Visa Information & Requirements

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)


*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.

Rules & Regulations

With effect from 1st of January 2016, the visa new work hours will be as follows:

  • Visa applications are received:



Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, from 9:00 am - 12 pm.
Collection will be from 2:00pm - 3:30pm, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays

  • Completed and signed 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
  • 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.
  • All applicants must submit their applications in person.
  • Visa issuance is not guaranteed in advance
  • Failure to submit required documents may lead to additional processing times or denial of visa
  • For passport collection (applicants can collect themselves, send someone on their behalf providing that they have a letter of consent from the applicant and proof of identity or they have embassy’s receipt)
  • Individuals’ travelling from far places who cannot wait for the duration of the processing time should provide a PREPAID SPECIAL DELIVERY ENVELOPE for return of their documents.
  • Validity of the entry visa starts on the day of collection.
  • All South Sudanese travelling to South Sudan with British passports and UK Travel documents require a visa and must fulfil all visa requirements

(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, cash only)

  • 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-----------------------130 Sterling Pounds





Required Documents:

  • An INVITATION LETTER addressed to Embassy of South Sudan from your organisation in South Sudan explaining the purpose of your travel
  • 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 or family visits an ENTRY PERMIT is required from the concerned family/friends through Immigration Department in South Sudan
  • One recent passport size photo
  • Certificate of vaccination of Yellow Fever
  • Return ticket (Tourist Visa)
  • Evidence of permanent residence in UK (non-British) e.g. (letter from employer indicating duration of leave) (Tourist Visa)
  • Address in South Sudan e.g. Hotel booking (Tourist Visa)
  • Bank statements showing sufficient funds to cover duration of stay in South Sudan (personal visit)


  • 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)


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:

These services are currently available.

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.