Tourist & Business Visa Requirements

Congo (Republic)

Travel Notes

Citizenship: USA

Please note this visa requirements are for US citizens only. If you are not a US citizen please contact our office at (914) 592-2760.

US passport must be signed, valid for at least 6 months and with at least 2-3 blank visa pages not amendment pages in passport. If your passport does not meet the requirements, we can assist with obtaining new passport or passport renewal for a valid US passport.

Pre-Check Documents are available

Concierge Service is available for this country

Entry Requirements
  • Valid Signed Passport
    • Applicant must submit their current signed passport.

Note: In order to obtain visas, passport must have at least two blank visa pages side by side. Pages in the passport marked “Amendment” pages are not valid for visas. JIDS can help you add additional pages to your passport or renew it if you need more validity. If you require passport services, please refer to our passport services section

  • One application form properly filled out, dated and signed by the applicant
Photo Requirement
  • Applicant must submit (2) color, passport style 2 x 2 photograph.The photos must be recent within 6 months, and generally not the same photo as in the passport.

See digital image requirements: Passport Photo Requirements.

Proof of Travel
  • Must submit a computer-generated itinerary from a travel agency or online travel site. E-confirmation from an airline or travel company showing departure from the U.S. and arrival/departure is acceptable with a valid record locator.
If Business Cover : Letter from the U.S. Company

Note: Self-employed must also submit a copy of a recent bank statement.

  • For business letter please note the following:
    • Applicant must submit a Business letter of support from a U.S. based company.
    • This letter must be on your company letterhead.
    • This letter must be sign by someone other than the applicant.
    • Passport Information
    • How your expenses will be paid
      Must be an original signed document. Afghanistan also requires Passport Information in the letter.

See example below:
Example of Business Letter

Invitation letter from your business contact in Congo
  • Signed and notarized in the Republic of the Congo
If Tourism:
  • Proof of funds (e.g. bank statements)
  • Proof of employment (e.g. letter from your employer)
  • Other documents relating to your trip, such as an invitation from your personal contacts in the Republic of the Congo, tour agenda, etc…
  • Yellow Fever must be included with passport when submitting application

Just-In Document Service, Inc. service fee
Please refer to our pricing page or call us (914) 592-2760.

NON US CITIZENS: Additional requirements
  • If you’re a United States Alien resident, a copy of your Green Card must be attached to your application.
  • If you’re a United States Visa holder, a copy of your U.S. Visa must be attached to your application.
Accompanying MINORS :
  • Application form signed by both parents or legal guardian(s).
  • Notarized letter of consent signed by both parents or legal guardian(s).
  • Original and copy of the minor’s birth certificate.
  •  A copy of a US State ID.
Consular processing FEES- Application Fees
  • 100 US $: One month/single entry
  • 150 US $: One month/multiple entry
  • 175 US $: Two months/single entry
  • 200 US $: Two months/multiple entry
  • 300 US $: Three months/ multiple entry
  • 400 US $: Six months/ multiple entry
Return Shipping fees:
  •  Federal Express starting at $34.95 and up for priority Weekday Delivery based on zip code.Special Deliveries of Federal Express VARY (Ex. SATURDAY DELIVERY OR 8AM DELIVERY, call for rates)RESIDENT home deliveries are an additional $3.00 to have signature required.Verify SIGNATURE OR NO SIGNATURE must be selected.
  • You can include a printed air bill to avoid additional charges. Account numbers without air bill will be charged $5.00.
Health Requirements
  • International certificates of vaccination showing proof of immunity against yellow fever (valid within six months). Must be given with the passport when we submit the application.
  • Own preventive measure: Malaria.
  • Visit the Center for Disease Control: CDC.GOV for complete health requirements.
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