Capital: Luxembourg City

Language: Luxembourgish, French, German

Area: 2586.4 km²

Population: 576249

Timezone : UTC/GTM 1

Currency: euro (€)

Code: +352

Electric sockets: 230 V AC, 50Hz. Type F also known as Schuko. This socket also works with plug C (standard European plug) and plug E

Luxembourg is a member of the Schengen Area.

To travel to Luxembourg U.S. citizens are required to:

  • Hold a valid passport
  • From 2022, a valid ETIAS visa waiver will be required

ETIAS is not a visa, it is the new electronic travel authorization for Europe and will be a mandatory entry requirement for U.S. citizens from 2022. The visa waiver is valid for stays of up to 90 days anywhere in the Schengen Area.

U.S. citizens staying in Luxembourg for more than 90 days:

  • ETIAS for Americans is only valid for short-term stays of up to 90 days. If you intend to remain in Luxembourg longer than 90 days, you must obtain the appropriate visa.
  • All foreigners must register with the local authorities within three business days of arrival in Luxembourg

U.S. Embassy in Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

Address: 22 Boulevard Emmanuel Servais L-2535 Luxembourg

Phone: (+352) 46 01 23 00

Fax: (+352) 46 14 01

Tourist Travel Information about Luxembourg

etias luxembourgThe Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, is a landlocked country in the Benelux bordered by Belgium, France and Germany. It is the only Grand Duchy in the world and is the second-smallest of the European Union member states.

Luxembourg is one of the smallest countries in the world, with an area of around 2,586 square kilometres (999 square miles), it is slightly smaller than the state of Rhode Island in the United States. Forests cover more than a third of the country, and just over half of them are privately owned

Despite its small size, Luxembourg dreams big! It has the highest GDP per capita in the world and its GDP is almost three times the average GPD of EU. Luxembourg’s main industries are iron and steel, banking, food processing and chemicals.

Thanks to its strategic location in the heart of Western Europe, and to its natural beauty, and as one of the three richest countries in the world, Luxembourg enjoys a very high standard of living.

Interesting facts

  • Just under half of the permanent residents in Luxembourg are foreign – with around 170 different nationalities living in the country. Portuguese make up the biggest group at 16.4 percent. Additionally, just over 60 percent of the population of Luxembourg have an immigrant background according to the Duchy of Luxembourg’s Statistics Portal
  • The education system of Luxembourg is trilingual; students in primary schools are taught in Luxembourgish in the initial stage before changing to German, whereas in the secondary schools lectures are delivered in French
  • Luxembourg is one of the founder-members of NATO, the Western European Union, the European Union, the United Nations and the Benelux. It is the bench of many institutions and agencies of the EU
  • The motto of the Luxembourg is ‘Mir wëlle bleiwe wat mir sinn’ which stands for ‘We want to remain what we are’
  • The RTL Group (Radio Télévision Luxembourg) is Europe's largest TV, radio and production company. It has 34 television channels and 33 radio stations in 12 countries

Medical Information for U.S. citizens

Recommended vaccines:

  • Routine Vaccines
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Rabies


  • 112 is the pan-European emergency number and is always free to call.
  • 112 – Medical emergency, ambulance, fire, vet, doctors
  • 113 – Police
  • 44 22 44 - Fire brigade, Luxembourg City

Related Countries


All American citizens who wish to travel to Belgium must apply for an Etias Visa Waiver. Read about the Belgium ETIAS requirements for U.S. travelers.


When traveling to France, US citizens should apply for an ETIAS visa waiver. Find out more about the traveling requisites for US travelers visiting France.


Any US citizen traveling to Germany will be expected to apply for an Etias Visa Waiver. Learn about Germany entry requirements for US visitors.