How to Apply for Venezuela Visa from London, UK

Procedure to apply for Venezuela Visa from London, UK

All visitors visiting Venezuela must provide the following documents at the port of entry:

  • A valid Traveller Pass.
  • Travelers must apply for this electronic permit at least 72 hours before their arrival in Venezuela via the respective website.
  • Your complete travel itinerary (travel dates, flight numbers, airline); your personal details (full name, date of birth, nationality, passport); and either proof of COVID-19 vaccination (you may use your UK COVID Pass) or a negative COVID-19 PCR-RT test performed within 72 hours of arrival are required to apply for your pass.
  • You will receive an email confirmation once you have submitted your pass application. After that, the application is evaluated, and you should receive a decision within 72 hours of submitting it.
  • The service provider will disclose your test results and personal information to Venezuelan authorities.
  • If you arrive by plane, you can stay for up to 90 days on a tourist card provided at the airport. A valid return ticket is required. If you are arriving by land or water, you must obtain a visa in advance from your nearest consulate Venezuelan Embassy or Consulate.
  • If you overstay your 90-day visa, you may be jailed and penalized when you leave. Extensions of up to 90 days are available for a charge from any SAIME (immigration agency), but you must apply before your tourist card and stamp expire.
  • You can send a blank email to the address: caracvisainfo@fco.gov.uk, and you will receive an automatic reply with the necessary information.

For further information on Embassy, check here.

Documents Required

  • Your passport must be valid for at least six months beyond the day you intend to depart Venezuela.
  • Dual national Venezuelan citizens must enter and exit the country using their Venezuelan identity credentials. Otherwise, the authorities may not allow you to leave Venezuela.
  • Travel Insurance
  • Proof of funds
  • Address proof in Venezuela.
  • Passport size photograph

What are the fees?

  • A six-month multiple entry visit visa costs VEF 863 in Venezuelan currency.

What is the processing time?

  • The global standard for processing visitor visas from the time of your appointment is typically 15 working days.

Types of visa

1. Tourist visa

  • A tourist visa permits you to enter Venezuela for leisure or sightseeing purposes.
  • A medical certificate stating that you are free of infectious diseases.

2. Business visa

  • Multiple entry business visas issued by the Venezuelan Embassy is available. It has a 6-month validity period and allows for a maximum stay of 90 days per visit.

3. Transit visa

  • A transit visa enables you to fly through Venezuelan airports and has a three-day validity period.
  • Of course, a completed visa application form, a valid passport, and a recent passport-size photograph are required for this visa as well.

4. Work visa

  • A work visa permits you to work in Venezuela and get compensated for your efforts. It has a one-year validity period and a maximum stay of 365 days. Venezuelan work visas are only available in a variety of entry kinds.

5. Religious visa

  • A religious visa, available in multiple entries and valid for up to 365 days, allows you to enter the nation to engage in religious activities.

6. Student visa

  • When entering Venezuela to study at an educational institute, you must have multiple entry student visas (validity and maximum permissible stay limit of 365 days).

 

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