Equatorial Guinea Entry Requirements

Equatorial Guinea Entry Requirements

Passport and visa regulations


Passport required visa required Return ticket required
Germany Yes Yes Yes
Turkey Yes Yes Yes
Other EU countries Yes Yes Yes
Switzerland Yes Yes Yes
Austria Yes Yes Yes

Passport information

Generally required, must be valid for at least 6 months beyond the stay.

Visa information

Required by all, except for US citizens only.

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Germans, Austrians: Tourist Visa and Business Visa: €120 (normal processing time of 1 to 5 working days). Swiss: Tourist and business visa: €110.

Visa types and costs

Business and Tourist Visa.


60 days from date of issue, length of stay max. 30 days. In urgent cases, an extension can be applied for locally. At least 30 days before departure at the responsible consular representation (see contact addresses).

Application required

(a) 1 application form. (b) 2 passport photos. (c) Passport, which must be valid. (d) Fee (cash upon application). (e) Letter of invitation from a private individual or institution from Equatorial Guinea, certified by the Police Commissioner (not applicable to tourists). (f) Proof of vaccination against yellow fever. (g) Police clearance certificate (original) no more than three months old. (i) Hotel Reservation. (j) Tourists: Booked flight ticket for the outward flight and business visa for the onward or return journey Additionally: (k) Letter of assignment stating the purpose and duration of the trip. If the application is submitted by post, a stamped, registered return envelope must be enclosed.

Processing time

At least 1-5 working days plus postage.

Proof of sufficient funds

Foreigners must have sufficient funds.

Documents required upon entry

At least two passport photos for police purposes.

Entry with children

German: Machine-readable children’s passport or your own passport. Austrians: Own passport. Swiss: Own passport. Turks: Own passport. Note: The same visa regulations apply to children as to their parents. Since June 27, 2012, children need their own travel document (passport / children’s passport) to travel abroad (also within the EU). Entries of children in the parental passport are no longer possible.

Equatorial Guinea Entry Requirements