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To be granted access to Côte d'Ivoire you must hold a valid national passport, "laissez-passer" or travel document bearing at least a photograph of the holder, on which a biometric entry visa has been previously issued.

Visa application forms are available free of charge at the Embassies of Côte d'Ivoire in your country of residence, or online at

Cost is $150 for U.S. Citizens.

Nationals from the countries listed below holding regular or official passports are not subject to visa requirements.

ECOWAS countries: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo.

Other countries: Central African Republic, Republic of Congo (Brazzaville), Chad, Mauritania, Morocco, Seychelles, Singapore, Tunisia, Philippines, Seychelles Islands


The yellow fever vaccine is required to travel to and within the country.

A check of the vaccination record is performed upon arrival in Côte d'Ivoire. Consult your attending physician for any other health information related to your trip.

It is strongly recommended to take out health insurance covering care abroad, as well as repatriation insurance.


Sofitel Abidjan Hotel Ivoire

Number Stars: 5

Location: Concody Centre (15 minute drive)

Telephone: +225 22482626 


Pullman Hotel

Number Stars: 5

Location: Plateau (15 minute walk)

Telephone: +225 20 30 20 20


Seen Hotel

Number Stars: 3

Location: Plateau (15 minute walk)

Telephone: +225 20 00 67 00


Hotel Tiama

Number Stars: 4

Location: Plateau (15 minute walk)

Telephone: +225 20 31 33 33


Hotel Novotel

Number Stars: 4

Location: Plateau (15 minute walk)

Telephone:  +225 20 31 80 00