Cameroon Visa

Cameroon Visa

Do you need a visa to visit Cameroon? Find your nearest Embassy.

Our Cameroon Visa Guide will teach you everything you need to know about Cameroon’s visa policy for people from all over the world, including different types of visas, particular requirements, visa sponsorships, visa fees, and more. It is critical to have a scheduled flight ticket in hand before applying for a visa to Cameroon.

Who needs a visa to visit Cameroon?

All travellers to Cameroon require a visa, with the exception of those from the nations mentioned below. Nationals of the following nations are permitted to enter Cameroon visa-free for stays of up to 90 days:

  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • République du Congo
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Gabon
  • Nigeria.

For more information on visas to Cameroon, you can visit their Embassy page.

Entry into Cameroon

All passengers aged 5 and older must provide (in PDF format) proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test conducted no more than 72 hours before to boarding a trip to Cameroon. At the international airports in Yaoundé and Douala, all arriving passengers are required to submit to a quick COVID-19 test. These examinations are mandatory and free. During the time that travellers are at the airport, results are returned.

At the airport, all travellers departing Cameroon must provide a negative PCR or rapid flow test result from within the previous 72 hours. Recommended is a test with a QR code on the outcome.

You must adhere to the additional screening processes implemented by the authorities. Maintain contact with your tour operator, transportation provider, and/or lodging provider for up-to-date information on the impact on your existing trip plans. The admission conditions imposed by the government of Cameroon are susceptible to modification at short notice.

Eligibility to apply for a Cameroon visa

In order to qualify for a visa, you must ensure you have all the relevant correct documents before travel.  The criteria to apply for a Cameroon visa is listed below:



Visa Application Form.

Travel Documentation.

Proof of Sufficient Funds.

Vaccination Certificate.

CIBT visas Order Form.

Accommodation Documentation.

Processing time for Cameroon visas

All visa applications take around ten (10) business days to process on average. In addition, an accelerated Service for same-day processing of requests is provided. Postal visa applications will only be considered and processed if all required documentation is included.

Appointment waiting times

Various appointment wait times are possible. The usual waiting period for a Cameroon visa depends on the type of visa for which you have applied. Visitor, student, and all other non-immigrant visa appointment waiting times average 31 days. You must verify you have your visa before you fly.

Who can visit Cambodia without a visa?

If you hold a passport from Brunei, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, or Vietnam, you can enter Cambodia visa-free for between 14 and 30 days, depending on your home country. If you are entering the United States from another country, you must ensure you have a valid visa.

For detailed information on specific parts of the general visa process, you can refer to the links below to find the answer to your query. If you are unable to find any particular information, please contact us via email.

Cameroon visa types

There are two types of visas available for Cameroon. These are business and tourist. If you are going to Cameroon for a holiday you would need a tourist visa. If you are visiting Cameroon for business, you would order a business visa.

What to do if your Cameroon visa is refused?

If your visa is denied for any reason or you are denied entrance at the Schengen border, you will NOT receive a refund. If the border police have denied you admission and intend to deport you back to your home country, the embassy is unable to offer any assistance.
You have the right to contest this verdict. The embassy of the Member State that opted to deny the visa distributes a standard form to notify the applicant of the decision to deny a Schengen visa and the reasons for the denial. People regularly ask us how we can “guarantee” the issuance of a visa. Because all final decisions are made by embassies, there is no way to obtain a 100 percent guarantee. All you can do is ensure that your application is as strong as possible. Please get in touch with us if your visa application was denied.

People also asked...

The optimal time to apply for a Cameroon visa is one to two months prior to departure. However, if you are short on time, we may be able to expedite your visa processing at the discretion of the Embassy.

Yes. You must send your original passport, not a photocopy. The Cameroon visa is affixed to your passport and will occupy one of its pages. Your visa application cannot be handled without the original of your passport. Due to the significance of your passport.

All fees may be paid in United States dollars or the FCFA equivalent. We only accept cash. The U.S. money used for payment must have been printed within the past decade. No bank draughts, money orders, or personal checks are accepted.

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