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Svalbard tourist visa for US citizens

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Svalbard tourist visa for US citizens

US citizens do not need a visa when travelling to Svalbard. Svalbard tourist visa is free for US citizens. The stay is usually short. Applicant is not required to be present when applying for Svalbard tourist visa. A total of 3 documents are required for applying Svalbard tourist visa.
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Svalbard tourist visa conditions for US citizens

Applicant required

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short stay

How to apply for Svalbard tourist visa from USA

US citizens dont need a visa to visit Svalbard. Svalbard tourist visa process requires you to follow a total of 5 steps.
  • Step 1 : Gather all the necessary documents including passport and any other supporting documents.
  • Step 2 : Check that US passport is valid for at least six months from the date of your arrival in Svalbard. If not apply for a new US passport.
  • Step 3 : After arriving, US citizens can go to Svalbard immigration counter.
  • Step 4 : Upon arrival in Svalbard, present USA passport or Travel document to the immigration officer at the counter.
  • Step 5 : You will receive Svalbard visa stamp in your passport, which allows you to stay in Svalbard for the duration on your stamping.

Svalbard tourist visa requirements for US citizens

Documents required for Svalbard tourist visa from USA include passport and other supporting documents. A total of 3 documents are required.
  • Passport

  • Original Passport or Travel document of USA with at least 6 months remaining validity on the date of travel and have at least 2 visa pages clear of any markings.
  • Travel itinerary

  • Travel itinerary (travel reservation to and from USA in your name, not a ticket) Embassy recommends not to purchase hotel and flight tickets until visa is approved. So don’t risk your money, time and effort by buying actual tickets. Get best hotel and flight itinerary within minutes for any country visa.
  • Proof of Funds

  • Proof of enough money for your stay and to leave Svalbard
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$42 / 4 weeks
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✨ Svalbard tourist visa tips

  • Anyone may live and work freely in Svalbard per the Svalbard Treaty.

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Do us citizens need a visa to go to Svalbard?

No, visa is not required for US citizens. You can get visa details, documents required, official website and other details for Svalbard visa but if you still have question which are unanswered then you can discuss with the community

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