Togo destination information

All you need to know before visiting Togo

Togo summary

Togo is a small country with around 7M Togolese. Official language is French. Togo uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, °C). Time zone is UTC+00:00. Currency used in Togo is West African CFA franc (XOF).

🎫 Border Rank #️⃣ 45
🗺️ Passport Rank #️⃣ 175

ATMs in Togo are Rare. Internet speed in Togo is on average 0.8 Mbps.

🏙️ Lome
🗣️ French
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 7M ☀️ ~27 °C 🌧 ~94 mm 👍 Least Developed 🚩 57k km2 (22k mi²)
🎫 Visa Exemption
🗺️ Passport Strength
📧 Togolese visa Online
🏥 Health regulation
🛃 Customs rules
🏛️ Embassies


Socket 🔌

Togo uses 220V, 50Hz with socket and plug Type C.

Languages 🗣️

  • French


Currency 💱

100 XOF = 0.17 USD

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.

ATM 🏧🏦


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.

Tipping 💁🏽

Card 💳


Mobile Phone 📱

Togo uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900.

Roaming 🌐

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.

Emergency Calls 🚨

Police :

911, 101

Ambulance :

911, 107

Fire department :

100, 911

Calling ☎️


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 .

international: + 228 25 1234567
calling local: 25 1234567

Internet connection

Internet Speed 💯

Internet speed in Togo is on average 0.8 Mbps.

Wifi 📡

WiFi coverage in Togo is very low. It's quite hard to find one.

SIM Card #️⃣

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.


Rules 🚗

Limits 🚦


Temperature 🌡️

Rainfall ☔

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Visa Exemption

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Passport Strength

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Togolese visa Online

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Health regulation

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