Congo Business and Tourist Visa FAQs
 
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Once you contact us on the phone or on the web to request information for one of our services we will provide you with a free eligibility assessment which will determine the most appropriate visa for you. The assessment will include preliminary information on the visa conditions and how you meet the eligibility requirements. Once you agree to use our service we will process your visa application through to completion. Our service covers the checking of your documents and personal details for correctness before we lodge your application with the relevant Government/Embassy. In the event that we spot any missing information/documents from your application we will follow up by giving you a phone call or sending you an email to request the necessary details.

Thousands of customers choose Visa First to organise their working holiday visas every year because:

  • We make getting the visa you need fast and hassle-free.
  • We provide a free initial assessment on the process.
  • We developed the unique online visa status engine which allows you to check the status of your visa 24/7. Check your status now.
  • We're visa experts and have organised over 130,000 visas for people like you.
  • We have a price and service promise to you to ensure a low cost effective service.
  • We offer a step-by-step consultation as we do the visa.
  • We provide an end-to-end service from assessment, through gathering and processing the documents till visa grant.
  • We have local offices supporting the visa process.

 

 




For Congo Visa processing we charge:

15-Day Visa express processing: €160
15-Day Visa standard processing: €135

90-Day Visa express processing: €240
90-Day Visa standard processing: €200


*Please note, Embassy fee is set by the Embassies themselves and Visa First has no control over it. Usually, the Embassy fee varies according to embassy, applicant’s nationality, type and duration of visa. The prices given here consist of Visa First handling fee and embassy fee. They are for one person, inclusive of VAT and are an estimate only. Please note that, additional fees may apply. These are dependant on the way you want to receive your passport, exchange rate changes, changes in the Embassy fees etc. In the event that in your case an additional fee is due we will contact you to organize the payment in the most convenient way for you.


You will need to provide:

  • Your original passport;
  • The completed Congo Visa application form;
  • A passport-sized photo;
  • Your onward/return ticket to your country of residence;
  • Evidence of up-to-date vaccinations (Yellow fever, Cholera, Tetanus, and Malaria prevail in the country);
  • Evidence of a hotel reservation;
  • Proof of funds (bank statement, payslips);
  • Visa processing fee;
  • A stamped, self-addressed, pre-paid special delivery envelope (registered or express preferred).



You will need to provide:

  • Your original passport;
  • The completed Congo Visa application form;
  • A passport-sized photo;
  • Your onward/return ticket to your country of residence;
  • Evidence of up-to-date vaccinations (Yellow fever, Cholera, Tetanus, and Malaria prevail in the country);
  • Evidence of a hotel reservation;
  • Letter from employer on headed paper. It must include: full name of the employee, his/her nationality, PP number, job title, purpose of travel, length of stay, date of arrival to Congo, employer's full responsibility of the employee – including repatriation in the case of emergency;
  • An official invitation from an organisation in the Congo;
  • Visa processing fee;
  • A stamped, self-addressed, pre-paid special delivery envelope (registered or express preferred).



This Congo Visa is only valid for leisure or recreational purposes.


The business visa allows you to attend conferences and business meetings in the Republic of Congo. It does not entitle you to seek employment there.


Yes. Nationals of all countries need a visa to enter The Democratic Republic of Congo.


All business and tourist visas for the Congo are multiple entry.


There are 15, 30 and 90 days visas available to the Congo.


Congolese Visas are issued only for the visit, so it will be activated on your date of arrival.


The standard processing time for a visa to the Congo is 7 working days once we receive of your application. Express service is also possible at additional cost.


At Visa First we do everything we can to make sure you receive the best possible service. If you feel that we have not achieved this goal we have set up a complaints handling process:

Complaints Process:
  1. Where an official complaint is received by Visa First, the company will record the nature of the complaint and issue an acknowledgement email to the client within 5 business days of receiving the complaint. The acknowledgement will provide the client with the contact name who is responsible for dealing with the complaint. The official complaint must be made by email (you may also write, although this will slow down the process), and confirm that the client wishes to enter this process. Please email your complaint to complaints@visafirst.com
  2. Visa First will investigate the complaint as swiftly as possible and where applicable, the complainant will receive a regular written update on the progress of the investigation at intervals of not more than 20 business days.
  3. Visa First will try to resolve the complaint within 40 business days of having received the complaint. If the complaint cannot be resolved within 40 business days, the Firm will write to the complainant notifying them of the anticipated timeframe for the conclusion of the investigation.
  4. Within 5 business days of the conclusion of the investigation of the complaint, Visa First will issue a resolution letter detailing the outcome of the investigation. This letter will include, if applicable, an explanation of the terms of any offer that the company is prepared to make in settlement of the complaint.



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