South Sudan Visa – How To Apply For A South Sudanese Visa

Will you be traveling to South Sudan? If so, you will need to obtain a South Sudan visa for business and tourism purposes before you can travel to South Sudan. Also, you should make sure that you a passport that is valid and up to date before you travel to South Sudan. Your passport should have a minimum of (2) blank visa pages to allow for visa stamps, and a minimum of 6 months validity left on your passport after you depart South Sudan. Also, your passport should not have any trace of previous travel to Israel, as this may cause issues when traveling to South Sudan.

Currently, we do not have the exact requirements that are necessary for a South Sudan visa. However, we can provide you with documents that are usually asked for when applying for a visa. The documents that are usually requested are a South Sudan visa application form, your original, signed United States passport with a minimum of 6 months validity, (2) passport photographs, an itinerary of your trip, and proof of a yellow fever vaccination. In addition, you should provide a copy of your hotel reservations with the applicant’s name on the reservation for the hotel, or if residing with family or friends a notarized letter of invitation from them is mandatory.

If you need to obtain a business visa, your documents should include everything mentioned for a tourist visa with the addition of a business letter or business invitation. Both the letter and invitation should be written on the company’s letterhead that you are employed with. The letter and invitation should describe the applicant, state the type of business that is going on, declare the desired visa and validity length, and prove sufficient funds for the trip.

South Sudan Embassy & Consulate Information

Embassy & ConsulateAddressPhone Number
Embassy of South Sudan Washington DC
1233 20th Street N.W. Suite 602
Washington, DC 20036
United States

Additional South Sudan Information

CurrencySouth Sudanese Pound (SSP)
LanguageDzongkha (Official) – Bhutanese speak a number of Tibetan dialects.
ElectricityVoltage: 230 V
Frequency: 50 Hz
Power sockets: type C / D
Country Code+211
Time ZoneEast Africa Time (UTC+3)