CROATIA: Entry Into Schengen Confirmed

December 14, 2022

Croatia has been confirmed as joining the Schengen Agreement from 1 January 2023.

The Croatian authorities have confirmed that short-stay visas issued by the Croatian diplomatic posts before 1 January 2023 shall remain valid for travel to Croatia and for transit through other Schengen member states for the duration of the visa.


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After 1 January 2023, travelers holding a Schengen visa will be able to utilize the visa to enter Croatia, with time spent in Croatia counting towards the Schengen allowance of 90 in a 180-day period.

This immigration update is for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for legal or scenario-specific advice. Furthermore, it is important to note that immigration announcements are subject to sudden and unexpected changes. Readers are encouraged to reach out to Newland Chase for any case- or company-specific assessments.