US passport holders must have a valid passport to enter El Salvador, a visa is not required for stays of 30 days or less. There is neither a requirement for the US passport to be valid for a specific period of time nor for it to have a specific number of blank pages. Upon entry, you must pay a $10 arrival fee at the airport.US travelers who plan to remain in El Salvador for more than 30 days can apply in advance for a multiple entry visa through Swift. Contact us for more details at 877.917.9438
Non US Passport Holder Travel Requirements
Your nationality, purpose of visit, length of visit, and number of desired entries effect whether or not you need a visa to this country. Swift does not store all possible combinations of passport and visa requirements, but we are happy to research whether or not you need a visa and what the requirements are if you do need a visa. We do this by visiting a consulate website, going to the actual consulate, or calling the consulate for more information. If you would like us to research visa requirements for you, please fill out the Research Request Form, and a Swift representative will contact you within 24-48 hours with an answer to your inquiry. If at all possible, we will get back to you in the same day. Research requests are $15/request.
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Swift Passport Services is a non-government, third party service that acts as a professional emissary between the user, the U.S. Department of State and various foreign consulates to secure Expedited U.S. Passports and Expedited Visa Service in as little as 1 business day. If you do not wish to use a third party service to obtain your passport or visa, please consult the U.S. Department of State website for further instruction.