Business E-visa to Cote d'Ivoire

Travelers with the sole purpose of participating in Business and related activities in Ivory Coast are eligible for a Business E-Visa. Activities other than Business are not recommended.

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Business E-visa to Cote d'Ivoire

Travelers with the sole purpose of participating in Business and related activities in Ivory Coast are eligible for a Business E-Visa. Activities other than Business are not recommended.

Check if you need a Travel Visa

To provide information regarding your eligibility & applicable fees, please select your citizenship.

What are the requirements to get Business E-visa to Ivory Coast?

In 2017 the Ivory Coast launched a program for tourist or business purposes to acquire an e-Visa. The electronic application process for e-Visa on the Ivory Coast is 100 percent. The printed e-Visa must be picked up at Abidjan 's Port Bouet Airport. This is the only port where you can obtain this paper. The e-Visa program is an electronic platform for applying for entry visas from anywhere in the world. This program helps traveler’s worldwide use and pay for their visas quickly and at any time. Ivory Coast has stabilized after a decade of political and military instability and plans to become an emerging market by 2020. Abidjan, the world's economic capital, is rapidly expanding its port and airport to serve as an important regional hub. Air Côte d'Ivoire, a local carrier, provides direct flights to most West African capitals.

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The Business E-visa to Ivory Coast is an authorized document to enter Ivory Coast for business purposes. This allows the traveler to enter and exit the Ivory Coast during the validity of the visa.

The following nationalities are eligible for the Business E-visa to Ivory Coast:


People's Democratic Republic of Algeria, Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Republic of the, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Republic of Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Guinea, Kenya, Lesotho, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Reunion, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Somali Republic, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.


Japan, Laos, and Macau.

 Central America

Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Martinique, Netherlands Antilles, Nicaragua, Panama, Puerto Rico, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Sint Maarten, Trinidad and Tobago and US Virgin Islands.

 Central Asia

Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan


Republic of Albania, Andorra, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, French Republic, Federal Republic of Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Holy See, Republic of Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Republic of Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Serbia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Kingdom of Spain, Kingdom of Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, and the United Kingdom.

Middle East

Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Georgia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Palestinian Territories, Qatar, Syria, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and Yemen.

North America

Bermuda, Canada, the United Mexican States, and the United States of America.


American Samoa, Australia, Fiji, French Polynesia, Guam, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Palau, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu.

South America

Argentine Republic, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, The Republic of Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, the Eastern Republic of Uruguay, and Venezuela.

South Asia

Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

 Southeast Asia

Brunei, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, North Korea, Papua New Guinea, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor-Leste, and Vietnam.

 The following nationalities are exempted from the Business E-visa to Ivory Coast:


Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Gabonese Republic, Gambia, The, Guinea, Liberia, the Republic  of Mali,  Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, Republic of Senegal, Republic of Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Togo, and Tunisia.

 Southeast Asia

The Philippines and Singapore.

The Ivory Coast government charges 73 EUR for an Ivory Coast visa fee. Our visa widget will help you to find out the visa cost. We will additionally charge a service cost of USD 10 to assisting you to acquire your visa.

An application for a Business E-visa to Ivory Coast can take 48 hours for processing. Applicants are recommended to apply after confirmation of their travel schedule.

A Business E-visa to Ivory Coast is valid for 90 days from the date of issue.

The maximum number of days you can stay using a Business E-visa to Ivory Coast is 90 days.

The passport of visitors, who are planning to visit Ivory Coast using the Business E-visa to Ivory Coast, need to have at least six months' validity.

For Business E-visa to Ivory Coast, it is advisable to carry the following documents:

  1. That initial receipt of the visa fees 73 Euros including bank fees
  2. DST approval (pre-visa or let-off)
  3. Passport that is valid for 6 months or more
  4. The international certificate of vaccination against yellow fever
  5. Air Ticket Reservation
  6. Hotel Reservation

The applicant can enter Ivory Coast by using the Business E-visa to Ivory Coast at any of the following international airports. Abidjan Airport

No. The Ivory Coast Business E-visa must be obtained before it enters into Ivory Coast.

During the time of entry into Ivory Coast, travelers must bring an Approved pre-enrollment, as well as the support documents listed. Traveling without the stated documents could lead to refusal of entry to the Ivory Coast.

Yes. A child's passport must be valid for at least the next six months after the date of arrival in the Ivory Coast.

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No, with an Ivory Coast visa, travelers are not allowed to establish residence in Ivory Coast or to carry out any paying work.

Travelers with dual or multiple nationalities must choose the nationality and passport, which is eligible for them to obtain an Ivory Coast visa.

Yes, Travelers applying for an Ivory Coast visa can apply while living in another country. However, they have to register using the qualifying country's passport.

No. If you do not have a valid passport from a qualifying country with a validity of at least six months, you cannot apply online for an Ivory Coast visa.

Yes, after authorities made a decision about the visa application, the applicant must bring all the mentioned supporting documents during the interview and biometric data collection.

Ivory Coast visa is like a regular business visa to Ivory Coast. This may be used for corporate meetings, seminars, and all other professional practices that could be allowed.

The applicant must prove the purpose of travel by presenting the proof of accommodation and return ticket or any other documents to prove the purpose of the trip.

No, the applicant need not visit Ivory Coast consulate. Click2Visas will give you the approved E-visa via the e-mail address issued by the applicant for the Ivory Coast visa.

No.  Only nationals of qualifying countries may apply for an Ivory Coast visa. Please use our visa widget to verify whether you are an Ivory Coast visa qualifier.

Yes, before traveling, all travelers must have a valid Ivory Coast visa.

Yes, an Ivory Coast visa is valid within 90 days from the date of issue.

No. The Ivory Coast visa is simply an authorization to travel. It is up to the Ivory Coast immigration authority to allow a traveler to enter Ivory Coast upon arrival.