Passports are required by all visitors to Gibraltar, except EU nationals who are in possession of a valid national identity card.
Nationals from the following countries are required to obtain a visa:
CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC
CHINA, People’s Rep. of
CONGO, Democratic Rep. of
CYPRUS (Northern part of)
KOREA (Dem. People’s Rep.)
SAO TOME E PRINCIPE
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
VATICAN CITY (Service & Emergency Passport only)
In addition, all Stateless Nationals (including holders of documents issued by the United Nations Mission in Kosovo, and holders of Hong Kong Certificates and Declarations of Identity).
* Venezuelan Nationals holding valid biometric passports containing an electronic chip issued since 2007 will be exempt from the Visa requirement.
As a general rule, those who require a visa for entry to the UK also require a separate visa for entry to Gibraltar.
Applications should be made to any British Diplomatic Visa Issuing post in the applicant’s normal country of residence (British Embassy) or in the UK, the visa section of the UK Passport Office in London (by appointment only).
The London Passport Office
89 Eccleston Square
London SW1V 1PN
Opening hours: 10.30 – 15.00 Monday to Friday
Visa Issuing Department: 020 7901 7542
Types of visa
Tourist, Business and Transit
Those nationals who feature in the chart above but hold valid UK Multiple entry visas which have been issued for 12 months or more, regardless of category (not including residence permits), are eligible to enter Gibraltar (at the ultimate discretion of the Immigration Authorities) without the need for an additional visa.
This exemption also applies to persons who hold Indefinite leave to Remain in the UK and to persons who hold UK Certificates of Entitlement to the right of Abode (and have not been absent from the UK for more than 2 years).
Persons who hold standard 6 month multiple visit visas are required to hold a separate visa for Gibraltar. In addition, non-EU nationals who reside in the UK and hold residence permits with a specified validity are required to obtain a visa in order to visit Gibraltar.
If you will be visiting other countries during your stay in Gibraltar, please contact the relevant Embassies for further information regarding immigration.
The Government of Gibraltar reserves the right to alter visa requirements for other nationals wishing to visit Gibraltar frequently and at short notice. Therefore, travellers should contact the UK Passport Office for up to date information before booking travel.