South Sudan got its independence on July 09th, 2011 as a result of the implementation of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) signed on January 06th, 2005 between the Government of Sudan and the government of Southern Sudan. The Comprehensive Peace Agreement had granted the people of Southern Sudan the right to Self-Determination through referendum. During referendum on January 09th, 2011, the people of Southern Sudan voted 98% in favor of separation from Sudan to create an independent country of South Sudan.
A valid passport and Visa is required to enter into South Sudan. You may enter South Sudan through Air or land.
South Sudan is a landlocked country bordered by Uganda in the South, Kenya in South East, Ethiopia in the East, Sudan in the North, Central African Republic in the West and Democratic Republic of Congo in South west
Port of entries
Accommodations and rental cars are available in Nimule town. Depending on room & bed size, the price per night ranges from 50 South Sudanese Pounds to 100 South Sudanese Pounds.
Services like, gas stations, restaurants, accommodations and rental cars are available for hire/rent in addition to boda-boda (motor cycle) in town.
Currently there are two banking institutions and other money transfer companies in town. You can easily get banking and money transfer services here without difficulties.
Should you need medical attention, Nimule Hospital is just a few Kilometers from the border check point and it’s on the road side with a clear sign.