Guinea visa requirements for Nigeriens

Travel and visa requirements

Guinean Visa is not required for Nigeriens

Stay Duration: 30 days

Entry Requirements

  • Citizens of Niger travelling to Guinea are not required to obtain a visa for a stay up to 30 days.
  • The passport of citizens must be valid for six months beyond the duration of stay with at least one blank page for entry stamps.
  • Nigeriens entering Guinea are required to provide a Yellow Fever certificate of vaccination at the port of entry.
  • No restrictions are placed on the amount of money taken into the country but not more than 100,000 FG or $5,000 USD is allowed at departure.
  • Cats and dogs must be accompanied by a veterinary certificate of good health and a certificate of vaccination against Rabies issued in the home country.
  • Travellers are not required to pay any airport tax upon their departure from the airport.
  • In Guinea, the power plugs and sockets are of type C, F and K. The standard voltage is 220 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • Guinea uses the Greenwich Mean Time zone (GMT) hence, Niger is 1 hour ahead of Guinea.
  • The estimated flight time from Niamey, Niger to Guinea is 2 hours, 23 minutes.
  • French, the official language of Guinea is the main language of communication in schools, in government administration and the media but more than twenty-four indigenous languages are also spoken.
  • Guinea is a predominantly Islamic country with Muslims representing 85 percent of the population.
  • The country is the world's second-largest producer of bauxite and has rich deposits of diamonds and gold.
  • Major cities in Guinea with a population above 100,000 include Kankan, Kindia, Labe, Gueckedou, Boke, Mamou and Kissidougou.
  • The climate of Guinea is tropical and humid with a wet and a dry season and is one of the wettest countries in West Africa. 
  • In Guinea, the wet season with a southwesterly wind lasts from June to November while the dry season with a northeasterly harmattan lasts from December to May.
  • Guinea presents some interesting tourist sites, among the top attractions, are the waterfalls found mostly in the Basse Guinee (Lower Guinea) and Moyenne Guinee (Middle Guinea) regions.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel to Guinea?

Yes, but avoid travelling after dark outside of populated areas due to the risk of roadside crime, roadblocks, and road hazards. 

Are there beaches in Guinea?

There are many beaches in Guinea. Belle Air Plage is located within 7,471 from Conakry and offers one of the most beautiful beaches in the country.

Can I drink alcohol in Guinea?

It is generally no problem getting a beer or other alcohol in Guinea unless you are in a small village or there is a general strike and everyone has run out.

How many ethnic groups are in Guinea?

Guinea is a state of more than 11 million people and is home to over two dozen ethnic groups including the Fulani (French, Peul) at over 40% of the population, the Malinké (or Mandingo) at approximately 30%, and the Soussou at 20%.