Our Gabon Visa Guide will teach you everything you need to know about Gabon’s visa policy for people from all over the world, including different types of visas, particular requirements, visa sponsorships, visa fees, and more. It is critical to have a scheduled flight ticket in hand before applying for a visa to Gabon.
The Gabon Visa Policy indicates that nationals of over 150 countries are eligible to apply for an electronic visa and can do so using a straightforward online application form.
To enter Gabon without a visa, these foreign nationals need just display a passport that is valid for at least six months at the Gabon border post. Mauritius, Morocco, Tunisia, and the United Kingdom are these nations.
Entry into Gabon
There are no COVID-19 restrictions on travel from Ireland to Gabon. Passengers are not required to produce COVID-19 immunisation or testing certificates or to complete a Passenger Locator Form. However, passengers may be required to submit a negative PCR test prior to departure and should speak with their airline in advance.
Citizens of Ireland should comply with any additional screening requirements put in place by the authorities and stay informed about the impact of any existing travel arrangements from their tour operator, transportation provider, or accommodation provider.
As there is no Irish Embassy or Consulate in Gabon, our ability to assist in an emergency is limited. The best assistance is typically close at hand, so if you have difficulties, speak with your local connections, tour operator representative, or hotel administration.
There is a strict criteria to be followed in order to obtain a Gabon visa. It is important to follow this criteria as it explains what documentation is needed for your visa. Failure to present all documents could result in your visa application being denied. The criteria is listed below.
Application for a visa. Form completely filled out and signed.
Photograph resembling those used for passports.
The yellow fever virus.
Application for a visa.
Please note that the e-Visa processing time is a minimum of 72 hours. The applicant is NOT permitted to travel prior to receiving an electronic travel authorization receipt (ETA) or before the date mentioned on the application. Individuals who do not comply with the rules will be returned upon arrival at their own expense and in accordance with Gabonese immigration legislation.
Embassy of the United States in Libreville is witnessing an abnormally high demand for nonimmigrant visas for tourist travel to the United States.
Consular Affairs continues to develop technologies to shorten visa interview wait times. The Department of State, for instance, has temporarily enabled consular officers to forgo the in-person interview requirement for certain work, student, and exchange visitor applicants.
Availability of nonimmigrant visa appointments will continue to be contingent on local conditions and resources. Waiting periods for appointments can range from 30 to 150 days.
Who can visit Gabon without a visa?
According to the Gabon Visa Policy, citizens of about five nations are permitted to visit Gabon without a travel authorisation or visa for short stays. The length of these nationals’ stays depends on their citizenship. Mauritius, Morocco, Tunisia, and the United Kingdom are these nations.
For detailed information on specific parts of the general visa process, you can refer to the links below to find the answer to your query. If you are unable to find any particular information, please contact us via email.
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|What is a Visa?|
|What kind of visa do I need?|
|Do I need more than one visa?|
|How long is a visa valid for?|
|When do I need my visa?|
|What if my visa is refused?|
There are six different visas available in Gabon, each visa is for a different reason of visit. Please ensure you have the correct visa for your stay before travelling. The types of visas available are:
- Tourist visa.
- Tourist e-visa.
- Business visa.
- Missionary visa.
- Official visa.
- Business e-visa.
What to do if your Gabon visa is refused?
At the conclusion of your interview for an immigrant visa, the consular official will either approve or deny your visa application. After the visa applicant’s interview with the consular officer, certain visa applications require additional administrative processing, which takes additional time. Applicants are informed of this criterion at the time of application. The majority of administrative procedures are completed within sixty days of the visa interview. To reapply, you are required to submit a new application, pay the application cost, and schedule a new interview.
Gabon visas are stamps or endorsements placed on a passport by Gabon officials that allow the holder to enter Gabon. Gabon visas can be obtained at the Embassy or consulates of Gabon. “Visit” is further defined as the purpose of admission, which is typically business, tourism, or transitory travel. There are literally thousands of distinct visa categories dependent on country, nature of visit, and duration of travel. Over 270 countries provide visas.
To apply for a visa in Gabon, a non-refundable cost of $160.00 USD is required. Visas are available through Atlys for an extra fee of only $50.00 USD.
In Gabon, petty crimes such as pickpocketing, bag snatching, and vehicle burglary are prevalent. Keep your valuables hidden from view. There is violent crime, like as robberies and armed assaults, particularly in Libreville and Port Gentil. Do not stroll by yourself or at night.