Travelling to DR Congo
If you are travelling to Congo for business or leisure you will require a visa ON ARRIVAL to enter. Please note that the granting of any Congolese Visa is dependent upon consular discretion.
Nationals of Kenya can obtain a visa on arrival for a maximum stay of 7 days. They can apply to extend their stay.
- A valid Passport
- A photocopy of the passport + original
- 2 passport size pictures
- A letter of invitation or a letter legalized in D.R Congo or A letter from company/organization.
- For Diplomatic, official passport, UN Laissez-passer holder, a note verbale is required from their esteemed Embassy/high commission or organization in this case the visa is gratis.
- One (01) form to be filled
Visa fees are as follows (payable in Kenya shilling)
- 1-month single entry: 4,950/=
- 1-month multiple entry: 7,650/=
- 2-months single entry: 8,550/=
- 2-months multiple entry: 11,250/=
- 3-months single entry 12,150/=
- 3-months multiple entry 13,950/=
- 6-months single entry: 16,650/=
- 6-months multiple entry 22,050/=
Visitors are required to hold documents required for their next destination.
Passengers with a long term visa must hold an exit/re-entry visa. This does not apply to passengers with a Visa d'Etablissement Permanent (VEP).
When the number of entries is not specified, the visa is only valid for one entry.
Visitors not holding visas issued in the country of residence could be refused entry. Visas issued in another country will only be accepted when there is no embassy of Congo (Dem. Rep.) in the country of residence.
Visitors are not permitted to enter Congo (Dem. Rep.) on the date of expiry indicated on their visa. At the latest, the visa may be used one day before the date of expiry.
Visitors not holding return/onward tickets could be refused entry.
Vaccination against yellow fever required.
Flights to DRC
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