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There is an embargo between the U.S. and Cuba and tourist travel is prohibited. This applies to: all Americans; those subject to U.S. jurisdiction; and anyone traveling via the U.S directly to Cuba. CPS Travels complies with all OFAC (Office of Foreign Assets Control) regulations and we update our trips as changes are issued. Travel to Cuba must fall under one of the following 11 General License categories:

Legal Travel Categories
  1. Family Visits
  2. Official business of the U.S./foreign governments, and intergovernmental organizations
  3. Journalistic activities
  4. Professional research and professional meetings
  5. Educational activities
  6. Religious activities
  7. Support for the Cuban people
  8. Humanitarian activities
  9. Activities of private foundations or research/educational institutes
10. Exportation, importation, or transmission of information or informational materials
11. Certain authorized export transactions
Cuba Drawings Courtesy of Brother Stephen Puichi Galban
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Documents Needed for Travel to Cuba: title
  U.S. BORN:
    • U.S. passport (valid for at least six (6) months after your trip)
    • Cuba Visa/Tourist Card


 CUBAN BORN:
  NOTE: Currently, it takes a long time to get an HE-11 Visa or Cuban passport


 If you came to the U.S. before 1971
    • U.S. passport and an HE-11 visa or Cuban passport
    • Proof of valid U.S. passport (valid for at least six (6) months after your trip)
    • Proof of being born in Cuba
    • Proof of living in the U.S. before 1971
    • Name and address of relatives you plan to visit or find (for family visit license)

 If you came to the U.S. after 1971
    • U.S. passport and an HE-11 visa or Cuban passport
    • Proof of valid U.S. passport (valid for at least six (6) months after your trip)
    • Proof of being born in Cuba
    • Proof of living in Cuba before 1971
    • Proof of coming to the U.S. after 1971
    • Name and address of relatives you plan to visit or find (for family visit license)