Ivory Coast visa requirements for Nigeriens

Travel and visa requirements

Ivorian Visa is not required for Nigeriens

Stay Duration: 90 days

Entry Requirements

  • Niger citizens travelling to Ivory Coast are not required to obtain or apply for a visa for a stay period of 90 days.
  • Visitors must possess passports that are valid for 6 months beyond stay with at least one blank passport page available for entry stamp(s).
  • Visitors will be requested to present a computer-generated flight itinerary from the airline or travel agency or copy of airline tickets.
  • If staying in any hotel within Ivory coast, visitors are required to provide a copy of confirmed hotel reservation.
  • Niger citizens are required to present an International certificate of vaccination against yellow fever at the port of entry.
  • Visitors entering Ivory Coast are required to pay an Airport Tax of 3,000 XOF upon leaving Cote d'Ivoire.
  • In Ivory Coast, the power plugs and sockets are of type C and E. The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • Côte d'Ivoire adopts Greenwich Mean Time zone (GMT) hence, Niger is 1 hour ahead of Côte d'Ivoire.
  • The estimated flight time from Niamey, Niger to Cote d'Ivoire is 1 hour, 44 minutes.
  • The country has large populations of Muslims, Christians and various indigenous religions.
  • The official language of the republic is French with local indigenous languages also being widely used that include Baoule, Dioula, Dan, Anyin and Cebaara Senufo.
  • Cassava and plantains are significant parts of Ivorian cuisine. A type of corn paste called aitiu is used to prepare corn balls, and peanuts are widely used in many dishes.
  • Ivory Coast climate is tropical along coast, semiarid in far north with three seasons - the country is warm and dry from November to March, hot and dry from March to May, hot and wet from June to October.
  • Taxis are a great and easy way to get around in Abidjan. Just look for an orange coloured car and flag it down. Fares are very affordable: US $2-4 depending on the length of the journey. 
  • Tourist villages, beaches, and photo safaris are some of the main tourist attractions to see in Côte d'Ivoire. Famous Mapouka dance.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Cote d’Ivoire best known for?

Cote d’Ivoire was known for its religious and ethnic harmony, as well as its well-developed economy. The Western African country is hailed as a model of stability.

What is Cote d’Ivoire’s currency?

The official currency of Cote d'Ivoire is the West African CFA Franc.

Is Cote d’Ivoire a safe country?

Generally speaking, safety in Cote d’Ivoire is not one of a high level. There are petty and violent crimes, political differences, and you should generally be very careful when traveling to this country.

Why is Cote d’Ivoire called Ivory Coast?

The English version is Ivory Coast and the French version is Côte d'Ivoire. It is now known as its French name after the name was changed officially since 1985. Many people still call it Ivory Coast as it is easier to pronounce.

Ivory Coast belongs to what continent?
Cote d'Ivoire is a country in West Africa with a southerly facing North Atlantic Ocean coast.
It is bordered by Ghana to the east, Liberia to the west, Guinea to the northwest, Mali to the north, and Burkina Faso to the northeast.