Visa policy of Gabon

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Visa policy of Gabon
  Visa free access
  Visa on arrival
  Visa required

All visitors to Gabon must obtain a visa from one of the Gabonese diplomatic missions.

Visitors who have recently been to Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone are refused entry due to Ebola virus epidemic in West Africa.

Visa on arrival[edit]

Only citizens of  Morocco[1] are visa exempt, citizens of  South Africa[2] can visit Gabon by obtaining a visa on arrival.[3] Holders of an entry authorisation issued by Immigration prior to arrival, can obtain a visa on arrival.[4] Holders of diplomatic, official or service passports issued to nationals of Benin, Brazil, Cote d'Ivoire, Egypt, France, Guinea, Mali, South Africa do not require a visa for Gabon.

Transit without a visa[edit]

Transit without a visa is possible for travellers continuing their trip to a third country by the same or first connecting plane within 24 hours or by the same plane if they are the citizens of the following countries: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, People's Republic of China, Czech Republic, Georgia, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan and Vietnam. Not allowed for the citizens of Lebanon.[5]


Gabon announced the introduction of electronic visas for visitors in January 2015.[6][7]


  1. ^ "Visa Information". 
  2. ^ "Visa Information". Timatic. IATA. Retrieved 17 December 2013. 
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ [2]
  5. ^ [3]
  6. ^ Gabon to deliver e-visas, launches immigration website
  7. ^ E-visa, Direction Générale de la Documentation et de l'Immigration

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