:: Passport valid for six months on exit
:: Two blank visa pages in passport
:: Two recent passport photographs
Photos must be glued to the application form – please do not use staples.
:: Two completed application forms
:: Proof of UK residence
Non-UK passport holders must submit an original, valid UK residence card/permit, or have proof of residence in their passport.
:: Onward or return flight tickets
:: Business introduction letter
The letter of introduction from your UK employer must be an original document on company letterhead, addressed to the embassy. It should note duration and purpose of travel, and provide details of companies or organisations to be visited in Cameroon. The letter must be signed by an authorised individual and should confirm acceptance of moral and financial responsibility for your trip.
:: Letter of invitation
The letter of invitation must be an original document, written on company letterhead, from a business or organisation in Cameroon. It must be stamped by the local police in Cameroon, and include the signature of the inviting party, as well as a legalised copy of his or her National Identity Card or residence permit. The letter must note the purpose and duration of travel, and confirm immigration responsibility for the applicant.
If working for or with an oil company, you must also provide a copy of the SNH (Societe Nationale Hydrocarbon).
:: Proof of vaccinations
All travellers must be vaccinated against poliomyelitis and yellow fever, and should provide certificates confirming this status. You must also have proof of a cholera vaccination if travelling from an affected area.
:: Proof of funds
Please submit your most recent monthly bank statement, to show a minimum credit balance of £1,000.
:: Travel insurance
Your travel insurance must state your full name and confirm that the policy is valid for the entire duration of stay in Cameroon. Please submit a clear, colour photocopy of the policy certificate.
:: Notarised clearance certificate
All travellers must provide a notarised clearance certificate, issued by a designated authority, to certify they have been duly tested and cleared of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
:: Marriage certificate, if applicable
Mixed couples must submit their marriage certificate, along with a letter from the Cameroonian partner.