Passport and visa regulations
|Passport required||visa required||Return ticket required|
|Other EU countries||Yes||Yes||Yes|
Generally required, must be valid for at least 3 months beyond the visa.
Required for nationals of the countries listed in the table above.
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Germany, Austria, Switzerland Visa: 80 € (single entry, valid for 1 month from entry); Transit visa: €80 (single entry). Express processing: 120 €. Business visas may also be available for two or more entries. e-Visa: single entry, max. 90 days stay: €70 + €15 processing fee. multiple entry, max. 6 months stay: 185 € + 15 € processing fee.
Visa types and costs
Tourist and Business Visa. e-Visa (for a single stay of max. 90 days).
Tourist visa: 90 days. Extension to a maximum of 6 months possible on site. Business visa: up to 6 months. e-Visa: stay of max. 90 days. Apply at the relevant diplomatic mission, online as an e-Visa if entering via Leon Mba International Airport in Libreville, or as a visa on arrival. However, it should be noted that entry difficulties may arise when entering the country by land, even if you have previously obtained a visa.
Tourist visa: (a) 2 application forms (downloadable from the website of the relevant diplomatic mission). (b) 2 passport photos. (c) Passport that is valid for at least six months at the time of visa application. (d) Fee (cash only). (e) Return Ticket. (f) Contact address or hotel reservation in Gabon. (g) Business Visa: letter of introduction from company confirming payment of travel and subsistence expenses. An addressed, registered return envelope must be enclosed with the postal application.
Tourist visa: 3 weeks (with express processing: approx. 3 days). Business visa: 1 week (for express processing: approx. 3 days). Application in Berlin: 16 working days. e-Visa: within 72 hours.
Entry with children
German: Own passport. Entry with a machine-readable children’s passport only when accompanied by a parent traveling with a valid passport. Austrians: Own passport. Swiss: Own passport. Turks: Own passport. Note: The same visa requirements apply to children as to their parents. Attention: Children traveling alone need a certified letter of authorization from the legal guardians in French. Since June 27, 2012, children need their own travel document (passport / children’s passport) for trips abroad (also within the EU). Entries of children in the parental passport are no longer possible.