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How to organize your trip to visit Gabon

Gabon Voyage Afrique Online informs you to prepare your trip to Gabon. We are providing you with the list of airlines that serve Gabon. We also present you the customs formalities to enter the country, and the sanitary conditions to be respected to ensure you have a good trip to Gabon.

Airlines to go to Gabon

Gabon has several international airports, the main one located in Libvreville. Libreville airport is served by many companies, you must distinguish two main types of companies that serve Gabon.

International companies which through their national hub allow you to access Gabon from any country in the world. Libreville airport has direct flights with, Paris with Air France , Casablanca with Royal Air Maroc , and Istanbul with Turkish Airlines.

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Companies from the African continent which serve all the capitals of the sub-continent which serve all the capitals of the sub-continent

The company Air Côte d'Ivoire for Abidjan , the trans-African company Asky which serves from Libreville, the cities of: Douala, Kinshasa, Lagos, Lomé, Yaoundé , the company Ceiba Intercontinental for Malabo and Sao-Tomé . The Rwandair company serves the cities of Brazzaville , Cotonou and Kigali. The Congolese company, Transair Congo serves the cities of Brazzaville , Cotonou , Pointe Noire and
Bamako and finally the Cameroonian company Camair-Co the cities of Douala and Yaoundé

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Gabon-Voyage-Afrique.Online has a reception service at Libreville airport to pick you up at any time of the day and night or transfer to the airport.

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Nationals of G20 and European Community countries are exempt from visa requirements.. However, you must have a passport valid for at least 3 months, a confirmed hotel reservation, a return plane ticket, and an international vaccination card mentioning the vaccine against yellow fever. . The initial duration of the stay will be 30 days and can be renewed on site for up to 3 months.

 

For other countries the visa remains compulsory. : Obtaining a visa can be done in two ways:

 

Either by presenting yourself to the Gabonese diplomatic and consular representations in your country,the personal appearance of tourist visa applicants in Gabon is often required. The list of documents to be provided is communicated by the consulate. You must present original documents. The documents may be required on arrival in Gabon by the agents of the air and border police.

Visa application files must be submitted in duplicate (originals and copies)

The visa application must be submitted five clear days before the departure date;

Are you able to submit your request for an electronic visa for Gabon by internet?provided you travel to Gabon  by air via Léon Mba International Airport in Livreville

The e-visa is granted according to the length of stay under the following conditions:

  • from 1 to 3 months for a single entry, its cost is 70 EUR or 45,000 XAF + file processing fee of 15 EUR.

  • six (6) months with multiple entries, the cost of which is 185 EUR or 120,000 XAF + file processing fee of 15 EUR.

Payments are made in cash only upon arrival at Léon Mba International Airport in Libreville upon delivery of the e-visa sticker.

The formalities for your stay in Gabon

The essential vaccines to go to Gabon

There is no particular health risk in Gabon. The stays in the country do not pose any significant health problem, however it is advisable to take your precautions to avoid worries and to jeopardize your stay.
Stays in rural areas and particularly in the region of Libreville and Port-Gentil (Ogooué maritime) expose you to the bites of tsetse flies which can transmit sleeping sickness to you. It is
therefore imperative to bring repellents even if the risk is low.
The vaccine against yellow fever (vaccination record) is compulsory.
Other vaccines are recommended such as universal vaccines (DTPP, hepatitis B); and a
antimalarial treatment, especially during the rainy seasons from February to May and September to December and possibly hepatitis A and typhoid fever.

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