I'm a refugee holding a travel document issued by South Africa, I'm Congolese from Democratic Republic of the Congo. I want to visit Amsterdam; do I need a visa ?

  • Are you the one who asked this question? You're still not saying which Congo, without which there's not much point in declaring yourself to be "congolese". Mar 13, 2017 at 9:38
  • Go to the IATA Travel Center and enter the details of your document etc and you will find out accurately. It does appear you need a visa. Mar 13, 2017 at 14:25

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According to IATA Travel Center:

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So the answer is no, you cannot enter visa-free. It should also be noted that South-Africans themselves are also ineligible for visa-free entry to the Schengen area.


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