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Document Requirements

These requirements are applicable for Non-US Citizens applying for a Cameroon Tourist visa in Washington DC

Cameroonian Visa and Travel Document applicants are hereby informed that it is no longer required to submit negative test results to the Coronavirus for visa and travel document requests.

All travelers are required to present to the airline at check in time a negative result to the PCR test for Covid-19 preformed within 3 days of their scheduled date of arrival in Cameroon.

Please send TDS your current valid and signed passport. It must not expire within 6 months and must have at least one blank visa page. Foreign Embassies cannot issue a visa on a page not labeled as a Visa page. Amendment and Endorsement pages in the back of the passport cannot be used for issuance of a visa.
A visa cannot be stamped on a page even if only one Small Stamp is on the visa page. If your passport expires within 6 months, you must renew your passport and then we will secure your visa with the new passport.


Please send 2 recent professional passport-type photographs.
Digital and non-passport photographs are not acceptable.
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New Photo Requirement August 9th, 2018
Hair must be completely pulled back from both forehead and ears, exposing a clear image of the entire head.



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A Photocopy of Permanent Resident Card (Green Card) or valid U.S. visa and I-94 is required.
Travelers who entered the USA after April 26th 2013 should print the electronic I-94 form from the
Department of Homeland Security.



Please send a copy of your round trip airline tickets, or itinerary or e-ticket, or letter of confirmation from a travel agent. The itinerary must show the applicant's name, date of arrival and departure from the country, and flight information. The Embassy does not recommend purchasing your ticket prior to a visa being issued.



A copy of the applicant's recent bank statement verifying applicant has adequate finance,it is advisable to erase account numbers.
Copy of applicant's hotel confirmation is required.

Vaccinations - Copy (original not required) of a International Certificate of Vaccination for Yellow Fever required.



Cameroon Visa Application Form

Please Send Two Completed and Signed Application Forms.

All applications MUST be typed, handwritten visa applications will NOT be accepted by the Embassy of Cameroon.



For minors, in addition to the aforementioned requirements, the following documents are also needed:

A) Notarized letter of support jointly signed by both parents or legal guardians agreeing with the trip and specifying who will be traveling with the child.

B) If parents or guardians are Cameroonians, provide original passport(s) and copy of immigration document(s) attesting of their residency status in the U.S. (e.g. green card, I-20 form for students, any set of documents justifying that a procedure of adjustment of status is in progress).

C) If parents or guardians are not Cameroonians, provide copy of passport pages bearing photo and validity information.

D) This applies to any third party taking a child to Cameroon on behalf of the parents.


If you are visiting Family or Friends in Cameroon you will need to apply for a 'Visitor Visa" click here to view the correct instructions

The Cameroon tourist visa is valid for single or multiple entries within 60 days from the date issued, for a stays up to 30 days.

U.S. citizens born in Cameroon or of Cameroonian origin do not need to provide a certificate of accommodation.

When issued, a visa must be used within 90 days, i.e. the recipient must enter Cameroon within that time frame.

Longer periods of stay may be granted to applicants applying for Social Visit visas.

The multiple visa is issued only at the discretion of the Consulate.

Passport must have at least six months remaining validity and contain at least one blank visa page for visa to be issued.

Your application will be hand carried to the Embassy, and is usually processed in 8-10 business days.



Shipping Instructions

Please forward a printed copy of your order confirmation for a Cameroon Tourist visa for Non-US Citizens and all required documents to:

Travel Document Systems, Inc.
1010 Wisconsin Ave NW
STE #845
Washington, DC 20007

Local Phone Number: 202-638-3800

Urgent applications for a Cameroon Tourist visa should be shipped to TDS using only the FedEx Company.

Please use FedEx Priority Overnight. Do NOT ship "First Overnight." This will delay the delivery of your package.

Once your order is complete, your Passport with the visa sticker/stamp will be returned to you via FedEx Overnight.

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Continental USA Only Price
Next Business Day - up to 3 passports $36.00
Next Business Day - 4 or more passports $39.00
Saturday Delivery $41.00
Alaska, Puerto Rico, Hawaii, USVI Price
Next Day Letter (No Saturday Delivery) $39.00
International Price
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