El Salvador Passport and Visa Requirements For U.S. Citizens

Is a Passport Required?
Is a Visa Required?
If your stay is no longer than 60 days. You will recieve visa on arrival.

El Salvador flag When preparing to travel, you may ask yourself: Do I need a passport or visa to enter El Salvador? The short answer about the passport is always, “Yes.” But a visa is not always necessary. If your trip is less than 60 days, it isn’t required. When preparing to travel to El Salvador, double check the expiration date of your current passport if you have one. It must be valid on day of entry. If it set to expire before that date, or come close, your passport must be 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 $10,000 with you, be aware that upon entry and exit, the amount will need to be declared to customs.

Learn more about El Salvador

El Salvador landscape El Salvador is located in Central America, nestled between Guatemala and Honduras. The country, which struggles with volcanoes, has a total land area of 21,041 sq km. It shares borders with Guatemala and Honduras. San Salvador, the capital of El Salvador, 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 El Salvador’s timezone, use UTC-6. The country’s main agricultural products are cotton and potatoes. The primary industry contributing to their economy is food processing. Raw Materials is El Salvador's main import. The country’s airports currently include 5 paved runways, with 63 unpaved. Internet availability exists throughout El Salvador for its 1 million users, so finding WIFI while there shouldn't be difficult.

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