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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 +225-2722479580.

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 (concurrent accredited countries to this Mission), due to the closure of the Honorary Consulate General of India in Monrovia miscellaneous consular services applications may be sent by post to the Embassy or submitted in person at the Embassy. The Consular Services fee and ICWF charges in both countries may be deposited in the Bank accounts which are as follows:

 UBA BANK COTE D’IVOIRE:

  •         Embassy of India (Passport Services A/c): 101100002533
  •         Embassy of India (ICWF A/c):     101100002542

UBA LIBERIA:

  •         Embassy of India (Passport Services A/c): 53030320000037
  •         Embassy of India (ICWF A/c): 53030320000046
  •         Address: Broad & Nelson Street, Monrovia, Liberia

(*) 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;

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

 

The fee should be paid in cash at UBA Bank at the A/C of the Embassy of India, Abidjan.

 

VISA FEE FOR VARIOUS CATEGORIES W.E.F. 01.04.2021


 

Type of Visa

Fees including bank charges

 Sl.No.

 

 

(CFA) (R.o)

1.

 

TOURIST VISA (T)

 

 

 

 

 

 

(i)

Valid up to one year (single / multiple entry)

55000/-

 

(ii)

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

110000/-

 

 

 

 

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)

66000/-

 

(ii)

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

137000/-

 

 

 

 

3.

 

ENTRY VISA (X)

 

 

(i)

Up to 6 months (Single / multiple entry )

44000/-

 

(ii)

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

66000/-

 

(iii)

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

110000/-

 

 

 

 

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 )

66000/-

 

(ii)

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

110000/-

 

(iii)

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

165000/-

 

(b)

PROJECT VISA (P)

 

 

(i)

Up to 6 months (single / multiple entry)

66000/-

 

(ii)

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

110000/-

 

(iii)

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

165000/-

 

 

 

 

5.

 

STUDENT VISA (S)

 

 

(i)

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

44000/-

 

 

less (Multiple entry)

 


6.

 

MEDICAL VISA (MED) & MEDICAL ATTENDANT

 

 

 

VISAS (MED –X)

 

 

(i)

Up to 6 months (Single / Multiple entry)

44000/-

 

(ii)

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

66000/-

 

 

 

 

7.

 

CONFERENCE / SEMINARs VISAS (C)

 

 

(i)

Up to 6 months (single / multiple entry)

44000/-

 

 

 

 

8.

 

JOURNALIST VISA (J)

 

 

(i)

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

44000/-

 

 

approval)

 

 

 

 

 

9.

 

RESEARCH VISAS (R)

 

 

(i)

Up to 6 months (single / multiple entry)

44000/-

 

(ii)

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

66000/-

 

(iii)

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

110000

 

 

 

 

10.

 

MISSIONARY VISAS (M)

 

 

(i)

Up to 6 months (single / multiple entry)

44000/-

 

(ii)

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

66000/-

 

(iii)

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

110000/-

 

 

 

 

11.

 

MOUNTAINEERING VISAS (MX)

 

 

(i)

Up to 6 months (single / multiple entry)

44000/-

 

(ii)

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

66000/-

 

 

 

 

12.

 

INTERN VISA (I)

 

 

(i)

Up to 1 year (Multiple year)

44000/-

 

 

 

 

13.

 

FILM VISAS (F)

 

 

(i)

Up to 1 year (single / multiple entry)

66000/-

 

 

(Maximum duration of the visa will be 1 year)

 

 

 

 

 

14.

 

TRANSIT VISA

 

 

(i)

Up to 15 days (single / double entry)

11000/-

 

 

 

 

15.

 

PAKISTANI NATIONALS

1,000/-

 

 

All types of visas

 


SPECIAL VISA FEE CATEGORIES:

 

16.

 

SINGAPOREAN NATONALS

 

 

(i)

TOURIST VISA

14000/-

 

 

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

 

 

500/-

 

(ii)

All other types of visas

 

 

5000/-

 

 

 

 

 

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)

89000/-

(ii)

 

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

265000/-

(iii)

 

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

133000/-

(iv)

 

Business  Visa  valid  for  1  year  to  5  years  (Multiple

398000/-

(v)

 

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

89000/-

(vi)

 

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

265000/-

(vii)

 

Student visa up to 5 years (Multiple entry)

126000/-

(viii)

 

Medical visa up to 1 year (Multiple entry)

71000/-

(ix)

 

Research  visa  up  to  3  years  or  duration  of  course

126000/-

(x)

 

Employment visa up to 6 months

252000/-

(xi)

 

Employment visa up to 1 year

274000/-

(xii)

 

Employment visa more than 1 year

327000/-

(xiii)

 

Transfer of visa

92000/-

(xiv)

 

Transit visa

49000/-

(xv)

 

Business visa issued same day (excluding visa fee)

118000/-

(xvi)

 

Emergency visa charges)

49000/-


 

19.

 

 

 

NIGERIAN NATIONALS

 

 

 

 

 

 

(i)

All types of visas valid for any duration

137000/-

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

20.

 

 

 

US NATIONALS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(i)

Tourist visa (for 10 years – Multiple entry)

55000/-

 

 

 

 

 

(ii)

Business visa (for 10 years – Multiple entry)

137000/-

 

 

 

 

 

(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

11000/-

 

 

 

 

 

 

normal visa fee

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

21.

 

 

 

VISA FEE FOR UKRAINIAN NATIONALS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Visa Catetory

Duration

 

Fee

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Transit

 

 

15 days (S/Double entry)

 

47000/-

 

 

Tourist

 

 

Up to one year (S/D/M

 

55000/-

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Student visa

Less than 5 years (Multiple

 

47000/-

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Business visa

Less than 1 year (S/D/M

 

72000/-

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Business visa

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

 

137000/-

 

 

Employment visa

Less than 6 months

 

66000/-

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Less than 1 Years

 

110000/-

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Less than 5 Years

 

165000/-

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All other types of visa i.e.

Less than 6 months

 

47000/-

 

 

Entry Visa, Conference Visa,

Less than one year

 

72000/-

 

 

Employment Visa, Journalist

Less than five years (S/D/M

 

110000/-

 

 

Visa, etc

entry)

 

 

 

 

Emergency visa fee

 

 

47000/-

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

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

22000/-

 

ii)

Double entry

50000/-

 

iii)

Multiple entry

66000/-

 

iv)

Transfer of valid visa

22000/-

 














23.

 

SRI LANKAN NATIONALS

 

 

 

 

 

(i)

Transit visa

Up to 15 days (S/D entry)

6000/-

(ii)

Tourist visa

30 days (Double entry)

9000/-

 

 

90 days (single entry)

9000/-

 

 

90 days (double entry)

14000/-

 

 

6 months (D/M entry)

14000/-

(iii)

Entry visa

1 year (Multiple entry)

14000/-

(iv)

Business visa

30 days (Multiple entry)

14000/-

 

 

90 days (single entry)

15000/-

 

 

90 days (multiple entry)

22000/-

 

 

6 months (multiple entry)

44000/-

 

 

1 years (Multiple entry)

44000/-

 

 

5 years (multiple entry)

66000/-

(v)

Employment visa

1 year (multiple entry)

86000/-

(vi)

Student visa (for

1 year

24000/-

 

institutions covered by

 

 

 

More than one year

45000/-

 

bilateral agreement

 

 

(vii)

Student visa (for

 

45000/-

 

institutions not covered

 

 

 

by bilateral agreement

 

 

 

 

 

24.

VISA FEES FOR MOZAMBIQUE NATIONALS

 

 

 

 

Type of visa

 

Visa fee in

 

 

 

FCFA (local

 

 

 

currency)

Tourist (single entry)

 

44000/-

Tourist (single entry)-urgent

 

83000/-

Tourist(Multiple entry)

 

121000/-

Tourist(Multiple entry) -urgent

 

165000/-

Business / Employment (upto six months) *

-Nil-

All other types (except transit & student visas)

121000/-

i)                   Upto 6 months

ii)

Upto 6 months (in emergency)

165000/-

iii)

Upto one year

165000/-

iv)

Upto one year (in emergency)

165000/-

v)

Upto five years

165000/-

vi)

Upto five years (in emergency)

165000/-


25.

 

 

 

 

ROMANIAN NATIONALS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(i)

All types of visas valid for any duration

 

 

 

36,000/-

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

118000/-

 

 

 

162000/-

 

 

2)

 

Czech Republic

104000/-

 

 

 

148000/-

 

 

3)

 

Ecuador

132000/-

 

 

 

176000/-

 

 

4)

 

France

91000/-

 

 

 

137000/-

 

 

5)

 

Iran

151000/

 

 

 

195000/-

 

 

6)

 

Ireland

110000/-

 

 

 

154000/-

 

 

7)

 

New Zealand

72000/-

 

 

 

137000/-

 

 

8)

 

Philippines

121000/

 

 

 

165000/-

 

 

9)

 

Poland

80000/-

 

 

 

137000/-

 

 

10)

 

Saudi Arabia

118000/-

 

 

 

162000/-

 

 

11)

 

Thailand

110000/-

 

 

 

154000/-

 

 

12)

 

U.A.E.

228000/-

 

 

 

271000/-

 

 

13)

 

USA

77000/-

 

 

 

137000/-

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

99000/-

 

121000/-

 

165000/-

 

 

2.

Canada

 

83000/-

 

110000/-

 

 

165000/-

 

 

3.

Denmark

 

69000/-

 

110000/-

 

 

165000/-

 

 

4.

France

 

74000/-

 

110000/-

 

 

165000/-

 

 

5.

Iran

 

129000/-

 

151000/-

 

 

195000/-

 

 

6.

Ireland

 

88000/-

 

110000/-

 

 

165000/-

 

 

7.

Israel

 

548000/-

 

570000/-

 

 

613000/-

 

 

8.

New Zealand

 

80000/-

 

110000/-

 

 

165000/-

 

 

9.

Thailand

 

88000/-

 

110000/-

 

 

165000/-

 

 

10.

U.A.E.

 

206000/-

 

228000/-

 

 

271000/-

 

 

(28)          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.

 (29)          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..

 (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 1,000/- 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.)

 31.       Additional Fees

 (ii)             ICWF Fee (obligatory):- Additional fee of FCFA 1600/- 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

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

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