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.  The Ambassador of Côte d'Ivoire to South Africa is H E Mr. K Boubakar Kone.

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 D Naidoo
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary

South African Embassy

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

H E Mr A D Koffi
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary

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

CFA Frank. CFA100=FF10.

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 at 012 351 0892/0742 or send an e-mail to: vanderwaltr@dirco.gov.za.

Trade Info

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

Interest Groups and Information

No Information

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