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Entry Visa


Entry Visa

Issued to persons going to the Sudan for the purpose of tourism or business whose stay would be from eight (8) days to one (1) month.

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

For Tourist/Business:

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:

  • A Sponsor (Relatives or Friends in Sudan)
  • A Sponsoring Company based in Sudan
  • Business partner based in Sudan
  • A Hotel or Travel Agency based in Sudan. Please visit www.sudan.net for the list of hotels and travel agencies who 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. Or to check any information received from their hosts or business partners in Sudan, applicant can 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 $151.00

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 $151.00

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.