Ivory Coast Visa – How To Apply For A Ivorian Visa

Taking a trip to the Ivory Coast? You will need to obtain an Ivory Coast visa in order to travel there. Also, your passport should be in order before you take your trip. Use the following information to simplify the process of obtaining an Ivory Coast Visa.

Your documents when applying for Ivory Coast tourist visa should include, an Ivory Coast visa application form, your signed United States passport with at least 6 months validity, (2) passport photographs, an itinerary of your trip, and proof of a yellow fever vaccination. Also, you should provide a copy of your hotel reservations with the applicant’s name on the reservation for the hotel.

If applying for a business visa, you will have to provide a business letter as well as the documents mentioned in the above paragraph. A business letter should include an introduction of the applicant, the nature of the business that will be conducted on the trip, and state the type of visa and preferred validity length. Lastly, you will have to prove sufficient funds for your traveling purposes with a business letter. The business letter should be written on the company’s letterhead that you are working for.

If applying for a Visitor Visa, you will need to provide everything as you would with a tourist visa, with one more addition. If staying with family or friends a notarized letter of invitation from them is required when you apply for your Visitor Visa.

Finally, for an Official Visa, you will have to your signed United States passport with at least 6 months validity, (2) passport photographs, and a State Department Letter from the United States Department of State. The State Department letter should include your detailed purpose of travel to Ivory Coast, names and addresses of establishments you will visit, and the dates of the trip. The letter should address the “Embassy of Ivory Coast, Washington, D.C.

If you cannot provide evidence of being immunized from yellow fever, then you will have to submit a vaccination when you enter the Ivory Coast. The cost of the vaccination is roughly 13-15 USD.

Ivory Coast Embassy & Consulate Information

Embassy & ConsulateAddressPhone Number
Embassy of Ivory Coast
2424 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20008
United States

Additional Ivory Coast Information

CurrencyWest African CFA Franc (XOF)
ElectricityVoltage: 220 V
Frequency: 50 Hz
Power sockets: type C / E
Country Code+225
Time ZoneGMT