Travel Information

El Salvador citizens travelling to Djibouti

Citizens of El Salvador that are travelling to Djibouti need to apply for an e-visa online before travelling.

What to expect in Djibouti

🤝 friendly locals
💰 expensive cost of living
🐌 Below average wifi
bad air quality
⛅ warm weather
🏖️ beaches
industrial city

Common Tourist Questions

🥘 Do I need to tip?

No, you are not expected to tip at restaurants and other service businesses.

💰 Should I carry cash?

No, you don't have to carry cash with you. Credit cards are generally accepted. This may not be the case in smaller cities so you should double-check when you land.

☎️ Where do I get a SIM card from?

Some popular telecom companies are



💦 Can I drink tap water?

No, you cannot drink tap water. Bottled water is recommended.

🚕What do I use to get around?

We currently don't have information on ride-sharing services. Local taxis may be the best option. Check with local authorities upon landing.

Exchange Rates

The primary currency is DJF.

1 SVC = 20.324059 DJF

To put that in perspective, the average dinner will cost you roughly $9.36 USD.

Visa Status

An E-Visa can filled out and submitted online before travel.

Notes and Passport Validity

Ensure that your passport is valid for 31 days past your travel date.

Safety and Security

Do not travel.

We now advise all not to travel overseas at this time, including to Djibouti. It has suspended all commercial flights to and from Djibouti until further notice. From 20 March, it will suspends the passenger train to Ethiopia. Our advice has not changed: Do not travel to Djibouti.


These values are calculated by computing the average scores that we have available to us across all cities in Djibouti. In some cases, they may not be completely accurate.

Internet Speed (1.48 / 5)
Safety (2.50 / 5)
Cost of Living (3.10 / 5)
Average Hotel Cost

$100.00 USD / night

Average Dinners

$9.36 USD

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