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Cameroon Visa and Passport Requirements

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


A passport valid for a minimum of six months is required by all nationals referred to in chart above to enter Cameroon.


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

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

Visa Note

Visa applicants require a legalised letter of invitation and must show return or onward tickets and proof of travel insurance.

All applicants require a valid polio vaccination certificate.

Types and Cost

Tourist and business: £110 (three months) or £220 (six months).


Usually up to three or six months.

Application to

In person at the consulate (or consular section at embassy).

Working days

Passports are usually available for collection 48 hours after drop-off at the high commission/embassy.

Sufficient Funds

When applying for your visa, you need to supply a bank statement showing a balance of at least £1,000. This is waived if a travel agent or tour operator is organising your trip.

This page reflects our understanding of current rules for the most common types of travel to the said country. However, please note that each authority sets and forces entry rules, hence we strongly recommend that you verify critical information with the relevant embassy before travel.

Embassies and tourist offices

Embassy of the Republic of Cameroon in the USA

Telephone: (202) 265 8790.
Address: NW, 3400 International Drive, Washington, DC, 20008,
Opening times:

Mon-Fri 0900-1600.

Cameroon High Commission in the UK

Telephone: (020) 7727 0771.
Address: , 84 Holland Park, London, W11 3SB,
Opening times:

Mon-Fri 0930-1630.

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