You will need a visa and a yellow fever certificate for hassle-free entry into the country.
Visitors are allowed to bring the following into Côte d'Ivoire:
The following are prohibited:
Everyone except Ecowas (Economic Community of West African States) nationals must arrange a visa in advance.
Visas can be extended at La Sureté Nationale in Abidjan.
If you want to travel to several countries in the area, consider the Visa de l'Entente, which allows entry to Côte d'Ivoire, Benin, Burkina Faso, Niger and Togo. This multiple-entry visa is valid for two months and costs €120. Apply for it at the Beninese Embassy in Abidjan.