Do you need your passport to visit Andorra?

Do you need your passport to visit Andorra? 

Updated January 2024

Yes, you need a passport to visit Andorra. Even on a 1 day tour to Andorra you must bring a valid passport or a national identity card

The border control might ask to see a passport or identity card both upon entering and leaving Andorra.

Andorra is not in the EU European Union - and is not in the Schengen zone. This means that if you are a citizen of a country inside the Schengen area you wonçt need a visa, just your passport.

If you are a citizen of a country outside the Schengen zone, then you will both need passport a Schengen multiple-entry visa to cross the border between either Spain and France in Andorra.


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This is because when you visit Andorra you leave the Schengen zone and then re-enter. If you only have a single entry Schengen visa, then you visa will expired when you enter Andorra.

A Schengen visa is a short stay visa allowing its holder to circulate in the entire Schengen area which covers 26 countries - also called "Schengen States."

The 26 Schengen zone countries that have abolished passport and other types of border control at their mutual borders. This means that once a person enters the Schengen zone through a member country, they can travel freely across the zone without further border checks.

The Schengen zone promotes free movement of people and goods, and includes countries such as France, Germany, Spain, Italy, and many others. However, non-European Union countries such as Norway, Switzerland, and Iceland are also part of the Schengen zone.

The Schengen zone countries are:

Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

More information about Schengen visa on the official Schengen zone webpage

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 February 2024 15:55