Chad Tourist Visa Application & Travel Information

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Single/double/multiple entry Chad visa

CHAD visas take 10-15 working days to process as the embassy is in Belgium. Please note that as there is no embassy for Chad in the UK your visa will be issued in Belgium

How To Make An Application

Download The Visa Form

Download the visa application form from this web page. You can then save it to your computer and print off.

Fill In The Form

Print out and begin filling in the form with a black pen. If you have any questions regarding the form, please call us for advice free of charge. We are more than happy to help you.

Send Us The Form

Send the application along with any additional documents mentioned on the form. It is best to post it using a secure service such as Royal Mail Special Delivery or another courier company.

What To Include In Your Application

Tourist Visa Application
Downloaded from above, printed, completed and signed in Capital Letters with a black pen and sent back to Travcour

It must be valid for at least the next 6 months when you apply for the visa, with at least two blank pages remaining. The passport should be in acceptable condition. If not there is a chance your application would be rejected.

Passport Photo

2 x passport photos. The photo should be (45mm x 35mm) taken against a white background (the background must be white!). If you cannot get a photo yourself then we can print one for you from a digital copy.

Proof Of Stay

Hotel booking confirmation.

Flight Tickets

Flight booking confirmation.

Visa Application Form

Download, Print and Fill in the form

The form is in PDF format. When you have downloaded the form, please print it out and fill it in by pen. Kindly ensure all the fields of the visa application form are completely filled before submitting. If a question does not apply, please put ‘N/A’. You must fill in the form with black ink and using BLOCK CAPITALS.

Further Information
Visa Application

The following nationals DO NOT require a visa for Chad: Burkina-Faso, Cameroon, Republic of Central Africa, Congo (Republic), Cote D'Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Togo & UAE.

Visas can be obtained on arrival by the following nationals; Benin

Transit Visa Application

Chad transit visas are required by all except those as noted above and those continuing their journey to a third country within 48 hours by the same or first connecting aircraft without leaving the airport, provided holding confirmed tickets & documentation

Health Notice

(Compulsory vaccinations:) Yellow fever certificate required by all. It is also recommended that travellers making 3 or more visits per year, stays of more than 3 months in a rural area, high-risk occupational groups & backpackers staying more than 1 month have the following up to date immunisations: Cholera, diphtheria, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, malaria, meningitis, polio, TB, tetanus & typhoid.

Malaria exists all year throughout the country.

Weather Information

The north is dominated by the Sahara desert and is practically rainless with hot temperatures throughout the year. The south experiences a wet season between May-Sep.

Additional Information

Location of Chad: Central Africa
Local Time in Chad: GMT+1
Capital City of Chad: N'Djamena
Population of Chad: 10 million
Language(s) spoken in Chad: French, Arabic, many local languages
Dialling Code for Chad: 235
Emergency numbers in Chad: Police: 17. Fire: 18. Ambulance: 51 77 26
Driving in Chad: Driving is on the right. International Driving Permit, Carnet de Passage issued by Tourist Association in country of origin and Green Card or all risks insurance obtained in Chad required
Electricity in Chad: 220/380V AC 50Hz
Currency of Chad: CFA Franc (XAF 1 = 100 Centimes)
Notes: XAF: 500, 1,000, 2,000, 5,000, 10,000
Coins: XAF: 5, 10, 25, 50, 100, 500
Opening Hours in Chad:
Bank: 0700-1300 Mon-Thur, 0700-1030 Fri, 0700-1300 Sat
Office: 0700-1530 Mon-Thur, 0700-1200 Fri (Government offices)
Shops: 0800-1200 & 1600-1900