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VISA INFORMATION

All participants are required to check the official website of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Republic of Croatia to see whether they are required to obtain a Croatian visa when entering Croatia:

www.mvep.hr/en/consular-information/visas/visa-requirements-overview/

VISA EXEMPTIONS:

1. Holders of:

  • uniform visa (C) for two or multiple entries, valid for all Schengen Area Member States;
  • visa with limited territorial validity (LTV visa), for two or multiple entries, issued to the holder of a travel document that is not recognised by one or more, but not all of the Schengen Area Member States, and which is valid for the territory of the Member States recognising the travel document;
  • long-stay visa (D) for stays exceeding three months, issued by one of the Schengen Area Member State;
  • residence permit issued by one of the Schengen Area Member State;
  • national visas for two or multiple entries and residence permits of Bulgaria, listed in Annex I of the Decision No 565/2014/EU;
  • national visas for two or multiple entries and residence permits of Cyprus, listed in Annex III of the Decision No 565/2014/EU;
  • national visas for two or multiple entries and residence permits of Romania, listed in Annex IV of the Decision No 565/2014/EU;


do not require a visa for transit or intended stays in the territory of Croatia not exceeding 90 days in any 180-day period.

The passport must have been issued within the last ten years and valid for another three months after the planned departure from the Republic of Croatia.

The period of validity of the above mentioned Schengen, Bulgarian, Cypriot and Romanian documents must cover the duration of the transit or stay.

Please note that holders of valid UK and Irish visas and residence permits DO need a visa to travel to Croatia.

2. Holders of valid special travel documents issued by the United Nations or its specialized institutions (Laissez-Passer) do not require a visa for transit or intended stays in the territory of Croatia not exceeding 90 days in any 180-day period.



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As a general rule, applicants have to apply in person at the nearest Croatian embassy in their area of residence not earlier than three months before the planned visit.

The Conference will issue a certified Invitation letter, necessary to apply for a visa, only to registered participants with accepted papers.

The Participants are strongly advised to start the visa procedure (by sending the below stated data to Ms. Iva Gavran, iva@sdewes.org) latest beginning of August, 2017. Please note that the Conference cannot issue Invitation letters to accompanying persons and that the Invitation letter can be issued only for the duration of the Conference.

The following data is needed to fill-in the Invitation letter: First name/Last Name, Date and place of birth, Citizenship, Travel document (passport) number, Date of issue of travel document (passport), Travel document (passport) valid until, Period of the intended stay in Croatia (exact dates), Accommodation during the intended stay in Croatia, Institution/person who will cover the cost of travelling and living during the participant's stay, Croatian embassy for visa application.

Visa application procedure SDEWES2017


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