Congo DRC Visa

Congo DRC Visa

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Congo DRC is eventually considered to be the most adventurous part of the Africa. The Congo DRC tourist visa is issued to the people willing to travel to this country for leisure purpose. It could be an individual, couple or a group of people applying for the visa, nevertheless the application has to be filled by each individual. The applicant after receiving the visa can travel to Congo DRC and is required to return to the homeland before the expiry of the visa. Apply for the visa to discover the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Get DR Congo visa for Indian, Congo democratic republic visa application form, DR Congo visa requirements, DRC tourist visa, DRC visa application and other services through Sanctum.

Congo DRC Visa Requirements

  • Original Passport [Current and Previous if applicable].
  • The Photograph must be 35 mm wide and 45 mm high. Face zoom of 70-80% is required, in white background.
  • Sponsorship Letter / Hotel Reservation notarized by Notary public : The letter should be attested by Congo Immigration (if sponsored)
  • 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 Generale des Migrations (DGM).
  • Financials: Proof of sufficient funds
  • Ticket: Confirmed return Air Ticket.
  • Medical: Copy of YFC (Yellow Fever Certificate) has to be submitted along with the visa application & applicant has to carry Original YFC at the time of travel.
  • Please Note: Visa applications submitted at the Embassy will be sent to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MINAFFECI), DR Congo for approval. Post approval from MINAFFECI, the visa applications will be processed.
  • Original D G M Letter

PS. Please contact our consultants for further details on Congo DRC Tourist Visa.

Sanctum Consulting Congo DRC Visa Process and Services

  • We will submit the completed and processed application to the embassy.
  • Sanctum agents will provide all information on the documents to submit as per Congo DRC visa requirement.
  • We will provide all the required letter formats for the visa .
  • Same day courier*.
  • The Congo DRC Embassy generally takes the decision within a time period of 12-15 business days. The processing time starts post the documents submitted at the respective embassy. Also, individuals can apply for the visa within 45 days from the travel date. 
  • Sanctum Processing time would be 15-17 business days.
  • We aim to provide you with the best services to ensure that you qualify and apply in a manner that results in visa approval.
  • We understand that every case is different; so we treat each case individually.
  • Same day issuance of travel insurance on actual policy cost.
  • Save Time & Effort at minimal cost.
  • Periodic Visa Updates.
  • You’re documents are safe, secure, confidential and our process is transparent!
  • Collect all essential documents and submit at embassy*.
Frequently asked questions

Does an Indian need a visa to go to Congo?
The Indians require a visa to travel to Congo. Depending on the travel plan, they need to apply under the right category. For example, if the travel is for a vacation, the applicant has to apply under tourist category.

How can I get Congo visa?
You need to gather the documents and send it to the embassy along with your passport and application form. The visa payment is made at the time of submission of the documents. You can get this all done through a third party vendor.

How much does a Congolese visa cost?
The visa fee is INR 14,000 per person. There would be additional costs involved. Check with our process consultants for the details on the same.

How do I get a visa to the Democratic Republic of Congo?
The applicant has to arrange the requirements as per his/her case. Then submit the documents, pay the visa fee and wait for the embassy’s decision.

How long does it take to get a visa to DRC?
The processing time for each Congo DRC visa application is 2-3 weeks. It is advisable to apply well before the travel date.

How much bank balance is required for Congo visa?
The proof of sufficient funds has to be shown. It is always good to show more amount of balance in the accounts and make sure it is a maintained account.For more information, contact Sanctum.

Can you get a visa on arrival in Congo?
Only the citizens of the countries: Kenya, Mauritius and Tanzania can get an on arrival visa to the Congo DRC. Indians need to apply for the stamping visa from India.

What is the eligibility criteria for Congo visa?
Foreign nationals having their source of income or business outside Congo DRC and willing to travel to this country are required to apply for the visa.

Congo Tourist Visa Requirements for Indians?
Passport, photographs, proof of funds, employment proof and Yellow fever certificate are few documents which are required for the visa processing. For complete list, do follow our website.

How long should the validity of my passport be in order to apply for the Congo visa?
The passport should have minimum validity of 6 more months before you apply for the Congo DRC visa.