Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) (Republic of)

History of Relations | Diplomatic Representation | Travel Info | Health Requirements | Climate Info | Currency Info | Trade Info | Visits and Meetings | Agreements | Interest Groups/ Organisations

History of Relations

South Africa and the Côte d'Ivoire established diplomatic relations in May 1992.

Diplomatic Representation

South African Representation in Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)

The South African Ambassador is resident in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire.

H E Mr Z Mtshotshisa
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary

South African Embassy

Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) Representation in South Africa

H E Mr S Kone
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary

Embassy of Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)

Travel Info

Visa requirements for South Africans

For more information contact the Embassy of Côte d'Ivoire.

Health requirements

A valid international health certificate providing vaccination against yellow yever is required. Malaria is a high risk throughout the year. Cholera is present.

For further information go to Travelers' Health.

Climate Info

Dry from December to April. Rainy from May to July. Dry in the north from August to September.

For up-to-date weather information click here.

Currency Info

The monetary unit is the CFA Frank.

For information on current exchange rates click here.


The official language is French while local languages are also spoken.

State and Official Visits / Bilateral Meetings

No Information

Bilateral Agreements

If you have any queries with regard to treaties please contact the Treaty Section of the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) at 012 351 1000.

Trade Info

For current information on trade statistics between South Africa and Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast), visit the website of the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition of South Africa.

Interest Groups and Information

No Information

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