Chinese Embassy in Cote D'Ivoire

Ambassador: Mr. Wu Jie
Address: LOT 134A, M'Badon, Cocody, Abidjan, Cote D'Ivoire
Mailing Address: 01 B.P. 3691 Abidjan 01, Cote D'Ivoire
Tel: +225-22437778
Fax: +225-22436569

Consular Office of Chinese Embassy in Cote D'Ivoire

Tel: +225-22437778
Office Hours: 08:30-11:30 on Monday, Wednesday and  Friday except holidays.

Visa Application

Nationals of Cote D'ivoire holding ordinary passports are all requested to obtain a China visa at the Embassy before going to China. The application procedures are as follows:
1. Fill in the visa application form online and sign it.
2. Prepare the required documents.
3. Submit all the materials to the consular office of the Embassy in person.

Basic Documents Required
1. Filled application form.
2. Passported with at least 6-month validity.
3. Legal residence certificate (applicable to foreign citizens living in Cote D'ivoire).

Visa Application Fees in XOF

Nationality / Types Fees
Cote D'ivoire Single-Entry  40,000
Double-Entry 48,000
Multi-Entry with 6-month Validity 56,000
Multi-Entry with 12-month Validity 64,000
Other Countries Single-Entry 15,000
Double-Entry 21,000
Multi-Entry with 6-month Validity 28,000
Multi-Entry with 12-month Validity 49,000
 Effective from Dec. 11, 2023 to Dec. 31, 2024.
Bank of Account of the Embassy: AMBASSADE DE LA REPUBLIQUE POPULAIRE DE CHINE; CI032 01016 008282840001 87


Brief Intro

Cote D'Ivoire is located in the west coast of Africa, adjacent to the Gulf of Guinea. With 7 degree north latitude as a limit, the north part enjoys the tropical savanna climate. April to October is the rainy season. While the south has tropical rain forest climate with the rainy season ranging from May to July and September to November. The temperature in the north is a little bit higher than the south.
Neighboring countries: Liberia, Mali, Guinea, Ghana, Burkina
Land Area: about 322,463 square kilometers (124,504 square miles)    
Time: It is the same as GMT and 8 hours later than Beijing Time. 
Official Language: French (There are many African dialects spoken by the local and Dioula is the most common one.)
Major Religions: Fetishism, Islam, Christianism  
Currency: centimes, CFA franc

 Major Cities
Political Capital: Yamoussoukro (the new capital of the country since 1983)
Economic Capital: Abidjan (an international sightseeing city and the financial and trade center of West Africa)
The second largest city: Bouake (the center of cocoa and coffee growing area and a traffic hub of Cote D'Ivoire)

 Major Holidays:
New Year's Day (January 1); Corban Festival (Islamic calendar); Islamic New Year; Easter; Labor Day (May 1); Ascension Day (May 29); Pentecost (Seventh Sunday after Easter); Independence Day (August 7); Assumption (August 15); All Saints' Day (November 1); National Day (December 7); Peace Festival (December 15); Christmas (December 25)

  Notices for Chinese Going to Cote D'Ivoire
1. Visa should be made in advance and International Certification of Vaccination should be made before abroad.
2. People without legal residential formalities or who have overstayed visa should be repatriated and with fine. 
3. Take good care of your personal belongings. Keep safe and healthy from being stolen and affected by diseases. 

 Please contact Embassy of Cote D'ivoire in China if people of Cote D'ivoire are in trouble there.

 Related China Embassies in Africa: Djibouti, D. R. Congo, Egypt

- Last updated on Feb. 26, 2024 by Gabby Li -
Questions & Answers on Chinese Embassy in Cote D\Ivoire
Asked by Ugochukwu from NIGERIA | May. 24, 2021 03:03Reply
How long will it take to start insuring visa from Ivory Coast to China
Answers (1)
Answered by Lexi | May. 25, 2021 02:23

It's still unknown:(
Asked by Kim from COTE D'IVOIRE | May. 05, 2021 05:50Reply
Travel to China COVID Requirements
I am employed in Beijing and have recieved my visa. What are the requirements to enter China from Abidjan?
Answers (1)
Answered by Hank | May. 10, 2021 02:54

Your passport attached with the valid visa, Entry Health Declaration Form(from official website of the General Administration of Customs of P.R. China, international flight or customs), test results of covid-19 nucleic acid and covid-19 serology IgM antibody within 48 hours before boarding.
Asked by Emmanuel from GHANA | Mar. 02, 2020 12:23Reply
Can I get a Chinese working visa in Côte d’Ivoire using a Ghanaian passport ?
Answers (1)
Answered by Zack from GHANA | Mar. 03, 2020 20:33

Yes, this is possible.
Asked by Samuel Yilla from SIERRA LEONE | Aug. 23, 2019 11:41Reply
sierra Leonean enquiry
Please can i be able to take a visa as a sierra leonean from abidjan. I'm currently residing in abidjan. would it be possible?
Answers (1)
Answered by Allison from CANADA | Aug. 26, 2019 01:17

it is not very possible for you to apply in Abidjan if you just a temporary resident. You should go to the China embassy in Abidjan and ask.
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