:: Passport valid for six months on exit
:: Three blank visa pages in passport
:: Two recent passport photographs
:: Completed application form
:: 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.
:: Photocopy of visa from last destination visited
:: Yellow fever vaccination certificate
:: Completed travel questionnaire
Applicants must complete and submit a questionnaire regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19).
:: Confirmation of employment
Please submit a letter from your UK employer, or school/university if you are a student. This must be an original, signed document on company letterhead, confirming your employment (or academic) status. It must note your job title or subject, the purpose of your trip, and indicate the date on which you are due to return to work or study.
:: Proof of travel
Please provide a copy of your flight booking confirmation, ensuring it clearly displays dates of entry and departure from Congo.
:: Proof of accommodation
If staying in a hotel, the booking confirmation must be made in your name and paid in full. The confirmation should include contact details, including telephone number, for the hotel, and must cover the full duration of stay.
:: Proof of funds
All travellers must provide evidence of sufficient funds (e.g. travellers cheques or a recent bank statement) to cover the planned duration of stay.
:: Proof of UK address
This should either be a utility bill which clearly displays your name and UK address, OR a current-account bank statement, no more than three months old.
:: Birth certificate, if applicable
Applicants under 18 must submit a clear photocopy of their birth certificate, plus a notarised letter of consent signed by both parents/guardians.