Australians require a visa to travel to Cuba. You will need to obtain a visa prior to your departure date. It is recommended to apply for your Cuba visa at least 3 months before your arrival.
Travellers entering Cuba from USA
Any traveller who wishes to enter Cuba from the USA will need to obtain their visa in USA. The Embassy of Cuba in Australia will not issue any visas for applicants who wishes to enter Cuba from the USA.
For those transiting via the USA can either change their flight itinerary in order to be eligible to apply for their visa in Australia or alternatively check with the airline to confirm if the airline can assist with the visa issuance on board prior to the departure date from Australia.
All travellers are required to comply with the following visa requirements guidelines. This will prevent your visa application from being rejected or delayed.
Please ensure your original passport has a validity of at least 6 months with a minimum of 2 blank visa pages. This will avoid any complications at the airport check-in, customs and immigration checkpoints.
Passport conditions that may affect the assessment of your visa application and potentially being denied entry into the country:
Expired passport or due to expire before arrival or during your trip.
Water damaged passport that cannot be scanned to identify the person.
Cut or torn passports depending on the degree of the damage may be considered void.
Visa Application Form
Please note when completing the visa application form, an incomplete or incorrect completion of the visa application form can cause delays, in certain cases you may be required to complete a new visa application form.
You need to provide a recent passport size colour photo taken within the last 6 months.
You are required to provide a copy of your flight itinerary showing your full name, with details of your entry and exit dates.
You may be required to provide additional supporting documents depending on the type of visa you apply.
Children under years of age needs to comply with the same visa requirements as adults.
A letter of consent by the parents may be required. In some circumstance, additional supporting documents may need to be submitted with the application.
Tourist Visa Requirements
To view detail of specific requirements, fees and the processing time, select the visa type: