Here you will find important tips and useful information for Sudan.
Swiss Bankers Travel is not accepted in this country.
in euro (EUR)
Change cash in local currency
Local currency / ISO Code
Sudan Pound SDG
Currency exchange rate
SDG 100 = ~ CHF 0.00 ; CHF 1 = ~ SDG 0.00 (07/2015)
Credit cards are rarely accepted. For more detailed information, please contact the credit card issuer.
Keep exchange and transaction receipts.
Each exchange of currency must be declared (see official declaration form).
Heavy fines for violations of currency exchange laws especially on the black market!
Travelers are advised to take cash in US dollar (USD); new banknotes (new banknote series)
Travel to the interior requires authorization.
Travelers who wish to travel to this country are advised to inquire about current traveler safety prior to departure.
Travelers should pay close attention to their personal security.
Observe elementary safety precautions.
Special legal regulations
Taking pictures is only allowed with a permit.
Photographing persons wearing an uniform, military installations and public buildings (airports, bridges etc.) is prohibited.
+ 2 h / + 1 h during our summer time
00 41 (disregard '0' preceding Swiss area codes)
220/240 volt / adapter required
Passport still valid 6 months or more after arrival with visa for stays up to 1 month.
Mandatory registration with police (Alien Registration Office Khartum) for stays of more than three days.
Khartum, Street 15, House No. 7, Amarat
Tel. +249 183 471 010 / +249 183 471 115
8.00 - 12.00 h (Sat - Thu)
8.00 - 13.30 h and 17.30 - 20.00 h (Sat - Thu)
International driver's license required.
Mosquito protection advised.
Risk of malaria in certain areas.
Vaccination against yellow fever, diphtheria, tetanus, hepatitis A, polio and measles recommended.
Sudan is a Moslem country. Please observe local customs for dress code and conduct.
Ramadan 2019: 05.05. - 04.06.
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