China Embassy in Cote D'Ivoire

 Visa Application Form of PRC

Ambassador: Mr. Zhang Guoqing
Address: LOT 134A, M'Badon, Cocody, Abidjan, Cote D'Ivoire
Mailing Address: 01 B.P. 3691 Abidjan 01, Cote D'Ivoire
Tel: +225-22437778, 22437780, 224378784
Fax: +225-22436569

Consular Office of Chinese Embassy in Cote D'Ivoire

Tel: +225-22437778, 22437780, 22437884
Office Hours: 08:30-11:30 from Tuesday to Thursday on working days

Economic & Commercial Counselor's Office

Address: Cocody Deux Plateau 7ème Trance
Mailing Address: 06 B.P. 206 Abidjan 06, Cote D'Ivoire
Tel: +225-22420102, 22420927, 22522660
Fax: +225-22426373
Office Hours: 08:30-12:00, 15:00-17:00 from Monday to Friday (except holidays)

 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 modified on Aug. 26, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on China Embassy in Cote D\Ivoire
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.
Asked by Fadidat from COTE D'IVOIRE | Aug. 16, 2019 04:26Reply
Can I get a student visa without JW202?
I'm a Nigerian passport holder and I just got admission into a Chinese university on scholarship but I've been denied JW202 by the ministry of foreign affairs. Are there other options that I could take on to get a student visa?
Answers (1)
Answered by Emily from USA | Aug. 18, 2019 19:44

Sorry, the JW202 or 201 form is a must for your student visa application.
Asked by sheddy from NIGERIA | Apr. 17, 2019 12:31Reply
Can i get Hong Kong Visa from China embassy in Cote de Ivoire
Answers (1)
Answered by Nick | Apr. 17, 2019 20:56

If you can provide all required documents, it's possible.
Asked by Oyas from IVORY COAST | Feb. 06, 2019 23:23Reply
How long does it takes to issue a Chinese visa with ivory passport
Answers (1)
Answered by Emma from DOMINICA | Feb. 11, 2019 17:08

It usually takes one week for the processing.
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