How to Get Chad Tourist Visit Visa from London

Most British tourist do not think of Chad, which is a landlocked country in Central Africa, as a tourist destination. However the country that is bordered by Libya, Sudan , Central African Republic, Cameroon, Nigeria and  Niger can be a choice for individuals looking for destination that is off the beaten path. Chad is amongst the poorest countries in the world with 80% of the inhabitants living below the poverty line. Tourist do not visit Chad due to its arid and desert geography, high crime rates and insanitary conditions. However, for adventurers and culturists this country still has a lot to offer. The rich and distinct African culture of Chad comprises of more than 200 different ethnic and linguistic groups. There is also the Chad National Museum and the Chad Cultural Centre which can be a major source of attraction for visitors from the United Kingdom and other parts of the world. Adventurers also love hunting in Zakouma national park and visiting the Tibesti Mountains and Lake Chad.

To get a tourist visa and visit Chad go through the Step by Step guide about how to get Chad  tourist Visa from London below.

Visit: Chadian Embassy in Belgium


  • 1

    British Nationals

    British citizens require a visa to enter Chad. An internationally accepted yellow fever vaccination certificate is also needed to be produced before entering the country.

    Other nationals

    All other nationals may check their respective visa entry requirements at the Chadian Embassy in Belgium. An internationally accepted yellow fever vaccination certificate is  needed to be produced before entering the country.

  • 2

    Visa Requirements

    Below is a list of documents required to obtain a visa for Chad.

    a)      A completely filled in and signed application Form
    b)      A passport with at least 2-blank visa pages, valid 6-months beyond the traveling dates
    c)      2 recent passport-size photographs
    d)      Internationally accepted vaccination certificate against yellow fever
    e)      complete details of flight itinery and accommodation
    f)      Any other document required by the Embassy

  • 3

    Submission of  visa application

    You have to visit the Chadian Embassy in Belgium to apply for a Chad Visa. Before visiting   you may call them up and make an appointment.

  • 4

    Processing Time and Fees

    The visa processing time range between 3 to 5 days usually.  Although, the time and fees should  be confirmed from Chadian Embassy in Belgium.

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    Collection of Visa

    You will be required to visit the Chadian Embassy in Belgium to collect your passport after Chadian embassy have done the visa processing.

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    Final Check list of Items

    Here is a checklist of items things you that you may take on your travel

    a) All documents mentioned in step 2
    b) A valid credit card or cash
    c) Complete information about your accommodation, travel itinery
    d) Maps of different locations and areas
    e) Sunhats and Sunglasses
    f) Medicines, Mosquito and other bugs Repellents
    g)Internationally recognized yellow fever vaccination certificate

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    Tips and Precautions

    The following precautions are advised to tourists visiting Chad.

    a) Visit your physician to take vaccines against malaria and yellow fever. Also take vaccinations against or emergency medicines against diarrhea, upper respiratory infections, meningitis outbreaks, cholera, diphtheria, chicken pox and typhoid.

    b) Check with your insurance company about their travel insurance coverage

    c) Passport must be carried all the time (while traveling into the country)

    d) You will be required to report or register at a police station in Chad within 72 hours of your entry in Chad.

    e) Stay safe against crimes as crime rates are very high with foreigners or tourists being the favorite target of criminals targeting them for all sorts of crimes from purse snatching to carjacking, burglary and vehicle theft.

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