Consulate information


4201  Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite #400, Washington, DC 20008

Phone: (202) 629-4302 Website

Important Facts


  • COVID-19 REGULATIONS (Subject to change). Travelers must send an entry request email at most 5 days before departure to [email protected]. They must have a negative Covid-19 PCR test taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. Travelers must have a confirmed accommodation booking for at least 7 days at a registered SHATA accommodation and a health insurance to cover Covid-19 expenses. They also are subject to quarantine for 7 days.
  • Passport must have six (6) months validity beyond the completion of a trip and two (2) blank visa pages.
  • NO VISA REQUIRED for nationals of Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Jamaica, Japan, Trinidad & Tobago, and some other countries for a maximum stay of 6 months; for Russia Fed. for a maximum stay of 90 days; for the Philippines traveling as tourists can stay up to 30 days; for Haiti with a visa issued by Canada, USA, or a Schengen country member for a maximum stay of 6 months.
  • VISA ON ARRIVAL with tourist card obtained at the port of entry is available for nationals of Bolivia, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Finland, France, Germany, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Panama, Peru, Portugal, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, UK/British Overseas, USA, Venezuela, and some other countries for a maximum stay of 90 days with a single entry.
  • E-VISA is available and must be obtained before departure.
  • For more information and questions contact the GC Visa office.
Visa Application Requirements US NON-US
Valid passport
Completed and signed application form
The application must be typewritten. Not handwritten.
Passport size photos - one (1) photo
White background and should be free of shadows, in color and clear, without glasses. Applicants must directly face camera w/ a neutral expression and clearly visible eyes.
Invitation letter (Business visa only)
Copy of flight itinerary
A round trip travel airline ticket with traveler's name.
Letter of support (Business visa only)
The GC Visa office will provide
Proof of valid legal residency in the US (copy only)
Be ready to show the original when applying in person.

Forms and Links

Application form

Processing Time

Processing timeService type
4 to 5 business daysRegular

Fee per Visa

Payment Method: Money Order,

Type of VisaFee per VisaType of entryTerm of visa
US Nationals
100.00Multiple5 years
Non-US Nationals
45.00Multiple2 months
Non-US Nationals
210.00Multiple1 year
Non-US Nationals
60.00Multiple2 months
Non-US Nationals
360.00Multiple2 years
Tourist/Visa on Arrival (Tourist card)35.00Single3 months

Additional Notes

  • Allow (2) two extra days for GC Visa Office to process your application.
  • For Long Term/Work Visa and Children under 18, Contact GC Visa Office.
  • Please note that Embassies/Country Representative Offices change the requirements on a regular basis without notifying us.
  • There is a GC surcharge for our services.

Last updated: May 16, 2022