Croatia

Entry virtually impossible or very difficult. Entry allowed for EU/EEA citizens. COVID test result is required unless you are either recovered, vaccinated or EUDCC holder.
Quarantine is required unless you are either vaccinated, EUDCC holder or negatively tested. Find more details on official websites.

EUDCC certificate is respected in CroatiaHolders of EUDCC are not subject to extra restrictions when entering Croatia. Visit the EUDCC's official website.

Pre-entry clearance formTravelers might be required to fill out the pre-travel clearance form. Fill the form on official website.

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What is the COVID situation in Croatia?

+4,521 New COVID cases in Croatia
+53 New COVID deaths in Croatia
48.02% Fully vaccinated

Data source: Our World In Data / Data updated on December 3, 2021

Data last reviewed on: 1 November 2021

Basic facts about Croatia

Croatia is a small member state of the European Union. The capital of Croatia is Zagreb and the most spoken language is Croatian. The national currency in Croatia is Croatian kuna (HRK).

What taxi apps are available in Croatia?

If you are not a local, you may have difficulty making the best use of public transportation. Using a taxi app such as Uber or Bolt is unquestionably a better method to go about cities without getting into too much touch with strangers. There may be also other local taxi apps available in Croatia.

You can use Uber in 3 cities: Rijeka, Croatian Coast, Zagreb. You can use Bolt in 10 cities: Dubrovnik, Karlovac, Osijek, Pula, Rijeka, Split, Varaždin , Zadar, Zagreb, Šibenik.

See the full list of cities where Uber operate. See the full list of cities where Bolt operate.

Practical information

Croatian kuna (HRK)Official currency
1 EUR~7.55 HRK
1 USD~6.68 HRK

Check with your bank to determine if there are any costs for international transactions. When you use a foreign ATM, your home bank will typically charge you a fee. While some banks don't charge a fee, some charge a fixed fees for every withdrawal or provide a limited amount of free withdrawals.

When you spend money abroad with your card, you're unlikely to get the interbank exchange rate. This implies that each time you spend in a foreign currency, you may be paying a significant fee. Varying service providers may charge different markups, but they should not exceed 3% of the transaction value on average.

To reduce the transaction costs, you may choose to consider one of the travel cards offered by the following mobile banks: Wise.com, Revolut, N26 or Monose

Do people speak English in Croatia?

The official language of Croatia is Croatian. Although English is not the official language, a large number of people in Croatia are fluent English speakers. You will, however, most likely not be able to speak smoothly with everyone in Croatia. Learning a few basic words and phrasees will make your trip in Croatia a bit easier.

In the EF English Competency Index (EF EPI), which assesses the language proficiency of non-native speaking countries, Croatia was ranked 13th out of 100 countries in 2020.

What socket types are used in Croatia?

There are 2 common plug types used in Croatia:

Type C 230 V, 50 Hz  Type F 230 V, 50 Hz

The sockets' shapes and voltage differ from country to country and a travel plug adapter may be required. Portable devices, such as phones, notebooks or tablets, usually handle the entire range of voltages used across the world (110-240V).

What countries need visa to enter Croatia?

Currently, citizens of 93 countries can enter Croatia without obtaining a visa. This figure includes nationals who can acquire a visa on arrival.

What are visa requirements to enter Croatia?

Use the list below to check visa requirements for your country to enter Croatia.

Data last reviewed on: 1 November 2021

Is it safe in Croatia?

The U.S. State Department uses a four-level travel advisory system. The levels show how safe it is to travel throughout the world. The countries with the lowest level (1) are considered safe for visitors, while those with the greatest level (4) should be avoided, at least temporarily.

On October 4, 2021, the risk level for Croatia was changed to Level 4: Do Not Travel.

Emergency phones in Croatia

112 Police
112 Ambulance
112 Fire police

How much tobacco and alcohol can you bring to Croatia?

The products are only for your own use or consumption, or as a present for members of your household. They may not be imported for commercial purposes under any circumstances.

Alcohol

  • 4L of wine
  • 16L of beer
  • 1L of spirits over 22% volume or 2L of alcoholic beverages less than 22% volume

Tobacco

Your tobacco allowance is determined on your form of transportation.

If you are travelling by air:

  • 200 cigarettes or 100 cigarillos or 50 cigars or 250g of tobacco

If you are NOT travelling by air:

  • 40 cigarettes or 20 cigarillos or 10 cigars or 50g of tobacco

Data last reviewed on: 1 November 2021

Check travel information also for neighbor countries of Croatia:

Bosnia and HerzegovinaHungaryMontenegroSerbiaSlovenia
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