Democratic Republic of Congo

Tourist and Business Visas 

Classified Visa And Passport Services

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO

Tourist Visa Requirements

  • Original, signed United States passport with at least 6 months of remaining validity, after completion of stay and contain at least two blank visa page
  • 1 Fully completed and signed visa application
  • Passport-type photographs: 2
  • Copy of round trip airline tickets or itinerary, or letter of confirmation from travel agent
  • Copy of yellow fever vaccination certificate
  • Hotel reservation
  • A letter of invitation from a tourist agency or private host in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. This letter must be notarized at City Hall in the DRC and either be legalized by the DRC Ministry of Foreign Affairs or submitted with a formal declaration of liability “engagement de prise en charge” issued by the Direction Générale des Migrations (DGM).
  • If the tourist is not using either a tourist agency or private host, then, they need to provide a letter stating the purpose of the trip, the site the tourist plans to visit and the duration of the trip. This letter should be notarized by local authorities in the U.S. and be submitted with a declaration of liability “engagement de prise en charge” issued by the Direction Générale des Migrations (DGM).

Business Visa Requirements

  • Original, signed United States passport with at least 6 months of remaining validity, after completion of stay and contain at least two blank visa page
  • 1 Fully completed and signed visa application
  • Passport-type photographs: 2
  • Copy of round trip airline tickets or itinerary, or letter of confirmation from travel agent
  • Copy of yellow fever vaccination certificate
  • Business travelers must also include:
    – Company signed letter explaining the purpose of their trip and providing a financial guarantee. The letter must bear the original pen-to-paper signature of a company representative other than the applicant.
    – A letter of invitation from the company or partners to be visited in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The letter must be on company letterhead and signed by a representative of the company, and should include the applicant’s name and the name, address, and telephone number for a contact person at the overseas company. This letter must be notarized at City Hall in the DRC, it must also be legalized by the DRC Ministry of Foreign Affairs and submitted with a formal declaration of liability “engagement de prise en charge” issued by the Direction Générale des Migrations (DGM).

Visa Type Fee: (Payment is accepted by money order, certified check or company-issued checks only, and must be made payable in US dollars to:

The Embassy of the Democratic Republic of the Congo 1100 Connecticut Avenue N.W. Suite 725 Washington, D.C. 20036

Please note that fees are non-refundable.

Airport transit visa (One way)               $75
Airport transit visa (Roundtrip transit) $125
Single entry (1-month validity visa) $175
Single entry (2 months validity visa) $225
Single entry (3 months validity visa) $325
Single entry (6 months validity visa) $425
Multiple entries (1-month validity visa) $200
Multiple entries (2 months validity visa) $275
Multiple entries (3 months validity visa) $375
Multiple entries (6 months validity visa) $475

Get in touch

1300 Pennsylvania Avenue N.W.: Room C1-7: Washington, D.C. 20523: Tel. 202.842.8617 / 8618: Fax 202.842.8619: info@classifiedvps.com