Ivory Coast Business Visa


1 - Passport Submit the original (signed) passport and make sure it has empty visa pages (the last two amendment pages do not count as a visa pages) and will not expire within 6 months from the date of departure.

  • All foreign Nationals residing in the U.S. must submit a copy of the Green Card or Work Visa with the passport.

2 - Three color passport size photos Must be taken within last 6 months. See link for guidelines: https://travel.state.gov/content/passports/en/passports/photos/photo-composition-template.html

3 - Application (Two applications are required per applicant) Please click on link below:  


4 - A copy of a flight itinerary (Arrival and departure from Ivory Coast)

5 - Copy of yellow fever vaccination certificate

6 - Hotel reservation (must have the name of the applicant)

7 - Business letter (Letter of introduction and support from a US Company) From employer with the letterhead of the company addressed to the Consulate of Ivory Coast in the US explaining in detail the status of the applicant, place(s) to be visited, duration of the journey and stating that your company will assume all the financial responsibility during the visit.   

Sample letter:


                                                                                   Company Letterhead

                                                                                   Full Address:





Consulate General____________________

Visa Section


Kindly requesting your Consulate to assist Mr., Ms., ________, Title __________, to obtain a Business Visa to visit (Country Name) on (date).  

Mr., Ms. has been employed by (company name) for ______.

During Mr., Ms. visit, he will be meeting with (Name of the person, company name and address abroad in full) for business purposes and -----------(inspect, survey, ….).

While Mr., Ms., in (country) our (US Company) will assume all the financial responsibility and expenses for (his or her) journey. Please grant Mr., Ms., a single, multiple business visa.

Thank you for prompt attention to this matter. Please feel free to contact me as needed.


Best regards,




Fees for citizens of United States of America

Consular fee $150, 3-5 business day at the Consulate, service fee $120

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