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  • Visa Requirements for Entry into Ivory Coast / Côte d'Ivoire

Tourist Visa

  • Passports should be valid 6 months ahead of intended stay.
  • Tickets and Travel Documents for intended stay in the country itself AND/OR for transit passengers.
  • U.S. citizens traveling to Ivory Coast for less than 90 days do not need a Visa (but a passport is compulsory).
  • U.S. citizens traveling to Ivory Coast for more than 90 days need to apply for a “carte de séjour” from the immigration department. “Carte de séjour” is not required for a traveler who is below 16 years of age and is documented under his parent’s visa.
  • For transit passengers, visa is not required, IF, they are leaving on the same or first connecting flight to their next destination within 12 hours, provided they are carrying proper travel documents.
  • If the traveler is more than 1 year of age, then, an International Certificate of Vaccination for Yellow Fever is compulsory, for ALL COUNTRIES.

Business Visa

  • Passports should be valid 6 months ahead of intended stay.
  • Tickets and Travel Documents for intended stay in the country itself AND/OR for transit passengers.
  • U.S. citizens traveling to Ivory Coast for less than 90 days do not need a Visa (but a passport is compulsory).
  • If the traveler is more than 1 year of age, then, an International Certificate of Vaccination for Yellow Fever is compulsory, for ALL COUNTRIES.

Documents for Tourist/Business Visa

  • Signed Passport valid 6 months ahead of intended stay with at least 1 blank page for affixing visa stamp.
  • 2 properly completed and signed Visa Application forms.
  • 2 Passport photographs.
  • Copy of Alien Registration Card (Green Card) or valid U.S.Visa.
  • Copy of return ticket or travel itinerary.
  • International Certificate of Vaccination for Yellow Fever
  • Completed Cover Page.

Address of Embassy in Côte d'Ivoire:

01 B.P. 1712 Abidjan 01
Côte d'Ivoire
Tel: +225 22 49 40 00, +225 22 49 40 22, +225 22 49 45 20, +225 22 49 45 22, +225 22 49 46 91
Fax: +225 22 49 43 23
Address of Embassy in United States:
Ambassador Passport and Visa Services, Inc.
2811 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 720
Santa Monica, California, 90403
Tel: +1 301 828 7878