Time difference with Switzerland
+/- 0 h; - 1 h during our summer time
Country code for calling Switzerland
00 41 (disregard '0' preceding Swiss area codes)
Travel documents for Swiss citizens
Passport still valid 6 months or more after arrival with visa, return or onward travel ticket.
Swiss Embassy / Consulate
Yaoundé, Angle rues 1811 und 1814, Quartier Bastos
Tel. +237 22 20 50 67 / +237 22 21 18 57 / +237 99 31 32 90 / +237 77 93 80 31
7.30 - 11.00 h and 14.30 - 16.30 h (Mon - Fri
7.30 - 18.00 h (Mon - Sat)
International driver's license required.
Minimum age: 20 to 25 (at least 2 years' driving experience depending on rental company).
Do not drink tap water.
Mosquito protection advised.
Year-round risk of malaria throughout the country.
Vaccination against yellow fever mandatory.
Vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus, hepatitis A, polio and measles recommended.
Consult the media about the current situation before and during the journey and stay in contact with your tour operator.
Terrorist attacks and suicide bombings may occur anywhere in the country.
High crime rate.
Walking the streets after nightfall is not advised.
Do not carry valuables (watches, jewelry, expensive cameras, etc.) on you.
Avoid demonstrations and large crowds.
Special legal regulations
Photographing military installations and public buildings (airports, bridges etc.) is prohibited.
Please observe local customs for dress code and conduct.
For current travel informations visit also http://www.eda.admin.ch/