How to Get a Long Term Visa for Albania (type D)

Albania Long Term Visa

Albania Long Term Visa

Albania classifies their visas according to how long you’ll stay in Albania and the reasons why.  This type of visa is for someone who is staying in Albania from 180 days to 1 year.  A work visa is included with this type of visa.

Here are the steps necessary to get a long term visa for Albania (type D).

Go to my Albania visa page for more information on other types of visas for this country.

Gather Documentation

This is a tricky step!  This site is the best list of all of the required documents.  Note that there are basic documents you will need to get, and then there are 9 “special situations” which will require you to get additional documentation.  Read the information carefully!

Pay Visa Fees
  • If you’re applying in the United States, remember that the Washington D.C. consulate is the hub for people applying for visas for Albania.  Be sure to double check with the consulate in Washington D.C at this site here to see what the latest visa fee is for your type of visa.
Translate Your Documents
  • This is a tricky step!  All the documents submitted visa must be translated in Albanian and certified by a relevant authority.
  • If you are applying in the United States, you can contact the Washington D.C. consulate for both translation and certification services.  If they don’t provide these anymore, then they should be able to point you to somewhere where this can get done.
Submit your documents
  • Once everything is ready, submit your documents to the consulate.
  • If you are applying in the United States, contact the Washington D.C. consulate for submission instructions as you might have to apply in person.
Receive Visa

Congratulations!  The Albanian Consulate/Embassy will give to you your brand new Albanian visa via mail or in person!

Vaccination Requirements

Don’t get sick on your trip!  Check out the vaccination requirements here.

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