VISA

Opening Hours

Open days

Time

Procedure time

 

Contact

Monday, Wednesday and Friday (except Japanese and DRCongolese holidays)

10:00〜15:30 

Up to 10 working days

Note ! An express option is available for a delivery time of less than 5 days and an additional fee of JPY 15.000

For VISA procedures, the consular service will only reply by email. 

Please do not call the Embassy for VISA issues.

Thank you for your cooperation.
E-mail​: visa@embassyofdrcongo.com

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Detailed Information

  • Japanese citizens need a VISA to enter DRCongo, both for tourism and business.

  • Please specify the reason for your visit to the DRC (tourism, business, student, diplomatic, official)

  • The VISA procedure will take 5 to 10 working days after the reception of all needed documents as well as payment.

  • A VISA multiple entry means that the VISA holder will be able to re-entry DRC multiple times within the autorized time.

  • Any missing document will suspend the VISA procedure.

  • A false delaration is illegal, punished by Laws. All applications with false declaration will be refused automatically. 

  • the consular service may ask for additional documents to complete the application. 

  • the consular service may ask for an interview to the applicant to complete the application.

  • All VISA applications, once paid, is NOT REFUNDABLE NOR TRANSFERABLE.

  • Any person that has their VISA application REFUSED could not re-apply for 6 months.

注意事項

APPLICATION BY MAIL

  • We accept applications by mail, please use the postal service or DHL (from abroad)

  • Send all required documents to the Tokyo Embassy address

  • Once the documents are confirmed we send an invoice by email

  • Settlement of fees and bank charges

  • For a request made from Japan include a "Letter pack" envelope for the return

  • For an international application, when the visa is ready please arrange a return by DHL and send us the receipt

Tourism

  • 1 Completed Form please complete the application in French or English

  • Original passport valid for more than 6 months

  • Color copy of passport (photo page)

  • 1 color passport size photo (4.5x3.5cm)

  • Copy of the applicant's plane ticket or flight plan

  • Travel itinerary during the stay

  • Proof of accommodation

    • Proof of hotel reservation

    • In case of accommodation with a private individual (family, friend), please obtain an invitation letter -to be legalized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

  • Copy of bank statement

  • Color copy of yellow fever vaccination card

  • Japanese Residence Card (for non-Japanese applicants living in Japan)

Business

  • 1 Form duly completed please complete the application in French or in English

  • Original passport valid for more than 6 months

  • Color copy of passport to photo page

  • 1 color passport size photo (4.5x3.5cm)

  • Copy of the applicant's flight plan

  • Letter of invitation from the Congolese partner to be legalized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

  • Letter of recommendation from the employer, stipulating the payment of travel expenses

  • Proof of accommodation

    • Proof of hotel reservation

    • In case of accommodation with a private individual (family, friend), please obtain an invitation letter

  • Color copy of yellow fever vaccination card

  • Japanese Residence Card (for non-Japanese applicants living in Japan)​

Student, Seminar

All documents from the tourism section plus :

  • A letter of invitation and/or recommendation from a Congolese university institute recognized by the DRC State.

  • Proof of student exchange by a Japanese institute recognized by the Japanese state

Film making

Before applying for VISA

Diplomatic / Official

  1. Diplomatic / official passport valid more than 6 months

  2. Note Verbale of the mission

  3. VISA application Download here

  4. 2 passport style color picture

Tarification