South Sudan Work Visa Application & Travel Information

Travelling To South Sudan
Please see below for the Visas offered for South Sudan
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British Nationals Require Visas In Advance Of Travel To Enter South Sudan. This Includes By Air Or By Road. The South Sudanese Embassy In London Issue Single Entry Visas At A Cost Of £35 (Multiple Entry Visas Are Not Available). Visas Can Take Around Three Working Days To Process And Are Valid For One Month. Those Wishing To Stay In South Sudan For Longer Than One Month Will Need To Apply For An Extension At The Ministry Of Interior In Juba, South Sudan Upon Their Arrival. For Further Information About Visa Requirements And The Visa Application Process, Please Contact The South Sudanese Embassy Directly On +44 (0)20 7483 9262. All Applications Must Be Made In Person.

British Nationals Wishing To Enter Ethiopia From South Sudan In Their Own Vehicles Require A Letter From The British Embassy In Addis Ababa - Providing Details Of The Passengers (Names, Passport Details) And Vehicle (S) (Make, Model, Registration Number, Engine And Chassis Numbers). You Should Contact The British Embassy In Addis Ababa (+251 11 66 141 56) Well In Advance Of Your Journey To Request A Copy Of The Letter And Present It To Officials Of The Ethiopian Revenue And Customs Authority At The Border.

Citizens Of The Following Countries Are Eligible To Obtain A Visa On Arrival Costing Between Us$ 50 And 100:
Botswana, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya And Uganda.

In South Sudan, Health Facilities Are Extremely Limited - Especially Outside Juba. Most Serious Medical Problems Would Require A Medical Evacuation To Nairobi Or Kampala. Visitors Should Be Aware That During The Rainy Season Flights Are Often Forced To Remain On The Ground For Hours. Therefore Those With Medical Problems Should Carefully Consider These Limitations Before Travelling. Make Sure You Have Adequate Travel Health Insurance And Accessible Funds To Cover The Cost Of Any Medical Treatment Abroad And Repatriation.

You Should Take Out Comprehensive Travel And Medical Insurance Before Travelling. This Should Include Cover For Medical Evacuation By Air Ambulance. Check For Any Exclusions And That Your Policy Covers You For All The Activities You Want To Undertake.

Credit / Debit Cards And Travellers' Cheques Are Not Accepted In South Sudan. It Is Not Possible To Obtain Cash Against Credit Cards At Banks, And Credit / Debit Cards Are Not Accepted At Hotels To Settle Bills. You Should Ensure That You Have Sufficient Currency In Us Dollars (Clean, Undefaced, Untorn Notes Dated 2006 Onwards - Older Ones Will Not Be Changed), To Cover Expenses During Your Stay. Juba Is Comparatively Expensive; One Night’S Accommodation Can Be Up To $200 And Vehicle Rental Can Be From $150 Per Day.