Overview of Consular Services
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.
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.
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
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
Henri ETOUNDI ESSOMBA
- Please visit: Cameroonian Biometric Passport Process
Repatriation of Human Remains
Certifications and Legalization of Documents
- Please Read First on Certification or Legalization of Documents
- Requirements - Certification or Legalization of Documents
- Procuration - Power of Attorney
- Moving Certificate
- Certified True Copy
- Attestation of Non Employment
- Life Certificate
- Physical Check Sheet
- Attestation of Celibacy
- Attestation of Non Remarriage
No Objection Letter
Document Submission and Fees
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 **
Monday To Friday
9:00AM To 04:00PM
(202) 265-8790For Appointments Only:
(202) 265-8790 Ext. 8357Fax:
Embassy of the Republic of Cameroon
2349 Massachusetts Ave N.W.
Washington, DC 20008