DR Congo Fixer and Filming permits

Film Crew fixers is based in Uganda, where we have our offices to operate fixer services in Kinshasa, Goma, and Bukavu in DR Congo. The Democratic Republic of Congo is one of the nearest neighbors of Uganda in the west. Are you looking for Local congo fixers, or line producers in Kinshasha, processing Congo filming permissions? Congo media accreditation? Let Film Fixers Uganda be your Congo fixer on your next shoot. We have representatives or fixers in Kinshasa and other towns who handle all logistics and services, ranging from arranging filming permissions, press accreditation, location scouting, equipment hire, kit customs clearing, transport, and accommodation plus visa advice. Let’s discuss your requirements here.

Filming Locations in the Democratic Republic of Congo

The Democratic Republic of Congo, Kinshasha is one of Africa’s most gifted Countries in central Africa. There are so many filming locations and things to consider when planning to shoot a documentary or TV production in this central African Country. Congo boasts some of the best sites to film mountain gorillas in Virunga National Park, lowland gorillas in Kahuzi Biega National park, volcanoes such as Nyiragongo, and Nyamuragira, dense jungles, communities, and pygmies. Are you looking for a congo fixer in Kivu or Goma? Are you looking for someone to handle location scouting in the Congo? Please contact us

Democratic Republic of Congo Accommodation

There are a variety of accommodation facilities in Congo, Click here for more information.

Processing Congo Filming

Democratic republic of congo does not have standard filming permissions, but permissions may vary from one place to another and case to case.  At the moment journalist, Accreditation permits serve as the official permit to film in all locations in the country. Still, we are glad to further discuss and advise on the best permissions once contacted.

Hiring filming Equipment, Film
crew and Local Talent

When planning to film in the Democratic republic of congo, please consider bringing your equipment into the country. Film crew Fixers will assist in creating a temporary bond to make sure that your kit is allowed in and out of the country. Just like many African countries, the Democratic Republic of Congo does not have many professional and well-trained Film Directors, Sound producers, Camera Men. As such, we encourage you to come with your film crews, and we will handle all the paperwork required.

Visa and Congo Work permits

Your film crew will need a visa to enter the Democratic republic of congo. Unlike Uganda and Kenya, where one can obtain a visa upon arrival, the Congo visa must be applied for in advance at the closest Consulate or Embassy. You will not be allowed to enter the country without a visa that was not processed in advance. You need an invitation letter as well as a yellow fever card. Please contact us for more details.