Entry Visa

Issued to persons going to the Sudan for the purpose of tourism or business. 

Extensions of periods of stay in the Sudan may be done through the Passport, Immigration and Nationality Office in Khartoum, Sudan

For Tourist/Business/Family Visits:

Visas are issued upon approval from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Khartoum, Sudan.

All Applications must first be presented to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the Sudan by one of the following:

1. A Sponsor (Relatives only in Sudan (with full details e.g. Full Name, Current Address, Phone Number) Embassy will not accept any uncertified Companies's sponsorship letter.


2. A Hotel or Travel Agency based in Sudan. Please visit www.sudan.net  for the list of hotels and travel agencies that can assist with the visa application process.

Normal processing time is four (4) to six (6) weeks. Applicants may follow up with the Consular section of the Embassy to check the status of their application after ten buisiness datys. Or to check any information received from their hosts or business partners in Sudan, applicant must send in the following requirements:

  • Filled-out Visa Application Form
  • Passport (must be valid for at least six (6) months and should not have Israeli Visas of Immigration stamps affixed to it).
  • Yellow fever and cholera vaccinations are recommended.
  • A letter from the sponsoring company stating the purpose of the trip, duration of stay, financial responsibility and references in Sudan.
  • One (1) passport sized photo
  • Fee is $154.00

For Diplomatic Officials

Please submit the following:

  • Diplomatic note from the Department of State (All details of the trip must be included)
  • Filled-out Visa Application Form
  • Two (2) passport sized photos attached to the form
  • Copy of the passport
  • No fees are required

Normal processing time is four (4) to six (6) weeks. Passports are only required once the visa application is approved. The Embassy will notify the applicant as soon as approval is obtained. Visas are issued upon approval from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Khartoum, Sudan.

For Humanitarian: (Fast Track - 48 Hours)

  • Filled-out Visa Application Form
  • Passport (must be valid for at least six (6) months and Should Not have Israeli Visas of Immigration stamps affixed to it).
  • A Copy of the Humanitarian Aid Commission Certificate (HAC). This can be obtained from the Humanitarian Organization.
  • Employment Verification Letter from the Organization's Office in the U.S.
  • Yellow fever and cholera vaccinations are recommended.
  • Two (2) passport sized photo
  • Fee is $154.00

vAttention to no- nSudanese applying for non- official visa:

  1. If you are applying for visa in order to get married in Sudan, you must attach a letter signed by your future husband/ wife with a copy of his/ her ID confirming this purpose.
  2. All flight itineraries are not considered as a means to expedite any visa, and the Embassy doesn’t bear any responsibility for any changes that may occur in these flight arrangements as a result of visa delays.
  3. You must allow an administrative processing period (at least ten business days) before checking the status of your visa by phone.
  4. For family visit visas, all letters of invitation issued by business owners or companies or any letter issued by individuals who are not family member will be rejected and this may further delay the visa process.

Important Note:

Applicants sending their applications by mail must furnish the Consular section of the Embassy with a return envelope with tracking no. (postage/shipment paid by the applicant) using one of the services listed below. Failure to send one may cause delay in the return of the passport(s).

1)  Federal Express (Fedex)

2)  UPS

3)  Express Mail (USPS)

4)  DHL

5)  Airborne Express

Please send Applications to: Consular section of Sudan Embassy

2210 Massachusetts Ave, NW

Washington, DC 20008

Tel: 202-338-8565

We only accept the following forms of payment:

If Sending Applications by mail:

  • U.S. Postal money Order
  • Company Check
  • Cashier's Check

If dropping applications at the embassy:

  • Cash
  • U.S. Postal money Order
  • Company Check
  • Cashier's Check

All payments must be payable to Embassy of Sudan.

Visa Application Form

Please remember to write clearly and complete the entire application form. Failure to do so may result in a longer processing time.

 

 

 

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