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Puerto Rico Passport & Visa Requirements

Visa Agencies

Avoid the stress and queues, get a visa agency to arrange your visa.


Travel Visa Pro, San Francisco, USA. (866) 378-1722 or www.TravelVisaPro.com

Travel Visa Pro in UK: +44 (0) 20 3743 3155 or www.travelvisapro.co.uk.


Entry requirements for Americans

Valid passport or passport replacing documents are required. Visa not required.

Entry requirements for UK nationals

UK passport holders require a valid passport for travel to Puerto Rico. No visa is required for touristic stays of 90 days for passports endorsed British Citizen. No visa is required for citizens of the British Overseas Territory of Bermuda.

Entry requirements for Canada

Canadian citizens require a valid passport. No visa is required.

Entry requirements for Australians

Australian citizens require a valid passport to enter Puerto Rico. A visa is not required for stays of up to 90 days.

Entry requirements for South Africans

South Africans must hold a valid passport; a visa is also required, unless holding a valid US visa.

Entry requirements for New Zealanders

New Zealand nationals require a valid passport to enter Puerto Rico. A visa is not required for touristic stays up to 90 days.

Entry requirements for Irish nationals

A valid passport is required. No visa is required for stays of up to 90 days.

Passport/Visa Note

All passport holders must have an onward or return ticket and documents necessary for further travel. Entry requirements for Puerto Rico are the same as for the United States of America. When arriving from mainland USA there is no immigration control. It is highly recommended that passports have at least six months validity remaining after your intended date of departure from your travel destination. Immigration officials often apply different rules to those stated by travel agents and official sources.

Note: Passport and visa requirements are liable to change at short notice. Travellers are advised to check their entry requirements with their embassy or consulate.

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