Power of Attorney is a formal written authority given by an individual to another individual to manage his personal affairs.


Applications for certificates of Lost Passports, Passport Extension and Laissez-Passer/Travel Documents should be sent to:

Embassy of the Republic of Congo
Consulate Section
1720 16th Street, NW
Washington, D.C 20009
Email: consulate@ambacongo-us.org
Tel: 202 726 5500 / 202 986 5740

Hours of Operation:
Monday Through Friday
Drop off Hours: 10:30 a.m to 12:00 pm
Pick-up Hours: 01:30 pm to 03:30 pm


The processing time for all consular services requests take up between 5-7 business days. The Consulate of the Republic of Congo in Washington, D.C does not offer any rush or expedited services.

Requirements :

-  Valid Identification Card or Valid Passport ;

- The Power of Attorney form filled out by the applicant with all the necessary information included in it ;

- A money order of 20.00 U.S Dollars or 20.00 U.S. Dollars in cash (only if physically present). Due to some undisclosed reasons, the Embassy of the Republic of Congo to the United States of America is no longer accepting Business checks. Procuration fees will still remain at 20.00 U.S Dollars. Furthermore, the money order should be paid to the order of , " Embassy of the Republic of Congo ." 

- A prepaid envelope ( DHL, Fedex, UPS, USPS) with a TRACKING NUMBER so that the notarized Power of Attorney form can be mailed back to the sender. Please be aware that Canadian or Mexican prepaid envelopes are not accepted under any circumstances. 


IMPORTANT NOTICE: The Consulate Section of the Embassy of the Republic of Congo to the USA (Washington, D.C) highly encourages all consular services' applicants to fulfill all the requirements listed above. Refusal to provide all the correct documents will result in the systematic rejection of your consular services requests.