Consular Services

Overview of Consular Services

The Ambassador of the Republic of Cameroon to the United States of America in Washington DC welcomes you.

Please contact us anytime if you need more information.

Within this section, the Consular Section of the Embassy of the Republic of Cameroon in the United States of America provides information to applicants about the procedures for acquiring entry visas to Cameroon, Cameroonian passports, Travel Documents or Consular Cards, Permits to import firearms for hunting purposes, Transcriptions of birth certificates, and other types of requests.

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Visa & Consular Forms Applications Procedure

Applications may be submitted IN PERSON BY APPOINTMENT ONLY, or BY MAIL.
Before making arrangements to come to the Embassy, or forwarding application files by mail, applicants must review the application procedure outlined in the Requirements document pertaining to the type of application (passports, visas, travel documents, etc.) they wish to submit to the Consular Section for processing.

Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

For the most current information on our processes and services, please visit our frequently asked questions and answers.
Frequently Asked Questions

Check Your Passport Status

New Cameroonian passports are available for pickup

Please visit the following link:
List of Available Passports

How to Collect Your Passport

Cameroonian Biometric Passport Process

The Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Cameroon to the United States of America, H.E. ETOUNDI ESSOMBA, hereby informs Cameroonian nationals residing within the jurisdiction of the Embassy of Cameroon in Washington, DC, that the new Cameroonian biometric passport process effectively went operational on July 1st, 2021.

For more information, please visit: Cameroonian Biometric Passport Process

[Signed]
The Ambassador,
Henri ETOUNDI ESSOMBA

EXPRESS VISAS and TRAVEL DOCUMENTS

In response to persistent and frequent requests to improve the quality of its services, the Embassy of Cameroon will start issuing EXPRESS VISAS and TRAVEL DOCUMENTS (LAISSEZ' PASSER) to Cameroon beginning August 09, 2021.

The expedited processing time for a complete visa or travel document (Laissez-Passer) application file is BETWEEN 24 AND 48 HOURS from the date of reception of the complete application file, as required by the Embassy.

For more information, please visit: EXPRESS VISAS and TRAVEL DOCUMENTS

[Signed]
The Ambassador,
Henri ETOUNDI ESSOMBA

Contact Info & Office Hours

Please note that the Embassy of the Republic of Cameroon in the United States of America is closed on
** Cameroon and US Holidays **

Hours

Monday To Friday

9:00AM To 04:00PM

Phone

(202) 265-8790

For Appointments Only:

(202) 265-8790 Ext. 8357

Fax:

(202) 387-3826

Address

Consular Section
Embassy of the Republic of Cameroon
2349 Massachusetts Ave N.W.
Washington, DC 20008

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