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Chad Visa and Passport Requirements

Passport required Return ticket required Visa Required
USA Yes Yes Yes
EU Yes Yes Yes
British Yes Yes Yes
Australian Yes Yes Yes
Canadian Yes Yes Yes


A passport valid for at least six months is required by all nationals referred to in the chart above to enter Chad.


Visas are required by all nationals referred to in the chart above to enter Chad.

You must show outgoing tickets, or a copy of your itinerary if you are travelling overland.

A yellow fever vaccination certificate is required.

All visitors must register at the Sûreté (immigration department) within 72 hours of arrival.

Nationals not referred to in the chart are advised to contact the embassy to check visa requirements.

Types and Cost

Single-entry and transit visa: €70; three-month multiple-entry visa: €100.


Single-entry visa: one month; multiple-entry visa: three months.

Application to

Consulate (or consular section at embassy).

Working days

Three, but allow extra time if you need to post your application overseas. For example, UK nationals must apply to the embassy in Brussels or Paris.

Entry with children

Single parents or adults travelling alone with children should be aware that documentary evidence of parental responsibility may be requested.

This page reflects our understanding of current rules for the most common types of travel to the said country. However, please note that each authority sets and forces entry rules, hence we strongly recommend that you verify critical information with the relevant embassy before travel.

Embassies and tourist offices

British Honorary Consul in Chad

There is no embassy in Chad. In an emergency, British nationals can also obtain consular assistance through the British High Commission in Yaoundé, Cameroon.

Telephone: (237) 2222 05 45 or (237) 2222 07 96.
Address: , British High Commission, Avenue Winston Churchill, Yaounde, P.O Box 547,
Opening times:

Mon-Thurs 0745-1545, Fri 0745-1345.

Embassy of the Republic of Chad in the USA

Telephone: (202) 462 4009.
Address: NW, 2002 R Street, Washington, DC, 20009,
Opening times:

Embassy of the Republic of Chad in France

Telephone: (01) 4553 3675.
Address: , 65 rue des Belles Feuilles, Paris, 75116,
Opening times:
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