Democratic Republic of Congo Visa and Passport Requirements
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To enter Congo, a passport valid for at least six months is required by all nationals referred to in the chart above.
A visa is required by all nationals referred to in the chart above to enter Congo.
A yellow fever certificate, onward ticket, sufficient funds and letter of invitation are required.
Nationals not referred to in the chart are advised to contact the embassy to check visa requirements for Congo.
Types and Cost
Single-entry transit visa: £30; double-entry transit visa: £60; one-month single-entry visa: £60; one-month multiple-entry visa: £90; two-month single-entry visa: £100; two-month multiple-entry visa: £120; three-month single-entry visa: £140; three-month multiple-entry visa: £150; six-month single-entry visa: £180; six-month multiple-entry visa: £220.
One to six months. You must use the visa within three months of the date of issue.
Consulate (or consular section at embassy).
Allow five to nine working days for visa processing if you apply in person and 10 to 18 days for postal applications. An express service of two to three days is available for an additional charge.
Our visa and passport information is updated regularly and is correct at the time of publishing,
We strongly recommend that you verify critical information unique to your trip with the relevant embassy before travel.
Embassies and tourist offices
British Embassy in Democratic Republic of Congo
Telephone: 8155 66200.
Address: Gombe, 83, Avenue Roi Baudoin, Kinshasa, ,
Mon-Thurs 0730-1600; Fri 0730-1400.
Embassy of the Democratic Republic of Congo in the USA
Telephone: (202) 234 7690.
Address: NW, 1726 M Street, Suite 601, Washington, DC, 20036,
Embassy of the Democratic Republic of Congo in the UK
Telephone: (020) 7580 3931.
Address: , 49 Great Portland Street, London, W1W 7LT,
Mon-Fri 0930-1100 (visa application); Wed-Fri 1100-1200 (collection).