Tourist Visa

Getting a Tourist Visa

Institut Congolais pour la Conservation de la Nature (ICCN), the Congolese wildlife authority, has an agreement with Direction Générale de Migration (DGM), the Congolese immigration service, to facilitate obtaining tourist visas for people visiting Virunga National Park. The cost of the visa is USD $100.

To qualify for a tourist visa, you must first purchase a mountain gorilla trek permit, a Nyiragongo trek permit.

Finally, please make sure to secure your visa that you will need as you make your way to the Democratic Republic of the Congo.Countries such as Rwanda require most nationalities to secure visas in advance of arrival.

Dear customers remember to carry with you the:

1. Yellow Fever vaccination may be required for access into thecountry

2. Please cross into Goma at the “Grand Barrière” NOT at the “Petite Barrière”