Guinea Bissau Visa

Guinea Bissau Visa

Do you need a visa to visit Guinea Bissau? Find your nearest Guinea Bissau Embassy.

Our Guinea Bissau Visa Guide will teach you everything you need to know about Guinea Bissau’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 Guinea Bissau.

Who needs a visa to visit Guinea Bissau?

The following nations require a visa upon arrival to enter Guinea Bissau:

  • Afghanistan
  • American Samoa
  • Anguilla
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Armenia
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bahamas
  • Bangladesh
  • Barbados
  • Belarus
  • Bermuda
  • Bhutan
  • British Indian Ocean Territory
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Brunei
  • Cayman Islands
  • Christmas Island
  • Cook Islands
  • Costa Rica
  • Cyprus
  • Dominica
  • Falkland Islands
  • Gibraltar
  • Grenada
  • Guam
  • Guernsey
  • Heard and McDonald Islands
  • Iran
  • Isle of Man
  • Jamaica
  • Kiribati
  • Malaysia
  • Malta
  • Marshall Islands
  • Micronesia
  • Montserrat
  • Myanmar
  • Nauru
  • Norfolk Island
  • North Korea
  • Northern Mariana Islands
  • Pakistan
  • Palau
  • Palestine
  • Pitcairn
  • Saint Barthélemy
  • Saint Helena
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Saint Lucia
  • Saint Vincent and Grenadines
  • Samoa
  • Solomon Islands
  • Suriname
  • Taiwan
  • Thailand
  • Tokelau
  • Tonga
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Turkmenistan
  • Tuvalu
  • Vanuatu
  • Vietnam
  • Wallis and Futuna Islands

For more information on visas to Guinea Bissau, you can visit their Embassy page.

Entry into Guinea Bissau

To enter Guinea-Bissau, you must have a negative PCR test conducted within 72 hours of your arrival. On October 29, 2021, the Government of Guinea-Bissau published a number of measures that foreign tourists must respect. In public, face masks must be worn. To use public transportation, proof of a first immunisation dosage (given before 10 November 2021) is required.

Eligibility to apply for a Guinea-Bissau visa

To get a visa upon arrival, applicants will need to follow the criteria. The criteria is straight forward and is often used as a guide for people wanting to travel to Guinea-Bissau. The criteria is listed below.

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.

A letter of authorization from the Guinea Bissau Migration Office.

A passport that is valid for at least six months after the date of entry into the country.

Processing time for Guinea Bissau visas

Three business days is the usual processing period for a Guinea Bissau e-visa. Depending on your specific circumstances, it could be longer. Please keep this in mind when applying, and leave ample time for trip preparations.

Appointment waiting times

If a visa application is granted during a visa interview, processing typically takes five business days. At least two to three additional business days should be allowed for delivery. If you qualify for the “Interview Waiver Program” and submit your application via courier without attending an interview, you are exempt from the interview.

Who can enter Guinea Bissau without a visa?

Guinea-Bissau does not require visas from citizens of the following nations to enter:

  • Benin
  • Liberia
  • Burkina Faso
  • Mali
  • Cabo Verde
  • Niger
  • Cote d’Ivoire
  • Nigeria
  • Gambia
  • Senegal
  • Ghana
  • Sierra Leone
  • Guinea
  • Togo

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.

Guinea Bissau visa types

There are two different types of visas available in Guinea Bissau. They are both used for different lengths of stay. There is single and multiple entry visas. Single entry are for short lengths of stay, and multiple entry visas are for longer periods of stay.

What to do if your Guinea Bissau visa is refused?

You have the right to contest this verdict. The embassy of the Member State that opted to deny the visa distributes a standard form to notify the applicant of the decision to deny a Guinea  visa and the reasons for the denial. People regularly ask us how we can “ensure” the issuance of a visa. Because all final decisions are made by embassies, there is no way to obtain a 100 percent guarantee. All you can do is ensure that your application is as strong as possible. Kindly get in touch with us if your visa application has been rejected.

People also asked...

Yes. Guinea-Bissau allows visas to be obtained upon arrival. However, prior arrangements are required, and the rules for doing so are unclear.

Guinean nationality is normally acquired based on the jus soli or jus sanguinis principles, i.e., birth in Guinea or abroad to parents holding Guinean nationality.

Over 40 languages are spoken in the Republic of Guinea, making it a multilingual country. The official language is French, an inheritance from the colonial period.

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