Chad Business Visa Requirements

These requirements are applicable for Non-US Citizens applying at the Washington DC Office

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 3 recent professional passport-type photographs.
Digital and non-passport photographs are not acceptable.
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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 business letter of responsibility is required if you are traveling for business purposes , to be typewritten on your company letterhead and addressed to:
Embassy of Chad, Visa Section, Washington DC
The letter must explain all of the following:
Nature of business to be performed
Name and address of reference to be visited
This letter should request Multiple Entries visa if required
Guarantee of return transportation and sufficient funds for the visit
The letter should be signed by an officer of the company other than the applicant.

 

Vaccinations - International Certificate of Vaccination for Yellow Fever required.

 

 

 

Please Send Three Completed and Signed Application Forms.

 

The CHAD tourist or business Single Entry visa is usually valid for only 30 days from date issued, for a stay not to exceed 30 days. This means the applicant must enter Chad within 30 days of the issue of the visa, and can then stay up to 30 days. Three and six months Multiple Entries visas are also available.

The International Certificate of Vaccination for Yellow Fever is not required at time of visa issuance, but must be presented upon arrival.

Canadian residents may apply for visa through Washington D.C. TDS requires payment by money order or certified check drawn on a U.S. Bank, or by credit card. UPS shipping rates to Canada will be higher than the domestic rates shown above.

Your application will be checked and hand carried to the Embassy, and is usually processed in 5 Business Days.

TravelDocs Service Fees

Fees charged by Travel Document Systems for our part in assisting you in obtaining your visa.

TypePriceProcessing Time
Regular$89.005 Business Days
Rush$120.003 Business Days
Emergency$175.00Same day/24 Hours

Once your visa order is complete, your documents will be returned to you via FedEx. The below table outlines the possible costs associated with this service.

FedEx Return ShippingFedEx Logo
Continental USA Only Price
Next Business Day - up to 3 passports $32.00
Next Business Day - 4 or more passports $33.00
Saturday Delivery $41.00
Alaska, Puerto Rico, Hawaii, USVI Price
Next Day Letter (No Saturday Delivery) $39.00
International Price
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Consular Fees

These are the fees charged by the foreign government for issuing a visa. Fees are per person per visa.

Type Entry Price Period of stay Validity Processing Time
Regular Single $155.00 Up to 30 Days 1 Month 5 Business Days
Rush Single $180.00 Up to 30 Days 1 Month 3 Business Days
Emergency Single $205.00  Up to 30 Days 1 Month Same Day/24 Hours
           
Regular Multiple $205.00 Up to 30 Days 3 Months 5 Business Days
Rush Multiple $230.00 Up to 30 Days 3 Months 3 Business Days
Emergency Multiple $255.00 Up to 30 Days 3 Months Same Day/24 Hours
           
Regular Multiple $255.00 Up to 30 Days 6 Months 5 Business Days
Rush Multiple $280.00 Up to 30 Days 6 Months 3 Business Days
Emergency Multiple $305.00 Up to 30 Days 6 Months Same Day/24 Hours
Note: All consular fees above include a $5 check writing fee.

TDS Order Form

You must complete the TDS Online Order Form.

The order form gives TDS your name, address, shipping information and payment method. Multiple applicants can be entered using one order form. You only need to complete one TDS order form per request. Please print two copies of the confirmation page. Include one copy with the documents you ship to TDS and keep one copy for your records.

While completing the online order form in this step, you will be asked how you want to pay TDS fees. You may pay our fees online with a credit card or enclose a personal or business check or money order.

We accept American Express, MasterCard, Visa and Discover

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Ship Your Documents

Please forward the completed requirements to:

Travel Document Systems, Inc.
1625 K St. NW
Suite 750
Washington, DC 20006

Local Phone Number: 202-638-3800

Urgent applications 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.

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Travel Document Systems, Inc. (TDS) is a leading visa and passport processing agency. For over 30 years we have served travel professionals, tour operators, and cruise lines, as well as corporate and individual international travelers. TDS specializes in travel that involves visas for more than one country.