Passport & Visa Requirements for This Itinerary

Important: You must have a valid U.S. passport to travel on this voyage.  Passport must be valid for 6 months beyond your planned trip dates and have at least five (5) blank "Visa" pages. For the most up-to-date visa information, all guests including non-US citizens and green card holders should seek advice from their respective embassies, consulates, or Viking recommended visa and passport service, GenVisa, to determine which documents are needed before departure.

US Passport: For current processing times, visit

Visas are required for: Australia (ETA, Electronic Travel Authority), New Zealand  NZeTA (New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority), Vietnam (label visa only, E-Visa is not valid for this cruise itinerary), Myanmar,  India (both M/E label and E-Visa will be valid for this itinerary) and Sri Lanka (ETA).

Thailand: Register for Thailand Pass at
**Non-US passport holders may need a Thailand visa prior to departure, please confirm with your local passport office.

U.S. citizens do not need a visa for a tourist stay less than 90 days to enter the United Kingdom,  Israel, Singapore, and French Polynesia. Visa is not required to enter Thailand and Indonesia with a stay for less than 30 days.
Arrangements for Jordan, Egypt, Myanmar, Turkey and Oman visas will be made by Viking Cruises onboard the cruise ship. 


Note:  Viking is not responsible for obtaining visas nor for advising guests of passport, visa, or other immigration requirements, so be sure to verify what is required for your travel.  You may be denied boarding or entry to some countries if you have not obtained the correct visas or documents before departure.  Viking cannot provide any refunds for unused portions of your cruise/hotel stay or cost to change travel plans should you have missing or incomplete documents.

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