El Salvador

Tourist Card Requirements for Travelers to El Salvador


Attention travelers interested in visiting El Salvador: It’s important to be aware of the tourist card requirements upon arrival. A tourist card is necessary for citizens from the following countries:

  • United States
  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • Brazil
  • Andorra
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Australia
  • Bahamas
  • Bahrain
  • Barbados
  • Belize
  • Brunei-Darussalam
  • Bulgaria
  • Croatia
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Fiji
  • Solomon Islands
  • Kuwait
  • Latvia
  • Macedonia
  • Madagascar
  • Malaysia
  • Dominican Republic
  • Saint Lucia
  • Singapore
  • Tuvalu
  • Vanuatu

The tourist card is processed upon entry at any land border or airport. For those entering through land borders, please be prepared to pay the $12.00 fee in cash, as this is the only accepted form of payment.

For a seamless travel experience, ensure you have the exact amount ready. For more details, refer to the El Salvador Ministry of Foreign Affairs website.