Service Information

Useful information for travellers planning to visit Dalmatia, Croatia.

If you call from a foreign number, add +385 (country code for Croatia) before the numbers below. +385 is the country code for Croatia. When calling a from a Croatian number, you don't need to add 0 before the numbers below (without +385).

112 - For emergencies

192 – Police

193 – Fire Brigade

194 – Ambulance

195 – Search and Rescue if at sea

1987 – Road Assistance

01 4640 800 – HAK (Croatian Automobile Club)

11888 – Telephone Directory

18166 – Weather Forecast

18981 – General Information

11802 – International Telephone Directory

Travel documents are intended a being passports or any other internationally recognized identity card. Tourists may remain in Croatia for up to three months. Citizens of the European Union are not required to have a visa when entering the Republic of Croatia. Aliens not requiring visas for entering the Republic of Croatia may sojourn in the Republic of Croatia for up to 90 days over a 6 month period, including the first entry. A complete list of Visa Regime Regulations is available on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration web site:


The Republic of Croatia's Customs regulations are coherent with European Union regulations. Foreign citizens may introduce their personal luggage without any restrictions. Foreign currency may be freely introduced and removed from the country (up to 3,000 €); and up to 15,000 kn of domestic currency. Valuable professional and technical equipment must be declared on the border. Republic of Croatia Customs Administration:


Hospitals and clinics exist in every large, and ambulance services, dispensaries and pharmacies also exist in small towns and villages. Foreign tourists are not required to pay for medical services if a Health Care Convention has been subscribed between their country and the Republic of Croatia. If customers come from a Country that has not subscribed to the then medical service costs will be directly charged to the customer in accordance with the price list. For patients whose lives are in danger, emergency air transport (by helicopter) or by sea (powerboat) are at their disposal. Tourists may take advantage of private doctor's and dental services, by paying the full price for all medical services.


The national currency is the Croatian kuna (abbreviation KN). Currently in circulation are banknotes of 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500 and 1000 KN and coins of 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 and 50 lipa and 1, 2 and 5 kn. (1 kuna = 100 lipa) Foreign currency may be exchanged in banks, exchange offices, post offices, tourist agencies, hotels, camp-sites, marinas in accordance with the current exchange rate (with or without provision). Cheques may be cashed in banks.

Card payment: Payment in the shops, restaurants and in every place where credit card symbols (Diners, American, Eurocard - Mastercard, Visa) and Eurocheques can be seen. Cash dispenser machines are also available for tourists.

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