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Haute Route Visa Requirements

The information above is for informational purposes only. All travelers should check to see if entry requirements and fees have changed.

Who needs a visa?

The "visa" is just a big stamp in your passport.

France

A short stay is a stay under 90 days in an Overseas Department.

A visa is waived for:

  • E.U.
  • citizens of the following countries: Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bermuda, Bolivia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Croatia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Holy See, Honduras, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Monaco, Nicaragua, New Zealand, Panama, Paraguay, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela
  • holders of passports from the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China and the Macao Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China;
  • holders of a valid residence document in France.

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Switzerland

A visa is waived for:

Entry Requirements

  • Your passport must be valid 3 months beyond intended stay.
  • You must have tickets and documents for return or onward travel.
  • We recommend at least 2 blank pages in your passport per country visited.

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