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Albania Visa and Passport Requirements

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


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


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.


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.

Our visa and passport information is updated regularly and is correct at the time of publishing,
We strongly recommend that you verify critical information unique to your trip with the relevant embassy before travel.

Embassies and tourist offices

Embassy of the Republic of Albania in the UK

Telephone: (0207) 828 8897.
Address: , 33 St George's Drive, London, SW1V 4DG,
Opening times:

Mon-Fri 0900-1200.

Embassy of the Republic of Albania in the USA

Telephone: (202) 223 4942.
Address: NW, 1312 18th Street, Washington, DC, 20036,
Opening times:

Mon-Fri 0900-1700 (embassy); Mon-Fri 0900-1200 (consular services).

British Embassy in Albania

Telephone: (4) 223 4973.
Address: , Rruga Skenderbeg 12, Tirana, ,
Opening times:

Mon-Thurs 0830-1300 and 1400-1700, Fri 0830-1430.