Foreign citizens in the Republic of Croatia

International protection

Foreign nationals in the Republic of Croatia can be granted international, subsidiary or temporary protection

Registration of temporary residence for EEA nationals

Rules for the registration of temporary and permanent residence for nationals of the European Economic Area (EU countries and Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein) and the Swiss Confederation 

Registration of temporary residence for third-country nationals

Third-country nationals are foreigners who are non-nationals of member states of the European Economic Area (European Union, Principality of Liechtenstein, Kingdom of Norway, Republic of Iceland) or the Swiss Confederation, and are nationals of a third country or stateless persons

Work of foreign nationals

Third-country nationals may work in the Republic of Croatia based on a residence and work permit or a work registration certificate

Visas

Find out which documents (visas or permits) you need to enter and stay in the Republic of Croatia

Visa issuance at border crossing points

A visa application can also be submitted at a border crossing point

Extending a visa

A visa can be extended, cancelled, or revoked

EU nationals—voting in the Republic of Croatia

Nationals of other EU member states with registered permanent or temporary residence in the Republic of Croatia should register to be able to exercise their voting rights

Vehicles of foreign nationals

Learn about the rules which apply to participation of motor vehicles of foreign nationals in road traffic in Croatia

Penalties for traffic offences

If you commit a traffic offence in the Republic of Croatia as a foreign national, you are subject to appropriate penalties