Travel advice for Comoros.

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

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in Swiss francs (CHF)

  • For cashless payments in shops, restaurants, hotels, and online

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Banknotes

in euro (EUR)

  • Change cash in local currency

Local currency / ISO Code

Comoros franc KMF

Further Information

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Time difference with Switzerland

+ 2 h / + 1 h during our summer time

National language

Official language

French and Arabic

Capital

Moroni

Country code for calling Switzerland

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

Voltage

220 volt

Swiss Embassy / Consulate

Madagascar, Antananarivo, Immeuble "ARO", Solombavambahoaka, Frantsay 77
Tel. +261 20 226 29 97 / +261 20 226 29 98

Opening hours

Banks

8.00 - 12.00 h and 15.00 - 18.00 h (Mon - Thu)
8.00 - 12.00 h (Fri)

Stores

8.00 - 12.00 h and 15.00 - 18.00 h (Mon - Sat)

Driving
  • Left-hand driving.

  • International driver's licence required for car rentals.

  • Minimum age for car rentals: 21 (varies by rental company).

Health situation
  • 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.

Other information

Security

  • Travelers who wish to travel to this country are advised to inquire about current traveler safety prior to departure.

  • Observe elementary safety precautions.

  • Avoid demonstrations and large crowds.

Special legal regulations

  • Photographing persons wearing an uniform, military installations and public buildings (airports, bridges etc.) is prohibited.

  • Very strict laws to fight illegal drugs.

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

  • Ramadan 2019: 05.05. - 04.06.

Travel documents for Swiss citizens

Passport still valid after end of stay with visa (issued upon arrival), return or onward travel ticket for stays up to 45 days.
Exit pemit required.
The small box 'Endorsement/restrictions' of the section for the departure should contain the note 'Coupon valant caution de repatriement'.

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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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