Albania Passport and Visa Requirements For U.S. Citizens

Is a Passport Required?
Is a Visa Required?
If your stay is no longer than 365 days.

Albania flag When preparing to travel, you may ask yourself: Do I need a passport or visa to enter Albania? The short answer about the passport is always, “Yes.” But a visa is not always necessary. If your trip is less than 365 days, it isn’t required. When preparing to travel to Albania, double check the expiration date of your current passport if you have one. It must remain valid for at least for 3 months after departure. If it will expire within that time, or come close, it’s best to get it renewed. Occasionally there’s a need for additional stamps in your passport. So ensure you have at least one blank page remaining for use. Vaccinations may be required for entry please consult with your medical professional for more information. If you are planning an extended trip and expect to carry more than 1,000,000 Leke with you, be aware that upon entry and exit, the amount will need to be declared to customs.

Learn more about Albania

Albania landscape Albania is located in Southeastern Europe, nestled between Greece to the south and Montenegro. The country, which struggles with earthquakes, has a total land area of 28,748 sq km. It shares borders with Greece and Kosovo. Tirana (Tirane), the capital of Albania, may be a city to consider seeing. When planning other site seeing adventures keep in mind that timezones may change. Make sure to adjust your watch, or phone to Albania’s timezone, use UTC+1. The country’s main agricultural products are grain and potatoes. Two primary industries contributing to their economy are food and tobacco products. Machinery and equipment are Albania's major imports. The country’s airports currently include 4 paved runways, with 1 unpaved. Internet availability exists throughout Albania for its 1 million users, so finding WIFI while there shouldn't be difficult.

Top Places To Eat

Sofra e Ariut
Oriental City
Ristorante Italiano Tirana - Vita99 - Italian Restaurant

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