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Ivory Coast (Côte d Ivoire) visa

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Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and in line with the WHO guidelines, VisaHQ will be taking the necessary steps to protect our employees as well as the well-being of our customers. We have made the decision to limit our hours of operation. If you wish to drop off or collect documents at our office, you will be able to do so by coordinating with our team by messaging us or dialing our local support lines. We appreciate your understanding in this matter and we thank you for your cooperation on behalf of VisaHQ and its employees.
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A visa is required for this destination.

The consulates are closed for the rest of the month. All our offices no longer accept walk ins due to COVID-19 outbreak. There will be no local drop offs and pick ups for the security reasons.

The consulates are closed for the rest of the month. All our offices no longer accept walk ins due to COVID-19 outbreak. There will be no local drop offs and pick ups for the security reasons.

The consulates are closed for the rest of the month. All our offices no longer accept walk ins due to COVID-19 outbreak. There will be no local drop offs and pick ups for the security reasons.

The consulates are closed for the rest of the month. All our offices no longer accept walk ins due to COVID-19 outbreak. There will be no local drop offs and pick ups for the security reasons.

The consulates are closed for the rest of the month. All our offices no longer accept walk ins due to COVID-19 outbreak. There will be no local drop offs and pick ups for the security reasons.

The consulates are closed for the rest of the month. All our offices no longer accept walk ins due to COVID-19 outbreak. There will be no local drop offs and pick ups for the security reasons.

Please note that e-visa is only for those who enter Ivory Coast at the Abidjan Port Bouet Airport (also known as Félix-Houphouët-Boigny International Airport).

Applicants arriving with the "Pre-enrollment" document at the airport in the "Visa airport" area must complete biometric enrollment. After that, the visa will be printed and delivered immediately. E-visa enrollment boxes are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Please note that the enrollment of fingerprinting and photo is compulsory for each visa applicant, even if the applicant has already obtained several visas. Biometric visa requires the presence of the applicant. Fingerprinting is mandatory for all except minors under 12, but their presence is necessary.

Please note that e-visa is only for those who enter Ivory Coast at the Abidjan Port Bouet Airport (also known as Félix-Houphouët-Boigny International Airport).

Applicants arriving with the "Pre-enrollment" document at the airport in the "Visa airport" area must complete biometric enrollment. After that, the visa will be printed and delivered immediately. E-visa enrollment boxes are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Please note that the enrollment of fingerprinting and photo is compulsory for each visa applicant, even if the applicant has already obtained several visas. Biometric visa requires the presence of the applicant. Fingerprinting is mandatory for all except minors under 12, but their presence is necessary.

The consulates are closed for the rest of the month. All our offices no longer accept walk ins due to COVID-19 outbreak. There will be no local drop offs and pick ups for the security reasons.

The consulates are closed for the rest of the month. All our offices no longer accept walk ins due to COVID-19 outbreak. There will be no local drop offs and pick ups for the security reasons.

Fill out Ivory Coast (Côte d Ivoire) Tourist E-visa application form online

and provide digital copies of the following documents:
  • Visa application form. 2 fully completed and signed application forms.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include 2 passport style photos, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.

  • Yellow fever . A copy of the International Certificate of Vaccination (ICV) for yellow fever. To learn more about the yellow fever vaccination or to locate a vaccination clinic, please visit the CDC's yellow fever resource page.

  • Proof of accommodation. A copy of hotel reservations or other lodgings for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on the reservation.

  • Parental approval. For minor applicants, prior written consent from both parents or respective guardians giving the consulate consent to issue the child a visa.

  • Visa application form. 2 fully completed and signed application forms.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include 2 passport style photos, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.

  • Yellow fever . A copy of the International Certificate of Vaccination (ICV) for yellow fever. To learn more about the yellow fever vaccination or to locate a vaccination clinic, please visit the CDC's yellow fever resource page.

  • Proof of accommodation. A copy of hotel reservations or other lodgings for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on the reservation.

  • Business Letter. Business Letter (soft copy). A business letter from either the sending company in the US or sponsoring company in Ivory Coast. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to the Embassy of Ivory Coast, and signed by a senior manager. Business letters from US companies should adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    • State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in Ivory Coast.
    • Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. one year multiple entry business visa).
    • Guarantee of sufficient funds for travel.
    The sample format for this letter can be found here

  • Visa application form. 2 fully completed and signed application forms.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include 2 passport style photos, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.

  • Yellow fever . A copy of the International Certificate of Vaccination (ICV) for yellow fever. To learn more about the yellow fever vaccination or to locate a vaccination clinic, please visit the CDC's yellow fever resource page.

  • Proof of accommodation. A copy of hotel reservations or other lodgings for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on the reservation.

  • Parental approval. For minor applicants, prior written consent from both parents or respective guardians giving the consulate consent to issue the child a visa.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the information pages of your valid, signed passport, must contain one or more blank pages.

  • Itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip (Applicant's name must be on itinerary).

  • Proof of accommodation. Copy of confirmed hotel reservations including name of the applicant, name and address of the hotel, duration of stay.

  • Passport copy. A clear scan of the information pages of your valid, signed passport, must contain one or more blank pages.

  • Itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip (Applicant's name must be on itinerary).

  • Proof of accommodation. Copy of confirmed hotel reservations including name of the applicant, name and address of the hotel, duration of stay.

  • Visa application form. 2 fully completed and signed application forms.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include 2 passport style photos, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • State Department Letter. A letter from the US Department of State addressed to the "Embassy of Ivory Coast (Côte d Ivoire), Washington D.C. ", giving a detailed description of the purpose of travel, the names and addresses of any organizations to be visited, and the dates of the trip. The letter must contain the applicant's name and the passport number.

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include 2 passport style photos, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.

  • Yellow fever . A copy of the International Certificate of Vaccination (ICV) for yellow fever. To learn more about the yellow fever vaccination or to locate a vaccination clinic, please visit the CDC's yellow fever resource page .

  • Personal Invitation. If staying with friends or family, a letter of invitation from the host in the destination country, NOTARIZED by the appropriate city hall in the destination country can be used instead of the hotel reservation.

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include 2 passport style photos, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.

  • Yellow fever . A copy of the International Certificate of Vaccination (ICV) for yellow fever. To learn more about the yellow fever vaccination or to locate a vaccination clinic, please visit the CDC's yellow fever resource page .

  • Proof of accommodation. A copy of hotel reservations or other lodgings for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on the reservation.

  • Missionary Letter. A letter of invitation from the sponsor or host in the country of destination explaining the purpose of travel, length of stay, place of stay, and host's contact information.

  • Visa application form. 2 fully completed and signed application forms.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include 2 passport style photos, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.

  • Yellow fever . A copy of the International Certificate of Vaccination (ICV) for yellow fever. To learn more about the yellow fever vaccination or to locate a vaccination clinic, please visit the CDC's yellow fever resource page.

  • Proof of accommodation. A copy of hotel reservations or other lodgings for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on the reservation.

  • Business Letter. Business Letter (soft copy). A business letter from either the sending company in the US or sponsoring company in Ivory Coast. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to the Embassy of Ivory Coast, and signed by a senior manager. Business letters from US companies should adhere to the following guidelines:
    • Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    • State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in Ivory Coast.
    • Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (ie. one year multiple entry business visa).
    • Guarantee of sufficient funds for travel.
    The sample format for this letter can be found here

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A visa is not required for this destination.

Additional information
  • Please bring to the ABIDJAN airport:
    The original receipt of payment of visa fee.
    The approval of the DST (pre-visa or approved pre-enrollment).
    Passport valid for at least six months.
    The yellow fever certificate of vaccination.
  • Please bring to the ABIDJAN airport:
    The original receipt of payment of visa fee.
    The approval of the DST (pre-visa or approved pre-enrollment).
    Passport valid for at least six months.
    The yellow fever certificate of vaccination.

Ivory Coast (Côte d Ivoire) Tourist E-visa fees for citizens of United States of America

Type of visaValidityProcessingEmbassy feeService feeTaxTotal cost
Multiple entry (90 days stay)Up to 90 days3 business days$85.00$59.00$0.00$144.00
Multiple entry (90 days stay)Up to 90 days3 business days$85.00$69.00$0.00$154.00
90 days Multiple EntryUp to 90 days3 business days$0.00$209.00$0.00$209.00
Multiple entry (90 days stay)Up to 1 year3-4 business days$150.00$99.00$0.00$249.00
Multiple entry (90 days stay)Up to 1 year3-4 business days$150.00$99.00$0.00$249.00
Multiple entry (90 days stay)Up to 1 year3-4 business days$150.00$99.00$0.00$249.00
Multiple entry (90 days stay)Up to 1 year3-4 business days$150.00$209.00$0.00$359.00
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Multiple entry
entries
Up to 90 days
Validity
3 business days
to get your visa
$144.00
price starts at
(90 days stay)
stay
Multiple entry
entries
Up to 90 days
Validity
3 business days
to get your visa
$154.00
price starts at
90 days
stay
Multiple Entry
entries
Up to 90 days
Validity
3 business days
to get your visa
$209.00
price starts at
(90 days stay)
stay
Multiple entry
entries
Up to 1 year
Validity
3-4 business days
to get your visa
$249.00
price starts at
(90 days stay)
stay
Multiple entry
entries
Up to 1 year
Validity
3-4 business days
to get your visa
$249.00
price starts at
(90 days stay)
stay
Multiple entry
entries
Up to 1 year
Validity
3-4 business days
to get your visa
$249.00
price starts at
(90 days stay)
stay
Multiple entry
entries
Up to 1 year
Validity
3-4 business days
to get your visa
$359.00
price starts at
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