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Togo Visa and Passport Requirements

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


To enter Togo, a passport valid for one year from the date of departure is required by all nationals referred to in the chart above.


Visas for Togo are required by all nationals referred to in the chart above. When arriving in Togo by plane, visa applications must be made online prior travelling via the official government website of Togo. More information is available on

Visa Note

When arriving in Togo via land borders, all nationals can obtain an entry visa on arrival in Togo for a maximum stay of up to seven days. However, to avoid long waits at immigration, it's advisable to apply for a visa in advance.

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

Types and Cost

Visa on arrival: approximately US$30 (passport photo required).

Single-entry tourist visa in advance: CFA25,000 (15 days); multiple-entry tourist visa in advance: CFA35,000 (15 days) or CFA45,000 (30 days) or CFA65,000 (90 days).


Visa on arrival: seven days; visa in advance: 15 or 30 or 90 days.

Application to

On arrival when arriving via land borders or online when arriving by plane.

Working days

The online application is still in the start-up phase and still has occasional weaknesses, therefore sufficient time should be planned for the visa application.

Extension of stay

If you wish to extend your visa, you must contact the Ministry of Interior before your current visa expires, but be prepared for delays.

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 Togo in the USA

Telephone: (202) 234 4212.
Address: NW, 2208 Massachusetts Avenue, Washington, 20008,
Opening times:

Embassy of the Republic of Togo in France

Telephone: (01) 4380 1213.
Address: , 8 rue Alfred Roll, Paris, 75017,
Opening times:
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