Honduras Visa and Passport Requirements

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


A passport valid for six months from the date of arrival in Honduras is required by all nationals referred to in the chart above.


Visas are not required by nationals referred to in the chart above for stays of up to 90 days, and this can be extended by 30 days once in the country at the immigration office. However, visitors must provide evidence of return or onward travel, something strictly enforced by airlines flying to the country. An entrance permit will be issued which you must return upon departure, so take care not to lose it or you risk paying a fine.

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

Types and Cost

Single-entry tourist/business visa: US$30; multiple-entry tourist visa: US$60.


Tourist visas are valid for 90 days.


There is no transit visa for Honduras and visitors passing through the country must obtain a tourist visa if required.

Application to

Consulate (or consular section at embassy).

Temporary residence

Those who wish to stay in Honduras for a limited amount of time need to obtain a Special Permanent Residency visa. All applications must be filed by a local lawyer and it can be a lengthy process. Applications are handled by the Honduran Immigration Service (Dirección General de Migración y Extranjería) and are valid for five years.

Entry with pets

Pet dogs and cats require a veterinarian health certificate, plus an import permit from the Secretaría de Agricultura y Ganadería. In addition, dog owners must provide a certificate of vaccination against rabies, distemper and hepatitis.

Embassies and tourist offices

Embassy of Honduras in the USA

Telephone: (202) 966 7702 or 737 1972 (consular section).

Embassy of Honduras in the UK

Telephone: (020) 7486 4880.

British Embassy in Guatemala

Telephone: 2380 7300.