Croatia has lifted all border crossing restrictions related to Covid-19. There are no mandatory safety measures in the country other than the usual general recommendations (hygiene, physical distance where possible, masks). Masks are only mandatory in health care settings. Please see here: https://www.koronavirus.hr/en
In shops you will find prices are shown in HRK (national currency) and EUR. This is part of the preparatory phase for introducing EUR in Croatia. Payment is still made in HRK ONLY.
The official currency in Croatia is the kuna (HRK) (1 kuna = 100 lipa). Foreign currency can be exchanged in banks, exchange offices, post offices and in the majority of tourist information offices, hotels and campsites. Credit cards (Eurocard / Mastercard, Visa, American Express and Diners) are accepted in almost all hotels, marinas, restaurants, shops and cash machines.
Travel Documents for Entering Croatia
ID (EU and EEA citizens and Switzerland) or passport. A visa is necessary for citizens of some third countries.
Croatian visa policy can be checked here: https://mvep.gov.hr/services-for-citizens/consular-information-22802/visas-22807/22807 .
Diplomatic missions and consular offices of the Republic of Croatia abroad (https://mvep.gov.hr/embassies-and-consulates/embassies-of-the-republic-of-croatia-in-the-world/244601 ) or
the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Republic of Croatia.
Tel. +385 (0)1 4569 964
The customs law of the European Union and the national customs law of the Republic of Croatia are applicable on the territory of the Republic of Croatia as a European Union and customs union member state, as well as a common market participant.
Source: Croatian National Tourist Board
Power supply: 220 V, frequency 50 Hz
Tap water is safe to drink in all parts of Croatia.
If you notice a natural, technical or technological threat or an accident which might threaten the life or well-being of people, property or environment, dial 112, your call is free of charge, 24 hours a day and can be made from any telephone device in the Republic of Croatia.
By dialing 112 you can reach:
- emergency medical services
- the fire department
- the police department
- mountain rescue
- coastguard rescue
- the help of other emergency services and protection and rescue operation forces
- important telephone numbers
International country code for Croatia: +385
Fire Brigade: 193 84
Shops and Public Services
Most shops are open from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. on weekdays, and many are open during the weekend as well.
Public services and business offices generally work from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m., Monday to Friday