Entry allowed but some restrictions may apply. Test required.
Quarantine is not required.

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What is the COVID situation in Venezuela?

+96 New COVID cases in Venezuela
+2 New COVID deaths in Venezuela
% Fully vaccinated

Data source: Our World In Data / Data updated on May 27, 2022

Data last reviewed on: 16 September 2021

Basic facts about Venezuela

Venezuela is a large country located in South America. The capital of Venezuela is Caracas and the most spoken language is Spanish. The national currency in Venezuela is Venezuelan bolívar (VEF).

What taxi apps are available in Venezuela?

Unfortunately neither Uber nor Bolt are available in Venezuela. However, there may be also other local taxi apps available there.

Practical information

Venezuelan bolívar (VEF)Official currency
1 EUR~229553488535.3 VEF
1 USD~213830131319.14 VEF

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:, Revolut, N26 or Monose

Do people speak English in Venezuela?

The official language of Venezuela is Spanish. Traveling across Venezuela if English is your first (and only) language may be difficult due to language barriers. You can go into someone who doesn't comprehend the word that you speak. Learn a few distress phrases, such as aid, emergency, and police, as a precaution, and of course, the most important phrase to know is “Do you speak English?”

In the EF English Competency Index (EF EPI), which assesses the language proficiency of non-native speaking countries, Venezuela was ranked 67th out of 100 countries in 2020.

What socket types are used in Venezuela?

There are 2 common plug types used in Venezuela:

Type A 120 V, 60 Hz  Type B 120 V, 60 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 Venezuela?

Currently, citizens of 62 countries can enter Venezuela without obtaining a visa. This figure includes nationals who can acquire a visa on arrival.

What are visa requirements to enter Venezuela?

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

Data last reviewed on: 16 September 2021

Is it safe in Venezuela?

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 May 19, 2022, the risk level for Venezuela was changed to Level 4: Do Not Travel.

Emergency phones in Venezuela

911 Police
911 Ambulance
911 Fire police

Check travel information also for neighbor countries of Venezuela:

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