With the recent news, everyone has been worried about the visa requirements for U.S. citizens. Until this point, US nationals have enjoyed some of the best travel facilities, with the least amount of paperwork, when it comes to going on a long stay or vacation abroad, without any danger of ever losing their citizenship. A little bit of research is however required as visa regulations differ from country to country. Here are the most lenient countries for U.S. citizens to visit:
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American citizens can visit Canada with a valid passport, without obtaining a visa, for a period of 6 months, providing they are in good health and have proof of sufficient funds and show intent to return to their home country.
Bermuda tourist visa is not needed for U S citizens for a stay up to 180 days. All you need is for your passport to be valid for 90 days from the date of your exit from Bermuda.
No tourist visa necessary for U S citizens to stay in Barbados up to 180 days. You just need a passport which is valid for at least 90 days after your departure from Barbados.
Citizens of America intending to visit Mauritius simply need a passport with 90 days validity from date of departure from Mauritius. Evidence of return ticket, adequate funds and accommodation proof is enough to get you a 180 day stay.
5. United Kingdom
American citizens going to UK as tourists can apply for a visa upon arrival, for a maximum stay of up to six months, without going through the normal tedious modes of immigration. Intent to return and sufficient funds to sustain are all that is needed.
The maximum time that a visitor may stay without a formal visa is six months. Therefore your passport must be valid for at least that much time. For US citizens, a visitor’s permit is sufficient, which can be easily obtained on arrival.
Residents of America do not require a visa to tour Dominica for a stay of up to 180 days. In addition to a valid passport you will asked to provide a return ticket.
U S citizens may tour Jamaica for leisure or business, without visas, providing they have a valid passport with six months validity, return ticket, proof of funds and sound in mind. Maximum stay allowed is 180 days.
Citizens off all nationalities entering Nepal can get a visa on arrival for a period of up to 3 months, extendable to a maximum of 150 days in a calendar year. A passport with six months validity is necessary.
Citizens of the United States with a current passport – with at least 6 months remaining validity, proof of funds and a valid health insurance to cover their trip, can get up to four month stay without visa.
Reference: State Travel Dept