Visas and entry conditions in Cameroon

Visa requirements *

Visa-exempt foreign nationals: Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Nigeria.

Special passports: holders of diplomatic or service category passports issued to nationals of China, Italy and Turkey do not require a visa. Holders of diplomatic and service passports can obtain a visa on arrival if they have a mission order and a return ticket.

Short transit: transit without visa is allowed for travellers continuing their trip by the same or first connecting plane within 24 hours and without leaving the airport.

Nationalities subject to visa: citizens of all other nationalities can obtain their visa in embassies.

Note: a passenger who does not have Cameroonian identity papers (passport or identity card) is considered as a foreign passenger even if he / she has a multi-citizenship and must therefore be in possession of a visa .
How to obtain a visa ? *

Standard procedure in embassies: if you are not eligible for one of the exemptions mentioned above or if you wish to obtain a long-stay visa, work visa, etc., you can go to the Cameroonian diplomatic representation nearest to your home, accompanied by the necessary documents (see the addresses of the embassies of Cameroon by clicking here).

* Updated to 13 November 2017. Conditions for obtaining visas, their rates and the nationalities concerned change regularly according to the diplomatic news. Please check systematically what formalities you are subject to.
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