Puerto Rico Passport & Visa Requirements
Entry requirements for Americans
Valid passport or passport replacing documents are required. Visa not required.
Entry requirements for UK nationals
Those with UK passports endorsed 'British Citizen' require a passport valid for 6 months beyond the period of intended stay, but no visa is required for touristic stays of 90 days. Those with any other endorsement should check official requirements.
Entry requirements for Canada
Canadian citizens require a passport valid for period of intended stay. No visa is required.
Entry requirements for Australians
Australian citizens require a passport valid for period of intended stay. A visa is not required for stays of up to 90 days.
Entry requirements for South Africans
South Africans must hold a passport valid for period of intended stay and a visa is also required, unless holding a valid US visa.
Entry requirements for New Zealanders
New Zealand nationals require a passport valid for the period of intended stay. A visa is not required for touristic stays up to 90 days.
Entry requirements for Irish nationals
Irish citizens require a passport valid for the period of intended stay. No visa is required for stays of up to 90 days.
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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