The citizens of Kenya are now eligible for an Ivory Coast eVisa, which means that as a Kenyan national, you do not have to go to the embassy to get your visa anymore. Instead, now you have the option of applying online with iVisa. The application process is entirely online, and you can obtain your pre-approval letter in less than 24 hours. Keep reading for more information about prices, processing times and how to apply.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
I have a Kenyan passport, do I need a visa to visit Ivory Coast?
What is an Ivory Coast eVisa?
The Ivory Coast eVisa is a travel document needed to enter into and travel within Ivory Coast for tourist or business purposes. It is electronically linked to your passport.
How long can visitors with a Kenyan passport stay in Ivory Coast with an eVisa?
Visitors carrying an eVisa can enter Ivory Coast for a maximum of 30 days Total Per Entry. Remember that all visits are strictly limited to business or tourism, so you can NOT seek paid work or employment.
What are the documents required to apply?
We require the following to submit your application:
A current biometric passport – that is valid for at least six months upon arrival.
Flight booking information.
A confirmed accommodation booking – if you are traveling for tourism.
A invitation letter – if you are traveling for business.
Means of payment – We accept credit and debit cards or Paypal accounts.
How long is the Ivory Coast eVisa valid?
The Ivory Coast eVisa is valid for 90 days from the date of approval.
What are the processing times and prices?
With iVisa, applicants have three available options when it comes to processing time and this will determine the price. The three options are:
Standard processing – your visa application is processed within 7 days, and the price is USD 119.00 (service fees included).
Rush processing – you will receive your visa within 5 days, and the total price of it is USD 149.00 (service fees included).
Super rush processing – this is the fastest option. You will get your Ivory Coast eVisa in only 72 hours, and you will be charged USD 184.00 (service fees included).
Click here to start your application.
How does the eVisa work?
The Ivory Coast eVisa is issued electronically by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Ivory Coast Government.
Travelers, travel agents, airlines and specialist service providers like us around the world can use the Ivory Coast eVisa system to process an eVisa. We enter the applicant's information into the Ivory Coast eVisa system and after they check it out, we are advised of the outcome of the Ivory Coast eVisa application.
How long does it take to apply for an Ivory Coast eVisa?
Less than 10 minutes. You just need to send your application with iVisa and we will take care of the rest! Then, shortly we will let you know the status of the application by email.
How can I apply for an Ivory Coast eVisa?
The application for an Ivory Coast eVisa is really easy. It has only three steps:
The first step will ask you to fill in your general information. You also need to choose the processing time from the options mentioned above.
The second step will ask you to revise step one and make the payment.
The last step consists of a questionnaire. Other documents may be required as well, but it depends on personal circumstances.
Click here to start. After you are done, you submit your form and wait for your visa to arrive. In case you need assistance to fill your application, iVisa has a fantastic support service that you can call 24/7.
What happens after I have applied?
Once the application is done, you will receive the eVisa by email. No need to deal with the embassy. We do it for you so you don't lose valuable time. Next, present a printed version of your Ivory Coast eVisa along with your passport once you enter Ivory Coast.
How many times can I enter the Ivory Coast with an eVisa?
The Ivory Coast eVisa allows Multiple Entry.
Do I need to get an Ivory Coast eVisa for my kids too?
Yes. All foreign citizens wishing to travel to the Ivory Coast require a visa, even kids.
How can I apply for my family or friends?
You can perfectly apply for friends or family. Just make sure to have all the required documents (you can see above in this article). If you are applying for only one friend or family member, just apply here introducing his or her data. In case you need to apply for more than one person just click on ‘Add new applicant’ in the application form and complete the data required.
Do I need an eVisa if I am in transit through the Ivory Coast?
If you will NOT leave the transit lounge at the airport while in Ivory Coast, then you are not required to have an eVisa. Otherwise, if you wish to leave the airport, then you HAVE TO apply for an Ivory Coast eVisa.
How do I know if my visa is approved?
We will notify you by email as soon as the Ivory Coast government approves your visa.
What can I do if I make a mistake in my application?
If you made a mistake when entering your data online then please contact our customer service representatives as soon as possible via online chat to assist you.
Your Ivory Coast eVisa is linked to your passport number, if we already submitted your application, then you can NOT make any changes and you will have to apply again but we will NOT charge you another service fee.
Is it safe to use iVisa to get my Ivory Coast eVisa?
Many people think that online information leaks and that their personal info is at risk of getting into the wrong hands. However, that is not the case with our services. We provide maximum safety for your personal data, confidentiality, and we invest a lot in the security of our database. Your personal information could not be safer. You can check what hundreds of happy customers say about us here.