Immigration requirements

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Double nationality

Every Venezuelan citizen who possesses another nationality, can make use of it to leave the national territory complying with the procedure established by the authorities of the Administrative Service of Identification, Migration and Immigration (SAIME).

Documents to be presented at the time of travel
  • 1. Valid and current passport.

  • 2. Identity card.

  • 3. Permission of the coordination of water and air border matters, Directorate of Migration.

Documents to be presented to the SAIME office to request permission to leave the national territory with a passport of another nationality
  • 1. Mandatory valid and current Venezuelan passport.

  • 2. Valid and current passport of your second nationality.

  • 3. Identity card.

  • 4. Birth certificate (boy or girl under 9 years old).

  • 5. Electronic air ticket.

  • 6. Travel authorization of the child or adolescent, or other document that allows his or her departure, depending on the particular case and as established by the corresponding legislation..

Travel document accepted on domestic flights (Resolution issued by SAIME 04 November 2022):

  • All Venezuelans who need to travel by air within the national territory must present their identity card as their main personal identification document, whether it is valid or expired. It is not allowed for domestic trips to identify oneself with a passport, copy of identity card, proof of lost documents, complaints, driver's license or institutional license. This action is stipulated in Article 16 of the Organic Law of Identification.

  • Those Venezuelan passengers who enter the country on international flights with passports but have domestic flights connecting to cities other than the one where they arrive in the country and who do not have an identity card at the time of their arrival, may arrive at their final destination and then carry out the corresponding procedures for the issuance or renewal of the identity card.

  • In the case of foreigners who present a condition of permanence, they must present their laminated identity card (valid or expired). If they are in tourist status, they must have a valid passport.


Migratory Requirements

Venezuelan Valid or expired Venezuelan passport.
Identity card.
If the passport is expired, you must issue a travel document issued by the diplomatic mission or consular representation of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela in foreign territory.
Venezuelan citizen with dual nationality Passport of your second valid nationality.
Identity card.
When your second nationality is a country that is NOT benefited from the suppression of the consular visa in ordinary passport, you are allowed to enter the national territory if the requirement of the aforementioned requirement is required, on the grounds that no consular authority can grant a tourist visa to a fellow national.
Foreigners with temporary migrant category Passport of ordinary nationality
Valid passer-by visa (if expired, it cannot be more than 30 days).
Identity card for foreigners, all foreigners with temporary transient migrant status who have left the country with an expired visa by presenting a renewal certificate (recognition and extension) issued by the SAIME immigration office, and whose stay in abroad is longer than 90 days, they must process the corresponding visa, if applicable, for their entry into Venezuelan territory.
Foreigner with permanent resident migrant category Valid original nationality passport.
Valid passer-by visa (if expired, it cannot be more than 06 months).
Identity card for foreigners.
All permanent migrant foreigners in Venezuela, who have stayed for more than 02 years outside the national territory and their status visa is in force, is allowed to enter the country, being the recognition of the foreigners authority of his condition.
In case of being a national of a country that does NOT enjoy the benefit of suppression of visa for non-migrant (tourist) in ordinary passport, you must process the re-entry visa before the consular representation of Venezuela in your country of origin.
Foreigner with non-migrant category
tourists benefited with suppression of consular visa in ordinary passport
Valid and valid passport for a minimum period of 06 months.
Return air ticket.
Foreigner with non-migrant category (tourists) Valid and valid passport for a minimum period of 06 months.