Ivory Coast Visa Application Form for the Citizens of Kenya

Find the guide and instructions for getting the visa before your flight


The citizens of Kenya are now eligible for an Ivory Coast e-Visa, 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 Aid-Air. 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 requirements.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

I have a Kenyan passport, do I need a visa to visit Ivory Coast?

Yes, visitors with a Kenyan passport are required to apply for an e-Visa. You can check requirements here.

What is an Ivory Coast e-Visa?

It is a document required 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 e-Visa?

Visitors carrying out an e-Visa can input Ivory Coast for a max of 90 days in Total Per Entry. Bear in mind that all visits are confined to business or tourism, and that means that you cannot get a job there.

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.

  • An 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 e-Visa valid?

The Ivory Coast e-Visa is valid for 90 calendar days in the date of acceptance.

What are the processing times and prices?

Applicants have three available options when it comes to processing time with different pricing. The three options are:

  • Standard processing (7 days) –USD 119.00.

  • Rush processing (5 days) –USD 149.00.

  • Super rush processing (3 days) – USD 184.00.

How does the e-Visa work?

The Ivory Coast e-Visa 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 e-Visa system to process an e-Visa. We enter the applicant’s information into the Ivory Coast e-Visa system and after they review it, we are notified of the outcome of the Ivory Coast e-Visa application.

How many times can I enter the Ivory Coast with an e-Visa?

The Ivory Coast e-Visa allows Multiple Entry.

Do I need to get an Ivory Coast e-Visa for my kids too?

Yes. All foreign citizens wishing to travel to the Ivory Coast require a visa, even kids.

Do I need an e-Visa if I am in transit through the Ivory Coast?

If you DON’T plan to leave the transit lounge at the airport while in Ivory Coast, then you are not required to have an e-Visa. Otherwise, if you wish to leave the airport, then you HAVE TO apply for an Ivory Coast e-Visa.

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