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The languages that are typically spoken are French
Togo uses the West African CFA franc (symbol: Fr), code XOF.Banknotes come in denominations of 10000, 5000, 2000, 1000 and 500 francs. Franc is subdivided into 100 centimes. Coins come in denominations of 500, 250, 200, 100, 50, 25, 10, 5 and 1 francs.
Automatic teller machines are rare in Togo. Your best bet is to look for them in large cities and community places.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.
Internet speed in Togo is on average 0.8 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Togo is very low. It's quite hard to find one.
You can buy a SIM card for about 5,642.33 XOF, which includes 1 GB of data plan. You can choose from 2 telecoms: Moov or Togocel. Togo uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Togo upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.
To call Togo, dial +, then 228 (the country code for Togo), then the area code and the local number. For local calls within Togo, start with the area code. In the case above area code is 25 .
Import and export information
All items on prohibited import list.
Hides and skins require export approval from the Ministry of Livestock.
Salt requires an iodisation certificate from the Ministry of Commerce.
Gold requires approval from the Ministry of Economy and Finance.
Endangered species and products protected under CITES require a permit for export.
Travellers may export up to the equivalent of CFA2,000,000 in foreign currency, and must declare it to the customs authority.
Obscene publications in any form.
Subversive publications likely to disturb public order.
Arms and ammunition require authorisation from the Ministry of the Interior.
Transmitter receiver decides require authorisation from the Ministry of the Interior.
Medicines (other than for personal use) require authorisation issued in the form of a visa by the Ministry of Health.
Meat and offal require a health certificate issued by the Ministry of Livestock.
Double tomato concentrate requires a certificate of standardisation issued b the Ministry of Trade.
Endangered animals, plants, and their derivative products protected under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) may require protected species permits.
Hydrocarbons require prior approval granted by the Ministry of Energy.
Gold requires prior approval granted by the Ministry of Economy and Finance.
Zika is a risk in Togo. Because of the risk of birth defects in babies born to women who were infected with Zika while pregnant, women who are pregnant or planning to become pregnant should discuss their travel plans with their doctor. For further information on this recommendation, please visit the CDCZika Risk in Countries with Endemic Zika.
Dengue, chikungunya, African tick-bite fever, and African sleeping sickness (African Trypanosomiasis) are diseases carried by insects that are found in Togo.For information on disease prevention, please visit the CDC Insect Protection Advice.
H5N1 Avian Influenza has been reported in Togo. For further information, please visit the CDCAvian Flu Advice.
Many countries in Africa have high incidence rates of tuberculosis (TB). For further information, please visit the CDC Tuberculosis Advice.
Many countries in Africa have high HIV prevalence rates. For further information, please visit the CDCHIV Advice.