How To Get A Tourist Visa for Yemen

Yemen Tourist Visa

Yemen Tourist Visa

Getting a tourist visa for Yemen is actually amazingly easy.  The only weird thing the Embassy makes you do is to get a note from your doctor to confirm that you are in good health!  Single entry visas are valid for 3 months, and multiple entry visas are valid for 6 months.

Go to my Yemen visa page for information about other types of visas for this country.

Check to see if you need a visa
  • Visa required for U.S. citizens:  Yes
  • Visa required for non-U.S. citizens: Required by all except nationals of Iraq, Jordan and Syria.
Find your closest consulate
  • Click here if you’re outside of the U.S.
  • If you’re inside the U.S.:

Embassy of the Republic of Yemen in Washington DC

Gather the required documents
Submit the information to the Consulate

Working hours and other information on the Embassy of Yemen in the United States are at this website.

Wait for approval

Congratulations!  After about 2 weeks, the Embassy of Yemen will give to you your brand new Yemeni visa.

Register with the authorities

Register with Yemeni authorities if you plan on staying in Yemen for longer than 2 weeks.

Yemeni law requires that all visitors/tourists register at a Yemeni police station or at the Passport and Immigration Authority within two weeks after arrival to Yemen.

Failure to register will result in complications upon departure and a possible fine.

Vaccination information

Don’t get sick!  Check vaccination requirements here from the CDC.

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