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CUBA VISAS:

The following nationals DO NOT require a visa for Cuba if holding USD50 per day per person:

90 days: Benin, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Malaysia, Montenegro & Serbia.

60 days: Grenada & Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

30 days: Antigua and Barbuda, Belarus, Mongolia, Russia, Saint Kitts and Nevis & Saint Lucia

28 days: Barbados & Dominica

Undisclosed period: China, Namibia & Vietnam

  CUBA visa service & travel information

General Information

CUBA visas take 1 working day to issue in the embassy & are valid for 6 months from the date of issue.

Visa requirements

To see what visa application requirements are needed when applying for a visa, please download the correct visa application form (on the left) which applies to the type of journey you will be undertaking.

Application Fees

Visa type

Visa fee

Service charge

Total to pay

6 month Cuban Tourist card

£43.88

£45.00

£88.88

Business single entry Cuban visa

£102.38

£45.00

£147.38

CUBA VISAS:

The following nationals DO NOT require a visa for Cuba if holding USD50 per day per person:
90 days: Benin, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Malaysia, Montenegro & Serbia.
60 days: Grenada & Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
30 days: Antigua and Barbuda, Belarus, Mongolia, Russia, Saint Kitts and Nevis & Saint Lucia
28 days: Barbados & Dominica
Undisclosed period: China, Namibia & Vietnam

CUBA TRANSIT VISAS:

Cuban transit visas are required by all except those continuing their journey to a third country within 72 hours after arrival, provided holding confirmed tickets & documentation for next destination, plus funds for their maintenance

CUBA HEALTH:

There are currently no compulsory vaccinations needed.

Recommended immunisations: Diphtheria*, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B*, Tetanus, Typhoid & Rabies.

* recommended in some circumstances, travellers making 3 or more visits per year, stays of more than 3 months in a rural area, high-risk occupational groups & backpackers staying more than 1 month.

Risks: Rabies.

CUBA WEATHER:

Hot, sub-tropical all year round. Rainfall is heavier in the north than in the south, with the hills being the wettest area. Most rainfall is during May-Oct and hurricanes possible between Aug-Nov. Cooler months are Nov-Apr.

FURTHER INFORMATION FOR CUBA:

Location of Cuba: Caribbean
Local Time in Cuba: GMT-5
Capital City of Cuba: Havana
Population in Cuba: 11.8 million
Language(s) spoken in Cuba: Spanish
Dialling Code for Cuba: 53
Emergency numbers in Cuba: Police: 82-0116. Fire: 81-1115. Ambulance: 242811-14/795400
Driving in Cuba: Driving is on the right. National licence or International Driving Permit required. Minimum driving age is 18
Electricity in Cuba: 110V AC 60Hz
Currency of Cuba: Cuban Peso or Cuban Convertible Peso (CUP 1 = 100 Centavos)
Notes: CUP: 1, 3, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100
Coins: CUP: 1, 3. Centavos: 1, 5, 20
Credit Cards/Travellers Cheques: Credit cards (limited brands) and travellers cheques are accepted (except those issued by American Express). Money should only be exchanged at official banks & bureaux de change. Foreign currencies will be exchanged into Cuban Convertible Pesos, the exchange of USD will incur an additional 10% fee
Opening Hours in Cuba:
Bank: 0830-1200 & 1330-1500 Mon-Fri, 0830-1030 Sat
Office: 0830-1230 & 1330-1630 Mon-Fri
Shops: 0900-1800 Mon-Sat, 0900-1200 Sun, (Hotel shops 24 hours)
Hints for Cuba: Business is conducted in Spanish, some executives speak English or French. On social occasions (i.e invitation to restaurants), be reasonably punctual. Dress as for business meetings unless otherwise indicated. The minimum drinking age is 18 years
Tipping in Cuba: Customary
Hotel Classification in Cuba: Hotels in Cuba are officially classified by the Ministry of Tourism using the international 1-star to 5-star grading system.
Import Allowances for Cuba: Tobacco and alcohol allowances apply to persons of 18 years of age or older:
200 cigarettes or 50 or 250gr of tobacco
3 bottles of alcoholic beverages
10kg of medicines when transported in a separate bag
Articles up to a value of USD 1,000 subject to customs duty payments (for persons over 10 years of age)
Prohibited/Restricted in Cuba: Seeds & fresh animal or vegetable products. Narcotics, drugs & psychotropic substances unless holding medical prescription. All kinds of hemoderivatives.  Explosives, firearms, & ammunitions unless prior authorisation from the Ministry of the Interior has been obtained. Obscene & pornographic materials. Household appliances.

Airports in Cuba:

Cayo Coco (CCC)
Havana Jose Marti International (HAV)
Santiago de Cuba (SCU)

 
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