Travel advice for Sudan.

Here you will find important tips and useful information for Sudan.

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Travel money:

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  • Swiss Bankers Travel is not accepted in this country.

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Banknotes

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)

Further Information

Credit cards

 

  • Credit cards are rarely accepted. For more detailed information, please contact the credit card issuer.

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Other information

Travel to the interior requires authorization.

Security

  • 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.

Time difference with Switzerland

+ 2 h / + 1 h during our summer time

National language

Official language

Arabic

Language capabilities

English

Capital

Khartoum

Country code for calling Switzerland

00 41 (disregard '0' preceding Swiss area codes)

Voltage

220/240 volt / adapter required

Travel documents for Swiss citizens

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.

Swiss Embassy / Consulate

Khartum, Street 15, House No. 7, Amarat
Tel. +249 183 471 010 / +249 183 471 115

Opening hours

Banks

8.00 - 12.00 h (Sat - Thu)

Stores

8.00 - 13.30 h and 17.30 - 20.00 h (Sat - Thu)

Driving

International driver's license required.

Health situation
  • Mosquito protection advised.

  • Risk of malaria in certain areas.

  • Vaccination against yellow fever, diphtheria, tetanus, hepatitis A, polio and measles recommended.

Cultural characteristics
  • Sudan is a Moslem country. Please observe local customs for dress code and conduct.

  • Ramadan 2019: 05.05. - 04.06.

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Important

While every precaution has been taken to verify the information provided, Swiss Bankers Prepaid Services Ltd does not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of Country Information. Swiss Bankers therefore shall not be held liable for any damage or loss sustained in connection with any errors or omissions contained therein.

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