Ivory Coast Visa In London
Just thought I'd post an update for anybody who was following this thread.
Basically, if you apply for a tourist visa for Ci in London
, as follows.
Make your online payment, which totals €120 Euros (for a 1 month or three month single entry visa, these were the only options available).
With the payment receipt code, you can book an appointment at the embassy which you have to attend in person.
Here is the catch. Visas are now biometric. They have fancy finger printing and eye scan machines at the embassy, and everybody was having this done in support of their application.
Hence, you have to attend the embassy in person, and no visa agency can therefore apply for the visa on your behalf.
Once you have submitted all your paperwork, and the scan and print is done, they visa takes 48 hours to issue.
They staff were all very friendly. Met two guys there who were applying, it seems like a smooth enough process but all in all will cause you to have to plan your application around this (if you decide to do it this way).
What is interesting is that on the www.snedai.com
page they list all the embassies of CI around the world for where you can book an appointment. So I presume that all CI embassies are now going down this biometric visa route?
Would be very interesting to hear from other travellers about the visa for CI......did anybody recently obtain it in Conakry, Bissau, Monrovia, Dakar, Accra, Abidjan etc......prices, paperwork asked for etc?
Last edited by Dave The Hat; 29 Mar 2012 at 11:35.
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