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Democratic Republic Of The Congo Passport & Visa Requirements

Visa Agencies

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Travel Visa Pro, San Francisco, USA. (866) 378-1722 or www.TravelVisaPro.com

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Entry requirements for Americans

US nationals require a passport valid on arrival, and a visa, to enter the DRC.

Entry requirements for UK nationals

British nationals require a passport valid on arrival, and a visa, to enter the DRC.

Entry requirements for Canada

Canadian nationals require a passport valid on arrival, and a visa, to enter the DRC.

Entry requirements for Australians

Australian nationals require a passport valid on arrival, and a visa, to enter the DRC.

Entry requirements for South Africans

South African nationals require a passport valid on arrival, and a visa, to enter the DRC.

Entry requirements for New Zealanders

New Zealand nationals require a passport valid on arrival, and a visa, to enter the DRC.

Entry requirements for Irish nationals

Irish nationals require a passport valid on arrival, and a visa, to enter the DRC.

Passport/Visa Note

All foreigners entering the DRC require a visa obtained in advance, as well as a yellow fever vaccination certificate. If no diplomatic representation in country of origin, visas will only be granted on-arrival to passengers holding a pre-notification letter issued by the Direction Generale de Migration (DGM) officials. Documents and tickets for return or onward travel are required. NOTE: It is highly recommended that your passport has at least six months validity remaining after your intended date of departure from your travel destination. Immigration officials often apply different rules to those stated by travel agents and official sources.

Note: Passport and visa requirements are liable to change at short notice. Travellers are advised to check their entry requirements with their embassy or consulate.

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