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Ivory Coast Visa Services

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What you will need: 

  1. U.S. Passport – You must provide your signed passport. Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months and have two adjacent blank pages available.
  2. Photograph – Please provide 2 (two) color, passport size photos. The photograph must be printed on photo paper, it must be 2″ by 2″ and have a white background, and it must have been taken in the last 6 months.
  3. Washington Express Visas Visa Request Form – filled out completely.
  4. Ivory Coast Visa Application Form – Complete 2 (two) applications completely, and sign. Ivory Coast now accept payments online. You can pay online, print your payment confirmation and attach it to your visa application.
  5. Proof of legal stay or residence status (applicable to those not applying for the visa in their country of citizenship). For example a notarized copy of Green Card.
  6. Copy of your airline ticket or travel agent itinerary showing your name as well as travel information.
  7. Copy of hotel confirmation showing your name and dates for the entire trip or a letter of invitation from your host.
  8. Copy of driver’s license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage), showing the applicant’s name and current address.
  9. International Certificate of vaccination against Yellow Fever.
  10. Copy of Covid-19 vaccination certificate.

What you will need: 

  1. U.S. Passport – You must provide your signed passport. Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months and have two adjacent blank pages available.
  2. Washington Express Visas Visa Request Form – filled out completely.
  3. Photograph – Please provide 2 (two) color, passport size photos. The photograph must be printed on photo paper, it must be 2″ by 2″ and have a white background, and it must have been taken in the last 6 months.
  4. Ivory Coast Visa Application Form – Complete 2 (two) applications completely, and sign. Ivory Coast now accepts payments online. You can pay online, print your payment confirmation and attach it to your visa application.
  5. Business letter of introduction from your company (on company letterhead) addressed to the Embassy of Ivory Coast stating the purpose of travel, the name and contact of the company in Ivory Coast you’re visiting, and a financial guarantee for all of your expenses. Click here to see a sample business letter.  The letter and your visa application must specify single, double, or multiple entry for six months or one year.
  6. Letter of invitation from the company/entity in Ivory Coast addressed to the Embassy of Ivory Coast. The letter must state the purpose of travel, the name and contact of the company in Ivory Coast you are visiting, and a financial guarantee for all your expenses. The letter and your visa application must specify single, double, or multiple entry for six months or one year.
  7. Proof of legal stay or residence status (applicable to those not applying for the visa in their country of citizenship). For example a notarized copy of Green Card.
  8. Copy of your airline ticket or travel agent itinerary showing your name as well as travel information and a copy of the hotel confirmation.
  9. Copy of driver’s license, state issued ID, or major utility bill (Water, Gas, Electric, Sewage), showing the applicant’s name and current address.
  10. International Certificate of vaccination against Yellow Fever.
  11. Copy of Covid-19 vaccination certificate.

Ivory Coast Consular Fees:

  • Visa fees: $150

Washington Express Service/Fees:

  • Regular Service (3 business days): $175

See our Price List for detailed information about Service Fees and Shipping information.

*Please note, you can also fill out and submit your application for free (excluding embassy fees) by visiting the Ivory Coast Embassy website. We have no affiliation with any government embassy or agency.

Forward Documents To:
1001 Connecticut Ave NW
Suite 710
Washington, DC 20036

We ask that you send the documents listed above via FedEx or UPS so the delivery can be tracked. Please call us at 202-393-3030 to let us know that your documents have been sent. See our Price List for detailed information about Service Fees and Shipping information.

No vaccinations are required to enter Ivory Coast from any country.

Recommended:

  • Malaria prophylaxis. Limited malaria risk – exclusively in the benign (P. vivax) form – exists during the summer months in Ardebil and East Azerbaijan provinces north of the Zagros mountains. Malaria risk in the malignant (P. falciparum) form exists from March to November in rural areas in the provinces of Sistan-Baluchestan and Hormozgan and Kerman (tropical part). Chloroquine and sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine-resistant P. falciparum reported.  Recommended prevention: II in P. vivax risk areas; IV in P. falciparum risk areas.
  • Passport and/or passports replacing documents must be valid for at least 6 months after the period of intended stay.

Visa Issuance:

  • On arrival: if coming for business purposes, a visa can be obtained for a max. stay of 72 hours, provided the passenger has been introduced by means of a letter of invitation For details, click here

Additional Information:

  • Holders of passports containing a visa for Israel  For details, click here
  • Admission refused to Women not wearing Islamic head cover, scarf, long sleeves or stockings.
  • Visitors must hold return/onward tickets and all documents required for their next destination, as well as sufficient funds to cover their stay in Iran.
  • All foreigners entering Iran must report their arrival within 8 days after arrival For details, click here
  • Reporters, journalists, photographers and cameramen of any nationality other than Iranian require a visa,  For details, click here

Warning:

  • Non-compliance with entry/transit regulations will result in fines of USD 500.- and passenger will be deported at carrier’s expense.

Helpful Resources

Sample Visa
Business Letter

ETIAS Visa Waiver Postponed

How to confirm an Apostille is authentic

Tips for successful document processing

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