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Important :With effect from 1st July 2018 applicants residents of Côte d’Ivoire seeking Passport/Visa/Consular services in Embassy of India, Abidjan are required to deposit the prescribed fee in
UBA BANK COTE D'IVOIRE :

  • Embassy of India (Visa Fee A/c): 101100002533
  • Embassy of India (ICWF A/c):     101100002542

And submit with duly filled and printed online application at the Mission from 9 to 12PM on a working day with the payment receipt.

No applications will be accepted without the bank receipt of the payment of fee. Fee structure for all the consular services is attached herewith. Any clarification may be sought from ACO Mr. Abhishek Kumar at +225-22479580

Note : Applicants are requested to fill the visa application form online at https://indianvisaonline.gov.in/visa/index.html, after filling the online visa application form and uploading the photograph and signature, applicants have to bring the printout of the online filled in application form to the Embassy with relevant documents.

All visa applications from the residents of Cote d’Ivoire are received from 9.30 AM to 12.30 PM. The time of delivery of passport after rendering the services is from 2.30 PM to 4.30 PM. Visas are issued on the following day.

For the residents of the Republic of Liberia and the Republic of Guinea (countries that are concurrently accredited to this Mission), visa applications may be submitted to the Honorary Consulate General of India, Monrovia, and Honorary Consulate of India, Conakry, respectively during the normal working hours.  The Visa fee and ICWF charges in both countries may be deposited in the Bank Accounts which will be given to you by your respective Honorary Consulate.

(*) The Embassy does NOT accept visa fees by Credit / Debit Cards or by personal cheques.

Student Visa

  • A bonafide admission letter from a recognized/reputed college/Institute in India;
  • The receipt of payment of tuition fees;
  • A notarized sponsorship letter from the parents/guardian of the student;
  • Bank Statement for the past six months indicating the availability of funds of the sponsor; 
  • Certificate of Residence;
  • Air ticket

Medical Visa

  • Medical report/recommendation of local hospital/doctor for the desired treatment;
  • Letter from the Hospital in India where applicant intends to undergo medical treatment;
  • Bank Statement for a period of minimum of 6 months showing sufficient funds;
  • Work attestation certificate;
  • Certificate of Residence;
  • Air ticket booking/reservation;

Conference Visa

  • Letter from India inviting for the conference/seminar etc.;
  • Letter from the employer authorizing for participation in the conference/seminar etc. in India;
  • Certificate of Residence;
  • A return air ticket booking/reservation;

VISA FEE FOR VARIOUS CATEGORIES W.E.F. 01.04.2017

 

 

Sl.

 

Type of Visa

Fees

No.

 

 

(FCFA)

    1.

 

TOURIST VISA (T)

 

 

(i)

Valid up to one year (single / multiple entry)

60,800/-

 

(ii)

More than one year and up to 5 years (multiple entry)

121,500/-

 

 

 

 

2.

 

BUSINESS VISA (B)*

-Nil-

 

 

(For the LDC 48 countries) – List appended below

 

 

 

(other than LDC countries)

 

 

 

 

 

 

(i)

Valid up to for one year (single / multiple entry)

72,900/-

 

(ii)

More than 1 year and up to 5 years (Multiple entry)

152,000/-

 

 

 

 

3.

 

ENTRY VISA (X)

 

 

(i)

Up to 6 months (Single / multiple entry )

48,600/-

 

(ii)

More than 6 months and up to 1 year (multiple entry)

72,900/-

 

(iii)

More than 1 year and up to 5 years (multiple entry)

121,500/-

 

 

 

 

4.

(a)

EMPLOYMENT VISA (E)

-Nil-

 

 

(For the LDC 48 countries) – List appended below

 

 

 

(other than LDC countries)

 

 

(i)

Up to 6 months (Single / multiple entry )

72,900/-

 

(ii)

Valid up to for one year (single / multiple entry)

121,600/-

 

(iii)

More than 1 year and up to 5 years (Multiple entry)

182,400/-

 

(b)

PROJECT VISA (P)

 

 

(i)

Up to 6 months (single / multiple entry)

72,900/-

 

(ii)

More than 6 months and up to 1 year (Multiple entry)

121,600/-

 

(iii)

More than 1 year and up to 5 years (multiple entry)

182,400/-

 

 

 

 

5.

 

STUDENT VISA (S)

 

 

(i)

Valid for the duration of the course or 5 years, whichever is

48,600/-

 

 

less (Multiple entry)

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.

 

MEDICAL VISA (MED) & MEDICAL ATTENDANT

 

 

 

VISAS (MED –X)

 

 

(i)

Up to 6 months (Single / Multiple entry)

48,600/-

 

(ii)

More than 6 months and up to 1 year (Multiple entry)

72,900/-

 

 

 

 

7.

 

CONFERENCE / SEMINARs VISAS (C)

 

 

(i)

Up to 6 months (single / multiple entry)

48,600/-

 

 

 

 

8.

 

JOURNALIST VISA (J)

 

 

(i)

Up to 6 months (single / or double entry with HOM’s

48,600/-

 

 

approval)

 

 

 

 

 

9.

 

RESEARCH VISAS (R)

 

 

(i)

Up to 6 months (single / multiple entry)

48,600/-

 

(ii)

More than 6 months and up to 1 year (Multiple entry)

72,900/-

 

(iii)

More than 1 year and up to 5 years (Multiple entry)

121,600/-

 

 

 

 

10.

 

MISSIONARY VISAS (M)

 

 

(i)

Up to 6 months (single / multiple entry)

48,600/-

 

(ii)

More than 6 months and up to 1 year (Multiple entry)

72,900/-

 

(iii)

More than 1 year and up to 5 years (Multiple entry)

121,600/-

 

 

 

 

11.

 

MOUNTAINEERING VISAS (MX)

 

 

(i)

Up to 6 months (single / multiple entry)

48,600/-

 

(ii)

More than 6 months and up to 1 year (Multiple year)

72,900/-

 

 

 

 

12.

 

INTERN VISA (I)

 

 

(i)

Up to 1 year (Multiple year)

48,600/-

 

 

 

 

13.

 

FILM VISAS (F)

 

 

(i)

Up to 1 year (single / multiple entry)

72,900/-

 

 

(Maximum duration of the visa will be 1 year)

 

 

 

 

 

14.

 

TRANSIT VISA

 

 

(i)

Up to 15 days (single / double entry)

12,200/-

 

 

 

 

15.

 

PAKISTANI NATIONALS

1,000/-

 

 

All types of visas

 

 

SPECIAL VISA FEE CATEGORIES:

 

16.

 

SINGAPOREAN NATONALS

 

 

(i)

TOURIST VISA

15,200/-

 

 

Up to 6 months (multiple entry)

 

 

 

Other types of visas will be same as application for other

 

 

 

countries mentioned at Sl. No. 2 to 14 above

 

 

 

17.

 

JAPANESE NATONALS

 

 

 

 

(i)

Transit visa

 

 

700/-

 

(ii)

All other types of visas

 

 

4,900/-

 

 

 

 

 

18.                                                     Visa fees for UK Nationals

 

 

Type of visa and Validity

Visa

fee   in

 

FCFA

(local

 

currency)

(i)

 

Tourist visa up to 1 year (S/M entry)

98,400/-

(ii)

 

Tourist visa valid for 1 year to 5 years (Multiple entry)

294,000/-

(iii)

 

Business visa up to 1 year (S/M entry)

147,000/-

(iv)

 

Business  Visa  valid  for  1  year  to  5  years  (Multiple

441,000/-

 

 

 

entry)

 

 

 

(v)

 

Entry visa up to 1 year (S/M entry)

98,400/-

(vi)

 

Entry visa valid for 1 year to 5 year (Multiple entry)

294,000/-

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(vii)

 

 

 

 

 

 

(viii)

 

Student visa up to 5 years (Multiple entry)

139,100/-

(ix)

 

Medical visa up to 1 year (Multiple entry)

784,000/-

(x)

 

Research  visa  up  to  3  years  or  duration  of  course

139,100/-

 

 

 

(whichever is less)

 

 

 

(xi)

 

Employment visa up to 6 months

279,400/-

(xii)

 

Employment visa up to 1 year

303,700/-

(xiii)

 

Employment visa more than 1 year

362,700/-

(xiv)

 

Transfer of visa

101,500/-

(xv)

 

Transit visa

53,500/-

(xvi)

 

Business visa issued same day (excluding visa fee)

130,600/-

(xvii)

 

Emergency visa charges)

54,100/-

                 

 

 

19.

 

 

 

NIGERIAN NATIONALS

 

 

 

 

 

 

(i)

All types of visas valid for any duration

151,900/-

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

20.

 

 

 

US NATIONALS

 

 

 

 

 

 

(i)

Tourist visa (for 10 years – Multiple entry)

60,800/-

 

 

 

 

 

(ii)

Business visa (for 10 years – Multiple entry)

151,900/-

 

 

 

 

 

(iii)

Other types of visas will be same as application for other

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

countries mentioned at Sl. No. 2 to 14 above

 

 

 

 

 

 

(iv)

Additional visa fee from all US nationals in addition to the

12,200/-

 

 

 

 

 

 

normal visa fee

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

21.

 

 

 

VISA FEE FOR UKRAINIAN NATIONALS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Visa Catetory

Duration

 

Fee

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Transit

 

 

15 days (S/Double entry)

 

51,700/-

 

 

Tourist

Up to one year (S/D/M

 

60,800/-

 

 

Entry)

 

 

 

 

Student visa

Less than 5 years (Multiple

 

51,700/-

 

 

entry)

 

 

 

 

Business visa

Less than 1 year (S/D/M

 

79,000/-

 

 

entry)

 

 

 

 

Business visa

1 to 5 years (S/D/M entry)

 

151,900/-

 

 

Employment visa

Less than 6 months

 

72,900/-

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Less than one year

 

121,500/-

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Less than five year (S/D/M

 

182,300/-

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

entry)

 

 

 

 

All other types of visa i.e.

Less than 6 months

 

51,700/-

 

 

Entry Visa, Conference Visa,

Less than one year

 

79,000/-

 

 

Employment Visa, Journalist

Less than five years (S/D/M

 

121,500/-

 

 

Visa, etc

entry)

 

 

 

 

Emergency visa fee

 

 

51,700/-

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

22.

 

 

 

VISA FEES FOR RUSSIAN NATIONALS

 

 

For all types of visas (Excluding ICWF charges and

Visa fee in FCFA (local

 

service Provider’s Service Fee)

currency)

 

 

 

 

 

i)

Single entry

24,300/-

 

ii)

Double entry

54,700/-

 

iii)

Multiple entry

72,900/-

 

iv)

Transfer of valid visa

24,300/-

 

                       

 

 

 

 

23.

 

SRI LANKAN NATIONALS

 

 

 

 

 

(i)

Transit visa

Up to 15 days (S/D entry)

6,100/-

(ii)

Tourist visa

30 days (Double entry)

9,200/-

90 days (single entry)

9,200/-

90 days (double entry)

15,200/-

6 months (D/M entry)

15,200/-

(iii)

Entry visa

1 year (Multiple entry)

15,200/-

(iv) Business visa

30 days (Multiple entry)

15,200/-

90 days (single entry)

16,400/-

90 days (multiple entry)

24,300/-

6 months (multiple entry)

48,600/-

1 years (Multiple entry)

48,600/-

5 years (multiple entry)

72,900/-

(v)

Employment visa

1 year (multiple entry)

95,400/-

(vi)

Student visa (for

1 year

26,200/-

institutions covered by

 

 

More than one year

49,200/-

bilateral agreement

 

 

(vii)

Student visa (for

 

49,200/-

institutions not covered

 

 

by bilateral agreement

 

 

 

 

 

24.

VISA FEES FOR MOZAMBIQUE NATIONALS

 

 

 

 

Type of visa

 

Visa fee in

 

 

 

FCFA (local

 

 

 

currency)

Tourist (single entry)

 

48,600/-

Tourist (single entry)-urgent

 

91,200/-

Tourist(Multiple entry)

 

133,700/-

Tourist(Multiple entry) -urgent

 

182,300/-

Business / Employment (upto six months) *

-Nil-

All other types (except transit & student visas)

133,700/-

  1. Upto 6 months

ii)

Upto 6 months (in emergency)

182,300/-

iii)

Upto one year

182,300/-

iv)

Upto one year (in emergency)

182,300/-

v)

Upto five years

182,300/-

vi)

Upto five years (in emergency)

182,300/-

 

25.

 

 

 

 

ROMANIAN NATIONALS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(i)

All types of visas valid for any duration

 

 

 

40,000/-

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

26.

 

 

 

 

BUSINESS VISA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FEE FOR THE FOLLOWING NATIONALS (On reciprocal basis)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Upto one year

 

More than one year upto 5

 

 

S.No.

 

 

Country

 

 

years

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FCFA

 

 

 

FCFA

 

 

1)

 

Australia

130,600/-

 

 

 

179,200/-

 

 

 

2)

 

Czech Republic

115,500/-

 

 

 

164,000/-

 

 

 

3)

 

Ecuador

145,800/-

 

 

 

194,400/-

 

 

 

4)

 

France

100,300/-

 

 

 

151,900/-

 

 

 

5)

 

Iran

167,100/-

 

 

 

215,700/-

 

 

 

6)

 

Ireland

121,500/-

 

 

 

170,100/-

 

 

 

7)

 

New Zealand

79,000/-

 

 

 

151,900/-

 

 

 

8)

 

Philippines

133,700/-

 

 

 

182,300/-

 

 

 

9)

 

Poland

88,100/-

 

 

 

151,900/-

 

 

 

10)

 

Saudi Arabia

130,600/-

 

 

 

179,200/-

 

 

 

11)

 

Thailand

121,500/-

 

 

 

170,100/-

 

 

 

12)

 

U.A.E.

252,100/-

 

 

 

300,700/-

 

 

 

13)

 

USA

85,100/-

 

 

 

151,900/-

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

27.

 

 

 

 

EMPLOYMENT VISA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FEE FOR THE FOLLOWING NATIONALS (On reciprocal basis)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Upto 6 months

 

Upto one year

 

 

More than one year

 

S.No.

 

 

Country

 

 

 

 

upto 5 years

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FCFA

 

 

FCFA

 

 

FCFA

 

1.

Australia

 

109,400/-

 

133,700/-

 

182,300/-

 

 

 

2.

Canada

 

91,200/-

 

121,500/-

 

 

182,300/-

 

 

 

3.

Denmark

 

76,000/-

 

121,500/-

 

 

182,300/-

 

 

 

4.

France

 

82,000/-

 

121,500/-

 

 

182,300/-

 

 

 

5.

Iran

 

142,800/-

 

167,100/-

 

 

215,700/-

 

 

 

6.

Ireland

 

97,200/-

 

121,500/-

 

 

182,300/-

 

 

 

7.

Israel

 

607,400/-

 

631,700/-

 

 

680,300/-

 

 

 

8.

New Zealand

 

88,100/-

 

121,500/-

 

 

182,300/-

 

 

 

9.

Thailand

 

97,200/-

 

121,500/-

 

 

182,300/-

 

 

 

10.

U.A.E.

 

227,800/-

 

252,100/-

 

 

300,700/-

 

 

 

                                 

 

  • TRANSFER OF VISA:

 

When an Indian visa affixed on an old passport is transferred to a new one, a service fee of FCFA 3100/- should be charged. This fee should not be charged from the nationals of the countries mentioned as: Afghanistan, Argentina, Bangladesh, Jamaica, Maldives, Mauritius, Mongolia, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, South Africa, Uruguay, Nepal, Bhutan and Pakistan.

 

  • RESTRICTED/PROTECTED AREAS PERMIT:

 

A fee of FCFA 18,300/- introduced in March, 2000 for issuing restricted/protected

 

area permit should not be charged from the nationals of the countries mentioned at Sl. No. 15, 30 and 32..

 

  • VISA IS ISSUED GRATIS TO THE FOLLOWING NATIONALS:

Afghanistan, Argentina, Bangladesh, Jamaica, Maldives,  Mauritius, Mongolia, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, South Africa and Uruguay. (However, fax charges of FCFA 1,000/- will be charged from applicants NOT resident in Senegal, Cape Verde, Guinea Bissau, or The Gambia.) In respect of Seychelles nationals, all types of visas except for work/employment may be issued on gratis basis (conveyed vide Ministry’s circular E-mail message dated 01 April, 2015.)

 

  1.             Additional Fees

 

 

  •           ICWF Fee (obligatory):- Additional fee of FCFA 1700/- is charged by the Indian Government for each visa application in order to provide funding for the Indian Community Welfare Fund (ICWF)

 

  • Employment and Business visas to the nationals of Guinea, and Liberia will be issued gratis subject to usual checks and submission of requisite documents. However, the Indian Community Welfare Fund (ICWF) will continue to be charged from Business and Employment Visa applicants.

 

  1.             No visa is required for the following nationals :

 

(i) Bhutan and (ii) Nepal