Etiquette in Haiti

Haiti is located in the Caribbean Sea and has a population of 10.6 million people.

The nation is a unitary semi-presidential republic.

The official languages of Haiti are French and French Creole.

The majority of citizens follow Christianity.

The currency of Haiti is the Haitian gourde.

Greetings Etiquette

The handshake is the common greeting in Haiti in most social circumstances. Close friends and family may kiss one another once on the cheek.

Other Etiquette

Locals may request that you pay to take photos of them. If you do take photos of the scenery, it is considered rude to shoot only unpleasant shots; pretty scenery that will reflect well on Haiti, on the other hand, is acceptable.