Democratic Republic of the Congo Passport & Visa Requirements

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Entry requirements for Americans: US nationals require a passport valid for the period of intended stay, and a visa, to enter the DRC.
Entry requirements for UK nationals: British nationals require a passport valid for the duration of intended stay, and a visa, to enter the DRC.
Entry requirements for Canadians: Canadian nationals require a passport valid for the duration of intended stay, and a visa, to enter the DRC.
Entry requirements for Australians: Australian nationals require a passport valid for the duration of intended stay, and a visa, to enter the DRC.
Entry requirements for South Africans: South African nationals require a passport valid for the duration of intended stay, and a visa, to enter the DRC.
Entry requirements for New Zealanders: New Zealand nationals require a passport valid for the duration of intended stay, and a visa, to enter the DRC.
Entry requirements for Irish nationals: Irish nationals require a passport valid for the duration of intended stay, and a visa, to enter the DRC.
Passport/Visa Note: All foreigners entering the DRC require a visa obtained in advance, as well as a yellow fever vaccination certificate. If there is no diplomatic representation in the country of origin, visas will only be granted on-arrival to passengers holding a pre-notification letter issued by the Direction Generale de Migration (DGM) officials. Visas issued by any country other than the home country of the traveller may be refused, unless there is no representation in the home country. Visas can be obtained on arrival if passengers have a letter issued by the Ministry of Interior and Security. Documents and tickets for return or onward travel are required. It is highly recommended that your passport has at least six months validity remaining after your intended date of departure from your travel destination. Immigration officials often apply different rules to those stated by travel agents and official sources.

Note: Passport and visa requirements are liable to change at short notice. Travellers are advised to check their entry requirements with their embassy or consulate.