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Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)

Travel to Cote d’Ivoire

If you’re travelling to Cote d’Ivoire, you are required to take a COVID-19 PCR test and present a negative certificate to be accepted for travel. You will also need to complete a Health Declaration Form and present a 4-digit confirmation code on arrival.

COVID-19 PCR testing

All passengers, except children under the age of 12, arriving in Cote d’Ivoire from any destination must have a printed negative COVID‑19 PCR test certificate. A certificate from any government approved lab is acceptable. The sample for the COVID-19 PCR test must be collected no more than 7 days prior to departure.

Required forms

All passengers arriving or transiting in Cote d’Ivoire must complete the Health Declaration Form available on the Travel Information on Ministry of Transport site(Opens an external website in a new tab). The form must be printed and presented to the health authorities on arrival.

When you have completed the required information on the website, you will receive a four‑digit code on the registered telephone number. You will have to use the four‑digit code sent to your mobile phone to download and print the form. This form should be presented at Abidjan Airport as it is a mandatory requirement for travel from, to and through Cote d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast).

Quarantine

There are currently to quarantine requirements for travel to Cote d'Ivoire.

Travel from Cote d’Ivoire

If you’re travelling from Cote d’Ivoire, you may be required to take a COVID-19 PCR test before travel, depending on the specific requirements of your destination. You will also need to complete a Health Declaration Form and present a 4-digit confirmation code at check-in.

COVID-19 PCR testing

Please check the COVID-19 testing requirements for your specific destination before you travel.

Required forms

All departing and transiting passengers from Cote d’Ivoire must complete this Health Declaration Form(Opens an external website in a new tab), print it and present it at check-in.

When you have completed the required information, you will get a four‑digit code on the telephone number you have filled in. You will have to use the four‑digit code sent to your mobile phone to download and print the form. This form should be presented at the Abidjan Airport as it is a mandatory requirement for travel from to and from Cote d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast).

All departing passengers who require a COVID-19 PCR test must obtain the certificate from a government designated laboratory(Opens a PDF in a new tab).

Other Information

Passengers are subject to the following COVID-19 health control measures at the airport:

  • Thermal temperature screening at the airport on departure or arrival done by staff of INHP (Institute of Health and Public Hygiene).
  • Wearing of face masks
  • Social distancing

Travelling to, from and through Dubai

If you're travelling to, from or transiting through Dubai, please check our Travel requirements for Dubai.