Gabon visa requirements for Cameroonians

Travel and visa requirements

Gabonese Visa is not required for Cameroonians

Stay Duration: 30 days

Entry Requirements

  • For Cameroon citizens intending to visit Gabon, the electronic visa is valid for a maximum of 30 days of stay after it is issued.
  • Gabon’s electronic visa may be extended for another 30 days in total by contacting the local police station or immigration office.
  • No sticker will be issued to citizens applying for the electronic visa.
  • Super rush processing times for Gabon electronic visas are approximately 24 hours.
  • Cameroon citizens are required to print out 2 copies of the electronic visa certificate. 
  • Visitors are required to give one copy of the electronic visa certificate to the immigration department as your travel visa upon arrival in Gabon and one copy upon departure.
  • The estimated flight time from Yaounde, Cameroon to Libreville, Gabon is 1 hour, 3 minutes.
  • Gabon uses West Africa Standard Time zone (GMT+1) hence, there is no time difference between Cameroon and Gabon.
  • Visitors are required to provide one copy of proof of vaccination for Yellow Fever.
  • Visitors aged 17 years old or more are allowed the free import of 250 grammes of tobacco, 200 cigarettes or cigarillos, or 50 cigars, 50 grammes of perfume, two litres of alcoholic drinks and presents up to a total value of XOF 5,000.
  • There are no restrictions on tobacco or tobacco articles of Cameroon origin imported from Cameroon.
  • Visitors are not required to pay any airport tax upon their departure from the airport.
  • An import permit is needed for transporting arms and ammunition from the Home Ministry, Libreville and applications should be submitted 3 months before departure.
  • Visitors are required to hold a hotel voucher or a letter of invitation issued by the sponsor and onward or return tickets.
  • To bring in pets, visitors must have a certificate of vaccination against rabies or a veterinary certificate issued by the home country less than three days before departure; dogs and cats less than three months old are exempted from such certificates.
  • Gabon is a country along the Atlantic coast of Central Africa that has significant areas of protected parkland. 
  • Gabon has one of the lowest population density of any country in Africa.
  • Ethnic boundaries are less sharply drawn in Gabon than elsewhere in Africa. Most ethnicities are spread throughout Gabon, leading to constant contact and interaction among the groups, and there is no ethnic tension.
  • It is estimated that 80% of Gabon's population can speak French, and that 30% of Libreville residents are native speakers of the language. Nationally, 32% of the Gabonese people speak the Fang Language as a mother tongue.
  • Gabonese cuisine is influenced by French cuisine, but staple foods are also available
  • Tourists are very attracted to the forested coastal terrain of its famed Loango National Park that shelters a diversity of wildlife, from gorillas and hippos to whales. 
  • The Lopé National Park in Gabon is known for its rainforest and the Akanda National Park for its mangroves and tidal beaches.
  • Although tourism in Gabon is underdeveloped, attractions include beaches, ocean and inland fishing facilities, the falls on the Ogooué River, and the Crystal.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Gabon a safe country?

Although Gabon is by and large, a safe country in which few travellers experience any problems, it does not hurt to remain cautious and be prepared for potential dangers.

Does Gabon have medical facilities?

Most of the health services of Gabon are public, but there are some private institutions, of which the best known is the hospital established in 1913 in Lambaréné by Albert Schweitzer. Gabon's medical infrastructure is considered one of the best in West Africa.

What is the religion of Gabon?

Major religions practised in Gabon include Christianity (Roman Catholicism and Protestantism), Islam and traditional indigenous religious beliefs. Many people practice elements of both Christianity and traditional indigenous religious beliefs.

What type of economy is practised in Gabon?

Gabon has a mixed economic system with a heavy reliance on oil, combined with relatively weak centralized economic planning and government regulation.

Is Gabon a developed country?

Gabon, a small country on the west coast of Africa, home to 1.5 million people, perfectly fits the description of "developed". Gabon's economy and health indicate that it is a developed countryEconomy is one of the ways that shows Gabon's development.

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Claude Kadje Fomo

7 months ago

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4 months ago

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Bana fidelis mabuh

4 months ago

What where the procedures

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