By Mary Charie / 01/04/2019

[2019] IVORY COAST VISA:
How To Get Your Ivory Coast Evisa Online - Cost, Requirements, Tips

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Ivory Coast or also known as Côte d'Ivoire is a country located at the West side of Africa. Ivory Coast was colonised by France, which is the reason French is the main and official language, however, there are 70 other languages that are being used throughout the country.

If you are interested in beautiful beaches, stunning mountains, and forests to explore tirelessly, this is definitely the country for you. While the big cities like Abidjan and Yamoussoukro are filled with skyscrapers.

Despite its history, Ivory Coast is ready for a new chapter, travellers are flooding in, investors are knocking on its doors, the economy is aspiring. This is surely a great destination to discover. In this article, you will find out how to get your Ivory Coast visa, step by step.

VISA-FREE ACCESS COUNTRIES

Here are the countries who don't need a visa to enter, travel, and stay in Ivory Coast:

  • Benin
  • Burkina Faso
  • Cape Verde
  • Central African Republic - 90 days
  • Chad - 90 days
  • Congo - 90 days
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Liberia
  • Mali
  • Mauritania - 90 days
  • Morocco - 90 days
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Philippines - 90 days
  • Senegal
  • Seychelles - 90 days
  • Sierra Leone
  • Singapore - 90 days
  • Togo
  • Tunisia - 90 days
Ivory Coast visa stamp entry

Photo credit: Bs980 via Wikipedia

FOREIGN NATIONALS WHO NEED AN APPROVAL

These foreign nationals must apply for approval from the Minister of Secretary:

  • Afghanistan
  • Albania
  • Angola
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Bangladesh
  • Bolivia
  • Cambodia
  • Chile
  • China
  • Colombia
  • Cuba
  • Cuba
  • Dominica
  • Egypt
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Hong Kong
  • Iceland
  • Indonesia
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Jordan
  • Kenya
  • Kiribati
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Laos
  • Marshall Islands
  • Micronesia
  • Myanmar
  • Lebanon
  • Libya
  • Moldova
  • Nepal
  • Nicaragua
  • North Korea
  • Pakistan
  • Palau
  • Rwanda
  • Samoa
  • South Sudan
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sudan
  • Syria
  • Thailand
  • Timor-Leste
  • Vietnam
  • Yemen

WHO NEEDS AN IVORY COAST VISA

If your country is not listed on visa-free or nationals who need an approval, then you can apply for an evisa.

IVORY COAST VISA REQUIREMENTS

Here are the requirements to apply for Ivory Coast evisa online:

  • Passport page scan
  • Information
  • Flight booking
  • Address of stay in Ivory Coast
  • A credit/debit card or a Paypal account for payment

REMEMBER:

  • Your passport must be valid for at least six months when you enter Ivory Coast and should have one blank page
  • You must have an international certificate of vaccination against Yellow Fever
  • You must print your confirmation once your evisa is approved. this confirmation letter will be presented when you land in Ivory Coast, at the immigration, your visa sticker will be pasted on your passport at Port Bouet Airport in Abidjan

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HOW MUCH IS IVORY COAST EVISA

It's not the cheapest evisa in the world. Ivory coast visa cost is US$85 valid for 90 days with a maximum stay of 30 days. This evisa allows you to enter Ivory Coast multiple times until the validity is done.

HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO PROCESS IVORY COAST VISA

The process time takes about four (4) business days, it might take up to a week if there are some errors or the application was sent a day before the weekend or there is a major holiday in Ivory Coast.

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HOW TO GET YOUR IVORY COAST EVISA APPLICATION ONLINE

Here is a step-by-step on how to get your Ivory Coast evisa online, make sure that you have the following ready before starting your application:

  • Your passport
  • Laptop/Computer/Smart Phone/Tablet
  • Reliable internet connection
  • Bank card
Ivory Coast visa - how to get an Ivory Coast evisa

iVisa screenshot

Follow these steps:

  • Go to this page
  • Select your nationality
  • Add your information and double check it
  • Click next and again, read all the information to make sure everything is right
  • Enter your payment method
  • Check your email, you should receive a confirmation regarding your application
  • Once you receive your approval, remember to print two copies and follow the needed steps if anything is specified
  • You will pick up your evisa at Port Bouet Airport in Abidjan

I hope this article about Ivory Coast evisa is useful and that you found answer with your questions. If there is anything unclear, let me know in the comment section below.

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Find out how to get your Ivory Coast visa. Here is a step-by-step Ivory Coast evisa, cost, requirements, process time, visa-free countries, and tips.
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She's the person behind this blog, she has been travelling since 2013. Torn between her itchy feet and writing, Mary found herself soaking up in the world of travel blogging. She travels on her own terms and tries to build her own world whilst pushing herself into every corner of life, breaking limit beyond her capabilities.

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