Guinea Bissau visa requirements for Nigeriens

Travel and visa requirements

Guinea-Bissauan Visa is not required for Nigeriens

Stay Duration: 90 days

Entry Requirements

  • Niger citizens visiting Guinea-Bissau are not expected to apply for a visa provided that they intend to stay for up to 90 days. 
  • Visitors are required to possess a passport with a validity of at least another 90 days from the date of arrival.
  • Visitors must provide at least one blank page of their passports for visa stamps.
  • Facilities for Electronic visa is also available for Niger passport holders.
  • To bring in pets, visitors should obtain a veterinarian certificate.
  • There are no restrictions on possessing local or foreign currencies at entry or exit.
  • Visitors are not required to pay any airport tax upon their departure from the airport.
  • Tourists are required to have a return or onward ticket and proof of enough funds to spend during their stay.
  • In Guinea-Bissau, the power plugs and sockets are of type C. The standard voltage is 220 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • Guinea-Bissau currently uses the Greenwich Mean Time zone (GMT) hence, Niger is 1 hour ahead of Guinea-Bissau.
  • The estimated flight time from Niamey, Niger to Guinea-Bissau is 2 hours, 49 minutes.
  • Transport in Guinea-Bissau is made mainly by water, the road transport system is only secondary because roadways are unpaved.
  • Guinea-Bissau adopts West African CFA franc also known as a peso.
  • The official language of Guinea-Bissau is Portuguese which is widely spoken by 91% of the population. 
  • A typical Guinean dish consists of rice and fish, which are abundant and relatively cheap throughout the country. Plates that contain beef, chicken, pork, and goat meat are also on hand, often served or seasoned with different kinds of sauces, (peanut is common), palm oil and vegetables.
  • Guinea-Bissau is a tropical country on West Africa’s Atlantic coast that’s known for national parks and wildlife.
  • Islam is the most popular religion in Guinea-Bissau with Muslims accounting for 45% of the total population of the country. About 22% of the country's population are Christians while 31% adhere to the traditional African beliefs.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel to Guinea Bissau?

You are advised to exercise extreme caution because violent crime could be common in Guinea-Bissau, particularly in crowded places

Are there hospitals in Guinea-Bissau?

Hospitals and health care facilities in Guinea-Bissau are located in the capital, Bissau. Medical facilities outside Bissau are virtually non-existent and hospitals in Guinea Bissau are unable to cope with traumatic accidents or severe illnesses.

How populous is Guinea-Bissau?

Guinea-Bissau is the 47th-largest African country by population (1,530,673). The top 10 African countries by population are Nigeria, Ethiopia, Egypt, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Africa, Tanzania, Kenya, Sudan, Algeria, Uganda.

What is Guinea Bissau famous for?

Guinea-Bissau is known to have its origins from the kingdom of Gabú, which became independent from the powerful Mali Empire in the 16th century. Gabú is known for its rich culture, traditionally it is considered the birthplace of the kora, a stringed instrument widely used in West Africa.

Is Guinea the same as Guinea Bissau?

Guinea Bissau is different from Guinea or Guinea Conakry and from other countries with "Guinea" in the name and in the eponymous region such as Equatorial Guinea.