Visa General guidelines & requirements

 For Tourism/Visit visas

    • The consulate grants a 3 months single entry visa unless otherwise requested.

    • Usual processing time for Tourism/Visit visas is about 4-5 working days.

    • A return-ready envelope must be sent with the passport.

    • Passports must be valid for at least six (6) months from the date of return.

    • Fees of CHF 160 For U.S.A Citizens, CHF 100 For others Nationalities, must be paid after visa approval (after sending the form and receiving a confirmed approval).

    • A scan of a recent photo (taken within the last 6 months) of the applicant MUST be provided in the "Basic information" tab.

    • For all non-Swiss applicants, the residency permit MUST be valid at least one month past the return date and fingerprints of the right thumb & index fingers are required.


    • Very Important: After clicking on "Send Application" upon completion of the form, kindly leave the page open until you receive a confirmation email with your application ID number.


    • The Consulate no longer issues "Express" Visas (Same day visas) to any kind of travel document/passport



 Kindly Note,

1. To get an entry visa to Sudan for official, business, diplomatic or work; the sponsor in Sudan should request the approval from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Khartoum to speed up the visa process at the Consulate of the Republic of the Sudan in Geneva.

2. Extensions of periods of stay in Sudan may be carried out through the Passport, Immigration and Nationality Office in Khartoum, Sudan.




For Diplomatic & UN Passports:

Please submit the following:

  • No fees are required for UN (Laissez-Passer) and Diplomatic Passports holders.

  • Processing time varies, however, in all cases the Consulate in Geneva MUST await the approval of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Khartoum.


For Tourist/ Business:

  • An invitation letter from a sponsor (Friend/ relative/ business partner/ company/ hotel reservation) must be provided.


Motoring Through Sudan


  • An Application form for Motoring through Sudan.

  • A guarantee of CHF 1'000. - Per car.

  • A copy of the car License.

  • A copy of driving licence.

  • Copy of personal insurance.

  • A "Carnet de passage en Douane, for motor vehicles and trailers" .

Pets Accompanying Travelers:
Animals should be accompanied by their owners or representatives, must be duly identified and have their animal health certificate. Travellers must obtain an authorization for their animals/pets accompanying them.

1. Vaccinations Certificate.
2. Original And a Copy of the Animal Passport.


All payments are payable to:

The Consulate of the Republic of the Sudan

3ème étage

51 Avenue Blanc

1202 Geneva


  • All fees should be paid after visa approval :

  • 1- By post using the following account information: Post Account Number: 85-260601-5

  • 2- E-Banking, IBAN: CH85 0900 0000 8526 0601 5 (Consulat du Soudan, Avenue Blanc 51, 1202 Genève)

  • Please don't put any money in the envelope.