Ivory Coast Visa and Passport Requirements
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A passport valid for six months is required by all nationals referred to in the chart above.
Visas for the Ivory Coast are required by all nationals listed in the chart above.
Tourists require a confirmed accommodation booking or proof of sufficient funds to cover their stay. Business visitors must show a letter of invitation.
A valid yellow fever vaccination certificate is required by all travellers.
Nationals not referred to in the chart above are advised to contact the embassy to check visa requirements for the Ivory Coast.
Types and Cost
Short-stay tourist visa: €50 (if collecting from the embassy) or €70 (if collecting at the airport); long-stay visa: €130.
Short-stay tourist visa: up to three months; long-stay visa: six months to one year.
Consulate (or consular section at embassy). Nationals of some countries (including the UK) can apply online (www.snedai.com/en) and then either collect the visa either from the embassy or at the airport in Abidjan. It's advisable to check with the embassy whether you're eligible for the airport visa pick-up.
Allow 48 hours for visa processing.
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
Embassy of the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire in the USA
Telephone: (202) 797 0300.
Address: NW, 2424 Massachusetts Avenue, Washington, 20008,
Embassy of the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire in the UK
Telephone: (020) 7235 6991.
Address: , 2 Upper Belgrave St, London, SW1X 8BJ,
Mon-Fri 0930-1230; 1500-1730 (visa application); 1400-1730 (visa collection).