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Democratic Republic of the Congo Visa Requirements for U.S. Citizens

Tourist Visa Requirements

    • Submit your signed U.S. passport having two (2) completely blank “visa” page and 6 months validitybeyond the travel dates. If you need help securing, renewing or updating your passport, please contact GenVisa at 800-845-8968 for requirements and fees.
    • One (1) Professional, High Resolution passport type photo, taken within 6 months on complete white background without any shadows. Photo should be 2”x 2” with front view, no smiling, and no glasses.
    • Application Form, fully completed and signed.
    • Contact Form – Click HERE to print.
    • Copy of Yellow Fever Certificate. 
    • Copy of return or onward tickets or travel agency/airline itinerary in each traveler’s name.
    • Letter of Invitation from a tourist agency or private host in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. This letter must be notarized at City Hall in the DRC and legalized by the DRC Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Processing Instructions
Please forward the completed requirements detailed above to:
Generations Visa Service
2233 Wisconsin Ave NW
Suite 405
Washington, DC 20007

GenVisa Service Fee:

$79.00 – per visa (30 days or more)

  • Add $45.00 per person for expedited service within 21 days.
  • Add $75.00 per person for expedited service within 14 days.


Consular Fee:

  • $180.00 per visa – Single Entry Tourist Visa 1 month validity
  • $230.00 per visa – Single Entry Tourist Visa 2 months validity
  • $330.00 per visa – Single Entry Tourist Visa 3 months validity
  • $205.00 per visa – Multiple Entries Tourist Visa 1 month validity
  • $280.00 per visa – Multiple Entries Tourist Visa 2 months validity
  • $380.00 per visa – Multiple Entries Tourist Visa 3 months validity

Note: All consular fees above include a $5 money order fee.

  • Return Postage

    Continental USA Only:

    • $34.00 FedEx Letter (Next Business Day – up to three passports)
    • $24.00 FedEx 2nd Business Day
    • $55.00 FedEx Letter (Saturday Delivery)

    Alaska, Puerto Rico, Hawaii, U.S. Virgin Islands: 

    Add $35.00 to the shipping fee chosen above



Optional insurance:
$12.00 per passport:
  • in the unlikely event that your passport is lost or damaged in transit. This will cover your full out of pocket visa(s) and passport replacement costs up to $2,000.
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