How to Convert a Foreign Driver License In Ivory Coast

Convert a Foreign Driver License In Ivory Coast By Yourself

  1. Make an appointment
    (i) Because of the ongoing corona virus outbreak The Centre of Gestion Integree service(CGI) recommends applicants to schedule an appointment first, using the QUIPUX site link
    (ii) Click on the right-hand side of your screen. Choose the Make an appointment tab.
    (iii) (iii) directed to the next page complete {all mandatory fields accurately every mandatory field accurately.location, then under formality, select “permis de conduct”, CGI agency that you would like to fill in your application for. Include date and time email address, complete name, telephone number and identification Document number)
    (iv) Accept the terms and conditions, then click “To send” tab.
    (v) (v) the details of your appointment which will indicate that your appointment has been thought of in the CGI.
    (vi) Alternative is to (vi) alternatively, call the CGI toll-free numbers 1320, or (+225) 21006929 to schedule an appointment to book a time slot or for inquiries.
  2. Send your request to the applicant
    (i) Go to the local connected Service Management Center (CGI) office, and you must make an appointment on the time and date you want.
    (ii) Contact (iii) go to the Department of transportation service desk and let them know you are interested, complete the application form with precision.
    (iii) Choose the number for your control ticket and then wait for the ticket number to be called.
    (iv) Complete the form with all required documentation (listed further below) to the official in charge to be verified and processed.
    (v) (v) Pay fees for the application at the local bank and you will receive an acknowledgement.
  3. The process of obtaining the Certificate of Competence (C from C)
    (i) If an applicant is confident that he is able to pass a driving test and passes, he is obliged to schedule an exam, stating the date, time and location wherein he/she wishes to take the test. The test booking certificate will be issued following the payment of the fee for the exam prescribed.
    (ii) (iii) The tests for driving are administered through driving exam examinations (CGI) and include an examination on the driver’s.

    (a) An understanding of the road rules;
    (b) Be aware of road signs and road signals;
    (c) The knowledge of any road that is authorized and/or Highway Code; and
    (d) Fitness required to drive a motorized vehicle of the class that licence is needed.
    (iii) If the applicant has passed a driving test, he/she will be issued the certification of competency (C or C) in which is stated the type of motor vehicle that he’s allowed to drive.
  4. Take your driver’s license
  • After submitting your application, and passing the driving exam The driver’s license will be available for collection within one day. visit the CGI office that you initially fill out the application using your identification documents and pick up your driver’s licence.

Required Documents For Convert a Foreign Driver License

  • Valid identification document(i) A valid ECOWAS consular card for member countries and the national identity card in the case of ECOWAS nationals;(ii) refugee card;(iii) valid passport
  • Original driver’s license from a foreign country,
  • Certificate of authenticity for the foreign driving licence from an authorized authority

Office Locations and Contacts

Ministry of TransportAbidjan Plateau POSTEL 2001 Building 21st floor and 15th floor, PO
Box 01 BP 739 Abj 01
Phone: (+225) 20344880 / 20344871/20344875 / 20344858
Fax: (+225) 20 34 48 54
Website: website

Location: Abidjan Cocody Riviera golf 4, Rue E131
Phone: (+225) 22479560
Email address:

Integrated Management Center (Centre de GestionIntegree de service (CGI)
Department of Transportation within Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire
Address: Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire
Phone: (+225) 21230740

Integrated Management CenterYopougon(Centre de GestionIntegree de service (CGI)
The Department of Motor Vehicles within Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire
Address: S 608, Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire
Phone: +225 21 23 07 46


  • Foreigners who possess a valid driving licence.


  • Fee for licence 85,000 FCFA
  • Exam fee : 3,500 FCFA


The license lasts for one calendar year and can be renewed

Requirements Information

  • Name of the person who is applying
  • Contact details
  • Information about the foreign driver’s license
  • Residence address
  • Age, gender and gender
  • The type of driving class


The Document is required

  • Foreigners who want to change their driving licence from a foreign country into an Ivorian driver’s license and be legally able to drive on the Ivory Coast.

Other uses for the document/certificate

  • Driver’s licenses can serve to prove your identity.

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