Central African Republic Practical Information

A valid passport and visa are required. The passport must be valid for at least 6 months beyond the date you expect to leave the Central African Republic.

Some travellers depending on their country of origin may be visa exempt.

For more information on how to obtain visas and the documents to provide, please contact the representation of the Central African Republic closest to his place of residence.


Vaccination against yellow fever is compulsory to enter in the Central African Republic.
Recommended vaccines: DTPP, hepatitis B, meningococcal meningitis (essential), malaria (essential), typhoid fever, hepatitis A.

Note: the international vaccination certificate can be requested upon arrival at the airport.
Following the global pandemic, Covid measures and tests can be applied from your country of origin and in your country of destination. Please consult your Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Health.

Driving License
Local and international driving licenses are required (especially for family stays).
As part of the tours organized by Timuntu Travel, the agency only offers trips with a guide-driver.

Jet lag
The Central African Republic Standard Time is 1 hour ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+1). The Central African Republic is in the West Africa Time Zone (WAT).


The Central African Republic uses the CFA Franc (CFA).
1 Euro (€) = 651.70 CFA
1 Dollar (USD) = 553.01 CFA

There are offices or banks where travellers can exchange money. In large cities, it is also possible to withdraw money from banks with international Visa credit cards.


220 Volts; 50 Hz

Depending on your country of origin, it is recommended to travel with an adapter. More info here.


The official languages of the Central African Republic are French and Sangho.

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