Congo visa requirements for Cameroonians

Travel and visa requirements

Congolese Visa is not required for Cameroonians

Stay Duration: 90 days

Entry Requirements

  • Visa application is not required from Cameroon citizens travelling to Congo for a duration of 90 days.
  • Visitors are required to possess a valid passport for six months with at least one blank page for visa stamps.
  • Passport should be valid for six months beyond your departure date from Congo.
  • Visitors are required to provide a travel itinerary.
  • Visitors are also expected to present a vaccination certificate for Yellow Fever.
  • Cameroonians must have also purchased a return flight ticket on arrival.
  • Visitors must hold an invitation letter or hotel reservation receipt in multiple copies.
  • The Republic of Congo uses the West Africa Standard Time, Time zone in the Republic of the Congo (GMT+1), hence, there is no time difference between Cameroon and Republic of the Congo.
  • The estimated flight time from Yaounde, Cameroon to Brazzaville, Congo is 1 hour, 44 minutes.
  • It is illegal to take pictures of government buildings, military installations, key infrastructure such as ports, train stations, and airports and along with border areas in the country.
  • Transport in the Republic of the Congo includes land, air and water modes.
  • Cell phones are used extensively and SIM cards can be purchased locally to use with a compatible cell phone, although, the telecommunications systems outside of cities are unreliable or non-existent.
  • Christianity is the majority religion practised in the Republic of the Congo.
  • The official language of the Republic of Congo is French. Other languages are mainly Bantu languages and the two national languages in the country are Kituba and Lingala followed by Mboshi, Bateke and more than forty other languages including Pygmy languages which are not Bantu languages.
  • The country's tropical climate is characterized by heavy rainfalls and high temperatures and humidity.
  • The Republic of Congo has four seasons, which are alternating dry and rainy, a short dry season from January to February, a short rainy season from March to April and a long dry season from May to September.
  • About 70 percent of the country’s area is covered by rain forest. 
  • The Congo River is the second-longest river in Africa after the Nile and the second largest river in the world by discharge volume of water after the Amazon and the world’s deepest river.
  • Congo is blessed with wildlife creatures like gorillas, chimpanzees, bonobos, forest elephants, and many other creatures, large and small.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Congo safe to visit?

Congo is a relatively safe country. However, given that there are still serious security threats in Congo for tourists, it is best to visit with a tour company who will know how best to keep you safe.

What is Congo known for?

The Republic of the Congo is known to be the fourth-largest oil producer in the Gulf of Guinea, providing the country with a degree of prosperity despite political and economic instability in some areas and unequal distribution of oil revenue nationwide.

Is Congo a poor or rich country?

Congo has one of the highest incidences of ongoing poverty in the world and it is known to be one of the most indebted countries in the world. 

Are there diamonds in the Congo?

The mining industry of Congo is a significant factor in the world's production of cobalt, copper, diamond, tantalum, tin, and gold. 

Is Congo a democratic country?

Politics of Congo take place in a framework of a republic in the transition from the civil war to a semi-presidential republic. 

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