Congo Visa (Democratic Republic) – Kinshasa

Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaire) – Passport and Visa Required

Visa Requirements for U.S. Citizens

TOURIST

  • Valid and signed U.S. Passport (valid at least 6 months beyond the date of entry; with at least one blank visa page) – photocopy is not acceptable
  • Two Visa Application Forms completed and signed. The application form must have original signature.
  • Two Passport Type Photographs
  • International Certificate of Vaccination for Yellow Fever
  • Copy of the passport data page
  • Notarized Invitation from Democratic Republic of Congo, the notary’s signature MUST be endorsed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Francophonie (applicable for any invitation or letter of support issued by an individual residing in the Democratic Republic of Congo).  For invitations or letter of support sent by someone from provinces in the Democratic Republic of Congo, once notarized the letter of invitation/support must be validated by a subsidiary office (Centre de Capture) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Francophonie in that province.
  • Visa Approval Letter issued by the DGM (Direction General des Migrations)
  • For travelers applying for a tourist visa, please submit evidence (financial statement or letter of support) that shows they have adequate means of stay in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
  • Computer generated flight itinerary from the travel agent
  • Travel the World Visas Service Order Form

BUSINESS

  • Valid and signed U.S. Passport (valid at least 6 months beyond the date of entry; with at least one blank visa page) – photocopy is not acceptable
  • Two Visa Application Forms completed and signed. The application form must have original signature.
  • Two Passport Type Photographs
  • International Certificate of Vaccination for Yellow Fever
  • Copy of the passport data page
  • Computer generated flight itinerary from the travel agent
  • Business Letter from U.S. company
  • 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 Approval Letter issued by the DGM (Direction General des Migrations)
  • Travel the World Visas Service Order Form

Diplomatic/Official Travel

  • Submit your U.S. Official or Diplomatic Passport, must have at least 6 months remaining validity
  • Two Visa Application Forms, fully completed and signed
  • Two passport-type photographs
  • Travel the World Visas Service Order Form
  • Letter from sending department or agency, confirming the purpose of travel and dates of the intended visit
  • Copy of the passport data page
  • International Certificate of Vaccination for Yellow Fever

Fee Information

Service Fee:
$100.00/person/visa – Regular Processing – 3 to 4 Weeks Processing
No Rush processing Available

Consular Fee:
Single Entry
$180.00/visa – 1 Month Stay
$230.00/visa – 2 Months Stay
$330.00/visa – 3 Months Stay
$430.00/visa – 6 Months Stay

Multiple Entry
$205.00/visa – 1 Month Stay
$280.00/visa – 2 Months Stay
$380.00/visa – 3 Months Stay
$480.00/visa – 6 Months Stay

All consular fees above include a $5 money order fee (consulate/embassy accepts money order only)

Gratis (Official or Diplomatic passports  ONLY)

Return Mail Fee (1-3 passports):
For Alaska and Hawaii, please add $25.00

2-Day Delivery: $30.00
Overnight Delivery: $38.00
Saturday Delivery: $70.00

Travel the World Visas Service Order Form


For the safety of your passport, we recommend delivery by courier.  If there were a delay, we would be able to track or trace it.

Please send all required documents and payment (Money Order, Company Check, Cashier’s Check, American Express, Visa or MasterCard) by courier to:

TRAVEL THE WORLD VISAS, INC.
1930 18TH STREET NW, UNIT #1
WASHINGTON DC  20009

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NOTICE

Travel the World Visas acts only as an agent, and accepts no responsibility for the services of any Travel Agent, Consulate, Passport Agency or Embassy in connection with the granting of visas. We are not responsible for delays, loss of passports or damage caused by such service providers or the U.S. Mail.
Requirements and fees are for U.S. Citizens only. Contact Travel the World Visas for information on other nationalities.
Requirements and fees are subject to change without prior notice.
Sorry but all fees are non-refundable.