Republic of the Congo (Congo)

Republic of the Congo (Congo) map

Region: Middle Africa

Pandemic Travel Alert

OPEN: to international leisure travel

Most recent update: 2021-01-25 - Flight suspension lifted


General Policy
  • The U.S. Embassy in the Republic of the Congo reports: "The Congolese air borders opened on August 24 for international flights. International air carriers are resuming some services into and from Brazzaville and Pointe-Noire. Land and river borders remain closed...U.S. citizens permitted to enter..."

(Source: U.S. Embassy in the Republic of the Congo )

COVID-19 Related Entry Requirements

(Source: U.S. Embassy in the Republic of the Congo )

  • A negative COVID-19 test (PCR and/or serology) required for entry
Movement Restrictions
  • All international passengers are required to self-quarantine for two weeks in their residence or hotel for 14 day upon arrival


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Pre-pandemic visa rules


Passport Validity
6 months
Yellow Fever
The World Health Organization reports (15 November 2018) a risk of yellow fever in Republic of the Congo (Congo). The government of Republic of the Congo (Congo) requires proof of a yellow fever vaccination certificate for all travellers.
- Transit without visa with a confirmed onward ticket for a flight to a third country on the same calendar day. Must stay in the international transit area of the airport and have documents required for the next destination.
Dual Nationality
U.S. policy on dual nationality can be found here.

Additional Notes

  1. Visa allows multiple entries.
  2. Source cautions: "All visa applicants are strongly advised to submit their application and passport for visas at least two weeks prior to the intended date of departure."

Applicable Passports: