Djibouti visa requirements for Equatorial Guineans

Travel and visa requirements

Djibouti Visa is not required for Equatorial Guineans

Stay Duration: 90 days

Entry Requirements

  • Facilities for an electronic visa is made available for Equatorial Guinea passport holders for a duration of 90 days.
  • Intending visitors are required to have a passport valid for a minimum of 6 months from the arrival date to Djibouti.
  • The passport should have at least two blank pages for visa stamps at the port of entry.
  • Intending visitors are expected to have proof of Yellow Fever vaccination. 
  • Tourists are required to have a return or onward ticket and proof of enough funds to spend during their stay.
  • A detailed printed itinerary of your time in Djibouti and a confirmation of accommodation during the stay is needed.
  • Kenya Airways, Oman Air, EgyptAir, Etihad airways, Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa and Ethiopian Airways are major carriers that fly from Equatorial to Djibouti.
  • The estimated flight time from Malabo, Equatorial Guinea to Djibouti is 5 hours, 20 minutes. 
  • The Djiboutian Franc is the official currency used in Djibouti and visitors can exchange their foreign currency at various bank and exchange outlets in the country.
  • Djibouti is dominated by the Islamic religion with about 94% of the entire population practising it while Christians make up the minority.
  • The languages spoken in Djibouti include Afar, Arabic, Somali and French. Although Somali and Afar are the most widely spoken tongues, Arabic and French serve as the official languages.
  • Djibouti experiences an arid climate consisting of extremely hot and dry weather. From October up till April, the weather is slightly cooler, with a little rainfall. 
  • Samosas, fah-fah and cambaboor served with yoghurt are some of the major dishes served in Djibouti.
  •  Trains, buses and taxis are major means of transportation in Djibouti.
  • The power plugs and sockets in Djibouti are of type C and E. The standard voltage is 220 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • The timezone in Djibouti is the East Africa Time (GMT +3), which means that Djibouti is 2 hours ahead of Equatorial Guinea.
  •  Visitors are expected to be courteous and conscious of existing rules and customs as they go about their tourism-related activities.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to visit Djibouti?

Serious crime or hostility against travellers in Djibouti is extremely rare and there is no more to worry about here than in most other countries. Be very cautious in crowded areas and markets where pickpockets may operate and avoid walking alone in the Quartier 1, immediately south of Les Caisses market.

On what continent is Djibouti found?

Djibouti is located in the continent of Africa and covers 23,180 square kilometres of land and 20 square kilometres of water, making it the 152nd largest nation in the world with a total area of 23,200 square kilometres.

What is the national food of Djibouti?

Skudahkharis is known as the national dish of Djibouti and commonly prepared during the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Adha, it is made of rice, lamb and ayurvedic spices such as cardamom.