Is travel to the DRC permitted by U.S. citizens?
How do I get a visa to enter the DRC?
Where can I find information on conducting business in the DRC?
To find out information on conducting business in the DRC, please consult the Country Commercial Guide.
Will current sanctions on the DRC prevent my company from doing business?
With the exception of the sale of weapons and conflict minerals, there are no restrictions which prevent companies from doing business in the DRC.
What restrictions on the DRC prevent my company from doing business?
Foreign companies are not permitted to do retail trade, while foreign and local private companies are not permitted to get involved with businesses relating to insurance, railway transport, the production and distribution of water or electricity, or the selling of uranium.
What restrictions has the special Federation Aviation Regulation (SFAR) placed on the DRC?
Congolese airline companies are on the SFAR’s black list. As a result, almost all Congolese aircrafts cannot fly outside of the DRC.
How do I contact an official from the DRC?
If you do not have the contact address of an official in the DRC, you may contact the Economic and Commercial Section of the U.S. Embassy who can assist you. Please refer to the section “Contact Us” to find the right person to send your inquiry to at the Economic and Commercial Section.
How can I sign up to receive future notifications of EEB events focusing on the DRC?
To receive future notification about EB events focused on the DRC, please email or contact the Economic and Commercial of the U.S. Embassy directly at KinshasaEcon@state.gov.