Non US Citizens Visa Regulations
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Passports valid for at least two months after the departure date from Cuba are required by all nationals referred to in the chart above without diplomatic representation in Cuba.
Persons of Cuban origin who are nationals of other countries must travel with a Cuban passport if they left Cuba after 1970.
Neither visa exemptions nor tourist visa card facilities are applicable to foreign passport holders born in Cuba, unless holding a document proving withdrawal of Cuban citizenship.
Required by all nationals referred to in the chart above except:
(a) transit passengers continuing their journey to a third country within 72 hours, provided they hold confirmed onward tickets and US$50 per day.
Note: Nationals not referred to in the chart above are advised to contact the embassy to check visa requirements (see Contact Addresses).
1. Nationals of the USA are subject to the Cuban assets control regulations. The regulations require that persons subject to US jurisdiction be licensed to engage in any travel related transactions to, from and within Cuba. Transactions related to tourist travel are not licenseable. The restriction includes tourist travel to Cuba from or through a third country such as Mexico or Canada. US law enforcement authorities have increased enforcement of these regulations at US airports and pre-clearance facilities in third countries. Travelers who fail to comply with the Department of Treasury regulations will face civil penalties and criminal prosecution upon return to the US.
Tourist: valid for stays of up to 30 days, visas must be used within 180 days from date of issue, extensions of 30 days are available in Cuba. Business visa validity is dependent on purpose of visit.