What documents do I need to travel to Cuba?
Here is a simplified list of Cuban entry requirements:
- Return travel documents.
- Valid Cuban tourist card/visa.
- Travel certificate form.
- Valid passport—valid for at least the duration of your trip.
- Proof of sufficient funds for minimum financial needs.
- Proof of travel medical insurance.
What are the 12 categories approved for travel to Cuba?
The 12 categories of authorized travel in Cuba are: family visits; official business of the US government, foreign governments, and certain intergovernmental organizations; journalistic activity; professional research and professional meetings; educational activities; religious activities; public performances.
What should I do before traveling to Cuba?
Travelers to Cuba must present a valid passport. To avoid having to update travel documents during your stay, make sure your passport is valid for your entire trip (ideally several more months). Tourist visas are also required for all visitors.
What does a US citizen need to travel to Cuba?
It is perfectly legal for Americans to travel to Cuba except for explicit tourism purposes. However, you will need to meet certain requirements. Specifically, you need a Cuban tourist card (aka Cuban visa), travel insurance, and self-certification in one of the 12 categories of travel allowed in Cuba.
How much does a Cuban visa cost?
The cost is around 25-30 USD and can sometimes be paid by credit card in addition to the local currency. Check with your airline. We can help you with flights to Cuba from Cancun to Havana including visa. The cost of the visa is US$55.
Can I get my Cuba visa at the airport?
You can still obtain a Cuba visa upon arrival, but only if you land at Havana airport. Other airports cannot grant you a visa and therefore you will be put on a plane to take you back to where you came from.