If you stay in the U.S.
on the basis of a United States Permanent Resident Card – or USCIS Form I-551, popularly known as the Green Card – your ability to travel to Europe without a visa will depend on the country that has issued your passport.
Do green card holders need a visa to Europe?
Greencard holders need to apply for Schengen visa, just like temporary visa holders, if they are a citizen of the country that requires Schengen visa. Millions of non-U.S. citizens who live in the U.S. would like to visit Europe for a vacation.
What countries can green card holder can travel without a visa?
North America and Central America
- Canada. Passport required at port of entry into Canada; green card required at port of re-entry into United States.
- Costa Rica.
- British Virgin Islands.
- Dominican Republic.
- Caribbean part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
How many countries can you visit with a US green card?
Can you travel internationally with a green card?
Permanent residents are free to travel outside the United States, and temporary or brief travel usually does not affect your permanent resident status. To travel to a foreign country, you will need to present a passport and your Permanent Resident Card (Green Card).
Can a US green card holder travel to France without visa?
Green card holders in America do not get to enjoy visa-free travel to France unlike the citizens of the United States. You need to apply for a visa to France with the local French consulate in the US before you are allowed to visit France for either tourism or business purpose.
Can I stay more than 6 months outside US with green card?
As a permanent resident or conditional permanent resident you can travel outside the United States for up to 6 months without losing your green card. If you intend to stay outside the United States for a year or more you will need a Reentry Permit.