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Guinea Visa: Online Application and Requirements
8 min read
Updated on Jan 23, 2024

Are you embarking on an adventure to the culturally rich nation of Guinea? We're here to simplify your travel preparations. Understanding the visa application process is critical as part of this journey.

This guide will walk you through the steps for the online Guinea visa application and detail the requirements to help you breeze through this crucial phase while enjoying our user-friendly experience.

With us, you can focus on planning your exploration while we handle the complexities of the visa process.

Guinea Beach Landscape

Why travel to Guinea?

Nestled on the West Coast of Africa, the Republic of Guinea is a treasure trove of unspoiled natural beauty and cultural vibrancy. Known for its unique landscapes ranging from verdant rainforests to sprawling savannas and bustling markets filled with rich Guinean art and music, this nation provides an unparalleled travel experience.

Guinea's diverse ecosystems are a haven for wildlife enthusiasts eager to explore numerous rare species' habitats. The country's historical sites, such as the Slave Forts on the Los Islands and the Fouta Djallon highlands, pique the interest of history buffs. Additionally, numerous volunteer opportunities are available in community development and conservation for those interested in humanitarian efforts.

Cultural explorers, adventure seekers, volunteers, and business travelers will find Guinea offers distinctive experiences, making it a worthy addition to their travel bucket list.

With iVisa, navigating the visa application process for Guinea becomes a hassle-free journey, allowing international travelers to focus on what truly matters - immersing themselves in the unforgettable Guinean experience.

Guinean visa types

The Guinean government offers various visa services and options catering to different types of travelers. Here's a brief overview of the most common types of Guinean visas:

  • Tourist eVisa: For those visiting Guinea for leisure, sightseeing, or visiting friends and family.

  • Business eVisa: Designed for professionals traveling for work-related purposes like meetings, conferences, or trade events.

  • Transit Visa: Required for travelers passing through Guinea en route to another destination.

  • Volunteer Visa: For individuals participating in charitable or non-profit activities in Guinea.

What is the Guinea eVisa?

The Guinea eVisa is a digital authorization that grants foreign citizens the right to enter and travel within Guinea. This electronic system is designed for efficiency, eliminating the need for physical visits to embassies or waiting in line at arrival ports for visa issuance.

One of the significant advantages of the eVisa system is its convenience. Travelers can apply from anywhere in the world, at any time and receive their visa via email. The application process is straightforward, requiring only a few minutes and some basic personal and travel-related information.

Can I enter Guinea multiple times with this eVisa?

No, you can't. This eVisa is valid for a Multiple Entry document, meaning that once you enter Guinea, the eVisa is only valid for that stay. If you exit the country, you must apply for another eVisa.

How long is the Guinea eVisa valid for?

Typically, the Guinea eVisa is valid for 5 years after arrival and allows for a Multiple Entry. It permits stays of up to 90 days Per Entry, making it ideal for short-term visits such as vacations, business trips, or transit stays.

The ease of getting a Guinea eVisa with us simplifies your travel planning, making your journey to this vibrant country even more enjoyable.

Eligibility criteria for Guinea Visa

The Guinea electronic visa is available to over 60 countries worldwide. You can use our Visa Checker Tool to check if you're eligible to apply with us.

Visa Waiver countries

Guinea has visa waiver agreements with certain countries, allowing their citizens to enter Guinea without a visa for a specified period. These agreements may vary in duration of stay and purpose of visit.

Citizens of the following countries are eligible for visa-free entry into Guinea, subject to specific conditions and duration of stay:

  • Benin

  • Burkina Faso

  • Cape Verde

  • Côte d'Ivoire

  • Gambia

  • Ghana

  • Guinea-Bissau

  • Liberia

  • Mali

  • Niger

  • Nigeria

  • Senegal

  • Sierra Leone

  • Togo

The Guinea Visa online application process

The Guinea eVisa is electronically linked to your passport and is processed online. When you apply with us, you simply have to complete these three steps:

  • Step 1: Complete our simplified application form and decide which processing option you prefer.

  • Step 2: Check your information to avoid mistakes and pay the visa fees with a valid debit or credit card, PayPal, or Venmo.

  • Step 3: Upload and attach the scanned copies of the documents and submit your application.

Then wait for your eVisa to be approved. We'll email you an Entry Visa Letter if your application is approved. Remember to check your spam folder if you don't see it within the selected processing time.

Simple, right? Apply now!

Guinea eVisa processing time and costs

The prices for the Guinea eVisa online are based on the processing options we offer and your nationality. We offer three processing options:

  • Standard Processing which takes 6 days

  • Rush Processing that takes 4 days

  • Super Rush Processing that takes 2 days

The total cost of the visa also includes a Government fee of USD $81.89.

Also, during the application process on our site, you can add services such as an iVisa Plus subscription, Premium Concierge Service, Embassy Registration, or Premium Photo Services.

We also offer iVisa Fee Protection, which allows us to process a new application for no additional processing fee if you're unable to make your trip, as well as the option to get a flight reservation or itinerary that is valid for two weeks and can be used to apply for a visa, as proof of return to show to immigration officers while traveling, for car rental purposes, etc.

All these additional services carry varying costs. Use our application form to check your application's total cost based on your circumstances and chosen services.

Visa requirements for the Guinea eVisa

To successfully apply for a Guinea visa, you'll need the following documents:

  • Passport with a minimum passport validity of six months beyond your intended stay in Guinea. During the application process, you'll only be asked for a scan of the first page of your passport.

  • Visa application form: The completed and signed visa application form can be obtained from the official Guinea visa application portal.

  • Passport-size photo: Recent passport-size photographs that meet the specified requirements (size, format, and background color).

  • Proof of travel itinerary includes flight reservations, hotel bookings, or any other relevant documents demonstrating your travel plans.

  • Proof of sufficient funds: Evidence of financial means to support your stay in Guinea, such as bank statements, traveler's checks, or sponsorship letters.

  • Letter of invitation (if applicable): If visiting for business purposes, a letter of invitation from a company or organization in Guinea stating the purpose and duration of the visit.

  • Travel insurance: Proof of travel insurance coverage for your stay in Guinea.

  • Yellow Fever certificate: A valid yellow fever vaccination certificate is mandatory for entry into Guinea.

Guinea eVisa requirements for children

Additional documents may be required when applying for a Guinea eVisa for children. Here are some important considerations:

  • Passport: Each child must have a valid passport with a minimum validity of six months beyond the intended travel dates.

  • Birth certificate: A copy of the child's birth certificate may be required to establish proof of age and parentage.

  • Consent letter: If a child travels without parents or legal guardians, a consent letter signed by the absent parent(s) or guardian(s) may be necessary. This letter should include trip details, the child's information, and the accompanying adult's information.

  • Parent's/guardian's identification: Copies of the parent's or legal guardian's identification documents (such as a passport or national identity card) may be required to establish the relationship with the child.

Guinea eVisa passport requirements

When applying for a Guinea eVisa, ensure that your passport meets the following requirements:

  1. Validity: Your passport must be valid for at least six months beyond the intended departure date from Guinea.

  2. Blank visa pages: Your passport should have at least two consecutive blank visa pages for visa stamps.

  3. Condition: The passport should be in good condition, without any damage or alteration that may render it invalid.

Guinea eVisa photo requirements

When submitting photos for your Guinea eVisa application, adhere to the following guidelines:

Size and format: Photos should be in color and a standard passport photo format (2x2 inches or 35x45 mm).

Background: The background should be plain, light-colored, preferably white or off-white.

Facial expression: Maintain a neutral facial expression with both eyes open and facing the camera.

Head coverings and glasses: Head coverings should only be worn for religious purposes. Avoid wearing glasses that obstruct your facial features.

Photo quality: Photos should be clear, well-lit, and printed on high-quality photo paper.

These requirements may vary depending on the specific circumstances of your travel. To ensure your photograph meets all the criteria, use our [Passport Photo Service] to get recent, government-standard pictures from your home.

Guinea People View

Tips for a successful Guinea eVisa application

When applying for a Guinea eVisa, foreign nationals must keep the following tips in mind for a smooth and successful application process:

  • Double-check your information: Ensure that all the information on the application is accurate and matches your passport details.

  • Review the application form: Carefully review your completed form before submission, checking for errors or missing information.

  • Upload the required documents correctly: Follow the specified format and guidelines when uploading supporting documents, ensuring they are clear and legible.

  • Submit your application in advance: Apply for your Guinea eVisa before your intended travel dates to allow ample processing time.

  • Pay attention to payment: Ensure the visa application fee is paid using accepted payment methods.

  • Monitor your email: Keep an eye on your email inbox, including the spam folder, as important communications regarding your visa application may be sent there.

What to do if your Guinea eVisa is denied

Suppose you applied with us and were rejected due to an error. In that case, you're eligible for a full refund of the iVisa processing fee related to the number of rejected applicants.

Please note that government fees cannot be refunded.

We can help you reapply for your Guinea eVisa even if you had not applied with us initially.

Other things to consider when traveling to Guinea

  1. Health precautions: Obtain necessary vaccinations and carry mosquito repellent.

  2. Travel insurance: Get comprehensive coverage for medical emergencies and trip cancellations.

  3. Currency: Familiarize yourself with the Guinean Franc (GNF) and ensure access to cash.

  4. Safety and security: Stay informed and follow local authorities' advice.

  5. Local customs: Respect local traditions, learn basic French phrases, and dress modestly.

  6. Climate and packing: Pack lightweight clothing, sunscreen, and comfortable shoes.

  7. Transportation: Understand available transportation options and road conditions.

  8. Cultural sensitivity: Respect local customs and religious practices.

Need more information?

If you need more info about traveling to Guinea, don't hesitate to contact our customer support team anytime via online chat or email at [email protected].

  • 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.paf.gov.gn/visa
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