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COUNTRY DESCRIPTION
Afghanistan Visitors born in Afghanistan do not require a visa. Visitors arriving via military air need to legalize their stay if they wish to leave via commercial airline. All visitors are fingerprinted.
Angola International Certificate of Vaccination required
Antigua and Barbuda Stringent application of rules regarding proof of sufficient funds, return ticket and accommodation. Departure tax (~US $27) applies.
Argentina Reciprocity fee must be paid online in advance (valid for 10 years)
Armenia Obtainable on arrival at Zvartnots International Airport or prior to travel online.
Azerbaijan Registration upon arrival mandatory. Applicants of Armenian ancestry or with Armenian visas in their passport may not obtain a visa.
Bahrain Visa also obtainable online
Bangladesh Available at Shahjalal International Airport , Shah Amanat International Airport and Osmani International Airport . Rules are not publicized. Visa is not required by Bangladeshi Americans . Departure tax applies.
Belarus Visas are issued on arrival at the Minsk International Airport if the support documents were submitted not later than 3 business days before expected date of arrival.
Benin International Certificate of Vaccination recommended
Bhutan US $250 per day is a non-negotiable minimum daily tariff paid by all visitors to Bhutan. Visas are issued only to tourists booked with a local licensed tour operator.
Bosnia and Herzegovina Registration with the local police within 24 hours of arrival is mandatory.
Brunei Immigration offenses, such as visa overstaying, are punishable by caning .
Burkina Faso International Certificate of Vaccination required.
Burma Visa on arrival for 28 days, if arriving from Siem Reap , Guangzhou or Phnom Penh on Myanmar Airways International (rules not fully codified).
Burundi Obtainable at Bujumbura International Airport
Cambodia Visa is also obtainable online.
Cameroon International Certificate of Vaccination and current immunization records required.
Canada Anyone with a criminal record (including misdemeanors or alcohol-related driving offenses) may not be able to enter Canada without first obtaining an approval for rehabilitation.
Cape Verde Obtainable at Nelson Mandela International Airport , Ces\u00e1ria \u00c9vora Airport , Am\u00edlcar Cabral International Airport and Aristides Pereira International Airport . Passengers arriving via Africa must hold a International Certificate of Vaccination .
Central African Republic International Certificate of Vaccination required.
Chad International Certificate of Vaccination required. Registration within 72 hours mandatory.
China Registration mandatory within 24 hours;
Costa Rica Departure tax of US $29 applies.
Croatia Registration with the local police within 24 hours of arrival is mandatory.
Cuba Under Cuban Assets Control Regulations , all persons subject to U.S. jurisdiction must be licensed in order to engage in any travel-related transactions pursuant to travel to, from, and within Cuba
Democratic Republic of the Congo International Certificate of Vaccination required. Airport exit fee ($50) must be paid in cash. Registration required. Visas must be issued in Washington, D.C.
Denmark Citizens of the United Stets can freely enter and stay in Denmark for up to 90 days every six months, regardless of whether they have stayed in another Schengen area (except the other Nordic countries) country prior to entry into Denmark.
Djibouti Obtainable at Djibouti\u2013Ambouli International Airport .
Dominica Departure tax of US$22 applies.
Dominican Republic Tourist Card (US$ 10) must be purchased upon arrival.
Egypt 30 days when arriving by air; Tourists arriving at Sharm El Sheikh , Saint Catherine or Taba airports and remaining in the Sinai resorts do not require a visa up to 15 days
Equatorial Guinea International Certificate of Vaccination required.
Eritrea Airport departure tax (US$20) applies.
Ethiopia Obtainable at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport .
Federated States of Micronesia All states except Yap have a departure fee. The fees are $10 for Pohnpei and Kosrae and $20 for Chuuk .
Gabon International Certificate of Vaccination required.
Gambia International Certificate of Vaccination required.
Ghana International Certificate of Vaccination required.
Guatemala An exit tax must be paid when departing by air.
Guinea International Certificate of Vaccination required.
Honduras Departing airport tax must be paid in cash.
Indonesia Obtainable at the airports in Jakarta , Bali , Surabaya , Banda Aceh , Medan , Padang , Pekanbaru , Manado , Biak , Ambon , Balikpapan , Pontianak , Kupang , Batam , and South Sumatra , at Batam and Bintan ferry terminals and no land border crossing; conditions apply
Iran US visitors are fingerprinted upon entry and are ineligible for visa on arrival available to other tourists.
Iraq U.S. citizens must obtain an exit stamp at a Residency Office before departing the country. Visitors who plan to stay for more than 10 days must also obtain a residency stamp.
Ireland Strict application of immigration rules regarding providing proof of the trip purpose, sufficient funds, return ticket and accommodation.
Israel Dual nationals who don't have an Israeli passport, including infants, may be required to obtain an Israeli passport in order to leave the country.
Jamaica There is a departure tax for travelers, which is regularly included in airfare.
Japan All visitors are fingerprinted
Jordan Visa on arrival obtainable at most international ports of entry and at most international land border crossings (except King Hussein/Allenby Bridge crossing).
Kenya International Certificate of Vaccination is recommended.
Kiribati Airport Embarkation Tax of AU$20 is levied on all passengers leaving Kiribati.
Kuwait Obtainable at Kuwait International Airport .
Laos Available at international airports Wattay Vientiane , Pakse Savannakhet and Luang Prabang , and at land borders Friendship Bridge, Vientiane and Savannakhet; Nam Heuang Friendship Bridge, Sayabouly Province; and border crossings at Boten-Mohan, Dansavan-Lao Bao, Houaysay-Chiang Khong, Thakhek-Nakhon Phanom, Nong Haet-Nam Kan, Nam Phao-Kao Cheo, Veun Kham-Dong Calor, and Vangtao-Chong Mek as well as Tha Naleng train station in Vientiane, which connects to the train station in Nongkhai, Thailand. Entry points Napao-Chalo, Taichang-Sophoun, Pakxan-Bungkan, and Xiengkok are open only to visa holders.
Lebanon Obtainable at the land border with Syria , the port of Beirut , or Beirut International Airport . Holders of passports that contain visas or entry/exit stamps for Israel will likely be refused entry into Lebanon and may be subject to arrest and imprisonment.
Liberia International Certificate of Vaccination required.
Libya Visitors travelling to Libya for touristic purposes are required to convert USD 1,000 or equivalent on arrival. Holders of passports bearing an Israeli visa or entry/exit stamps from Israel are not allowed to enter Libya.
Lithuania Mandatory medical insurance.
Madagascar Available at all airports servicing international flights.
Malaysia All visitors are fingerprinted on arrival and departure.
Maldives Visa on arrival is issued free of charge.
Mali International Certificate of Vaccination required.
Marshall Islands Departure fee of $20 applies.
Mauritania International Certificate of Vaccination required.
Mexico All visitors entering by land and traveling farther than 20 kilometers into Mexico or staying longer than 72 hours should obtain a document Forma Migratoria Multiple.
Moldova Registration upon arrival is mandatory.
Mongolia Registration required after 30 days.
Montenegro Registration with the local police within 24 hours of arrival is mandatory.
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Nepal Obtainable at Tribhuvan International Airport and certain land borders. Total of no more than 150 aggregate days in any given calendar year.
Nicaragua A tourist card must be purchased for $13 upon arrival.
Niger International Certificate of Vaccination required.
Pakistan Visa on arrival when travelling on business valid for 30 days if a local sponsor obtained an approval from the immigration authorities at the port of arrival (Islamabad, Lahore, Peshawar, Quetta or Karachi airports) and provided holding a recommendation letter from country of residence or invitation letter from Pakistan.
Panama Denial of entry or transit to any person who has a criminal conviction.
Paraguay Available at Silvio Pettirossi International Airport only.
Poland Polish Americans must use Polish passport
Qatar Available only at Doha International Airport .
Republic of Macedonia Registration with the local police within 24 hours of arrival is mandatory
Republic of the Congo International Certificate of Vaccination required. A letter of invitation and/or written proof of a hotel reservation required.
Russia 72-hour visa-free for international cruise ship/ferry passengers only if travelling with an organized tour and accompanied at all times by a tour operator. Registration required after 7 days.
Rwanda International Certificate of Vaccination required.
Samoa Departure tax of $30.00 USD applies.
Saudi Arabia No tourist visas available.
Senegal Visas valid for 3 months may be collected at an airport if applied and paid for online in advance.
Sierra Leone International Certificate of Vaccination required.
Slovakia Medical insurance required. Sufficient funds of $50 per person per day required. Registration within 3 working days required.
Slovenia Registration with the local police within 72 hours of arrival is mandatory.
Somalia Must hold an invitation letter issued at least 2 days before arrival.
South Africa Holders of passports without 2 blank pages may be refused entry.
South Korea All visitors are fingerprinted.
South Sudan Two blank passport pages required.
Sudan Holders of passports that contain visas or entry/exit stamps for Israel will likely be refused entry. Exit visa required. Registration within 3 days mandatory.
Suriname Obtainable at Johan Adolf Pengel International Airport .
Syria Registration required within 15 days. Departure tax applies at all borders. Persons with passports bearing Israeli visas or entry/exit stamps are not allowed to enter.
Turkmenistan Departure fee of $25 applies.
Uganda International Certificate of Vaccination required.
United Arab Emirates Visa on arrival is issued free of charge.
Uzbekistan Registration within 3 days mandatory.
Vietnam Pre-arranged visa obtained online through travel agencies available at Hanoi , Ho Chi Minh City or Da Nang airports. Ph\u00fa Qu\u1ed1c without a visa for up to 30 days.
Yemen Registration mandatory. Exit visa required for stays over 30 days.
Zambia All visitors are fingerprinted. Two blank pages required International Certificate of Vaccination required.
Zimbabwe Tourism purposes only.

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