There are various type of South Sudanese visas are available for you to apply. The type of South Sudanese visa you will need to apply depends on the purpose, length of your trip and the frequency of trips you will be taking to South Sudan. If you require information such as South Sudanese consulate contact details , visa forms for South Sudan, and other travel information please use the dropdown menu, below.
Types of South Sudanese Visas for British Nationals and Permanent Residents in the United Kingdom.
- South Sudanese tourist visa for British nationals and permanent residents in the United Kingdom is issued for a short period of leisure travel in South Sudan and no business activities permitted with the short term tourist visa for South Sudan.
- South Sudanese visitor visa for British nationals and permanent residents in the United Kingdom is issued for a short period of travel to visit friends and family in South Sudan and no business activities are permitted.
- South Sudanese business visa for British citizens and permanent residents in the United Kingdom is issued for participating in short-term business activity in South Sudan.
- South Sudanese transit visa for British nationals and permanent residents in the United Kingdom is issued and is generally valid for 3 days or less, for transferring through a port in South Sudan to a third destination.
General Documnets Required to Apply for a South Sudanese Visa for British Nationals and Permant Residents in the United Kingdom
The below items are generally required to apply for any type of South Sudanese visas in the United Kingdom:
- Fully completed Visa Application Form and essential declaration
- Passport size photographs
- Valid national passport
There are other types of South Sudanese visas such as student visas, temporary worker visas, parent visas, spousal visas or partner visas for British nationals which are available to apply. Please contact the South Sudanese Embassy in London or the nearest South Sudanese consulate accredited to the United Kingdom for more information.
Please note: In individual cases, you may be required to provide additional documents. Angolan Embassy rules and regulations can and do, very occasionally change overnight. We accept no responsibilty for any such changes. To learn more information click on Disclaimer Information.
South Sudanese Entry Visa Types Available for British Nationals and Permanent Residents in the UK
Single Entry visa for South Sudanese: A single-entry visa allows its holder to enter South Sudanese only once, within the given period of time, as mentioned in the visa sticker affixed to their passport. Once the visa holder exits the territory of South Sudanese or visa region associated with South Sudanese, he or she can no longer go back, even if they have not spend in South Sudanese the number of days as permitted by the South Sudanese embassy that issued them the visa.
Double Entry visa for South Sudanese: In general, a double-entry visa applies the same way as the single-entry visa explained above. The sole difference between a single-entry and a double-entry visa is that the second gives you the chance to go once more back to South Sudanese
Multiple Entry visa for South Sudanese: This type of visa allows the holder of the visa to enter South Sudanese mutiple times with visa validity period.
What Are The Steps to Apply for an South Sudanese Visa for British Nationals?
To apply for an South Sudanese visa in the United Kingdom, then follow the steps given below:
- Check if you need to apply for a South Sudanese Visa.
- Know when is the right time to apply for your South Sudan visa!
- Figure out what type of South Sudanese visa you will need.
- Find out where you should lodge your South Sudanese visa application.
- Fill in the right South Sudanese visa form.
- Collect the documents required for South Sudanese visa.
- Make a visa appointment and attend the visa interview.
- Submit your biometrics.
- Pay the South Sudanese visa fee.
Please Note: Please consult South Sudanese consulate in the United Kingdom as visa regulations for South Sudan can and often change overnight. In individual cases, additional documents required for South Sudanese visa. We accept no responsibility as we have no affiliation with the embassy of South Sudan in the United Kingdom or their visa section.
What are the common questions asked by a South Sudanese visa officer?
Going for a visa interview at the South Sudanese consulate in London? The visa officer at the South Sudanese consulate will look over your application and ask you questions if they wish to clarify anything. It is best to answer these questions honestly.
Typical questions asked at the South Sudanese visa interview include:
- What is your purpose of your trip to South Sudan?
- Do you know anyone living in South Sudan?
- What is your current occupation? How long have you been in your current occupation?
- If you are a student, when will the studies finish?
- How will you support yourself whilst in South Sudan?
- Have you ever travelled to other countries?
- Who will pay for your trip to South Sudan?
- What are your plans when you return from your trip from South Sudan?
- What will you do if your South Sudanese visa application is rejected?
What are the usual reasons for getting your South Sudanese visa denied?
Common reasons why your South Sudanese visa application got rejected include:
- Lack of funds – you must be able to afford your trip South Sudan and you must provide documents to show that you can.
- Proof of accommodation not provided – you must be able to show where you will be staying in South Sudan and you can easily do this by providing a hotel reservation in South Sudan.
- The visa officer thinks you will not return to your home country – you must make it clear that you intend to leave South Sudan and return to your home country before the expiry of your visa. You can do this by providing documents that show you have ties where you live, such as an employment letter or proof that you own your home etc.
- No proof of residence – you must be able to prove that you can live in the country of your residence legally, so you must provide proof of residence.