Passport, depending on the country of origin. Sometimes a tourist visa or tourist card at a cost of $ 12 is needed and are usually valid for 90 days.
Airlines that wish to enter El Salvador must require their passengers (except for crew, diplomats or children under 2 years of age), a negative PCR test, issued by the laboratory, 72 hours before boarding the flight.
If the test is sent by the laboratory through any electronic means (E-mail, whatsapp, text message, etc.) the passenger will have to print the certificate, to present it at the airline counter in the country of shipment.
The test certificate, to be presented to the airline, does not require the signature and seal of the laboratory or of the person responsible for having performed the examination.
All visitors must verify the immigration requirements needed to enter El Salvador before starting their journey to avoid unwanted setbacks or episodes. Passports should have at least six months of validity when traveling to El Salvador.
EE.UU. $ 32.00
Nationals of the following countries do not require a visa to enter El Salvador for tourism or family visits when period time does not exceed 90 days or just transit.
This visa-exempt countries may require a tourist card, which can be obtained at the border points of entrance to the country, and has a cost of US$12.00.
If your country is not listed above, you will need to apply for a Consular Visa at the Salvadoran Embassies abroad or a Consulted Visa through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. It is highly recommended to review these requirements in the following web page: http://www.migracion.gob.sv/visas-prorrogas-y-permisos/
Additionally, for any of the visa categories please consider the following:
In El Salvador, you will find many English speakers in the tourism sector.
In the Salvadoran culture, it is important to cultivate interpersonal relationships.
The typical dish of El Salvador is the “pupusa” which is a corn tortilla or rice tortilla stuffed with ground beans, chicharrón (pork beef) and/or cheese. It is recommended for domestic and foreign tourists who come from abroad to consider their ingredients before tasting them.
In El Salvador you can move to different tourist places in a short time, such as beaches, volcanoes, lakes, colonial towns, cities, and ruins.
To learn more about the outstanding tourist sites, we invite you to explore the following links: