Travel advice for Yemen.

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

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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 US Dollar (USD)

  • Change cash in local currency

Local currency / ISO Code

Jemen rial YER

Currency exchange rate

YER 100 = ~ CHF 0.00 ; CHF 1 = ~ YER 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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Practical Information:

Time difference with Switzerland

+ 2 h / + 1 h during our summer time

National language

Official language

Arabic

Language capabilities

English

Capital

Sanaa (Sana'a)

Country code for calling Switzerland

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

Voltage

220/230 volt / adapter required

Travel documents for Swiss citizens

Passport still valid 6 months or more after end of stay, return or onward travel ticket and proof of sufficient funds for stays up to 1 month.
Passports with Israeli visa (entry stamp) may cause considerable difficulty or denied entry.
Exit permit required for stays of more than 4 weeks (to request at least 7 days before departure; available at the immigration authorities).

Swiss Embassy / Consulate

Sana'a, 60-M Street, Amran Road
Tel. +967 1 330 080

Opening hours

Banks

8.30 - 12.00 h (Sat - Wed)
8.00 - 11.30 h (Thu)

Stores

8.00 - 13.00 h and 16.00 - 21.00 h (Sun - Thu)

Health situation
  • Do not drink tap water.

  • Mosquito protection advised.

  • Minimum risk of malaria.

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

Other information

Security

Travel to this country is not advised due to internal conflicts.

Security

Travel to this country is not advised due to internal conflicts.

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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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