1. Fast.  VisaCentral specialises in securing Congo, Republic of visas and can help you secure a Congo, Republic of visa.
  2. Easy.  VisaCentral is the easiest way to get a visa and can secure in as little as one day.  We process Congo, Republic of visas at the Congo, Republic of Embassy every day for residents of the UK.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Congo, Republic of Visa FAQs

When is the best time to apply for my Congo, Republic of visa?
The best time to apply for your Congo, Republic of visa is 1-2 months before your travel date. However, if you are running short on time, we may be able to process your visa on a faster service at the Embassy’s discretion.

Do I have to send you my passport to get a Congo, Republic of visa? Is it safe to send a passport?
Yes. You will need to send your actual passport, not a copy of it. The Congo, Republic of visa is stamped on your passport and will become one of your passport pages. Visa request cannot be processed without your original passport. Because of the importance of your passport, we strongly suggest that you send your application by a secure method, such as a guaranteed postal service or courier.

Important Information

Temporary visa suspension

Please be advised that the Embassy has suspended the issuance of all visas until further notice. This is a rapidly changing situation. VisaCentral is monitoring the situation closely so check our website for updates.

Sample of the Business Travel Requirements for an Congo, Republic of Visa for Swiss Citizens

  1. Passport

    The applicant's actual passport. The passport must:

    • Contain at least two blank visa pages
    • Be valid for six months beyond exit date

  2. Photograph(s)

    You must provide two colour, passport type photographs that meet the following criteria:

    • Be taken within the last three months and printed on high quality photo paper
    • Be taken against an all white background
    • Be 35 mm by 45mm in size
    • Provide the full frontal view of your head with your face centered in the middle and displaying a neutral (non-smiling) expression
    • You may wear neither spectacles nor headwear except for religious purposes
    • Your photos should not be affixed to your application and they may not display evidence of adhesive or staples
    • Be identical

  3. Business Introduction Letter

    You must provide an original Business Cover Letter from the applicant's Swiss employer. All letters must be printed on company letterhead that displays a Swiss postal address. Use the sample Business Cover Letter provided here to complete your letter.

    All Business Cover Letters must be addressed to the Embassy or Consulate. The address of the diplomatic missions can be found here

  4. Letter of Invitation

    A letter of invitation from the company the applicant is visiting. A copy is acceptable. This letter must:  

    • Be on company letterhead paper
    • Include the name of the applicant
    • Include the passport number of the applicant 
    • State the purpose of journey
    • Specify the requested number of entries and length of visa required

  5. Proof of Travel Arrangements

    Details of travel arrangements. This must be provided as:

    • A copy of the flight confirmation showing onward/return travel
    • A copy of the hotel confirmation

  6. Yellow Fever Certificate

    One copy of yellow fever certificate

  7. Photocopy of Passport ID Page

    A clear copy of the information page(s) from the applicant's national passport

  8. Visa Application Form(s)

    One fully completed and signed application form

  9. VisaCentral Order Confirmation

    For orders placed on the VisaCentral website, a copy of the Online Order Confirmation which is sent to you via email, must be submitted.


    For all other orders, and where applicable, a completed VisaCentral Visa Order Form which can be found in the VisaCentral Application Pack should be submitted.


    Please note that all card payments will only be made upon completion of the visa application process. 

Important Information

Temporary visa suspension

Please be advised that the Embassy has suspended the issuance of all visas until further notice. This is a rapidly changing situation. VisaCentral is monitoring the situation closely so check our website for updates.

Sample of the Tourist Travel Requirements for an Congo, Republic of Visa for Swiss Citizens

  1. Passport

    The applicant's actual passport. The passport must:

    • Contain at least two blank visa pages
    • Be valid for six months beyond exit date

  2. Photograph(s)

    You must provide two colour, passport type photographs that meet the following criteria:

    • Be taken within the last three months and printed on high quality photo paper
    • Be taken against an all white background
    • Be 35 mm by 45mm in size
    • Provide the full frontal view of your head with your face centered in the middle and displaying a neutral (non-smiling) expression
    • You may wear neither spectacles nor headwear except for religious purposes
    • Your photos should not be affixed to your application and they may not display evidence of adhesive or staples
    • Be identical

  3. Proof of Travel Arrangements

    Details of travel arrangements. This must be provided as:

    • A copy of the flight confirmation showing onward/return travel
    • A copy of the hotel confirmation

  4. Yellow Fever Certificate

    One copy of yellow fever certificate

  5. Medical Certificate

    Applicant's must supply proof of vaccinations against Cholera and Tetanus 

  6. Photocopy of Passport ID Page

    A clear copy of the information page(s) from the applicant's national passport

  7. Visa Application Form(s)

    One fully completed and signed application form

  8. VisaCentral Order Confirmation

    For orders placed on the VisaCentral website, a copy of the Online Order Confirmation which is sent to you via email, must be submitted.


    For all other orders, and where applicable, a completed VisaCentral Visa Order Form which can be found in the VisaCentral Application Pack should be submitted.


    Please note that all card payments will only be made upon completion of the visa application process.