Nationals of G20 and CEMAC member countries are exempt from requiring a visa for Gabon and are permitted a 30 day visa-free stay. The countries eligible for such visa-free access are Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Cameroon, Canada, Central African Republic, Chad, China, Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkey, the United Kingdom, the United States and the European Union. Other countries with visa-reciprocity are Benin, Mauritius, Morocco, São Tomé and Príncipe, South Africa and Tunisia, The authorities in Gabon retain the right to refuse entry and the rights to hold individuals in Gabon if they are in violation of public order, national security and/or state security.
For all other countries not listed above , entry into Gabon is subject to having the correct visa. This can be secured three ways:
Those seeking an investment or business visa should contact the Agence Nationale de la Promotion des Investissements (ANPI-Gabon), which will work with you to manage your application with the General Directorate of Documentation and Immigration in Libreville.
As well as your visa, you will need the following to enter the country:
Although only proof of a yellow fever vaccination is required to enter Gabon, you are recommended to consult your doctor or an international vaccine centre for advice as to further vaccinations you may be recommended to have to visit the country. It is recommended also that you remain up-to-date with all your existing travel-related vaccinations.
As of March 9, 2022, Gabonese authorities have lifted all restrictive measures taken as part of the response to the COVID-19 virus. No proof of vaccination, no PCR or antigenic test and no quarantine period are required for departure and arrival in Gabon, regardless of personal vaccination status. Masks are no longer required, but are still recommended for use in public places. Please stay informed by checking the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs website for the latest information.