Questions & Answers about Congo Visa

❓ Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for Congo visa

The validity of a Congo visa can vary depending on the type and purpose of the visa. Here is a list of the different types of Congo visas and their respective validity periods:
  • Single-entry visa: typically valid for 30 days
  • Multiple-entry visa: usually valid for 90 days
  • Transit visa: generally valid for a maximum of 7 days
  • Business visa: often valid for 90 days
  • Tourist visa: typically valid for 30 days
  • Work visa: duration varies depending on the work contract
  • Student visa: validity depends on the duration of the academic program
  • Residence visa: usually valid for one year

Yes, there are specific entry restrictions for Congo:
  • A valid passport is required for entry into Congo.
  • Visas are required for all visitors except for citizens of certain countries under specific bilateral agreements. It is advised to check with the nearest Congolese embassy or consulate for visa requirements.
  • Proof of yellow fever vaccination is required for entry into Congo.
  • It is recommended to have a return or onward ticket.

Yes, a visa is required for transit through Congo.
  • A valid passport
  • Transit visa
  • Proof of onward travel
  • Yellow fever vaccination certificate

  • Valid passport
  • Completed visa application form
  • Two recent passport-sized photographs
  • Letter of invitation from the Congolese company/employer
  • Copy of the employment contract or letter of appointment
  • Proof of educational qualifications
  • Curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Proof of payment of visa fee
  • Proof of accommodation arrangements in Congo
  • Medical certificate
  • Police clearance certificate

  • Yellow fever vaccination.

Yes, you can apply for a visa on arrival in Congo.
  • Valid passport
  • Proof of accommodation
  • Return ticket
  • Proof of sufficient funds
  • Yellow fever vaccination certificate

The cost of a business visa to Congo is as follows:
  • Visa application fee
  • Visa processing fee
  • Visa service fee
  • Travel agency or consulate fee
  • Additional fees for expedited processing, if required

It typically takes around 2 to 4 weeks to process a visa for Congo. The processing time may vary depending on the specific type of visa and the embassy or consulate involved. It is important to note that this is an estimated timeframe and actual processing times may be longer or shorter. Here is a list of items required for a Congo visa application:
  • Completed visa application form
  • Valid passport with at least 6 months validity
  • Passport-sized photographs
  • Copy of flight itinerary
  • Proof of accommodation in Congo
  • Yellow fever vaccination certificate
  • Proof of travel insurance
  • Bank statements showing sufficient funds
  • Letter of invitation from host in Congo (if applicable)

  • A valid passport with at least six months validity from the date of entry
  • A completed visa application form
  • Two passport-sized color photographs
  • Proof of travel arrangements, including confirmed round-trip ticket
  • Proof of accommodation arrangements, such as hotel reservation
  • Proof of sufficient funds to cover the cost of stay
  • An invitation letter from a host in Congo (if applicable)
  • A vaccination certificate for yellow fever
  • Proof of travel insurance coverage
  • Visa fee payment