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Gabon e-Visa Application

Gabon e-Visa: Basic Information

Gabon e-visa is an electronic visa that allows the visa holder to visit Gabon for tourism, business, transit or even medical purposes.
The Government of Gabon launched e-visas in 2015 to speed up the visa application process through a completely online system.
 
Eligible travelers can choose between two types of Gabon e-visas: single-entry visa and multiple-entry visa.
Single-entry Gabon e-visa can be issued for one, two or three months; while multiple-entry visas remain valid for 6 months.
 
After selecting their preferred category, travelers simply need to prepare a valid passport and a digital photo of their face to attach to the application.
Complete the 3-step online application process in just a few minutes and can be done from home!
 
Travelers who complete the online application form will receive their approved Gabon e-visa in their email inbox, which must then be printed.
 
Gabon e-visa processing time can take up to 72 hours (3 working days).
 
Our team of experts is available to assist each applicant at every stage of their online application process!
There are two types of online Gabon visas that every applicant can choose from.
Our service offers the following options for Gabon e-Visa:
  • a single-entry permit: that allows one entrance to Gabon. Each traveler can choose between a one, two, or even three-month single-entry e-Visa.
  • a multiple-entry permit: that enables numerous visits to Gabon within the 6-month validity period.
Both types of online visas allow for tourism, business, public transport and medical purposes.
Every traveler can visit friends and family, go on vacation, attend a business meeting, manage their affairs or receive medical treatment in Gabon.
 
Regardless of the type of e-visa you choose, the Gabon e-Visa must be printed and brought to the airport.
To successfully complete the application form, prepare the necessary documents outlined in the “Required Documents” section.
Remember that your passport must not expire within 6 months of your intended date of arrival in Gabon.

Apply online – Step by step guide

  1. Choose the purpose of your travel  begin by clicking on the “Login” button, which can be found in the menu on the right side of the screen.
    If you haven’t registered yet, please register yourself first. After registering, proceed to log in to the panel.
    Once you are logged in, navigate to the menu on the left side of the panel.
  2. Select the “Visa Application Form” option from the menu. Start filling in the application form with your data, information from your travel documents, and attach copies of the necessary supporting documents (applicant’s photograph, passport photo).
  3. Cover the fee using any method of online payment of your choice.
  4. Check your email box. As soon as your payment is cleared, you will receive a unique confirmation number. The online Gabon visa will arrive at your inbox within a maximum of 72 hours.
Please note!
It is essential to check the information provided in the form to ensure that it is correct: any errors in the data provided during the registration process may lead to delays or problems in approval process.
 
Our team will check each form for accuracy and contact each candidate if there are errors to resolve the issue.

The electronic tourist visa to Gabon is valid for different periods of time depending on the type of entry permit you choose:

  • Single-entry e-Visas: are valid for either one, two, or three months from the online visa issue date.
  • Multiple-entry permit stays valid for 6 months starting from the date of arrival in Gabon. This e-Visa type allows numerous visits.
Choose the online visa type that best suits your needs.
It depends on whether you need your trip to Gabon to be long or short.
All tourists transiting through Gabon to any other country require an electronic visa to reach the airport without any problems.
 
Please note!
Your passport must not expire at least 6 months from the intended date of travel.
To visit Gabon, all visitors must carry two necessary documents when entering the country.
Make sure you bring the following documents:
  • a valid passport
  • a printed copy of the e-Visa to Gabon
Each traveler will receive an entry permit to Gabon in the form of a sticker.
All applicants need to pay an additional fee for the sticker received, depending on the type of online visa you have.
70 euros (45,000 XAF) for a single entry permit and 185 euros (120,000 XAF) for a multiple entry permit.

Please apply at least 3 business days before your trip and be sure to check out the following Gabon e-Visa Form while waiting for your entry permit to be processed!

Gabon e-Visa

Why Is the Gabon e-Visa Issued?

Gabon e-visa is issued to citizens who plan to visit Gabon for a maximum period of 30 days for tourism, business, family visits, medical treatment, friendly visits, support at fairs or events and missions.
Electronic visas are issued for one or more entries.

List of eligible countries

Citizens of most countries need to apply for an electronic visa to Gabon to travel there.

The following countries can enter Gabon visa-free:

  • Mauritius
  • Morocco
  • South-Africa

If you're traveling from any other country than those listed above, you need to apply for your Gabon visa online.

Important:If you have more than one passport, you must use the same passport/travel document that you used to apply for the e-Visa.
It is not possible to apply for a Gabon visa using information from one passport and then travel using another passport.

Required documents for e-Visa

Prepare the documents described in this section to ensure that your online visa application form will be approved successfully.
Citizens of countries requiring an e-Visa to travel to Gabon must prepare and attach the following documents to their application:
  • a photo of the applicant's passport data page
  • photo of the candidate's face (can be taken with a phone or PC camera)

Additionally, you may be asked to provide the following documents as well:

    • Hotel booking.
    • Parental Authorization.
    • Parental Passport Copy.

How Much Does the Gabon e-Visa Cost?

The Gabon e-visa fees are as follows:

Three-month, single entry 70€ (+15€ as file processing fee)
Six-month multiple-entry 185€ (+15€ as file processing fee)

You do not have to pay online. You will only be able to pay in cash upon arrival.

Can the Gabon e-Visa Be Extended?

Yes, he can.
However, there are certain conditions for visa extension.
The Directorate General of Documentation and Immigration (DGDI) in Libreville states that:

 

  • The one-month visa can be extended for another two months;
  • The two-month visa can be extended for another month;
  • Three-month visa cannot be extended;
  • Six-month visas cannot be extended.

Is It Possible to Apply at the Last Minute for a Gabon e-Visa?

The visa will take 78 hours to process, so you must apply in advance so that you know if your visa will be approved or not before you travel.

 
 

Important Information

  • The Gabon e-visa does not serve as a work permit
  • Each traveler's passport must be valid for at least 6 months from the intended date of arrival in Gabon
  • Electronic visas are only accepted by Léon Mba International Airport in Libreville (Gabon); all tourists must use this airport to travel to Gabon on an e-visa
  • Upon arrival, each passenger must pay an additional fee to obtain a sticker to allow entry into Gabon
  • Each traveler must obtain their own Gabonese visa online to cross the country's borders.

FAQ about Gabon e-Visa

A Gabon e-visa is an electronic entry permit that allows the visa holder to visit the country one or more times during its validity period.
Electronic visas are used for tourism, business, medical and transit purposes.
Plus, the registration process can be completed using any enabled device in just minutes from home!
To successfully apply for a Gabon visa online, prepare yourself before applying.
All tourists wishing to visit Gabon must attach a photo of a valid passport data page and a photo of the applicant’s face.
The necessary photos can be taken with a phone camera or PC.
Citizens of countries requiring a Gabon visa can apply for a visa online.
Use your phone, laptop, PC or any other device and start registering.
Provide your data, attach supporting documents (ID photo and applicant photo), pay the e-visa fee and check your inbox.
The e-visa for Gabon is available in PDF format.
There are several methods that travelers can use to pay their Gabon visa fees online.
After completing the form, proceed to payment.
Choose your preferred online payment method from among the various payment methods available.
 
Once the online visa application process is complete, the electronic visa will be sent to the email address provided by the applicant.
The e-visa for Gabon is sent as a PDF and must be printed and brought with you when traveling.
Gabon online visa processing time takes up to 72 hours (3 working days).
Make sure you provide your data correctly and meet all e-Visa requirements to avoid any approval issues or delays.
Manage your entry permits in advance to avoid any stressful situations (e.g.
visa processing on arrival).
The length of stay allowed in Gabon varies depending on the type of e-visa you choose when applying.
A single entry permit allows a stay of one, two or three months.
If you choose a multiple entry permit, you will be able to enter Gabon multiple times within 6 months after the e-Visa takes effect.
Any traveler wishing to cross the Gabon border needs an electronic visa to do so.
To enter Gabon, an online visa is required, except for three countries where visa-free entry is possible.
Minor travelers’ applications must be submitted by their parents or guardians.
Yes!
The child’s parents or guardian must apply online for a Gabonese visa for the child.
Any minor traveler needs an electronic visa to cross the country’s borders.
So, make sure to apply at least 3 business days before traveling.
The validity of the Gabon online visa depends on the type chosen by each applicant.
The single entry permit is valid for 30, 60 or 90 days from the date of issuance of the electronic visa.
Multiple entry permits remain valid for 6 months from arrival in Gabon.
Citizens of all countries need an online visa to visit Gabon.
Citizens of the only three countries that can enter Gabon without a visa, without a travel permit, are:
 
Mauritius, Morocco and South Africa.
If you are traveling from another country, you must apply for an electronic visa before your visit.
Some countries may administer e-Visa on arrival.
However, it is much safer to apply for your visa online in advance to avoid any stressful situations, long queues at the airport or any problems when entering Gabon.
Yes!
The Gabon e-visa must be printed and brought to the airport for customs control upon arrival.
Make sure you print your visa online before traveling.
Valid passports will also be checked upon entry.

There are only three countries that can enter Gabon without a visa, they are:
Mauritius, Morocco and South Africa. If you are a citizen from a country other than those listed here, you must apply for a visa online to cross the border. Make sure you manage your entry permit in advance to avoid any stressful situations upon arrival.

The Gabon e-Visa is a pre-approved entry permit. Each visitor must pay for the sticker issued upon arrival. Costs vary depending on the type of online visa you have previously chosen. Have clear passport pages in your valid passport and printed Gabon e-visa to ensure successful entry.

If your application is not approved, check that each information provided in the online Gabon visa application form is correct. If so, please contact our support team via email and phone to resolve this issue.

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