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Republic of Congo Visa and Passport Requirements

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


A passport valid for six months is required by all nationals referred to in the chart above to enter the Republic of Congo.


Visas are required by all nationals referred to in the chart above to enter Congo.

All travellers require a yellow fever vaccination certificate.

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

Visa Note

When applying for a visa, you must provide a letter of invitation or hotel reservation plus a copy of your airline tickets or itinerary.

Types and Cost

15-day visa: £60; 30-day visa: £90; 60-day visa: £120; 90-day visa: £150; 180-day visa: £300.


15, 30, 60, 90 or 180 days.

Application to

Consulate (or consular section at embassy). In the UK, you should apply in person or by post to the honorary consulate.

Working days

Visas are usually ready to be collected the day after you submit the application.

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 Congo in the USA

Telephone: (202) 726 5500.
Address: , 1720 16th Street NW, Washington, DC 20009,
Opening times:

Mon-Thurs 0900-1600; Fri 0900-1500.

Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Congo in the UK

Telephone: (020) 3077 9958.
Address: , 3rd Floor - Holborn Gate (HRG), 26 Southampton Buildings, London, WC2A 1PN,
Opening times:

Mon-Fri 1030-1500.

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