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South Sudan 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 at least six months is required by all nationals referred to in the chart above.

Passport Note

At least one blank page is required.


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

You must provide a letter of invitation from a company/organisation/friends/relatives and a yellow fever vaccination certificate when applying for your visa.

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

Visa Note

If you are traveling from South Sudan to Sudan, you will be required to obtain a Sudanese visa or an entry permit prior to arrival at a port of entry.   

Types and Cost

Single-entry visa: £50; multiple-entry visa: £100.


Single-entry visa: one month; multiple-entry visa: three months.

Application to

South Sudan Embassy.

Working days

Allow seven working days for visa processing.

Sufficient Funds

You must show bank statements when applying for a visa to prove you have sufficient funds to cover your stay in South Sudan.

Extension of stay

If you plan to stay beyond the length of your visa, you need to apply for an extension at the Ministry of Interior before your visa expires.

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 South Sudan in the UK

Telephone: (020) 7554 8785
Address: , amilton House, Mabledon Place, London, WC1H 9BB,
Opening times:

Mon-Fri 0930-1700

Embassy of the South Sudan in the USA

Telephone: (202) 293 7940.
Address: , 1233 20th Street N.W., Suite 602, Washington, 20036,
Opening times:

Mon-Fri 0900-1700

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