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Complete our user-friendly online application in just 20 minutes, or feel free to take breaks and return at your convenience.

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Move closer to an approved visa with our team of iVisa Experts, who not only review your answers but also provide you with the necessary tools to prepare.

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Make use of our feedback and free templates to confidently submit accurate information, and experience a surprisingly stress-free process!

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Once government-approved, your visa will be ready for collection, marking the start of your travels.

How to Apply: Embassy Registration

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Complete our easy online application and pay with credit card or PayPal

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Your embassy will assist you if an emergency (eg. Natural disasters, civil unrest, etc) occur

Why Register with the Embassy

Travel Registration is a service provided by the government. This service allows you to record information about your upcoming trip abroad to the Department of State so it can be used to assist you in case of an emergency. People residing abroad can also get routine information from their nearest embassy or consulate if registered.

Required Information to Apply

Once You Have Registered With Your Embassy Or Consulate, You Will Need To Update Your Data If:

  • your contact details change,
  • your civil status changes,
  • you are going back to your home country.

Learn More: Visa

What you need to know

  • The Gabon Visa is a single, double or multiple-entry travel document that allows you to enter Gabon for tourism and business purposes. Your entry type is decided by the government.

  • It’s valid for up to 5 years with a maximum stay of 90 days per entry.

  • Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months after your arrival date in Gabon and must have 2 blank pages.

  • The government visa fee of $160 USD is paid in person at the embassy. However, if you're from the USA, you'll need to pay using a Money Order. Personal checks aren’t accepted.

  • Minors need to apply for this visa just like adults.

Apply today for the Gabon Visa with us!

Last updated: February 2024

Venturing into Gabon means immersing yourself in the heart of Africa's untouched natural beauty and vibrant cultures. The Gabon Visa makes your visit to this country possible!

At iVisa, we simplify the Gabon Visa application process for you. Our platform and mobile app are designed to remove the hassle of getting your travel documents, allowing you to focus on planning your journey.

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What is the Gabon Visa?

The Gabon Visa allows you to explore the country for business or tourism.

It’s different from the Gabon eVisa in that you’ll most likely have to attend a government appointment to drop off documents. Travelers to Gabon can apply for the eVisa or this traditional visa, depending on how long they’d like to stay in the country.

What can you do with the Gabon Visa?

You can do the following activities with this visa:

  • Visit the country as a tourist

  • Visit family or friends

  • Join tours for religious purposes

  • Courtesy (formal or official) visits

  • Meeting business partners and employees

What you can’t do with the Gabon Visa?

You can’t do the following activities with this visa:

  • Work or receive any payment in Gabon

  • Live and/or study in the country

Who requires the Gabon Visa?

Most nationalities can apply for this embassy visa.

To find out if you require the Gabon Visa, enter your home country and Gabon as your destination in our online tool, and start your application today!

Do children and minors need a visa for Gabon?

Yes, minors from eligible countries require this visa just like adults.

You can apply easily together as a family by clicking ‘Add another person’ during the online process on our platform or app!

Who is visa-exempt for Gabon?

Passport holders of the following countries do not require a visa to enter Gabon for a limited stay:

90 days:

  • Cameroon

  • Central African Republic

  • Republic of Congo

  • Chad

  • Equatorial Guinea

  • Morocco

  • Panama

  • São Tomé and Príncipe

30 days:

  • Mauritius

  • Malaysia

  • Singapore

  • South Africa

Please note that this information can change over time.

How long can I stay in the country with the Gabon Visa?

The visa is valid for 5 years after issued, and you can stay up to 90 days Per Entry.

Can I extend my Gabon Visa while in the country?

It’s currently not clear if the Gabon Visa can be extended. If you need to stay longer in the country, we recommend checking with the Directorate General of Documentation and Immigration (DGDI) in Libreville.

How to apply for the Gabon Visa online

With us, it's simple! Just follow these three steps:

  • Step 1: Fill out your personal and travel details online on our website or app. Always double-check all info to avoid errors.

  • Step 2: Pay the visa and processing fees on our secure platform with a debit or credit card, Venmo, or PayPal.

You’ll receive an email from us with instructions to drop off your documents at the nearest Gabon Embassy.

  • Step 3: After the payment step, upload the required documents and await approval!

Unlike an eVisa, you may need to arrange to still pick up your passport with the attached visa from the embassy or consulate.

Benefits of getting your Gabon Visa with us

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Gabon Visa: Required documents

To start your application for the Gabon Visa, you’ll initially need the following documents and information:

  • Copy of your passport with at least 6 months of remaining validity and at least 1 blank page.

  • A copy of a passport-type photo, in color and taken against a light background.

When you attend the appointment, you’ll need to drop off more documentation. This usually includes the following (once you’ve applied, we’ll send you a full list):

  • Original passport: The original and a copy of your valid passport. Make sure the passport expires 6 months after your intended arrival date.

  • 2 copies of your completed application form, which you’ll receive from us by email.

  • 2 passport-type photos, in color and taken against a light background. Attach each photo to one of the application forms.

  • A Yellow Fever (YF) vaccination certificate for travelers over 9 months old who are traveling to Gabon from a country with a high risk of Yellow Fever.

Additional documents depending on your reason for travel:

  • If you’re traveling for business: Invitation letter from a Gabonese-based company or business contact in Gabon.

  • If you’re traveling for tourism: A confirmation of your hotel reservation, itinerary from a tour guide company, and flight details.

  • If you’re traveling for courtesy: Certificat d'Hebergement (a legalized document obtained from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mayor's Office, Police Station, or City Hall in Gabon).

  • If you’re traveling to visit a diplomat or government official: Official invitation letter from the hosting governmental entity.

When applying through us, we provide expert guidance and a comprehensive step-by-step guide to help you gather and submit your documents and application.

Costs and processing time of the Gabon Visa

We divide the processing into two parts:

  • iVisa processing: The costs vary per nationality. Within this time, we check if you’re eligible for the visa, if your passport complies with government regulations, and send you a guide to complete the next steps in the process.

  • Government processing: Processing by the government can take between 3 and 5 business days after you’ve submitted your application. However, we advise applying as soon as possible, considering that the government's appointment availability is unpredictable.

Check the total costs and processing time estimate for your nationality by starting the application here.

Do I need a visa to transit in Gabon?

You can use the Gabon eVisa to transit through the country, and you’re leaving the airport, if you’re not from a visa-exempt country.

For other transit questions, please contact your nearest Gabon Embassy or Consulate.

Gabon entry requirements or restrictions

There are currently no COVID-19 testing or vaccination requirements for travelers entering Gabon.

Need more info to prepare for your trip to Gabon?

If you have any questions about applying for a visa to Gabon or another country, let us know! Our customer service team is available via online chat or WhatsApp.

Questions?

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Our customer service team at iVisa is here 24/7 to answer any questions you may have about our service.

To apply for the Gabon Visa you'll always need to pay the government visa fee of $160 USD.

You can contact us if you get an error while applying. We have an excellent team who will help you sort out whatever you need.

Reach out to our customer service team.

Our team helps you increase your chances of success and will do everything possible to prevent this from happening. But if your Gabon Visa is rejected, you'll need to reapply.
Absolutely. Each traveler must have their own eVisa.
Unfortunately you’ll need to reapply. But we can help you expedite this process.
Disclaimer
  • iVisa is NOT affiliated with any government agency. This site does not provide legal advice and we are not a law firm. None of our customer service representatives are lawyers and they also do not provide legal advice. We are a private, internet-based travel and immigration consultancy provider dedicated to helping individuals travel around the world. You may apply by yourself directly on the various government websites. The source of information: https://www.dgdi.ga/
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