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How to secure a Congo Tourist visa- Climbing Nyiragongo

Many may know the Democratic republic of Congo which is known as Zaire ( the largest Country on the continent of Africa) which is still valid for visit in tourism enjoyment while on African continent for Great Apes watching as it hosts the rare Eastern lowland gorillas , Mountain Gorillas , Chimpanzees and Golden monkey , don’t miss to visit the world’s largest lava lake of Nyiragongo Volcano and the Famous word’s active volcano of Nyamuragira  all in Eastern Democratic republic of Congo. The democratic Republic of the Congo is a unique place to visit and see. It has a coastline along the Atlantic Ocean.

Foreigners who want to visit the country probably will need to apply for a democratic Republic of Congo visa. For further information regarding the application process, the duration, requirements and interesting facts about the country, look at the article below. Climbing Nyiragongo offers free Congo tourists visa support to all its clients that select to trek Mount nyiragongo and gorilla safaris in Virunga & Kahuzi Biega National Park for unique Congo Safari experience.

Get updated information regarding Congo Tourists Visa

The Congo Tourists visa is valid for 14 days from the date of entry and its restricted to Eastern Congo , Ensure that you adventure the destination in 14 days and upon which it can be extended by the company at an extra cost. Dont miss to visit Congo as result of the visa complications , climbing Nyiragongo is available to help you.  Read More

Determine the type of visa: The Republic of Congo offers various types of visas, including tourist, business, transit, and diplomatic visas. Identify the appropriate visa category for your purpose of travel.

Gather necessary documents: Prepare all the required documents for your visa application. The exact documents may vary based on the visa type, but generally, you will need the following:

Valid passport: Ensure that your passport is valid for at least six months beyond your planned entry date and has blank visa pages.

Visa application form: Complete the visa application form accurately and legibly and our team will share the visa form to fil upon confirmation of the Nyiragongo trek on Congo Safari holiday.

Passport-sized photos: Provide recent passport-sized photographs that meet the specifications of the embassy or consulate. If you have applied for the Visa from your home country!

Proof of travel arrangements: Submit your flight itinerary or reservation details, We shall provide you the required travel plan for your Congo Safari and the airline booking should show the return flights too .

Proof of accommodation: Provide a hotel reservation or an invitation letter from a host in Congo.

Proof of financial means: Show evidence of sufficient funds to cover your expenses during your stay.

Yellow fever vaccination certificate: The Republic of Congo requires visitors to have a valid yellow fever vaccination certificate. Make sure you have received the vaccination and carry the certificate with you.

Find the nearest Congolese embassy/consulate: Locate the Congolese embassy or consulate in your country or region. Visit their official website or contact them directly to obtain specific information about the visa application process and any additional requirements.

Submit your application: Visit the embassy or consulate in person or follow their instructions for submitting the visa application. Pay the required visa fee, which may vary depending on the type and duration of the visa.

Attend an interview: Some visa categories may require an interview with a consular officer. Prepare for the interview by reviewing your application and supporting documents. Be ready to answer questions about your travel plans and purpose of visiting Congo.

Wait for processing: After submitting your application, you will need to wait for the processing period. Visa processing times can vary, so check with the embassy or consulate for an estimated timeline.

Collect your visa: Once your visa is approved, collect it from the embassy or consulate. Verify all the details on the visa to ensure accuracy. If Climbing Nyiragongo applied for the visa, you get the visa stamped at the entry border and our safari guide will be available to help you on border crossing, read more about how to get to Virunga .

Kibumba Tented CampProcessing Time for Democratic Republic of the Congo Visa

The processing time for democratic Republic of the Congo visa is between seven to ten working days. However, the embassy or consulate can extend the processing time if your visa application does not fulfill the eligibility requirements.

Congo Tourist Visa Cost

Its well known that there is no online application portal for Congo visa , its processed by locals and the price varies , like Congo tourists visa costs $ 120 advance application is required and on arrival it costs 300$, this is not guaranteed . We advise you to apply in advance to avoid being bounced back from the border and be denied entry into Democratic republic of Congo.

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