Côte d’Ivoire (Travel Restrictions, COVID Tests & Quarantine Requirements)

This page was last updated on 16 December, 2021.


At a Glance

Travel Restrictions

Tourist Entry: Allowed
Testing: Negative PCR test results is required for all countries.
Quarantine Required: Yes
Quarantine Details: Self-quarantine for 14 days required for all countries.

Local Restrictions

Lockdown in Effect: Partial
Events: Partially Allowed
Transport: Operational with restrictions
Shopping: Open
Restaurants and Bars: Fully Open

Detailed Travel Advisory

Published 13.12.2021
1. Passengers must have a printed negative COVID-19 PCR test taken at most 3 days (day of test + 2 days) before arrival.
– This does not apply to passengers younger than 12 years.
2. Passengers must complete a “Health Declaration Form” at https://deplacement-aerien.gouv.ci. The form must be printed and presented upon arrival.
3. Passengers are subject to a COVID-19 PCR test upon arrival.


Detailed Tourist Information

International flights have resumed.

International land and maritime borders remain closed.

Arriving travelers are encouraged to self-quarantine for two weeks and self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms.

The rules for quarantine may change at any time with minimal notice.

Travellers are required to fill out an online Air Travel Declaration form https://deplacement-aerien.gouv.ci/#/ .

Arriving passengers are required to provide a negative COVID-19 PCR test that is no older than 72 hours.

From September 20 all travelers to Cote d’Ivoire will need to have negative PCR test no older than 72 hours and they will need to apply for a “health pass”.

Vaccinated travelers will need the health pass to access public places like bars, restaurants, and nature areas.

Unvaccinated travelers will not be able to access public places.

The full details of the health pass are yet to be announced.

Anyone wishing to enter Côte d’Ivoire who does not already have a visa should make their visa application through the e-visa service online (https://snedai.com/e-visa/) before travel, available in English. If you are not an ECOWAS national, you must hold a valid visa or have had your application for an e-visa approved for Côte d’Ivoire before travel.

Lockdown Details

Social distancing, the wearing of masks, and a reduction in non-essential movements are encouraged.

Primary and secondary schools, as well as universities, are open.

Restaurants, maquis, bars, night clubs, and entertainment venues are open and expected to follow social distancing and hygiene guidelines.

Face masks/cloth face coverings remain mandatory in all public spaces, including in vehicles.


Data Source: covidcontrols.co