(London/Zagreb, DTT-NET.COM)- After more than 6 years the United Kingdom visa regime for Croatia will be lifted on 22 March 2006, the embassy in Zagreb announced on Wednesday.
According to the decision tourist, business and family visits for up to 6 months will NOT require a visa. Transit visas are abolished also and visas are not required for Croats who want to study for up to 6 months in the United Kingdom. Croats who intend to stay in the United Kingdom for a period of more than 6 months a visa will be required. However as with other non-EU citizens, Croatian citizens will be subject to immigration control on entering the UK and will have to satisfy the immigration authorities on entry that their visa complies with UK immigration law.