Chad Practical Information

Visitors wishing to travel to Chad are subject to a visa requirement. They must have a passport valid 6 months after the expected return date and a vaccination record attesting to the yellow fever vaccine.

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 Chadian representation closest to his place of residence.

Vaccination against yellow fever is compulsory to enter Chadian territory.
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
Chad Standard Time is 1 hour ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+1). Chad is in the West Africa Time Zone (WAT).


Chad uses the CFA franc.
1 Euro (€) = 655,81 CFA
1 Dollar (USD) = 553,91 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.

Chad has two official languages which are Arabic and French. However, there are over 120 indigenous languages.

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