It is the sole responsibility of the Guest to identify and obtain all required travel documents for the entire cruise vacation and have them available when necessary. Please check with your travel agent, government agency, Embassy or Consulate to ensure that you have all the proper documentation to board the ship and enter each of the countries on your cruise. Guests without proper traveling documentation will be denied boarding. Travel restrictions for each destination country may vary according to a Guest’s citizenship. No refunds will be given to individuals who fail to bring proper documentation.

Please select your cruise destination to verify all the required documents

WINTER 2023-2024

Please select your cruise destination to verify all the required documents


  • Please note Guests must present only valid passport with at least residual validity 3 months at their arrival in the UK.
  • EU ID Card is not accepted, even in case willing to remain on board during the call in the UK.
  • Please check before embarking on Northern Europe cruises any visa requirements for UK.

IMPORTANT NOTE : Starting from 15th November 2023, Qatar Nationals must apply for an UK ETA.
Starting from 22th Februrary 2024 also Saudi Arabia, Oman, Bahrain, Kuwait, UAE and Jordan Nationals must apply for the UK ETA visiting the webstite:

For all the other nationalities further information will be following.

The USA Immigration has reiterated to all ESTA eligible passengers that, starting from the 7th of July 2023, those who have stayed in Cuba after January 12th, 2021 cannot travel to the United States simply through the Visa Free Travel Program (VWP) also known as ESTA. The mentioned VWP travel restriction also applies to individuals who have dual citizenship of a VWP country and Cuba at the time they apply for ESTA.

Passengers who have visited the island before 12th January 2021 are not affected by this measure.

Citizens of a Visa Waiver Program Country not notified about the issue, need to apply for a non-immigrant USA Visa well in advance: in case the cruise is imminent, guests can request an emergency visa appointment through including in the request the date and purpose of the trip, as well as the information contained in the U.S. Customs and Border Protection message received regarding the ESTA status.

As per Malta Authority decision, please do note that all French guests willing to embark on Cruises calling Malta also in transit embarking from any Schengen state with an expired Residence permit but having a covering receipt or with an expired French ID Card usually automatically renewed for 5 years, are not accepted as valid travel document and will not be authorized to disembark but they can remain onboard during the call.

Please do note that, as per Official instructions received from the Norwegian relevant Ministry, all Russian Tourist passport holders cannot enter Norway from 29th of May.

After merging with Local Authorities, relating all cruises arriving in Norway through a Schengen Port (MSC Euribia, MSC Poesia and MSC Preziosa), all Russian Touristic passport holders in possession of a Schengen Visa issued ONLY by Norway after the 30th of May 2022 or with a valid Schengen Residence Permit (under renewal not accepted) and ONLY transiting Norway (not embarking/disembarking) will be exceptionally accepted onboard.

Holders of Diplomatic, Service, Special Passports need to receive pre-approval before showing up for the embarkation.

For all other cruises calling extra-Schengen Ports before Norway (MSC Virtuosa), mentioned guests will not be allowed to embark.