Visa Free Travel for US Citizens

US citizens are among the top freest travelers in the world. With a US passport, citizens are able to travel to a majority of the world's countries without applying for and obtaining a visa. US citizenship provides the right to travel abroad without having to show proof of admissibility upon re-entering the US.
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This travel freedom is very dependent on a country’s wealth. Citizens of richer countries are more likely to be able to travel without visas, while those from poorer countries usually will have to obtain a visa to travel internationally. Additionally, Visa Waiver Programs in place with certain countries allow US citizens to travel without a visa.

The following countries do not require that US citizens traveling for tourist purposes have a visa. US citizens traveling for business or academic purposes may be required to apply for a business or student visa depending on the country.

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North America and Central America

CountryLength of Stay without Tourist Visa
Canada180 days
Mexico6 months
Belize1 month
Costa Rica90 days
El Salvador3 months
Guatemala90 days
Honduras3 months
Nicaragua90 days
Panama30 days

Caribbean

CountryLength of Stay without Tourist Visa
Anguilla3 months
Antigua & Barbuda1 month
Aruba3 months
Bahamas1 month
Barbados6 months
Bermuda6 months
British Virgin Islands30 days
CubaTourist card available for 25 USD prior to travel
Dominica6 months
Dominican RepublicTourist card issued for 30 days
French Antilles/Caribbean/West Indies3 months
Grenada3 months
Haiti3 months
Jamaica6 months
Montserrat3 months
St. Kitts-Nevis3 months
St. Lucia6 months
St. Vincent and The Grenadines1 month
Turks & Caicos Islands30 days
US Virgin IslandsUS territory

South America

CountryLength of Stay without Tourist Visa
Argentina3 months
Bolivia90 days
Chile90 days
Colombia90 days
Ecuador90 days
French Guiana3 months
Guyana3 months
Peru90 days
Trinidad & Tobago3 months
Uruguay3 months
Venezuela90 days

Europe

CountryLength of Stay without Tourist Visa
Albania30 days + 10 euro entry tax fee
Andorra90 days
ArmeniaVisa on arrival for 21 days + 30 USD fee
Austria3 months
Belgium3 months
Bosnia & Herzegovina90 days
Bulgaria90 days
Croatia90 days
Cyprus90 days
Czech Republic90 days
Denmark & Greenland90 days
Finland3 months
France & Monaco3 months
Germany90 days
Gibraltar90 days
Greece90 days
Hungary3 months
Iceland3 months
Ireland3 months
Italy3 months
Latvia3 months
Liechtenstein90 days
Lithuania90 days
Luxembourg3 months
Macedonia3 months
Malta3 months
Moldova90 days
Netherlands3 months
Norway3 months
Poland3 months
Portugal3 months
Romania90 days
Serbia & Montenegro90 days
Slovak Republic90 days
Slovenia90 days
Spain3 months
Sweden3 months
Switzerland3 months
TurkeyVisa on arrival for 3 months
Turkish Republish of Northern Cyprus3 months
United Kingdom6 months

Africa

CountryLength of Stay without Tourist Visa
Botswana90 days
Comoros IslandsVisa on arrival
Côte d’Ivoire90 days
DjiboutiVisa on arrival for 1 month
EgyptVisa on arrival for 30 days
Equatorial GuineaNo maximum stay indicated
EritreaVisa on arrival for 1 month
EthiopiaVisa on arrival for 3 months
Kosovo90 days
Lesotho14 days
Malawi90 days
Mauritius6 months
Morocco3 months
Namibia3 months
Reunion Island3 months
RwandaVisa on arrival for 3 months
Senegal3 months
Seychelles1 month
South Africa90 days
Swaziland2 months
TanzaniaVisa on arrival
TogoVisa on arrival for 7 days
TongaVisa on arrival for 31 days
Tunisia4 months
UgandaVisa on arrival; length of stay varies
ZambiaVisa on arrival
ZimbabweVisa on arrival for 3 months

Asia

CountryLength of Stay without Tourist Visa
AzerbaijanVisa on arrival for 30 days + 40 USD fee
BahrainVisa on arrival for 14 days
BaliVisa on arrival for 7-30 days
Brunei Darussalam90 days
CambodiaVisa on arrival for 1 month
Georgia90 days
Hong Kong3 months
IndonesiaVisa on arrival
Israel3 months
Japan90 days
JordanVisa on arrival for 3 months
KuwaitVisa on arrival for 3 months
Kyrgyzstan1 month
LaosVisa on arrival for 30 days
LebanonVisa on arrival for 1 month
Macau30 days
Malaysia3 months
Mongolia90 days
NepalVisa on arrival for up to 150 days
OmanVisa on arrival for 1 month
QatarVisa on arrival for 21 days
Philippines21 days
Singapore30 days
Sri LankaVisa on arrival for 30 days
South Korea1 month
Taiwan30 days if arriving at Taipei Chiang Kai Shek or Kaohsiung Airport
Thailand30 days by air; 14 days by land
Timor LesteVisa on arrival for 30 days
United Arab EmiratesVisa on arrival for 1 month
VietnamVisa on arrival with pre-approval
YemenVisa on arrival for 1 month

Oceania

CountryLength of Stay without Tourist Visa
Cook Islands31 days
Mexico6 months
Fiji4 months
French Polynesia1 month
GuamUS territory
Mariana IslandsUs territory
Marshall IslandsNo visa required
Micronesia30 days
New Caledonia1 month
New Zealand3 months
Niue30 days
Palau30 days
Samoa (Western)60 days; visitor permit on arrival
Samoa (American)US territory
Solomon Islands3 months
TuvaluVisa on arrival for 1 month
Vanuatu30 days

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