tourist Visa stamped on my passport?

By Visa Cuba

17 June 2019

A Cuba Tourist Visa is not a sticker fixed to your passport. It comes as a separate slip that you carry with you along your travel documents. Find out more.

Cuba Tourist Visa Application Form

The Cuba Tourist Visa Application Form Explained.

By VisaCuba.com

17 June 2019

This article explains the information you should have at hand when completing the Cuba Tourist Visa Application Form online at VisaCuba.com, eligibility criteria, and some additional common questions concerning the application process and delivery of your Cuba Tourist Card

How long does it take to get a visa for Cuba ?

How long does it take to get a visa for Cuba?

By Visa Cuba

13 June 2019

With Visa Cuba’s priority service, your application is processed on the same day. If not in a hurry, select the Standard Service instead and your Cuba Visa will reach you within 2 weeks. Read on to learn how we process and deliver your Cuba Tourist Card

Cuba Tourist Card Requirements

Cuba Tourist Card Requirements

By Visa Cuba

13 June 2019

Obtaining a Cuba Tourist Card online at visacuba.com is a simple, straightforward process that won’t take you longer than 5 minutes. Read about Cuba Tourist Card Requirements


Cuba Tourist Cards. Pink or Green slips? What's the right one for me?

By Visa Cuba

12 June 2019

Cuba Tourist Cards issued in the US have a different colour than those issued in every other country. But what does it mean? Does it affect you if you are a UK passport holder? What if you are a US citizen and wish to travel to Cuba from London?


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