Are you planning to go to Cuba for your next destination? If so, you will need a visa on passports like all EU nationals. The same applies to children travelling as tourists. There are several ways to obtain one formalities must be taken into account.

What is an e-visa?

e-visa is a travel authorization allowing you to travel officially in several countries for a specified period. It is only valid if the purpose of your trip is trade or tourism. Applicants do not need to go to the embassy, as the application can be made entirely online. It can also be applied for at the Consulate General of the Cuban Embassy.

Eligibility for e-visa for Cuba

The first thing to determine is your eligibility for the Cuba e-visa. passport French, Belgian or Canadian are eligible. The same applies to the Maghreb countries and to most African countries. For other countries, you need a visa a valid passport issued by the USA, Canada or an EU member state.

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How does the e-visa application work?

A single person can apply, as can a family of 2 to 10 people or a group of at least 10 to 300 people. The payment is done remotely.

How long is a Cuba e-visa valid?

The validity of a visa for Cuba is 30 days. However, it is possible to extend it for a further 30 days at the immigration office after your arrival to benefit from a total of 60 days in Cuba.

Conditions to be taken into account when applying for an e-visa

The application can be made online thanks to the dematerialisation of the documents. To do this, you need :

  • A valid passport: at least six months at the time of your arrival in Cuba.
  • A tourist map (cuba): this is the equivalent of a visa.
  • Your return air tickets
  • A certificate of medical insurance.

If you are travelling from the USA, ask your airline or travel agent to provide you with a "tourist card".pink"You cannot use the "green" tourist card.

You should then print it out and keep it with your passport so that it does not get lost. You should not separate the two parts of the tourist card because, once you are there, the Cuban authorities will collect the first one. They will take the second one when you leave.

How to fill in your e-visa application form?

Just follow a few steps without making any erasures or corrections to avoid invalidating the visa. On the document still untouched, the information The following must be indicated:

  • Name: as written on your passport
  • First names: same as in your passport
  • Date of birth: in DD/MM/YYYY format
  • Passport number: this is shown at the top right of the information page.
  • Nationality: as in passport.

Once the e-visa application has been accepted, it will be sent to the applicant by email or by post within one month. deadlineof four working days. Shipping costs are already included in the visa fees.

How to organise your trip to Cuba?

In this article, we have presented you the means to obtain an e-visa to enter Cuba. This destination is nearly 8,000 km from France, and it gives rise to many fantasies. Indeed, during the Cold War, the island with its communist regime was subjected to an American blockade which prevented it from trading with its rich neighbour. This resulted in a general impoverishment of the population and the country, and a stagnation in the past, such as the use of old American cars.

If you wish to visit this state, we invite you to take advantage of a travel offer to Cuba with an agency specialising in this type of stay. 

They will take care of all the organisation and prepare a stay that meets your expectations. To do this, you can get in touch with these experts so that they can take your wishes into account. These exchanges will guarantee that you will benefit from a tailor-made trip, as well as assistance in entering and travelling around Cuba. Do not hesitate to ask for a quote from the chosen agency and compare it with those of its competitors.

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