Visa policy of Chad

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Visitors to Chad must obtain a visa from one of the Chadian diplomatic missions unless they come from one of the visa exempt countries.

Visa policy map[edit]

Visa policy of Chad
  Visa exempt
  Visa on arrival

Visa exemption[edit]

Citizens of the following 14 countries can visit Chad without a visa for up to 90 days:[1]

ID — may enter using ID card

Holders of diplomatic passports issued to nationals of Benin, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Liberia, Libya, Mali, Morocco, Sao Tome and Principe, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Tunisia and Turkey do not require a visa for Chad.

Visa on arrival[edit]

Passengers with an Entry Authorisation letter issued by the authorities of Chad before departure can obtain a visa on arrival.

Citizens of  Benin can obtain visa on arrival without Entry Authorisation.


In August 2019 Chad announced a plan to introduce eVisas. The Government plans to launch the system in September 2019.[5]


Transit without visa is allowed for travelers continuing their trip within 48 hours by the same or first connecting plane to a third country without leaving the airport.

Police Registration[edit]

Mandatory police registration is required for all nationalities within 72 hours of arrival.[6]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Country information (visa section)". Timatic. International Air Transport Association (IATA) through Olympic Air. Retrieved 1 April 2017.
  2. ^ "A l'attention des Responsables des Administrations en charge de la gestion des frontières terrestres, aériennes et fluviales de la République du Tchad". Circulaire No. 002/MSPI/SG/2017 of 8 August 2017 (in French). Retrieved 10 December 2017.
  3. ^ Kouassi, Carole (11 August 2017). "Le Tchad supprime le visa pour les ressortissants de la zone Cemac, la Guinée équatoriale bloque toujours" [Chad removes visa for nationals of Cemac zone, Equatorial Guinea still blocks] (in French). Africanews. Retrieved 10 December 2017.
  4. ^ Nagraj, Aarti (26 October 2017). "UAE nationals granted visa-free entry to Chad". Gulf Business. Retrieved 10 December 2017.
  5. ^ Le Tchad lance le visa électronique pour les voyageurs
  6. ^ "Chad International Travel Information". Retrieved 17 June 2019.