Albania Visa and Passport Requirements

Passport required Return ticket required Visa required
Australian Yes Yes No
British Yes Yes No
Canadian Yes Yes No
Other EU 1 Yes No
USA Yes Yes No

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Passports

A valid passport or (1) ID card is required by all nationals referred to in the chart above to enter Albania.

Visas

Visas are not required by nationals referred to in the chart above for stays in Albania of up to 90 days.

Nationals not referred to in the chart above are advised to contact the embassy to check visa requirements.

Types and cost

For visitors who do require a visa, short- and long-term visas are available. Costs vary according to the applicant's nationality; contact the consulate or embassy for details.

Validity

Short-term visa: up to 90 days within a 180-day period; long-term visa: up to 180 days within a year.

Application to

Consulate (or consular section of embassy).

Working days

Allow seven days for visa processing.

Embassies and tourist offices

Embassy of the Republic of Albania in the UK
Telephone: (0207) 828 8897. Website: http://www.albanianembassy.co.uk Opening times: Mon-Fri 0900-1200.
Embassy of the Republic of Albania in the USA
Telephone: (202) 223 4942. Website: http://www.embassyofalbania.org/ Opening times: Mon-Fri 0900-1700 (embassy); Mon-Fri 0900-1200 (consular services).
British Embassy in Albania
Telephone: (4) 223 4973. Website: http://www.ukinalbania.fco.gov.uk Opening times: Mon-Thurs 0830-1300 and 1400-1700, Fri 0830-1430.

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