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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.

From 16th May 2019 onwards, visa applicants will have to furnish their biometric data for processing of their visa applications.

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. Albert Tirkey 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 9.00 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 General 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.

Required Documents:

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 

  • Note: - Fees include CFA 100/- as bank charges.
  • The applicants should avail the services within 15 days after depositing the fees.

S.No.

Type of Visa

Fees

(FCFA)

 

 

 

1

TOURIST VISA

 

 

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

60,900/-

 

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

121,600/-

 

 

 

2

BUSINESS VISA (B)

 

 

 

 

 

For LDC 48 countries *

NIL

 

 

 

 

For countries other than LDC countries

 

 

(i) Up to 6 months (Single / multiple entry)

73000/-

 

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

152,100/-

 

 

 

3

ENTRY VISA (X)

 

 

 (i) Up to 6 months (Single / multiple entry)

48,700/-

 

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

73000/-

 

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

121,600/-

 

 

 

4

(a) EMPLOYMENT VISA (E)

 

 

 

 

 

For LDC 48 countries (click here to see the list of LDC countries)

NIL

 

 

 

 

For countries other than LDC countries

 

 

 (i) Up to 6 months (Single / multiple entry)

73000/-

 

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

121,700/-

 

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

182,500/-

 

 

 

 

(b) PROJECT VISA (P)

 

 

Up to 6 months (single / multiple entry)

73000/-

 

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

121,700/-

 

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

182,500/-

 

 

 

5

STUDENT VISA (S)

 

 

(i)  Valid for the duration of the course or 5 years, whichever is less

      (Multiple entry)

48,700/-

 

 

 

6

MEDICAL VISA (MED) & MEDICAL ATTENDANT

VISAS (MED –X)

 

 

 (i) Up to 6 months (Single / Multiple entry)

48,700/-

 

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

73000/-

 

 

 

7

CONFERENCE / SEMINARs VISAS (C)

 

 

(i) Up to 6 months (Single /Multiple entry)

48,700/-

 

 

 

8

JOURNALIST VISA (J)

 

 

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

48,700/-

 

 

 

9

RESEARCH VISAS (R)

 

 

(i) Up to 6 months (single / multiple entry)

48,700/-

 

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

73000/-

 

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

121,700/-

 

 

 

10

MISSIONARY VISAS (M)

 

 

(i) Up to 6 months (single / multiple entry)

48,700/-

 

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

73000/-

 

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

121,700/-

 

 

 

11

MOUNTAINEERING VISAS (MX)

 

 

(i) Up to 6 months (single / multiple entry)

48,700/-

 

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

73000/-

 

 

 

12

INTERN VISA (I)

 

 

(i) Up to 1 year (Multiple year)

48,700/-

 

 

 

13

FILM VISAS (F)

 

 

(i) Up to 1 year (single / multiple entry)

    (Maximum duration of the visa will be 1 year)

73000/-

 

 

 

14

TRANSIT VISA

 

 

(i) Up to 15 days (single / double entry)

12,300/-

 

 

 

15

PAKISTANI NATIONALS

(All types of visas)

1,100/-

 

 

 

 

 

SPECIAL VISA FEE CATEGORIES

 

 

 

 

16

SINGAPOREAN NATONALS

 

 

(i) TOURIST VISA

Up to 6 months (multiple entry).

Other types of visas will be same as for other

countries mentioned at S.No. 2 to 14 above.

15,300/-

 

 

 

17

JAPANESE NATONALS

 

 

(i) Transit visa

 800/-

 

(ii) All other types of visas

 5000/-

 

 

 

18

UK NATIONALS

 

 

 

 

 

(i) Tourist visa up to 1 year (Single/Multiple entry)

98,500/-

 

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

294,100/-

 

(iii) Business visa up to 1 year (Single/Multiple entry)

147,100/-

 

(iv) Business Visa valid for 1 year to 5 years (Multiple entry)

441,100/-

 

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

98,500/-

 

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

294,100/-

 

(vii) Student visa up to 5 years (Multiple entry)

139,200/-

 

(viii) Medical visa up to 1 year (Multiple entry)

784,100/-

 

(ix) Research visa up to 3 years or duration of course (whichever is less)

139,200/-

 

(x) Employment visa up to 6 months

279,500/-

 

(xi) Employment visa up to 1 year

303,800/-

 

(xii) Employment visa more than 1 year

362,800/-

 

(xiv) Transfer of visa

101,600/-

 

(xv) Transit visa

53,600/-

 

(xvi) Business visa issued same day (excluding visa fee)

130,700/-

 

(xvii) Emergency visa charges

54,200/-

 

 

 

19

NIGERIAN NATIONALS

 

 

(i) All types of visas valid for any duration

152000/-

 

 

 

20

US NATIONALS

 

 

(i) Tourist visa (for 10 years – Multiple entry)

60,900/-

 

(ii) Business visa (for 10 years – Multiple entry)

152000/-

 

(iii) Other types of visas will be same as for other countries mentioned at

       S.No. 2 to 14 above

 

 

(iv) Additional visa fee from all US nationals in addition to the normal visa fee

12,300/-

 

 

 

 

21

VISA FEE FOR UKRAINIAN NATIONALS

 

 

 

 

 

Visa Category

Duration

Fee

 

 

 

 

 

(i) Transit visa

15 days (S/Double entry)

51,800/-

 

(ii) Tourist

Up to one year (S/D/M Entry)

60,900/-

 

(iii) Student visa

Less than 5 years (Multiple entry)

51,800/-

 

(iv) Business visa

Less than 1 year (S/D/M entry)

79,100/-

 

 

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

152000/-

 

(v) Employment visa

Less than 6 months

73000/-

Less than one year

121,600/-

Less than five year (S/D/M entry)

182,400/-

 

(vi) All other types of visa i.e. Entry Visa, Conference Visa, Employment Visa, Journalist, Visa, etc

Less than 6 months

51,800/-

 

Less than one year

79,100/-

 

Less than five years (S/D/M entry)

121,600/-

 

(vi) Emergency visa fee

 

51,700/-

 

22

VISA FEES FOR RUSSIAN NATIONALS

 

 

 

 

For all types of visas (Excluding ICWF charges and service Provider’s Service Fee)

Fee

 

(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

 

 

 

 

 

Visa Category

Duration

Fee

 

 

 

 

 

(i)  Transit visa

Up to 15 days (S/D entry)

6,200/-

 

(ii) Tourist visa

30 days (Double entry)

9,300/-

90 days (single entry)

9,300/-

90 days (double entry)

15,300/-

6 months (D/M entry)

15,300/-

 

(iii) Entry visa

1 year (Multiple entry)

15,300/-

 

(iv) Business visa

30 days (Multiple entry)

15,300/-

90 days (single entry)

16,500/-

90 days (multiple entry)

24,400/-

6 months (multiple entry)

48,700/-

1 years (Multiple entry)

48,700/-

5 years (multiple entry)

73000/-

 

(v) Employment visa

1 year (multiple entry)

95,500/-

 

(vi) Student visa (for

institutions covered by

bilateral agreement

1 year

26,300/-

More than one year

49,300/-

 

(vii) Student visa (for

institutions not covered

by bilateral agreement

 

49,300/-

 

24

VISA FEES FOR MOZAMBIQUE NATIONALS

 

 

 

 

 

Visa Category

Duration

Fee

 

 

 

 

 

(i) Tourist (single entry)

 

48,700/-

 

(ii) Tourist (single entry)-urgent

 

91,300/-

 

(iii) Tourist (Multiple entry)

 

133,800/-

 

(iv) Tourist (Multiple entry) -urgent

 

182,400/-

 

(v) Business / Employment (up to six months) *

 

-Nil-

 

(vi) All other types (except transit & student visas)

Up to 6 months

133,800/-

Up to 6 months (in emergency)

182,400/-

Up to one year

182,400/-

Up to one year (in emergency)

182,400/-

Up to five years

182,400/-

Up to five years (in emergency)

182,400/-

 

 

25

ROMANIAN NATIONALS

 

 

 

 

(i)  All types of visas valid for any duration

40,100/-

 

26

BUSINESS VISA

 

 

 

FEE FOR THE FOLLOWING NATIONALS (On reciprocal basis)

 

 

 

 

 

Country

Upto one year

More than one year upto 5 years

 

(i) Australia

130,700/-

179,300/-

 

(ii) Czech Republic

115,600/-

164,100/-

 

(iii) Ecuador

145,900/-

194,500/-

 

(iv) France

100,400/-

152000/-

 

(v) Iran

167,200/-

215,800/-

 

(vi) Ireland

121,600/-

170,200/-

 

(vii) New Zealand

79,100/-

152000/-

 

(viii) Philippines

133,800/-

182,400/-

 

(ix) Poland

88,200/-

152000/-

 

(x) Saudi Arabia

130,700/-

179,300/-

 

(xi) Thailand

121,600/-

170,200/-

 

(xii) U.A.E.

252,200/-

300,800/-

 

(xiii) USA

85,200/-

152000/-

 

27

EMPLOYMENT VISA

 

 

 

FEE FOR THE FOLLOWING NATIONALS (On reciprocal basis)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Country

Up to 6 Months

Upto one year

More than one year upto 5 years

 

(i) Australia

109,400/-

133,700/-

182,300/-

 

(ii) Canada

91,200/-

121,500/-

182,300/-

 

(iii) Denmark

76,000/-

121,500/-

182,300/-

 

(iv) France

82,000/-

121,500/-

182,300/-

 

(v) Iran

142,800/-

167,100/-

215,700/-

 

(vi) Ireland

97,200/-

121,500/-

182,300/-

 

(vii) Israel

607,400/-

631,700/-

680,300/-

 

(viii)New Zealand

88,100/-

121,500/-

182,300/-

 

(ix) Thailand

97,200/-

121,500/-

182,300/-

 

(x) U.A.E.

227,800/-

252,100/-

300,700/-

 

28.       TRANSFER OF VISA:

When an Indian visa affixed on an old passport is transferred to a new one, a service fee of FCFA 3200/- 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.

29.       RESTRICTED/PROTECTED AREAS PERMIT:

A fee of FCFA 18,400/- introduced in March, 2000 for issuing restricted/protected area permit will not be charged from the nationals of the countries mentioned at S.No. 15, 30 and 32.

30.       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 1,100/- 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.) 

31.       Additional Fees

ICWF Fee (obligatory): - Additional fee of FCFA 1800/- 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.

32.       No visa is required for the following nationals: 

(i) Bhutan and (ii) Nepal  

* Click here to see the list of LDC countries