Congo Tourists Visa, Visa Guideline for Applications

Looking forward to visiting the Democratic republic of congo for primate Safari or already booked the flight to congo? Trying to Secure the visa to congo is a bit complicated compared to other East African Countries like Rwanda, Uganda. The Democratic Republic of the Congo since there are no electronic visas available, we hope that this will change soon. In the meantime, if you have any questions regarding your visa, feel free to contact our support service, free of charge and available 24/7.

Car Rental Congo has prepared this guide to enable you to secure the visa to congo for memorable Safari experience of both gorillas, Chimpanzee & Wildlife Safari.

Please note that not all countries in the world have a diplomatic mission of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Forms of Visas to Congo.

  • Congo Tourists Visa.

Travelers who have booked their congo Safari experiences are recommended to select the congo tourists visa which is always single visa entry, valid for 14 Days. When you have booked your gorilla safari experience to visit Kahuzi Biega National Park, Virunga National Park & Nyiragongo hike, the congo Safari Company will help you with the processing of the Congo Tourists Visa . its among the cheapest visa costing only 105 $$.

The Tour operator will work in strong partnership with the Park management to secure the Congo tourists visa Letters for your entry in Congo.

  • General Visas

The General Visa to congo is granted to travelers that are coming for other businesses and projects within the democratic republic of congo.   See the Costs below

Types and Cost

Single-entry transit visa: £30; double-entry transit visa: £60; one-month single-entry visa: £60; one-month multiple-entry visa: £90; two-month single-entry visa: £100; two-month multiple-entry visa: £120; three-month single-entry visa: £140; three-month multiple-entry visa: £150; six-month single-entry visa: £180; six-month multiple-entry visa: £220.

DR Congo Visa and Passport Requirements

Passport required Return ticket required Visa Required
Other EU Yes Yes Yes
USA Yes Yes Yes
Canadian Yes Yes Yes
Australian Yes Yes Yes
British Yes Yes Yes

Other Requirements

A yellow fever certificate, an onward ticket, sufficient funds, and a letter of invitation are required.

Nationals not referred to in the chart are advised to contact the embassy to check visa requirements for Congo.


One to six months. You must use the visa within three months of the date of the issue.

Application to

Consulate (or consular section at embassy).

Working days

Allow five to nine working days for visa processing if you apply in person and 10 to 18 days for postal applications. An express service of two to three days is available for an additional charge.

Embassies and tourist offices

  • British Embassy in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Telephone: 8155 66200.
Address: Gombe,
83, Avenue Roi Baudoin,
Opening times:

Mon-Thurs 0730-1600; Fri 0730-1400.

  • Embassy of the Democratic Republic of Congo in the USA

Telephone: (202) 234 7690.
Address: NW,
1726 M Street, Suite 601,
Washington, DC,
Opening times:

Mon-Fri 1000-1700.

  • Embassy of the Democratic Republic of Congo in the UK

Telephone: (020) 7580 3931.
Address: ,
49 Great Portland Street,
W1W 7LT,

Opening times:

Mon-Fri 0930-1100 (visa application); Wed-Fri 1100-1200 (collection).

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