Your Travel

Dear guests,

We congratulate you on your decision to come to the SIFAF conference in Abidjan. From now and for your tranquility, we invite you to prepare your travel.

Be aware that a biometric visa is required to visit the country. You have 2 options to get your visa according to your situation:

  1. You have an Ivory Coast Embassy in your area
  2. You do not have an Embassy or representation of Ivory Coast in your area

Useful Information :

  1. Visa on your arrival
  2. Amount of eVisa
  3. Documents needed during your visa application preparation
  4. List of Documents to be presented at Abidjan Airport

1. You have an Ivory Coast Embassy in your area

If you have an Ivory Coast Embassy in your area, we invite you to contact directly the Embassy , which will guide you on the process of obtaining your Visa.

2. You do not have an Embassy or representation of Ivory Coast in your area

If you do not have an Ivory Coast Embassy or its representation in your area, you will need to apply for eVisa online. The average delivery time is 48h so take this into account when preparing for the conference.

eVisa application online: Clic here

3. Visa on your arrival

Obtaining a Biometric Visa at the Félix-Houphouet-Boigny International Airport in Abidjan is possible, if you have previously pre-registered or pre-enrolled on the site, and if you have all the required documents.

4. Amount of eVisa

Do count 73 € for a visa with 3 months validity after the approval, and for an up to 90 days stay in Ivory Coast . Payment is made exclusively online

5. Documents needed during your visa application preparation

When applying for a visa, please have at hand the following documents:

  1. Completed visa application form (
  2. Passport valid for at least 6 months after the return date, with 2 completely free pages facing each other, with photocopy of the passport information page
  3. a recent photo ID in color, 4.5 x 3.5 cm format (scanned photos refused)
  4. a copy of the round-trip air ticket, or a return trip certificate
  5. a hotel reservation confirmation mentioning the dates of the total duration of your stay, or an accommodation certificate written by an Ivorian resident accompanied by a copy of his identity document
  6. a copy of the vaccination book mentioning the yellow fever vaccine (carefully check the expiry date of your vaccines)
6. List of Documents to be presented at Abidjan Airport

On your arrival at the airport, it is important to have:

  1. The original receipt of visa payment fee 73 Euros with bank charges included
  2. D.S.T approval (pre-visa or leave-disembarkation)
  3. A six months minimum valid passport
  4. International certificate of vaccination against yellow fever

Circuits proposed in the program are for now:

  • 45 minutes from Abidjan, accessible by motorway.
  • Seaside city, figure of feminine emancipation.Parental district, World Heritage of UNESCO.Beaches ofwhite sand, with coconut palms and shovels.
  • Hotels, Restaurants and souvenir shops.
  • Centers and craft markets.
  • Workshops and Artists Galleries.
  • Costume Museum of Ivory Coast.
  • 20 minutes by boat from downtown Abidjan.
  • An island of greenery and tranquility, in the heart of the lagoon Ebrié, agle of Abidjan.
  • Cruise in lagoon, on a ultramodern boat.
  • Beachfront activities on the island -Games and relaxation.
  • Catering areas and accommodation sites.
  • Hiking in the undergrowth of the island.
  • 2 hours from Abidjan, accessible by highway.
  • Political capital of Côte d'Ivoire.
  • Félix HouphouëtBoigny Foundation for Peace, an international research and congress center.
  • Basilica of Our Lady of Peace, one of the largest Christian buildings in the world, with parks and ahospital.
  • Hotel President, with its parks and golf course.
  • City Tour - Abidjan by night
  • Restaurants and Galleries Cafés - Local and intercultural cuisine.
  • Local designer stores, Galleries and craft markets
  • An official letter of invitation for the conference is available at your request. Enter your information by clicking the button below

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    Date :
    To Whom It May Concern

    Soroptimist International is a world’s leading women’s voluntary organization with close to 90,000 members in more than 3,000 local clubs over 100 countries.

    This year, the Soroptimist International Proposed African Federation has called allSoroptimist members to attend the biennial Africa Conference of the SoroptimistInternational Future Africa Federation (SIFAF).

    Name :
    Country and City of Residence :
    SI Club :

    The above member is invited to attend this very important Conference that will bring allSoroptimists closer to the creation of an African Federation. The conference will beheld in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, from 16th to 19 th April 2020, in Sofitel Abidjan Hotel Ivoire,Boulevard Hassan II, 08 Bp 01, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.

    We would be grateful if she/he could granted a visa to attend this significant event.

    Yours faithfully,

    Mariam TRAORE
    Abidjan Conference Chair

    Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. Cocody Riviera Allabra. 01 BP 1426 Abidjan 01 | +225 05 00 49 69
    Récépissé de déclaration d’Association N°491/MEMIS/DGAT/DAG/SDVA,
    du 23 décembre 2015