Questions & Answers about Chad Visa

❓ Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for Chad visa

  • A valid passport with at least 6 months validity remaining
  • A completed visa application form
  • Two passport-sized photographs
  • Proof of travel arrangements (flight reservation or itinerary)
  • Proof of accommodation (hotel reservation or invitation letter from a host)
  • Proof of sufficient funds for the duration of stay
  • Yellow fever vaccination certificate
  • Travel health insurance covering medical expenses
  • Payment of visa fee

The processing time for a business visa for Chad depends on various factors, including the specific embassy or consulate where you apply and the workload at the time of your application. On average, it may take the following amount of time:
  • Standard processing time: 5-10 business days
  • Expedited processing time: 2-3 business days
  • Processing time with express service: 1 business day

  • Valid passport
  • Completed visa application form
  • Letter of admission from a Chadian educational institution
  • Evidence of financial ability to cover tuition fees and living expenses
  • Bank statements for the past six months
  • Proof of accommodation in Chad (such as a lease agreement)
  • Letter from a sponsor, if applicable
  • Medical certificate stating good health
  • Yellow fever vaccination certificate
  • Two passport-sized photographs
  • Round-trip flight itinerary
  • Evidence of payment of the visa fee

  • Yes, a Yellow Fever vaccination is required to enter Chad.

Yes, you can extend your visa while in Chad. Here is a list of items you will need to extend your visa:
  • Valid passport
  • Completed visa extension application form
  • Proof of financial means
  • Letter explaining the reason for the visa extension
  • Proof of accommodation in Chad
  • Two passport-sized photographs
  • Payment of the visa extension fee

The cost of a transit visa for Chad is 25,000 CFA Francs.

Travel restrictions or warnings for Chad:
  • Some areas of Chad, particularly in the border regions near Sudan, Libya, Niger, and the Central African Republic, are considered unsafe due to ongoing armed conflict and high crime rates.
  • The security situation in Chad can be volatile, and violent incidents, including terrorist attacks and kidnappings, can occur.
  • There is a risk of armed banditry and carjacking, especially in rural areas and along major highways.
  • Foreigners, including expatriates, are potential targets for crime and kidnapping.
  • Travel to the Lake Chad region, including the islands on the lake, is strongly advised against due to the presence of extremist groups and ongoing conflict.
  • Demonstrations and civil unrest can occur in Chad, and these events have the potential to turn violent.
  • It is important to maintain a high level of personal security awareness and to monitor the local news and government travel advisories before considering travel to Chad.

Yes, you can apply for a visa on arrival in Chad. To do so, you will need the following documentation and items:
  • Valid passport
  • Completed visa application form
  • Passport-sized photos
  • Proof of purpose of your visit
  • Proof of accommodation arrangements
  • Proof of sufficient funds for your stay
  • Return ticket

Yes, a visa is required for Chad. Please see the list of items below:
  • Valid passport
  • Completed visa application form
  • Passport-sized photographs
  • Proof of travel itinerary
  • Proof of accommodation
  • Proof of financial means
  • Letter of invitation (if applicable)
  • Yellow fever vaccination certificate

You can stay in Chad with a tourist visa for a maximum duration of 90 days.

The processing time for a work visa to Chad can vary. The following is a list of factors that can affect the processing time:
  • The completeness and accuracy of the visa application
  • The current workload of the Chad embassy or consulate handling the application
  • The time required for background checks and verification of supporting documents
  • The specific requirements and processing procedures of the Chad government
  • The complexity of the case and any additional scrutiny it may receive
  • The availability of appointment slots for submitting the visa application
  • Any unforeseen circumstances or delays that may arise during the process