Passport, depending on the country of origin. Sometimes a tourist Visa or tourist card for a cost of USD $12.00, It's valid for 90 days.
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.
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 for 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 USD$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:
In addition, for any of the Visa categories please consider the following:
The maximum length to stay in the country that can be given to a tourist is 90 days. If an extension is required, one can be requested per year.
People arriving from Panama, South America or Africa must have received the yellow fever vaccine at least 15 days before their trip to El Salvador.
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Generally, the climate of
El Salvador is warm or tropical
during the greater part of the year. The annual average
temperature is 28°C, ranging between 25°C and 28°C.
Bank hour service
08:00 – 16:00. Some banks are the exceptions becouse the work until to 17:00 hours or
They can be exchanged at banks and hotels, upon presentation of a passport.
Easy access to the Internet via WiFi hotspots in business centers, hotels, coffee shops and restaurants.
110 Volts AC, 60 Hz, 220 Volt
10% is appropriate in most restaurants and bars. Some already include the tip in the bill.
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