How to Request for Phytosantitary (Certificate) Product Approval in the Public Hygiene (Plant Protection Directorate) In Ivory Coast

Request for Technical and Professional Approval Permit for Hotel Establishment In Ivory Coast By Yourself

  • An applicant with a valid application should visit at the Direction du Guichet Unique (DGU) located in Abidjan or close to or near DR or DD inside. Go to the customer service desk and indicate your interest.
  • Get the application form from the desk of licenses and fill it out accurately.
  • Send the completed form with any documents supporting it (listed below) for processing and verification.
  • Pay the license fee at the bank in-house on which you will receive receipt.
  • If an authorized official finds that all requirements for filling out the application have been met, you will be informed of the decision within 21 days, and will issue the permit.

Register Online

  • Log in to the online government service portal if you’ve got an account. If you don’t have an account, click “create your account” at the link below : link
  • Click the “access services “you will be directed to the next page. choose “Ministry of Tourism MINTOUR/DGU” and then click “Hotel establishment” then click “technical or professional certification for hotel establishments”
  • You will be taken to the next webpage. Click on “To begin “to begin the process of applying,
  • Complete all fields that are required correctly by following all steps as directed:
    (i) Contact details of the applicant (i) Contact details of the applicant (full names, occupation (i.e., nationality, date/place birth (ii) Applicant contact details page (full names, profession, date/ number(s),email address) then click “following”
    (ii) Information regarding the page for establishment( Approval No the type of establishment, Name of the establishment, legal form geographical address, manager’s name, location of the manager, their profession, nationality qualifications, experience,[) and click “following”
    (iii) Details on the act cost page {for hotels category)then select “following’
    (iv) Vouchers Page “upload the necessary documents that are listed in JPEG or PDF formats. JPEG formats (size not exceeding 2MB) and then click “following”
    (v) Page for payment (select the payment method you prefer and be sure to read to see the conditions and terms).
    (vi) Verify that the data entered is correct when you click on “modify request” the summary of the for verification will appear to verify and change if necessary.
    (vii) If you are satisfied that all the data that you have entered is accurate, click “validate and pay”
  • Stop by at the Direction du Guichet Unique (DGU) office to pay of the license fees by cash at the DGU cash counter, on which you will receive a receipt. the receipt.
  • If an responsible official confirms that all conditions to fill out the application are met , will be informed of the result by phone, SMS or by email, within 21 calendar days. Then, you will be issued with the license.

Required Documents For Request for Technical and Professional Approval Permit for Hotel Establishment

  • A form for requesting to be picked up at the DGU.
  • Photocopies of CNI Passport or CNI Passport or any other document attesting to this
  • A title deed, or a lease contract
  • An extract topographic that is targeted for use by CIE as well as SODECI as well as Leve Topographical (rural land)
  • An analysis of feasibility (description and estimation on the Project)
  • An technical document (ground plan with plain view of facades and sections with descriptive and estimated quotations)
  • An investigation conducted by Commodo and Incommodo (Project to be reviewed through the Interministerial Commission for the allocation of state-owned land for promotion of tourism)
  • A study on the environmental impact of a project (new project or Environmental Audit for establishments in actual operation)
  • The feasibility report (The Business Plane and The Project Description)
  • A copy of the receipt of payment for the Régie du MINTOUR
  • Note The file is available in 10 re-linked copies , including the original documents in a binder and 9 photocopies.

Office Locations and Contacts

Ministry of Tourism and LeisureAddress: Postel Building 2001, 19th Floor
Secretary to Minister: (+225) 20242659
Secretary to the Director. Cab: (+225) 20242662 Chef’s
Secretaryariat Cab: (+225) 20242664

Direction du Guichet Unique
Address: CocodyVallon Rue des jardinsAbidjan
Contact:(+225) 20323431
BPV 184. ABJ

For more information , contact
Directions from the One Stop
Shop SIGNAL is an apartment building located opposite CGECI
Telephone: (+225) 05638463/49326303


  • Any economic operator(citizen/foreigners)


The fees for licences range from 100,000 to 300,000. FCFA

Processing Time

If all conditions have been fulfilled, the permit process is completed within 21 days from the date of receipt of application.

The Information You Need

  • Contact details,(Full names, occupation and nationality, date/place of birth as well as phone number(s) along with email address)
  • Information about the establishment,(Approval NO, Type of establishment, name of the establishment, legal nature, geographic location, address, hotel category)

manager details,(Names, profession, nationality, education background, work experience)

The document is needed

Professional and technical approval permit is a document that proves the hotel that it has met all the necessary operating standards required in order to operate.

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