Visa General guidelines & requirements

 For Tourism/Visit visas

    • The consulate grants a 2 months single entry visa unless otherwise requested.

    • Should the stay be longer than 2 months, the required duration must be specified when applying.

    • Usual processing time for Tourism/Visit visas is about 3-5 working days. (June and December excluded)

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

    • Passports must be valid for at least six (6) months.

    • Fees of CHF 255 For U.S.A Citizens, CHF 100 For others Nationalities, must be paid Attaching the proof of payment. (Check the bottom of the page for the bank account information)

    • 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.


    • Persons wanting to fill the form manually instead of the electronic one in the office of the Consulate in Geneva, must come in Person and complete the form themselves


    • An express visa can be issued on the same day for tourism and visit visas provided that the online application and all visa conditions & requirements have been met.

    The cost of an express visa is 200 CHF.



 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 the 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 the 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. Travelers must obtain an authorization for their animals/pets accompanying them.

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


All payments must be payable to:

The Consulate of the Republic of the Sudan

3ème étage

51 Avenue Blanc

1202 Geneva


  • All fees should be paid in advance to:

  • 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.