Short Guide to Visas Required for UK Passport Holders

The following list is specific to UK passport holders only and is not definitive. In many cases it can be used as a guide to all EU passport holders. Most countries require that your passport is valid for at least 12 months beyond your intended stay.

Afghanistan

N

Max stay of 2 months without visa

Madagascar

Y

A 90 day visa can be obtained on arrival

Argentina

N

Max stay of 90 days without visa

Malawi

N

Max stay of 90 days without visa

Australia

Y

3 diff types of visa depending on status

Malaysia

N

Max stay of 2 months without visa

Bali

N

Max stay of 60 days without visa

Maldives

Y

A 30 visa can be issued on arrival

Bangladesh

Y

Can be obtained on arrival for max stay of 90 days

Mexico

N

Max stay of 180 days without visa

Barbados

N

Max stay of 6 months without visa

Mongolia

Y

Pre arranged travel itinerary necessary

Belize

N

UK resident 6 months max (EU max 1 month)

Morocco

N

Max stay of 3 months without visa

Bhutan

Y

Pre arranged travel itinerary necessary

Myanmar (Burma)

Y

Pre arranged travel itinerary necessary

Bolivia

N

Max stay of 90 days without visa

Namibia

N

Max stay of 3 months without visa

Botswana

N

Max stay of 90 days without visa

Nepal

Y

Obtained on arrival, 30 days $30.

Brazil

N

Max stay of 90 days without visa

New Zealand

N

Max stay of 6 months without visa

Brunei

N

Max stay of 90 days without visa

Paraguay

N

Max stay of 90 days without visa

Cambodia

N

On arrival 1 month ($US 20) or 3 months ($US 30)

Peru

N

Max stay of 90 days without visa

Canada

N

Up to 6 months  - decided by immigration on arrival.

Philippines

N

Max stay of 59 days without visa

Chile

N

Max stay of 90 days without visa

Tahiti

N

Max stay of 3 months without visa

China

Y

Must enter China within 3 months of obtaining visa

Qatar

Y

Sponsor required

Colombia

N

Max stay of 90 days without visa

Russia

Y

Pre arranged travel itinerary required

Cook Islands

N

Max stay of 31 days without visa

Samoa (Western)

N

Max stay of 30 days without visa

Costa Rica

N

Max stay of 90 days without visa

Singapore

N

Max stay of 30 days without visa (3 month possible)

Cuba

Y

Tourist card to be obtained before departure

South Africa

N

Max stay of 90 days without visa

Dominican Republic

N

Max stay of 90 days without visa

Sri Lanka

Y

30 day visa available on arrival

Ecuador

N

Max stay of 90 days without visa

Surinam

N

Max stay of 90 days without visa

Egypt

Y

7 day visa can be obtained on arrival

Taiwan

Y

15 and 30 day visas available on arrival

El Salvador

N

Max stay of 3 months without visa

Tanzania

N

Can be obtained on arrival

Fiji

N

Max stay of 4 months without visa

Thailand

N

Max stay of 30 days without visa

Greece

N

Max stay of 3 months without visa

Tonga

N

Max stay of 30 days without visa

Guatemala

N

Max stay of 90 days without visa

Trinidad & Tobago

N

Onward ticket required

Honduras

N

Max stay of 30 days without visa

Uganda

Y

Single and multiple entry obtainable on arrival

Hong Kong

N

6 months without visa (passport to be endorsed)

UAE

N

Max stay of 60 days without visa

India

Y

4 month validity, multiple entry possible

Uruguay

N

Max stay of 3 months without visa

Jamaica

N

Max stay of 6 months without visa

USA

N

Max stay of 90 days without visa (certain airlines)

Japan

N

Max stay of 90 days without visa

Venezuela

N

Max stay of 90 days without visa

Kenya

N

Max stay of 30 days without visa

Vietnam

Y

Passport photo also required on arrival

Korea (Republic)

N

Max stay of 90 days without visa

Zambia

Y

Can be arranged on arrival (3 photos required)

Laos

Y

A 15 day visa can be obtained at airport on arrival

Zimbabwe

N

Max stay of 3 months without visa