Congo Kinashsa

Step 1: Collect Documents

Tourist Visa

Passport

Applications

Proof of Travel

    • Copy of round trip airline tickets or itinerary, or letter of confirmation from travel agent

Invitation Letter

    • Letter of invitation (notarized)
      • A letter of invitation from a tourist company approved by the Department of Foreign Ministry in Kinshasa is required.The letter must indicate the applicants name, passport number, and intended address in Congo.If invitations are sent by a private person/entity in the Democratic Rep. of Congo, it must be notarized and validated by Generale des Migrations (DGM). If none of the above available, you’ll need a notarized personal letter stating the purpose of trip, places to be visited while in DRC. This letter needs to be submitted along with the declaration of liability issued by the Generale des Migrations (DGM).

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Additional Requirements

  • International Certificate of Vaccination for Yellow Fever (Cholera recommended)

Business Visa

Passport

Applications

Invitation Letter

    • Letter of invitation from host government printed on their stationary or detailed letter of invitation by the Department of Foreign Ministry in Kinshasa is required.This letter must indicate the applicants name, passport number, and intended address in Congo.
      • If invitations are sent by a private person/entity in the Democratic Rep. of Congo, it must be notarized and validated at the city Hall in Congo and legalized by Direction Generale des Migrations (DMG).

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Company Letter

    • A company letter of intent and financial responsibility (Sample) typed on the company’s stationery stating the following information:
      • Introducing the applicant, stating the applicant’s position with the company.
      • Purpose of trip and a brief description of type of duties to be performed
      • Name of company/contacts
      • Financial responsibility for the applicant including return airfare.
      • The letter should be signed by an officer of the company other than the applicant.
    • Please address your letter to:
      • Embassy of Democratic Republic of Congo, Visa Section, Washington DC

Additional Requirements

  • International Certificate of Vaccination for Yellow Fever (Cholera recommended)
  • Important Notice

  • The At the present time the embassy of the Democratic Republic of Congo needs to obtain an approval from their department of Foreign Ministry before they are able to issue a visa. The processing at this time is minimum of 10 business days and it may exceed that.

Step 2: Fees

A-1 Passport’s Fees:

PriceTypeProcessing Time
$95Regular10 business days
$115Rush (when permitted by embassy)5 business days or less

Please note that a $5 money order/check fee will be added to consular visa fee.

Consular Fees:

TypeEntryPriceStayValidityProcessing Time
RegularSingle$180Up to 30 days1 month10 business days
RegularSingle$2252 months2 months10 business days
RegularSingle$3253 months3 months10 business days
RegularSingle$4256 months6 months10 business days
RegularMultiple$2001 month1 month10 business days
RegularMultiple$2752 months2 months10 business days
RegularMultiple$3753 months3 months10 business days
RegularMultiple$4756 months6 months10 business days

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Return Shipping Fees

SpeedPriceQuantity
Priority Overnight$281-3 Passports
Priority Overnight$314+ Passports
Saturday Delivery$411-3 Passports

Please be advised that the shipping fee for some states are slightly higher than the ones mentioned above. Your receipt should indicate the fee differences also the above rates apply to most Continental USA. Higher rate applies to Alaska, Puerto Rico, Hawaii and US Virgin Islands.

Please note that all packages are shipped with “No Signature Required” option. The envelope will be placed by your door or in your mailbox if at the time of delivery nobody is present to receive the package. If you do require a direct or indirect signature at the time of delivery, you must indicate that on your order form when sending your documents to our office and there will be additional fee charged to you depending on the delivery distance from our office.

Calculate: Consular Fee + A1 Service Fee + Shipping = Total Due

Step 3: Shipping

Please forward the completed requirements detailed above to:

A-1 Passport & Visa Express,
1012 14th St NW, #630
Washington D.C. 20005

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