List of visa requirements


Alphabetical list of countries

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Version of 4 May 2022

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Third state members in possession of both a valid residence permit issued by a Schengen member state or a valid type D visa and a recognized and valid travel document are exempt from visa requirements.

List of residence permits issued by Schengen member states (PDF, 1 MB, 26.07.2022)


V1

Obligation to hold a visa with regard to exercising gainful occupation:

  • in the primary or secondary construction industry and civil engineering, catering and hotel services, industrial and private cleaners, surveillance and security services, and erotic services;
  • gainful occupation of any another kind, if such occupation exceeds 8 days within a calendar year.

Exemption to hold a visa with regard to exercising gainful occupation:

  • Holders of a longterm residence permit issued by a Schengen member state or a valid type D visa, provided they also hold a recognized and valid travel document.

List of residence permits issued by Schengen member states (PDF, 1 MB, 26.07.2022)  


V9

Under the European Agreement of December 16, 1961, young persons in possession of a collective passport are exempt from the obligation to hold a visa.


V12

The visa requirement exemption applies only to holders of biometric passports.

Obligation to hold a visa:

  • with regard to exercising gainful occupation (even if the occupation does not exceed 8 days within a calendar year)

Exemption to hold a visa with regard to exercising gainful occupation:

  • Holders of a longterm residence permit issued by a Schengen member state or a valid type D visa, provided they also hold a recognized and valid travel document.

List of residence permits issued by Schengen member states (PDF, 1 MB, 26.07.2022)  


V13

The visa requirement exemption applies only to holders of biometric passports.

Obligation to hold a visa:

  • for holders of a biometric or non-biometric Serbian passport issued by the Coordination Directorate (in Serbian: Koordinaciona uprava) (V);
  • with regard to exercising gainful occupation (even if the occupation does not exceed 8 days within a calendar year).

Exemption to hold a visa with regard to exercising gainful occupation:

  • Holders of a longterm residence permit issued by a Schengen member state or a valid type D visa, provided they also hold a recognized and valid travel document.

List of residence permits issued by Schengen member states (PDF, 1 MB, 26.07.2022)  


V14

Obligation to hold a visa:

  • for holders of a valid passport which does not include an identity card number (V);
  • with regard to exercising gainful occupation (even if the occupation does not exceed 8 days within a calendar year).

Exemption to hold a visa with regard to exercising gainful occupation:

  • Holders of a longterm residence permit issued by a Schengen member state or a valid type D visa, provided they also hold a recognized and valid travel document.

List of residence permits issued by Schengen member states (PDF, 1 MB, 26.07.2022)  


V16

The visa requirement exemption applies only to holders of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region People’s Republic of China Passport (HKSAR Passport).

Obligation to hold a visa:

  • for holders of a Document of Identity for visa purposes containing under the heading "nationality" the entry "Chinese". In this case, the document is a Chinese passport (V).

Obligation to hold a visa with regard to exercising gainful occupation:

  • in the primary or secondary construction industry and civil engineering, catering and hotel services, industrial and private cleaners, surveillance and security services, and erotic services;
  • gainful occupation of any another kind, if such occupation exceeds 8 days within a calendar year.

Exemption to hold a visa with regard to exercising gainful occupation:

  • Holders of a longterm residence permit issued by a Schengen member state or a valid type D visa, provided they also hold a recognized travel document.

List of residence permits issued by Schengen member states (PDF, 1 MB, 26.07.2022)  


V17

The visa requirement exemption applies only to holders of Macao Special Administrative Region People’s Republic of China Passport (MSAR passport).

Obligation to hold a visa:

  • for holders of a Macao Special Administrative Region People’s Republic of China Travel Permit (MSAR Travel Permit) containing under the heading "nationality" the entry "Chinese". In this case, the document is a Chinese passport (V).

Obligation to hold a visa with regard to exercising gainful occupation:

  • in the primary or secondary construction industry and civil engineering, catering and hotel services, industrial and private cleaners, surveillance and security services, and erotic services;
  • gainful occupation of any another kind, if such occupation exceeds 8 days within a calendar year.

Exemption to hold a visa with regard to exercising gainful occupation:

  • Holders of a longterm residence permit issued by a Schengen member state or a valid type D visa, provided they also hold a recognized travel document.

List of residence permits issued by Schengen member states (PDF, 1 MB, 26.07.2022)  


V18

A visa exemption applies only to holders of ordinary Vanuatu passports issued before 25 May 2015.

A visa is required for:

  • holders of ordinary Vanuatu passports issued on or after 25 May 2015.
    Note:
    Holders of ordinary passports issued by Vanuatu on or after 25 May 2015 who entered the Schengen area before 4 May 2022 may continue their stay and leave without a visa. This does not apply to the crossing of temporary external borders between member states.

Obligation to hold a visa with regard to exercising gainful occupation:

  • in the primary or secondary construction industry and civil engineering, catering and hotel services, industrial and private cleaners, surveillance and security services, and erotic services;
  • gainful occupation of any another kind, if such occupation exceeds 8 days within a calendar year.

Exemption to hold a visa with regard to exercising gainful occupation:

  • Holders of a longterm residence permit issued by a Schengen member state or a valid type D visa, provided they also hold a recognized travel document.

List of residence permits issued by Schengen member states (PDF, 1 MB, 26.07.2022)  

   

Last modification 26.02.2018

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