Cameroon Visa

Cameroon Visa

Visa Information for the Cameroon

Visa Note & Fees

Foreign passport holders travelling to Cameroon are hereby informed that  Cameroon’s new visa application forms are now available for download or at high commission’s office, and they will henceforth fulfill the following requirements in order to obtain a visa form the High Commission.

Please read the following notes carefully as they provide up to date information which may not be present on the visa application form.

Also see the new fees effective from the 1st January 2016

(A)   Documents to be submitted:

  • A valid passport for at least 6 months.
  • Two completed application forms.
  • Two clear passport-size photographs taken frontally.
  • A stamped self-addressed envelope if you require the visa to be posted back to you.
  • A legalized letter of invitation with the Cameroon Police from the host / contact / partner in Cameroon (accompanied by a legalized copy of the Cameroonian National Identity Card or Residence Permit).
  • Return or continuation ticket.
  • Bank statement (at least £1, 000), except where a tour operator/travel agency is organizing a trip.
  • Visa application fees. It is currently £93 for 3 months and £186 for 6 months.
  • Valid travel insurance.
  • A Valid Poliomyelitis Vaccination Certificate.
  • Marriage Certificate for mixed couple and a letter from the Cameroonian partner.
  • Child’s Birth Certificate and a letter from one or both parents allowing the child to travel. This must be accompanied by the parent’s identification document (e.g. passport) for cross-referencing procedures.


 (B) Official / Diplomatic / Courtesy visas:

  • A passport valid for at least 6 months.
  • Two completed application forms.
  • Two clear passport-size photographs taken frontally.
  • A note verbal are required
  • Conditions of reciprocity apply


 Application Procedure

  • Completed applications should be lodged at the reception desk of the High Commission between 10.00am to 13.00pm, Monday to Thursday, except on bank, (public) holidays in England and Cameroon.
  • The High Commission’s consular services is closed to the public on Fridays.
  • The presence of visa applicants at the High Commission may be required for purposes of identification.
  • Passports are generally ready for collection within 48 hours. Collection is between 2.00 pm and 3.30 pm every working day. Request for accelerated processing should be justified. If not, it is the normal waiting period, which applies.


Application Fees:

  • 1 day to 3 months = £93.
  • 1 day to 6 months = £186.

NB: In cash or postal money order please. The above amounts are subject to variation.


Currency Regulations (on entry)

  • Importation: No limit on amount of foreign currency. Total amount must be declared for travelling residents.
  • Exportation: The amount of local currency (cash) that can be exported is limited to £20.


Sanitary Requirements

Compulsory vaccines:

  • Yellow Fever
  • Cholera (if coming from affected area). Proof required at port of entry.

Recommended Vaccines

  • Typhoid
  • Meningitis
  • Malaria protection


  • The importation of firearms is subjected to prior authorisation by competent Cameroonian authorities. Applications can be made through the High Commission.

Journalist and Cinematographers:

  • Require accreditation to operate in Cameroon.
  • Forms are available at the High Commission or downloaded from the Ministry of Communication website.
  • All accreditation formalities are completed by the competent Department of the Ministry of Communication in Yaoundé.
  • The above conditions do not apply to amateur/tourist photography. Airports, military personnel in uniform and strategic sites may not be photographed.


  • The Port Police will issue authorisation to seamen stopping over if they need to leave the port area. They must have ample justification.


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Facts to Know About Cambodia

Name: Cameroon

Location: Central Africa

Time: IST (-) 4 1/2 hrs

Capital: Yaounde

Language: 24 major African language groups, English (official), French (official)

Area: 475,442 sq kms

Population: 15,708,756 (July 2015 est.)

National Day: 20 May (National Day)

Currency: Communaut Financiaire Africaine Franc(XAF) 1 = INR 0.113.

Climate: The southern region of Cameroon is generally hot and dry during the months of November and February. The main rainy season falls from July to October. However, the temperature in the northern area of the country varies. On the Adamaoua Plateau, temperatures fall at night and the rainy season is occurs from May to October. The grassland areas inland are much cooler than the coast with standard rainfall.

Holidays: Year 2016: Independence Day, 11 Feb – Youth Day, 25 Mar – Good Friday, 5 May – Ascension Day, 20 May – National Day, 7 Jul – Eid al-Fitr, 15 Aug Assumption of Mary, 13 Sep – Eid al-Adha, 12 Dec – The Prophet’s Birthday, 25 Dec – Christmas Day.

Airline Name: Cameroon Airlines UY

International Airports: Nsimalen (NSI), Douala (DLA)


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