Sudan Visa and Passport Requirements

Passport required Return ticket required Visa required
Australian Yes Yes Yes
British Yes Yes Yes
Canadian Yes Yes Yes
Other EU Yes Yes Yes
USA Yes Yes Yes

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Passports

To enter Sudan, a passport valid for at least six months is required by nationals referred to in the chart above.

Visas

Visas for Sudan are required by all nationals referred to in the chart above.

Visa note

The Sudanese authorities refuse entry and transit to holders of passports that contain visas for Israel (either valid or expired).

You must register with the Aliens Department within three days of arrival for a fee of around £35 (payable in local currency). You need to bring two passport-size photos.

Nationals not referred to in the chart above are advised to contact the embassy to check visa requirements.

Types and cost

Visit visa (covers all types of visit): £55. A letter of introduction is required.

Validity

Visit visa: 60 days from the date of issue and valid for a stay of up to 60 days from the date of entry.

Application to

Consular section at embassy.

Working days

Allow four to six weeks for visa processing.

Extension of stay

If you wish to extend your visit, you should contact the General Directorate of Passports, Immigration and Nationality, Ministry of Interior, Khartoum.

Embassies and tourist offices

British Embassy in Sudan
Telephone: (183) 777105 Website: http://ukinsudan.fco.gov.uk/en Opening times: Sun-Wed 0800 – 1600, Thurs 0800 – 1430 (embassy); Sun– Thurs 0830 – 1330 (acceptance of applications), 1330 – 1430 for enquiries except Thurs which is 1300 -1400 (visas).
Embassy of the Republic of Sudan in the USA
Telephone: (202) 338 8565. Website: http://www.sudanembassy.org Opening times: Mon-Fri: 0900-1600
Embassy of the Republic of Sudan in the UK
Telephone: (020) 7839 8080. Website: http://www.sudan-embassy.co.uk Opening times: Mon-Fri 0930-1600 (general enquiries); Mon-Fri 0930-1230 (visa section).

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Visa and passport information is updated regularly and is correct at the time of publishing. You should verify critical travel information independently with the relevant embassy before you travel.