Welcome to C.A.R Citizens Services at the Central African Embassy in Washington, D.C!


This section provides information on specific consular services available to C.A.R citizens in  U.S.A.

Routine services are available by appointment and online . Please, call for appointment before coming in.

If you have an emergency need to travel and cannot find a timely appointment, please contact us a

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  • A valid passport
  • Two visa applications form dully completed and signed by the applicant. Any file with only a single visa application form will be rejected!
  • Two (02) identical passport-size color photographs with white background
  • 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;
  • Visa Fee:
Short Stay (0-1 month): $150
Long Stay (2 months- 6 months- 1 year): $200
  • 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 ;
  • Yellow fever Immunization is required. A COPY OF THE VACCINATION CARD is accepted ;
  • Flight itinerary;
  • Invitation letter from the inviting party in Central African Republic; or hotel reservation;
  • 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.
All visa requests take 48 HOURS.
  • General information on visa requirements
  • Official form to use for visa application

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Online services

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The consular section is not open for walk-in or call-in visa inquiries from the public. For visa appointment related inquiries, please contact the Visa appointment call center via Email: pc@usrcaembassy.org

 Via phone: (202) 483- 7800. For other visa-related questions please contact pc@usrcaembassy.org 

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