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Congo-Kinshasa travel advice
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Congo-Kinshasa travel guide - essential info
Below is a beginner's guide to Congo-Kinshasa with essential travel facts such as dominant language spoken, typical flight time from the UK and the local currency. You can also check whether visas are required and what plug adapter you need to pack.
|Congo-Kinshasa - quick facts
|UK +1 to +2 hours
|C + E plug (220V)
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✝ = requirements for UK travellers.
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|Days with some rainfall
The Congo-Kinshasa weather guide shows long term monthly averages for Kinshasa.
Congo-Kinshasa travel advice
Check the latest travel advice on visiting Congo-Kinshasa from official government sources (in english) from around the world including entry requirements and travel restrictions.
- UK traveller advice for Congo-Kinshasa - UK FCDO
- Irish traveller advice for Congo-Kinshasa - Department of Foreign Affairs, Ireland
- Canadian travel advice for Congo-Kinshasa - Government of Canada
- US travel advisories for Congo-Kinshasa - US Department of State
- Safe travel advisories for Congo-Kinshasa - Ministry of Foreign Affairs, New Zealand
- Smarter traveller advice for Congo-Kinshasa - Department of Foreign Affairs, Australia
Learn more about the current safety and security risks from terrorism, natural disasters and more. Read about the local laws and customs to consider when travelling around Congo-Kinshasa.
Note: UK FCDO - UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
FCDO travel advice
Congo-Kinshasa travel health
Find out more about staying safe when travelling to Congo-Kinshasa with the latest guidance on required vaccinations and recommended medication to take with you.
- Vaccines & medicines for Congo-Kinshasa - CDC
- Health & vaccinations for Congo-Kinshasa - TravelHealthPro, NaTHNac
- How to stay safe & healthy in Congo-Kinshasa - Fit for Travel, Public Health Scotland
Check out the general travel tips for staying safe and healthy in Congo-Kinshasa, risks of preventable diseases and what to pack.
Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Congo-Kinshasa covid live updates
Check the latest live updates on Covid-19 in Congo-Kinshasa with the vaccination requirements, current available statistics and up-to-date travel advice from government agencies.
- Travellers' health for Congo-Kinshasa - Ministry of Health, Congo-Kinshasa
- Coronavirus timeline in Congo-Kinshasa - Our World in Data
Congo-Kinshasa travel features
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Read our frequently asked questions about travelling to Congo-Kinshasa including the current entry restrictions, covid rules, driving side, electrical plugs used and much more.
Are there entry restrictions to Congo-Kinshasa due to Covid-19?
Congo-Kinshasa is open for tourism from the UK.
Negative PCR test results or proof of full Covid-19 vaccination required for arrivals from the UK. Mandatory 2nd test on arrival for unvaccinated travellers.
Check out Ministry of Health, Congo-Kinshasa for more information.
Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from Congo-Kinshasa?
You do not need to quarantine on arrival in the UK from Congo-Kinshasa. The UK no longer requires a passenger locator form, Covid-19 test or proof of vaccination.
What is the time difference between Congo-Kinshasa and the UK?
The time difference between Congo-Kinshasa and the UK is UK time+1 to UK time+2 hours.
What is the main language spoken in Congo-Kinshasa?
What is the currency in Congo-Kinshasa?
The currency in Congo-Kinshasa is the Congolese Franc (CDF).
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Which plugs are used in Congo-Kinshasa?
Congo-Kinshasa uses electrical plug type C + E (220 Volts).
Which side of the road do they drive on in Congo-Kinshasa?
They drive on the right side of the road in Congo-Kinshasa.
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Do you need a visa for Congo-Kinshasa?
Yes, UK passport holders do need a visa to enter Congo-Kinshasa.
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