Canada visa requirements for Gaboneses

Travel and visa requirements

Basic Travel Requirements for Gaboneses visiting Canada

Travelers are required to fulfill the following requirements in order to apply for a Canadian Visa.


  • A completed and signed Canadian visa application form.
  • The Gabon passport will need to be valid for at least six months beyond the date of return from Canada.
  • The passport must have at least two blank pages.
  • Two-colour photographs that are recently taken within the last three months on a white background is required.
  • Applicants are required to provide a receipt showing proof the visa application processing fee has been paid.
  • Proof of sufficient funds for the duration of the trip such as three months bank statements, payslips and proof of investments.
  • Proof of ties to Gabon such as employment letter, proof of businesses or assets.
  • Copy of provisional flight booking and travel itinerary (i.e. accommodation reservations).
  • You may need to provide a medical history or proof of good health.
  • Previous passports showing travel history.
  • Minors (under 18) travelling alone will need a letter of authorization signed by both parents or legal guardians. 
  • For minors travelling with one parent, a letter of authorization from the non-accompanying parent or legal guardian is required.

Canada Visa for Gaboneses

Facts about Canada


Canada is a country in the northern part of North America. It stretches from the Atlantic Ocean in the east to the Pacific Ocean in the west; to the north lies the Arctic Ocean. It also covers  9.98 million square kilometers (3.85 million square mile area making it the second-largest country by total area. Ottawa is Canada's capital city while its largest metropolitan cities are Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver. Canada is a parliamentary and constitutional democracy, the Elizabeth ll serves as its queen while a prime minister is the chair of the Cabinet and head of government.  


The Canadian economy is the tenth-largest in the world. It has a mixed economy system.  Canada is a net exporter of energy having  13th percent of the global oil reserve which makes it the third-largest share after Saudi Arabia and Venezuela. 

Types of Canada Visa


Types of Visa Processing Time Duration of Stay
Tourist visa 15 business days 6 months
Business visa 15 business days 6 months
Student visa 3 business days more than 6 months

General Requirements for Canada Visa


  • A completed and signed Canadian visa application form.
  • The Gabon passport will need to be valid for at least six months beyond the date of return from Canada.
  • The passport must have at least two blank pages.
  • Two-colour photographs that are recently taken within the last three months on a white background is required.
  • Applicants are required to provide a receipt showing proof the visa application processing fee has been paid.
  • Proof of sufficient funds for the duration of the trip such as three months bank statements, payslips and proof of investments.
  • Proof of ties to Gabon such as employment letter, proof of businesses or assets.
  • Copy of provisional flight booking and travel itinerary (i.e. accommodation reservations).
  • You may need to provide a medical history or proof of good health.
  • Previous passports showing travel history.
  • Minors (under 18) travelling alone will need a letter of authorization signed by both parents or legal guardians. 
  • For minors travelling with one parent, a letter of authorization from the non-accompanying parent or legal guardian is required.

Canada Visa Fees


Visa Type

Sub Types

Visa Fees

Tourist visa

100.00 (CAD)

Business visa

100.00 (CAD)

Student visa

150.00 (CAD)

Canada Visa Application Centres & Embassies in Gabon


Location

Address

Libreville

Quartier Batterie IV P.O. Box 4037 Libreville Gabon

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lbrve@dfaitmaecci.gcca

(+241) 73 73 54

Frequently Asked Questions


When should I apply for a visa extension?

You should apply for an extension at least 30 days before your status will expire. If your current visa expires while your extension application is still being processed, you may remain in Canada while waiting for a decision to be made. 


What are the official languages of Canada?

English and French are the two official languages spoken in Canada. All public services, legislative decisions, and court proceedings are held in both French and English. Approximately 56.9% of the population of Canada speaks English as a native language, while 21.3% speak French as a first language. Additionally, 85.6% of the population is able to communicate in English and 30.1% are able to speak and understand French.


Where is the most visited place in Canada?

Niagara Falls is Canada's most famous natural attraction, bringing in millions of visitors each year. Located just over an hour's drive from Toronto, along the American border, these massive falls drop approximately 57 meters. You can see the falls at an astoundingly close distance from several key points. Niagara Falls and the Niagara Gorge have been attracting tourists and daredevils for well over a century.