Here you will find important tips and useful information for Djibouti.
Swiss Bankers Travel is not accepted in this country.
in US Dollar (USD)
Local currency / ISO Code
Djibouti franc DJF
Currency exchange rate
DJF 100 = ~ CHF 0.00 ; CHF 1 = ~ DJF 0.00 (07/2015)
Credit cards are rarely accepted. For more detailed information, please contact the credit card issuer.
Travelers are advised to take cash in US dollar (USD).
+ 2 h / + 1 h during our summer time
French and Arabic
00 41 (disregard '0' preceding Swiss area codes)
220 volt / adapter recommended
Passport still valid 6 months or more after end of stay with visa, return or onward travel ticket.
Addis Abeba (Aethiopien), Old Airport / Higher 24, Kebele 13
Tel. +251 11 371 11 07 / +251 11 371 05 77 / +251 11 371 04 83
International driver's license required.
Do not drink tap water.
Mosquito protection advised.
Year-round risk of malaria throughout the country.
Vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus, hepatitis A, polio and measles recommended.
Travelers who wish to travel to this country are advised to inquire about current traveler safety prior to departure.
Travel to border areas with Eritrea and Somalia not advised.
Leisure travel in the Gulf of Aden is not advised.
Observe elementary safety precautions.
Avoid nighttime driving.
Special legal regulations
Photographing military installations and public buildings (airports, bridges etc.) is prohibited.
Public alcohol consumption is prohibited.
Very strict laws to fight illegal drugs.
Djibouti is a Moslem country. Please observe local customs for dress code and conduct.
Ramadan 2019: 05.05. - 04.06.
7.15 - 11.45 h (Sun - Thu)
8.00 - 12.00 h and 16.00 - 20.00 h (Sat - Thu)
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