Foreign Entry Requirements: Oman to Portugal
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Papua New Guinea |
A valid passport and an Oman visa
are required for entry into the country. Omani embassies and
consulates issue multiple-entry tourist and/or business visas valid for
up to two years. Omani immigration officials at the port of entry
determine the length of stay in Oman, which varies according to the
purpose of travel. Alternatively, U.S. citizens may obtain
a 30-day visa by presenting their U.S. passports on arrival at all
Oman land, sea, and air entry points. Note: The validity period
of the applicant's passport should not be less than six months.
Adequate funds and proof of an onward/return ticket, though not
required, are strongly recommended. The fee is Rials Omani 20.00
(approximately USD $52) for the 30-day visa. This visa can be extended
for an extra 30 days only; a completed extension application form and
the fee of Rials Omani 20.00 should be submitted to the Directorate
General of Passports and Residence or to its branches at regional Royal
Omani Police offices. Other categories of short-term
visit/business/work contract visas are available, but these must be
arranged in advance through an Omani sponsor. To obtain a visa or
for details on entry and travel requirements, please contact the Embassy of the Sultanate of Oman, 2535 Belmont
Road NW, Washington, DC 20008
, telephone (202) 387-1980/2. Evidence of yellow fever immunization is required if the traveler
enters from an infected area. Visit the Embassy of Oman web site
for the most current visa information.
All U.S. citizens traveling to Pakistan for any purpose are required to have valid U.S. passports and Pakistani-issued visas
Passports must be valif six months upon entry and two blank pages for
stamps. Further information on entry requirements can be obtained from
the Embassy of Pakistan at:
3517 International Court Avenue, NW, Washington, DC
20008; telephone: 202-243-6500; e-mail: email@example.com; web
Travelers may also contact one of the Consulates General of Pakistan in:
Boston: 20 Chestnut Street, Needham, MA 02492; telephone: (781) 455-8000; fax: (617) 266-6666; email: firstname.lastname@example.org
333 North Michigan Ave., Suite 728, Chicago, IL, 60601; telephone:
(312) 781-1831; fax: (312) 781-1839; email: email@example.com
Houston: 11850 Jones Road, Houston, TX, 77070; telephone: (281) 890-2223; fax: (281) 890-1433; email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Los Angeles: 10850 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1100, Los Angeles, CA 90024; telephone: (310) 441-5114; fax: (310) 441-9256; email:
New York: 12 East 65th St., New York, NY 10021; telephone: (212) 879-5800; fax: (212) 517-6987; website: www.pakistanconsulateny.org
If a traveler plans to stay longer than the time listed on the visa, he or she must extend the stay with the local passport
office of the Ministry of Interior. Visit the Embassy of Pakistan web site at Embassy of Pakistan in U.S.
for the most current visa information.
Citizens and nationals of the United States of America, with the
exception of United States military personnel, must have a passport
valid for at least six months from date of entry. A visa is not
required for U.S. citizens visiting Palau for one year or less,
provided the visitor otherwise complies with applicable regulations,
for example, on employment. U.S. military
personnel must present official orders or documents
certifying status; U.S. military dependents ten years or
older must have a U.S. Government-issued photo-identification
card showing the name, date of birth, and status of the
bearer. For more information about entry requirements to Palau,
travelers may consult with the Embassy of Palau, 1700 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 400,
Washington, DC 20036
, (202) 452-6814. Visit the Embassy of Palau's web site
for the most current information.
Panama Entry Requirements
Papua New Guinea
travelers must possess a passport valid for at least six months,
onward/return airline ticket, and proof of sufficient funds for their
intended visit. Travelers may obtain a tourist visa (valid for stays of
up to 60 days, with extensions available for an additional 30 days) or
a single-entry business visa (valid for 30 days) upon arrival at
Jacksons International Airport in Port Moresby. All persons boarding
international flights originating from Papua New Guinea must pay a
departure fee, which is usually included in airline fares. Travelers
may obtain more information on entry and exit requirements from the
Embassy of Papua New Guinea, 1615 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Suite 300,
Washington, DC 20009; tel. 202-745-3680; fax 202-745-3679. Travelers
may also visit the Papua New Guinea Embassy website
and the Papua New Guinea Customs Service website
Travelers who plan to transit or visit Australia must enter with an
Australian visa or, if eligible, an Electronic Travel Authority (ETA).
The ETA replaces a visa and allows a stay of up to three months. It may
be obtained for a small service fee. Airlines and many travel agents in
the United States are also able to apply for ETAs on behalf of
travelers. Please note that American citizens who overstay their ETAs
or visas, even for short periods, may be subject to exclusion,
detention, and removal. More information about the ETA, other visas,
and entry requirements may be obtained from the Embassy of Australia at
1601 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20036, telephone (202)
797-3000, or via the Australian Embassy home page
. Visa inquires may be directed to the Australian Visa Information Service at 888-990-8888.
A passport and Paraguay visa
are required. U.S. citizens arriving by air may obtain a “Visa en
Arribo” (visa upon arrival) at Silvio Pettirossi International Airport
in Asuncion. The current fee is $160, payable in U.S. currency (credit
cards not accepted). If not arriving at Silvio Pettirossi
International Airport, visitors must submit completed visa applications
in person or by secure messenger to the Paraguayan Embassy or one of
the consulates and pay a fee. Paraguay issues visas for one-entry
or multiple entries up to the validity of the U.S. passport.
Applicants under 18 years of age traveling alone must appear with both
of their parents or a legal guardian. In case of a guardian, an
original and one copy of proof of legal guardianship are
required. A document of authorization from parents/guardian will
be accepted only if it is notarized and certified by the county
clerk. Travelers entering or departing Paraguay with regular U.S.
passports will be fingerprinted. Some airlines include the
Paraguayan airport departure tax in the price of the airline
ticket. It is recommended that you check with the airline in
order to determine whether or not the departure tax has been
included. If the tax is not included in the airline ticket then
payment would be required upon departure in either U.S. or local
currency (no credit cards or checks accepted). Visit the Embassy of
Paraguay web site at http://www.embaparusa.gov.py for the most current
A valid passport is required to enter and depart Peru. Tourists
must also provide evidence of return or onward travel. U.S.
citizens may enter Peru for short-term tourist or business-related
visits of up to 90 days; however, the actual period authorized is
determined by the Peruvian immigration officer at the time of entry
into Peru. After admission, travelers may apply to extend their
visa for an additional three months. Persons who remain beyond
their period of authorized stay without obtaining a visa extension or a
residence visa will have to pay a fine to depart Peru. Visitors
for other than tourist or short-term business visit purposes must
obtain a Peruvian visa in advance. Business workers (under contract)
should ascertain the tax and exit regulations that apply to the
specific visa they are granted. Peru does not require any
immunizations for entry, although it recommends vaccination against
international flight airport fee, payable in U.S. or local currency and
assessed on a per-person basis, must be paid when departing Peru.
There are also separate airport taxes for domestic flights charged at
most domestic airports that must be paid before embarking. U.S.
citizens whose passports are lost or stolen in Peru must obtain a new
passport from the U.S. Embassy and present it, together with a police
report on the loss or theft, to the main immigration office in downtown
Lima, located at Prolongacion Espana 734, Brena, to obtain permission
to depart. An additional immigration office is located within
Lima’s Jorge Chavez International Airport international departure
terminal. For further information regarding entry requirements,
travelers should contact the Peruvian Embassy at 1700 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20036
; telephone (202) 833-9860;
Philippines Entry Requirements
is a party to the Schengen agreement. As such, U.S. citizens may
enter Poland for up to 90 days for tourist or business purposes without
a visa. The passport should be valid for at least three months
(six months recommended) beyond the period of stay. For further
details about travel into and within Schengen countries, please see our
Schengen fact sheet
Polish immigration officials may ask travelers for proof of
sufficient financial resources to cover their proposed stay in Poland,
generally viewed as 100 zloty per day. Additionally, citizens of
non-EU countries, including the United States, should carry proof of
adequate medical insurance in case of an accident or hospitalization
while in Poland. Polish immigration officials may ask for
documentation of such insurance or proof of sufficient financial
resources (at least 400 zloty per day) to cover such costs. Those
who lack insurance or access to adequate financial resources may be
denied admission to Poland. Medicare does not cover health costs
incurred while abroad.
Poland requires Polish citizens (including American citizens
who are or can be claimed as Polish citizens) to enter and depart
Poland using a Polish passport. Americans who are also Polish
citizens or who are unsure if they hold Polish citizenship should
contact the nearest Polish consular office for further information.
For further information on entry requirements, please contact the consular section of the Embassy of the Republic of Poland
at 2224 Wyoming Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20008
, tel. (202) 234-3800, or the Polish consulates in Chicago, Los Angeles or New
York. Visit the Embassy of Poland web site
for the most current visa information.
Portugal is a party to the Schengen agreement. As such, U.S.
citizens may enter Portugal for up to 90 days for tourist or business
purposes without a visa. The passport should be valid for at least
three months (six months recommended) beyond the period of
stay. For further details about travel into and within Schengen
countries, please see our fact sheet.
law requires some non-European Union foreign nationals to register with
immigration officials within three working days of entering
Portugal. The law affects those who transit another Schengen area
country by air en route to Portugal and stay at noncommercial
accommodations. If an American citizen would like to ensure that
his or her entry is properly documented, it may be necessary to request
a stamp at an official point of entry, or download a “declaracão de
entrada” from the Portuguese Immigration Service’s website, and submit
it to a local SEF office or police station within 3 days of entry.
Travelers without a stamp in their passport may be questioned about or
asked to document the length of their stay in Schengen countries. If
unable to do so, they could face possible fines.
Travelers may also contact the Embassy of Portugal at 2012 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20036
tel. (202) 350-5400, or the Portuguese Consulates in Boston, MA; New
Bedford, MA; Providence, RI; New York, NY; Newark, NJ; San Francisco,
CA; or Los Angeles, CA. Visit the Government of Portugal’s website
for the most current visa information.
The U.S. Department of State is unaware of any HIV/AIDS entry restrictions for visitors to or foreign residents of Portugal.
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The foreign entry requirements listed here were
obtained from foreign embassies or consulates. This information is
subject to change. Verify the data with the consular officials of the
countries you plan to visit well in advance. For further information,
see our embassy list