The purpose of your intended travel and other facts will determine what type of visa is required under C.A.R. immigration law. As a visa applicant, you will need to establish that you meet all requirements to receive the category of visa for which you are applying.


  1. A valid passport

  2. Two visa applications form dully completed and signed by the applicant. Any file with only a single visa application form will be rejected!

  3. Two (02) identical passport-size color photographs with white background

  4. A letter from the applicant’s employer confirming that the applicant will return back to U.S.A in order to resume his/her duties after the visit;

  5. Visa Fee

    • Short Stay (0-1 month): $150

    • Long Stay (2 months- 6 months- 1 year): $200

  6. Applications by mail: fees must be paid online in money order made payable to the “Embassy of Central African Republic”. Do not send cash payments by mail! ENCLOSE a self-addressed prepaid return envelope with a tracking number ;

  7. Yellow fever Immunization is required. A COPY OF THE VACCINATION CARD is accepted ;

  8. Flight itinerary;

  9. Invitation letter from the inviting party in Central African Republic; or hotel reservation;

  10. For Official Passports, a letter from the US Department of State or any other Diplomatic Mission is required.

Applications in person: fees can be paid in cash or money order.

  1. All visa requests take 48 HOURS.

  2. You can download the  Official form to use for visa application here.