Travel Requirements

The following information on entry and exit requirements has been obtained from the Cuban authorities. However, these requirements are subject to change at any time. It is the traveller's responsibility to check with the Embassy of the Republic of Cuba or its consulates for up-to-date information.  

Visa Requirements  

A valid passport is required for participants and companions. The passport must be valid for at least one month beyond the date of your expected departure from Cuba. Participants and companions must carry a tourist card (or visa) as well. The tourist card is generally provided by tour operators or airlines.

  • Tourist card or visa: Required
  • Personal visa: Required

Health Insurance  

There are new regulations with respect to health insurance. Participants are encouraged to seek for up-to-date information in your specific case.  

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Since May 1, 2010, travellers must present proof of health insurance in order to enter the country. Upon arrival, travellers may be required to present an insurance policy, insurance certificate, or medical assistance card valid for the period of their stay in Cuba. Those who do not have proof of insurance coverage may be required to obtain health insurance from a Cuban insurance company when they arrive.