The following countries are exempt from requesting an entry visa to Ivory Coast: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Republic of the Congo, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Togo, and Tunisia.
For individuals who are required to hold a visa, Cote d’Ivoire will issue visas for a stay up to three months. Please be aware that the application process will take time, so apply early enough (minimum 4 weeks before travel date).
For exact information about the procedure to apply for a visa please
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Upon request we will be issuing invitation letters.
the yellow fever vaccine is compulsory to enter and stay in Côte d’Ivoire. The vaccination booklet is checked on arrival in Côte d’Ivoire. Ask your regular doctor or an international vaccination Centre for advice. Other recommended vaccines: Polio, Hepatitis B and A, Typhoid fever.
Côte d’Ivoire is classified as zone 3 for malaria risks. Prior to departure, advice should be sought from a doctor or tropical disease vaccination center. Preventive prophylactic treatment is recommended for short stays in Côte d’Ivoire. In all cases, during your stay in Côte d’Ivoire, individual protection against mosquito bites is strongly recommended (repellents, smoke devices killing mosquitoes, mosquito nets...).
To date, no cases of Ebola fever have been reported in Côte d’Ivoire. Preventive measures remain in force upon arrival at Félix Houphouët-Boigny airport: Filling out a health declaration form; taking temperature with infrared thermometers; washing and sanitizing hands. Source/World Health Organization (WHO)