Comoros visa requirements for Tunisians

Travel and visa requirements

Comoran Visa is not required for Tunisians

Stay Duration: 45 days

Entry Requirements

  • The immigration department in Comoros permits citizens of Tunisia to visit for a duration of 45 days without a visa.
  • However, Tunisians can obtain a visa on arrival at any airport and land borders upon entry into Comoros. 
  • The visa on arrival cost about $33.
  • Visitors will also be required to provide a passport valid for at least 6 months beyond the date of entry into Comoros. The passport should have at least one blank page for visa stamping.
  • Visitors from Tunisia below 18 years hoping to travel to Comoros must possess travel authorization from their parents or guardians.
  • Tourists are required to have a return or onward ticket as well as evidence of enough funds to spend during their stay in Comoros.
  • Tunisia passport holders travelling with pets must have a health certificate and proof of rabies vaccination.
  • Confirmation of accommodation during their stay in Comoros is needed which can be a hotel reservation or a letter from the host in the country.
  • Although a proof yellow fever vaccination is not required, tourists are advised to be vaccinated against common illnesses.
  • There are no direct flights options available from Tunisia to Comoros, therefore there will be a couple of stopovers.
  • Prospective visitors can get to Moroni, Comoros from international airports in Tunisia. There are international airports in Tunis and Sfax.
  • Kenya Airways, Turkish Airlines and Tunisair are some of the carriers that fly from Tunisia to Comoros.
  • The estimated flight duration from Tunis to Moroni, Comoros is 17 hours, 5 minutes and 1 day, 1 hour from Sfax.
  • Comoros has a tropical climate, with a hot and rainy season running from December to April, and a relatively cool and dry season from May to November.
  • Comorian, French and Arabic are the official languages in Comoros. Comorian is by far the most spoken language in the country. There are other minor languages spoken by small groups of people throughout the country.
  • Getting around in Comoros is possible with the various public means of transportation available, this includes shared taxis, car rentals, buses, boats and domestic flights. 
  • Comoros is home to diverse religious demography, however, Islam is currently the most practised religion in Comoros with about 99% of the entire population.
  • Comoros makes use of East Africa Time ( GMT+3), which puts Comoros two hours ahead of Tunisia.
  • The best time to visit Comoros is during the dry season months of May to September when the weather is cooler and pleasant enough to relax in the beaches. 
  • Langouste a la Vanille (lobster boiled in a rich vanilla sauce), Mkatra foutra (fried unleavened bread made with coconut water) and Pilaou (highly-spiced meat and rice dish) are some of the delicacies tourist can try out while in Comoros.
  • Type C and E are the power and socket plug types used in Comoros. The standard voltage is 220 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • Comorian Franc is the currency used in Comoros. Tourists can exchange their foreign currencies at banks and other exchange outlets in the country.
  • Visitors are to avoid demonstrations, large gatherings and any political rallies while in the country. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Comoros safe for tourist travel?

Comoros is a safe country, with little or no violence done against tourists. Visitors are however advised to take necessary precautions while in the country.

When is the best time to travel to Comoros?

The best time to visit the Comoros Islands is the dry season between May and November. The country is a lot more fun and easy to explore during this period.

Is the tap water in the Comoros safe to drink?

Despite the extent of the pollution, the water quality in Comoros appears to be improving recently due to numerous programs introduced by the government. As a short-term solution, UNICEF shipped millions of litres of drinking water into the nation until a more long-term solution can be enacted.

How long should my passport be valid for before travelling to Comoros?

Although Tunisians do not need a visa to travel to Comoros, they must hold a passport valid for at least 6 months beyond the date of entry into Comoros. The passport should have at least one blank page for visa stamping.