List of visa requirements


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, 722 kB, 30.12.2022)


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, 722 kB, 30.12.2022)  


British passports containing under the heading «nationality» one of the following entries:
◾  "British Citizen" (B.C.);
       ○  visa exemption
◾  "British National (Overseas)" (B.N.O.);
       ○  visa exemption for stays up to 90 days (V1);
       ○  obligation to hold a visa for stays of more than 90 days (V);
◾  "British Overseas Territory Citizen" (B.O.T.C.);
       ○  visa exemption for stays up to 90 days (V1);
       ○  obligation to hold a visa for stays of more than 90 days (V);
◾  "British Overseas Citizen" (B.O.C.);
       ○  visa exemption for stays up to 90 days (V1);
       ○  obligation to hold a visa for stays of more than 90 days (V);
◾  "British Subject";
       ○  visa exemption for stays up to 90 days (V1);
       ○  obligation to hold a visa for stays of more than 90 days (V);
◾  "British Protected Person";
       ○  visa exemption for stays up to 90 days (V1);
       ○  obligation to hold a visa for stays of more than 90 days (V);


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.


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, 722 kB, 30.12.2022)  


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, 722 kB, 30.12.2022)  


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, 722 kB, 30.12.2022)  


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, 722 kB, 30.12.2022)  


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, 722 kB, 30.12.2022)  


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, 722 kB, 30.12.2022)  

    

Last modification 15.08.2022

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