Holland America Line

Holland America Line is pleased to offer its customers the expertise and experience of CIBTvisas, the fast and easy way to obtain a visa, passport and other documents for travel anywhere in the world. You have been directed to this website learn more about travel documents required for your cruise.

Visa Notes for US and Canadian passport holders

  • No Visas are needed for cruises to Mexico or the Caribbean and most destinations in Europe. The only destinations in Europe that may require a visa are Russia and Turkey. Click here  to learn more about Russia and Turkey Entry Requirements. 
  • AFRICA Cruises  - Holland America is able to arrange visas on board for many destinations in Africa,  please  Click here to see the list. If your destination does not have a visa on board available, click on Visas  to order a  visa kit.
  • Holland America can arrange Visas On Board in many countries. Click here  for the countries where Holland America can arrange your visa on board. 

Visa Application Kits 

  •  The visa application kits below are provided for destinations where US passport holders require a visa for their cruise. 
  • If you do not see your cruise or destination country you may be too early or your cruise line may be obtaining the visa on your behalf. 
  • Holland America can arrange Visas On Board in many countries. Click here  for the countries where Holland America can arrange your visa on board. If your destination does not have a visa on board available, click on Visas  to order a  visa kit.
  •  Typically, a visa is ordered about 90 days in advance of travel.  Please return to this page as you approach your date of departure. 
  • If your cruise is not listed and you want to research requirements on your own go to Entry Requirements
  •  Non-US passport holders or residents  go to Entry Requirements  to obtain a visa application kit for your nationality and/or to research the Entry and Health requirements for your voyage. 

Get Your Visa Application Kit

Select your visa application kit and you will be given the choice to view or email it once you have made you selection.

Too busy to manage your request? Try our Guided Entry Specialists. Our expert specialists manage the entire visa application for you. Simply call 866-247-7599 to get started.

Ship Sailing Date Cruise Application Kit Destination Requiring Visa