Visa Information & Requirements

VISA & PASSPORT OFFICE

22-25 Portman Close, London, W1H 6BS,

United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0) 203 687 2367

(Visa application form can be downloaded at VISA FORM prior to the application)

VISA REQUIREMENTS: 

*South Sudan’s Directorate of nationality, Passports and immigration (DNPI) is responsible for decision about who can come to South Sudan and who can stay.

All applicants must submit their applications in person.

The Nationality, Passport and Immigration Unit at the Embassy of the Republic of South Sudan in London wishes to inform all its visa clients that with effect from 1st of January 2016, the visa new work hours will be as follows:

  • Visa applications are received: Monday-Wednesday, from 9:00 am- 12 pm. 
  • Collection will be from 2:00pm -3:30pm Monday to Wednesday
  • All South Sudanese travelling to South Sudan with British passports and UK Travel documents require a visa and must fulfil all visa requirements
  • Visa issuance is not guaranteed in advance
  • Failure to submit required documents, as indicated above, will lead to additional processing times or denial of visa
  • Individuals’ travelling from far places such as Ireland and Scotland e.t.c and cannot wait for the duration of the processing time should provide a PREPAID SPECIAL DELIVERY ENVELOPE for return of their documents.
  • Passport must have an unused page for visa endorsement
  • Please allow a minimum of seven (7) working days* after presentation, excluding weekends and public holidays

(Please present to the consular office the following requirements)

 

New visa rates with effect from June 25, 2019

(Visa fees are non-refundable, non-transferable)

  • UK citizens, One Month single entry visa ------------------- 50 Sterling Pounds
  • UK citizens, Three Months multiple entry visa ---------- 100 Sterling Pounds
  • None UK Citizens, One Month single entry------------------75 Sterling Pounds
  • None UK citizens, 3months multiple entry visa----------150 Sterling Pounds
  • USA citizens, One Month single entry-----------------------120 Sterling Pounds

 

 

 

 

Collection: For passport collection (applicants can collect themselves, send someone on their behalf providing that they have letter of consent from the applicant and proof of identity or they have embassy’s receipt)

  • Complete visa form (please attach to the visa form both original and photocopies of the required documents *this is inclusive of passport Photo page and yellow fever cards) 
  • Passport VALID for at least SIX MONTHS before expiry date
  • Bank statements showing sufficient funds to cover duration of stay in South Sudan.
  • An INVITATION LETTER addressed to Embassy of South Sudan from your organisation in South Sudan explaining the purpose of your travel
  • For business visits, applicants are advised to provide a copy of Company’s or Organization’s registration certificate in South Sudan, or a copy of company registration certificate in UK for businesses that are yet to be registered in South Sudan or Copy of their contract with organization/agency/company
  • For personal visits an ENTRY PERMIT is required from the concerned family/friends through Immigration Department in South Sudan and forwarded to the embassy through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Department of Border and Aliens or bring it in person)
  • One recent passport size photo
  • Certificate of vaccination of Yellow Fever
  • Return ticket (Tourist Visa)
  • Bank statement (Tourist Visa)
  • Evidence of permanent residence e.g. employment (letter from employer indicating duration of leave) (Tourist Visa)
  • Address in South Sudan e.g. Hotel booking (Tourist Visa)

 

VISA FOR DIPLOMAT & GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS

  • UK officials or diplomats travelling with diplomatic, official or service passports must bring an official letter (A Note Verbal) from appropriate authorities or Embassies
  • Visas to Diplomats are Gratis (no visa fee will be assessed)

 

SOUTH SUDAN NATIONALS’ SERVICES

The Nationality, Passports and Immigration Unit at the Embassy of the Republic of South Sudan in London wishes to inform all South Sudanese Nationals that with effect from 1st of January 2016, the rates for passports and nationality certificates will be as follows:

Passports and National certificates

  • Regular passport                 ------------------------------------ 75 Sterling Pounds
  • Nationality certificate        ------------------------------------ 25 Sterling pounds
  • Child regular passport      ------------------------------------- 60 Sterling pounds

 

 

 

Please note: Passports and Nationality certificates are issued only to South Sudanese nationals.