Yemen Visa and Passport Requirements

Passport required Return ticket required Visa Required
British Yes Yes Yes
Australian Yes Yes Yes
Canadian Yes Yes Yes
USA Yes Yes Yes
EU Yes Yes Yes


To enter Yemen, a passport valid for at least six months after the date of departure is required by all nationals referred to in the chart above.


Visas for Yemen are required by all nationals referred to in the chart above.

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

Visa Note

The government of Yemen refuses entry and transit facilities to holders of Israeli passports, or holders of passports containing visas valid or expired for Israel or any indication, such as entry or exit stamps, that the holder has visited Israel.

Types and Cost

Single-entry visa: US$35; multiple-entry visa: US$65.


Single-entry visa: three months; multiple-entry visa: six months.

Application to

Consulate (or consular section at embassy). Note that the embassy in the USA is not currently issuing tourist visas.

Working days

Allow up to four weeks for visa processing. An express service is available for an additional fee.

This page reflects our understanding of current rules for the most common types of travel to the said country. However, please note that each authority sets and forces entry rules, hence we strongly recommend that you verify critical information with the relevant embassy before travel.

Embassies and tourist offices

USA Embassy in Yemen

Telephone: (967) 1755 2000
Address: , Sa'awan Street, P.O. Box 22347, Sana'a, ,
Opening times:

British Embassy in Yemen

Telephone: (00 967) 1 308 100
Address: , 938 Thaher Himiyar Street, Sana'a, ,
Opening times:

Sat- Wed 0800-1530

Embassy of the Republic of Yemen in the USA

Telephone: (202) 965 4760.
Address: NW, 2319 Wyoming Avenue, Washington, 20008,
Opening times:

0900 - 1700; Mon - Thurs 1000 - 1300 (consular section)

Embassy of the Republic of Yemen in the UK

Telephone: (020) 7584 6607
Address: , 57 Cromwell Road, London, SW7 2ED,
Opening times:

Mon-Fri 0900-1630

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