Passport and visa regulations
|Passport required||visa required||Return ticket required|
|Other EU countries||Yes||Yes||Yes|
A passport is generally required for entering and leaving the Comoros and must be valid for at least 6 months upon entry.
A visa is generally required for Comoros. Visa on arrival: Citizens of the following countries listed in the table above are issued with a tourist/visitor visa on arrival in Comoros, which entitles them to a tourist or business stay of up to 45 days: EU countries, Switzerland and Turkey.
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Visa on arrival Tourist and visitor visa: €30 (45 days). Visa for stays from 45 days to one year: €250). Transit: Free at the airport for transit stays over 24 hours. The visa fees in euros depend on the exchange rate.
Visa types and costs
Transit, Tourist and Visitor Visa.
Transit passengers who fly on with the next connection, have valid documents for the onward journey and do not leave the transit area do not need a transit visa. Visas are issued by the diplomatic missions of the Comoros, such as in Brussels, Paris, Antananarivo or Cairo, or upon entry at the international airport in Grande Comore. Further information from the embassies in Brussels and Paris (see contact addresses).
Documents for visa on arrival (a) Application form (available at the airport). (b) Passport that is valid for at least 6 months upon entry. (c) If applicable, 2 passport photos. (d) Fee (cash), payable in Comorian Francs or Euros. (e) Return or onward travel tickets and documents. (f) Proof of sufficient funds for the stay. (g) Proof of hotel booking, if applicable.
Proof of sufficient funds
Foreigners must have sufficient funds during their stay (minimum €60 per day).
Documents required upon entry
From January 1, 2020, proof of vaccination against yellow fever and meningococci ACWY will be mandatory upon entry.
Extension of stay
A visa extension is possible. However, if you leave the country after the visa has expired, a penalty fee will be charged depending on the number of days exceeded.
Entry with children
German: Machine-readable children’s passport with photograph or your own passport. Austrians: Own passport. Swiss: Own passport. Turks: Own passport Note: The same visa regulations apply to children as to their parents. Since June 27, 2012, children need their own travel document (passport / children’s passport) for trips abroad (also within the EU). Entries of children in the parental passport are no longer possible.
All travelers require an exit permit. Information can be obtained from the responsible consular representation (see contact addresses).