Get a Cuba Visa

Tourist Application Requirements for a Cuba Visa

  1. Special Instructions

    You must obtain a tourist card in order to travel to Cuba. The travel document must be obtained through your airline or tour company. Please contact them in order to obtain the necessary documents for your tourist card.

Business Visa Application Requirements for a Cuba Visa

  1. Personal Appearance

    The consulate requires travelers to apply directly and a personal appearance may be necessary to obtain your visa. We recommend that you contact the consulate to obtain the most current forms and requirements before making a personal appearance at the consulate. Many consulates require an application appointment. Please contact:

    The Embassy of Cuba
    2630 16th St NW,
    Washington, DC 20009
    Telephone: (202) 797-8518

    It is important to note that most consulates and embassies are only open to the public during the morning hours. Please take these hours into consideration when contacting the consulate about your visa application.

Additional Info

  1. When is the best time to apply for my Cuba visa?

    The best time to apply for your Cuba visa is 1-2 months before your travel date.
  2. Do I have to send you my passport to get a Cuba visa? Is it safe to send a passport?

    You will need to send your actual passport, not a copy of it. The Cuba visa is stamped on your passport and will become one of your passport pages. Visa requests cannot be processed without your original passport. Because of the importance of your passport, we strongly suggest that you send your application and passport to CIBTvisas in a secure way, using a traceable courier such as FedEx, UPS, Express Mail or Certified Mail.

Visa Pre-Check

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