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Republic Of The Congo Visa


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Processing Time (10-12 Working days Days after submission)

Tourist Visa (Popular)

Processing time Stay period Validity Entry Fee
10-12 Working days Until valid visa 1 Month Single Entry INR 7,199/-

Business Visa

Processing time Stay period Validity Entry Fee
10-12 Working days Until valid visa 1 Month Single Entry INR 7,199/-

Documents required for Republic Of The Congo Visa

Original Passport with at least 6 months validity and minimum 3 blank pages + all old passports if any

3 Copies of Visa Application form: completed and signed

3 recent photographs: colour photo with white background and matt finish. view image

Personal Covering letter: explaining purpose of travel to the country

Evidence of Financial Funds: bank statement of last 6 months with minimum balance of at least USD 5000

Air tickets: proof of return flight tickets from and back to your home country

Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate

Kindly note: The Govt is very strict on the photograph requirement; please ensure that your photos are as per the specifications.


  • Supporting documents as per your occupation, type of visit:

    1. If Employed:

    • Leave Sanctioned Certificate: with company seal providing approval for leave
    • Salary Slips: of last 3 months

    2. If Self Employed:

    • Business Proof: Registration License/MOA/Partnership deed
    • Company Bank Statement: stamped & updated for last 6 months with bank seal
    • Company’s Income Tax Returns: of last 3 years

    3. If Retired:

    • Retirement Proof: pension book, statement etc

    4. If Student

    • ID Card: from school, college or institute

    5. If Minor

    • Birth Certificate showing the names of both parents
    • Legalized Letter of Consent (NOC)
      • If the child is travelling with one parent, the letter of consent authorizing travel must be legalized by the other parent
      • If the child is travelling alone or without either parent, a notarized letter of consent from both parents permitting travel
    • Death Certificate: in case one or both parents are deceased
    • ID Proof: of parents

    6. If Visiting friend or relative

    • Invitation letter: stating the relationship with the inviter and purpose of visiting the country
    • ID Proof of Inviter: Passport or Resident Permit
    • Address Proof of Inviter: Utility bill

    7. If Sponsored

    • Sponsorship Letter: sponsors need to provide the name of the visitors, what the purpose of the visit is, relationship with the visitors, length of stay, dates of travel & any other additional information if necessary
    • ID Proof of Inviter: Passport or Resident Permit
    • Address Proof of Inviter: Utility bill
    • Proof of Financial Support: updated bank statement, pay slips

    8. For Business Visa

    • Invitation Letter: from host company stating purpose of trip, business details etc
    • Business Covering Letter: from Indian company on company letterhead


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FAQ of Republic Of The Congo Visas

What is a Congo visa?

The visa is a document for travel and business purposes and allows citizens of India to enter the DRC for a given number of days.

How can I apply for a Republic of Congo visa online?

With chillontrip, the process of applying for a Republic of Congo visa online is easy and seamless. The steps are:

1. Choose your preferred type of Republic of Congo visa based on your travel type

2. Pay online

3. Submit your documents through our pick up & drop service

4. Receive your visa when approved

What are the types of Congo visa for Indians?

You can choose between a travel visa for 30 days or a business visa valid for 6 months, depending on their reason for travel.
Tourist visas are for those Indian citizens travelling to the DRC for sightseeing, recreation and casual visits to friends or families. Business visas are ideal for Indian citizens wishing to attend business meetings with Congolese companies or exhibit on behalf of companies outside the DRC.

What is the earliest I can apply for a Congo visa online?

The earliest date to apply for a Congolese visa is 3 months before the date of travel to the country. Visas will not be processed for applications submitted earlier than 3 months ahead of planned dates.

How long does it take to process a Congo visa for Indians?

The application and approval for a Congolese visa normally takes 10-12 working days.

Do I get single or multiple entries on my Congo visa?

In case of a tourist visa, a single entry is granted. For business visas, you can get multiple entry visas extending between three to six months.

Are there any additional charges to pay while applying for a Congo visa for Indians?

The visa fee is exclusive of taxes and is subject to change based on the Embassy’s directive.

How do I pay my Congo visa fees?

You need to pay the visa fee online. These fees are non-refundable.

Do I need to submit my passport along with the application?

Yes, as the Congolese visa is a vignette or sticker that is placed on an empty page of a passport. Please ensure your passport has at least 2 consecutive blank pages.

Is the Congolese visa valid for the whole of DRC?

Yes, the visa is valid for travel through the whole of DRC through designated entry and exit ports.

Is it possible to expedite processing for a Congo tourist visa from India?

The embassy in New Delhi does not currently offer any expedited visa processing services. It is advised, therefore, to apply well in advance of travel dates.

Can I extend a Congolese visa?

You can request to get your visa extended at the nearest Office of Immigration. The approval of extension is subject to the officers’ decisions and Embassy directives.

Can I get a Congolese visa while in the country?

No, you cannot get a Congolese visa while in the country or at any port of entry. They must be applied for well in advance of the dates of travel.

From when is my visa valid?

Your visa is valid from the date your visa was issued. It should not be calculated from the date of entry into the DRC.

What if my Congolese visa gets rejected?

Decisions for a Congo visa rejection are made by the Embassy of the Democratic Republic of Congo, New Delhi. Upon refusal or granting of a visa for a shorter period, no refund will be issued.

Is it mandatory to get medical insurance to travel to the DRC?

Medical insurance is not a mandatory part of Congo visa requirements. It is still advisable to purchase a medical insurance plan to cover your medical expenses in the DRC. chillontrip can assist you with the ideal travel insurance plan to insure yourself against medical emergencies during travel, damage and loss of baggage.

What is the easiest way to apply for a Congo tourist visa from India?

The easiest way to apply for a Congolese visa is to apply through an experienced travel agency like chillontrip. Our visa experts have been in the travel and tourism sectors for 40 years and are well-versed in the ins and outs of visa application processes.To solve any doubt or query, fill out a query form and a Visa Expert will get in touch with you in a flash.The assigned visa expert will also be on hand to guide you over any hiccups in the process once it begins.




Embassy Republic Of The Congo Visas

B-3/61, Safdarjung Enclave,
New Delhi 110 029

Simple Steps

Simple steps to get a Republic of Congo Visa:

chillontrip is your dedicated travel partner when it comes to hassle-free visa application. Our team is committed to supporting you throughout your efforts to travel to your dream destination.

A dedicated visa expert is always present to address all your queries anytime and take you through the entire process of visa application.

Here are the steps to apply for a Republic of Congo Visa through chillontrip:

Step 1: Contact our Visa Expert with your travel plans and gather all the visa information and requirements.

Step 2: Pay your Congo visa fee online and get your documents picked by us from your home or office.

Step 3: Our Visa Expert will verify, process and submit your documents to the Embassy.

Step 4: Get your Visa delivered to your doorstep