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Democratic Republic of Congo

Washington Express Visas provides expedited Congolese visa services to the Democratic Republic of Congo Embassy.

Washington Express Visas offers same day pick-up and prompt, reliable Congolese visa services. When others tell you it will take weeks to get your visa, call us and we can do it in mere days. We will walk you through the process step-by-step and immediately notify you if any problems or delays occur. Your documents can either be picked up and returned directly to your office, or you can send them to us via FedEx, UPS, etc. to our Processing Office.

For a U.S. citizen requesting a Congolese Visa, we will need the following:

Our Processing & Filing Services (Disclaimer)

Washington Express Visas is an experienced visa & document processing provider. We can help you complete your application timely and accurately in order to avoid delays. We can also file & process your application for you for a fee. However, you can also fill out and submit your application for free (excluding embassy fees), by visiting the Democratic Republic of Congo Embassy website. Please note that we have no affiliation with any government embassy or agency.

Congolese Tourist Visa Documents:

  • U.S. Passport – You must provide your signed passport. Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months and have a blank page available.
  • Congolese Visa Application Form – Please provide a completed visa application form in duplicate. Click here for the pdf of the application. Because the application changes on occasion, we’ve also provided a link to the Democratic Republic of Congo Embassy website so you can get the most recent version directly from the Embassy website. The application form must be filled out completely and have answers for all fields.
  • Washington Express Visas Visa Request Form – filled out completely.
  • Photograph – Please provide 2 color, passport size photos. The photos must be printed on photo paper, must be 2″ by 2″ and have a white background, and must have been taken in the last 6 months.
  • A copy of the Permanent Residence document “Green Card” for non US citizens.
  • Copy of your round trip airline tickets or a letter from your travel agent confirming that round trip tickets will be issued. Itinerary is not accepted unless it shows the ticket number(s), or that the ticket is paid for.
  • An international Inoculation Certificate against yellow fever.
  • A letter of invitation from company or host in Democratic Republic of Congo this letter must be notarized at City Hall in the DRC must legalized by the DRC Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The DRC consulate requires all travelers to submit a formal declaration of liability “engagement de prise en charge” issued by the Direction Générale des Migrations (DGM).

Minor Children (under 18 years) must also have:

  • Travel Authorization for Minors Form (Notarized). All applicants under 18 years of age, who are traveling alone, or in the company of only one parent, will only be allowed out of DRC when duly authorized by the absent parent(s).
  • Notarized photocopy of birth certificate.
  • In the event of absent parent(s), a notarized letter of parental consent authorizing the Consulate General of the Democratic Republic of Congo to issue a visa, signed by the absent parent(s) or guardian(s).

Congolese Business Visa Documents:

  • U.S. Passport – You must provide your signed passport. Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months and have a blank page available.
  • Congolese Visa Application Form – Please provide a completed visa application form in duplicate. Click here for the pdf of the application. Because the application changes on occasion, we’ve also provided a link to the Democratic Republic of Congo Embassy website so you can get the most recent version directly from the Embassy website. The application form must be filled out completely and have answers for all fields.
  • Washington Express Visas Visa Request Form– filled out completely.
  • Photograph – Please provide 2 color, passport size photos. The photos must be printed on photo paper, must be 2″ by 2″ and have a white background, and must have been taken in the last 6 months.
  • A copy of the Permanent Residence document “Green Card” for non US citizens.
  • Letter of invitation from company or host in Democratic Republic of Congo this letter must be notarized at City Hall in the DRC must legalized by the DRC Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The DRC consulate requires all travelers to submit a formal declaration of liability “engagement de prise en charge” issued by the Direction Générale des Migrations (DGM).
  • Copy of your airline ticket or travel agent itinerary.
  • An international Inoculation Certificate against yellow fever.

Embassy Processing Times and Fees:

Congolese Consular Fees:

  • One-way Transit Visa: – $75
  • Two-way Transit Visa – $125
  • Single Entry for One Month Duration – $175
  • Single Entry for Two Months Duration – $225
  • Single Entry for Three Months Duration -$325
  • Single Entry for Six Months Duration – $425
  • Multiple Entry for One Month Duration – $200
  • Multiple Entry for Two Months Duration – $275
  • Multiple Entry for Three Months Duration – $375
  • Multiple Entry for Six Months Duration – $475

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Washington Express Visas Fees:

  • Regular Visa Service (10 business days): $185

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Forward Documents to:

Washington Express Visas
1725 DeSales St. NW #808
Washington, DC 20036





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We ask that you send the documents listed above via FedEx or UPS so the delivery can be tracked. Please call us at 202-393-3030 to let us know that your documents have been sent.

Additional Information:

Passport required.

  • Passport and/or passport replacing documents must be valid for the period of intended stay.

Visa required.

Additional Information:

Health Information for Democratic Republic of Congo:

  • Vaccination against yellow fever is required.