Nicaragua Visa and Passport Regulations

A Visa is required by citizens of the following countries:

Afghanistan, Albania, Angola, Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cameroon, China (PR), Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Ghana, Haiti, India, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kenya, Korea (Rep), Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Mali, Mozambique, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestine National Authority, Peru, Romania, Serbia and Montenegro, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Syria, Ukraine, Vietnam and Yemen.

Other nationals can simply obtain a ‘Tourist Card’ on arrival in Nicaragua for approximately US$10 for stays of up to one month.

What documents are required?
A passport valid for 6 months beyond the date of arrival is required by all visitors to Nicaragua. You will need:

Valid passport and photocopy of passport
Application form (completed)
Two passport photos
Required Fee
Return or onward flight ticket

How long will a visa application take?
Approximately 4 to 6 weeks is required for completion and return of your visa documents.

How long is it valid?
Standard visa is valid for one month. Extensions can be arranged.


User Comments & Reviews: 42 Comment(s)

Page 1 of 9 Team - 2011-11-10 06:49:02

Thank you for visiting Please note that we are an independent site offering information on a wide variety of topics. For travel document requirements, please contact the Nicaraguan Embassy in your country. -- Best wishes, Team

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Jim - 2011-11-10 05:51:06

I am a green card holder and need to go to Nicaragua for project purposes. My question is, do i need to get visa on my passport. Since it will be a business visa, so will it take less than 24 hours. Your help will be highly appreciated. Thanks

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Fisseha Abraham - 2010-09-25 18:13:56

I'm an Eritrean pasport holder but I'm living in Senagl. I would like vist Nicargua and i like to know did i need visa if i need please you can tell me how can i get it . please ,tell me soon as posible. thank you

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