Foreign travel advice

Central African Republic

Entry requirements

The information on this page covers the most common types of travel and reflects the UK government’s understanding of the rules currently in place. Unless otherwise stated, this information is for travellers using a full ‘British Citizen’ passport.

The authorities in the country or territory you’re travelling to are responsible for setting and enforcing the rules for entry. If you’re unclear about any aspect of the entry requirements, or you need further reassurance, you’ll need to contact the embassy, high commission or consulate of the country or territory you’re travelling to.

You should also consider checking with your transport provider or travel company to make sure your passport and other travel documents meet their requirements.

Visas

British nationals need a visa to visit Central African Republic. To apply for a visa and for further information on entry requirements, contact the Embassy of Central African Republic in Paris at 30 rue des Perchamps, 75116 Paris.

Yellow fever certificate requirements

Check whether you need a yellow fever certificate by visiting the National Travel Health Network and Centre’s TravelHealthPro website.

Passport validity

Your passport must be valid for 6 months from the date of entry into Central African Republic.

Departure tax

There is a Departure Tax of 10,000 CFA per person when leaving the Central African Republic on international flights from Bangui airport.