India visa requirements for Guineans

Travel and visa requirements

Indian Visa is not required for Guineans

Stay Duration: 90 days

Entry Requirements

  • Citizens of Guinea can take a trip to India for a period of 90 days by applying for an e-visa. This e-visa cost about US$80.
  • Visitors from Guinea are advised to have applied for the e-visa, at least four days before departure.
  • All foreigners are to show a passport valid for a period of 6 months beyond the date of arrival into India. The passport should have at least two blank pages for visa stamping.
  • The import and export of foreign currencies are unlimited, however, amounts exceeding $ 5,000 or its equivalent would be declared.
  • Also, the importation and exportation of the local currency of India are set at a maximum of INR 25,000.
  • Visitors to India with firearms need an Import Permit from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation in India.
  • Tourists need to show evidence that they have enough money to spend while in India.
  • Citizens of Guinea below 18 years visiting India alone are required to have a consent letter signed by both parents or guardian.
  • Guinea citizens with pets (dogs and cats) must be accompanied by a veterinarian health certificate issued in Guinea.
  • Nationals of Guinea will be required to show a certificate of yellow fever vaccination on entry into India. They are advised to also be vaccinated against common illnesses before departure.
  • Intending visitors can get to India from any international airport in Guinea. There are international airports in Conakry and Faranah.
  • Royal Air Maroc, Etihad, Turkish Airlines, Air France, Alitalia and Emirates are some of the airlines that fly from Guinea to India.
  • The estimated flight duration from Guinea to New Delhi, India is 17 hours, 20 minutes.
  • India has a temperate and tropical climate. It has four major seasons which are summer which is from March to May, winter from December to February, monsoon from June to September and post-monsoon also known as northeast monsoon which is from October to November. 
  • Cows do wander freely in the streets of India even in major cities. They are harmless, so tourists are advised to give them room. Also, Indians value their cows and respecting these cows can prevent a bad relationship with the locals.
  • The official currency used in India is the Indian Rupee. Tourists can visit various banks and exchange outlets in the country to exchange their foreign currencies.
  • India is a country with hundreds of languages spoken in the country. It has no national language.  Hindi and English are however the official languages.
  • Hinduism, Christianity and Islam are the major religions in India. Other religions like Buddhism, Jainism and Sikhism are also present in the country, although as a minority.
  • The power and socket plug used in Singapore are of Type  C, D and M. The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • The Taj Mahal, The Holy City of Varanasi, Harmandir Sahib and The Golden City are some of the places tourists can visit while in India.
  • Tourists are advised to budget about $43 to spend on daily expenses while in India.
  • Transportation in India can be done with buses, train, taxis and small boats. 
  • India uses India Standard Time (GMT+5:30). India is 5 hour and 30 minutes ahead of Guinea.
  • Special delicacies tourists can try while in India are butter chicken, alu gobi, rogan josh and samosas.
  • Tourists are expected to be courteous and conscious of existing rules and customs as they go about their tourism-related activities.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are ATMs available in India?

ATMs are available at all urban centres and tourist areas in India. Tourists are advised to avoid using remote ATMs at night, so as to avoid being followed and robbed, especially when you need to withdraw a large amount of cash.

Are there cheap hotels in India?

Depending on where in India you visiting, there are lots of cheap hotels in India. The major cities Delhi and Mumbai may not offer low budget hotels.

What are some of the historical sites in India?

India has a long and fascinating history of wars, conquest, discovery and so on, with lots of historical sites. These sites include Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Qutb Minar Complex, Red Fort, Humayun's Tomb, Fatehpur Sikri and many more.

What are the dishes to enjoy in India?

Special delicacies tourists can try while in India are butter chicken, alu gobi, rogan josh and samosas. Visitors are to note that sometime they might have to eat with their bare hands while in India.