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Tourist Visa

Applying for a tourist visa for Gabon allows foreign nationals to temporarily immigrate to Gabon for a period of up to 90 days.  Undertaking employment is strictly prohibited.

Please complete one application form thoroughly

    • Mail the completed form to the address listed below with the following:

      Consulate of the Gabonese Republic
      CHANIN BUILDING 
      122 East 42nd Street, Suite 519 (Between Lexington Avenue and Park Avenue)
      New York, NY 10168
      Telephone: (212) 683-7371 /682-7373
      Fax: (212) 686-2427

    • Your original valid passport (minimum validity of 6 months at the entry date)
    • One passport size photo (with the name written on the back). The color photo must be recent, passport size – 2″ x 2″ (4,5cm x 4,5cm) and showing the full face, the forehead hairline and ears on a white background.
    • Copy of your permanent resident card or any legal proof of residency in the USA
    • Copy of your detailed flights itinerary or round trip tickets
    • Notarized invitation letter from a legal resident in Gabon including full address and telephone number or attestation from hotel confirming your reservation
    • A self addressed Express Mail, DHL or FedEx are the only forms of mailing accepted for passport return.
    • Yellow Fever Vaccination: in accordance with international health regulations, all persons entering Gabon are required to have a valid international certificate of Immunization against Yellow Fever

Download the PDF Visa Form here

Tip: Your signature should not overfill the inner frame .

Fees

RUSH PROCESS IS NOT AVAILABLE

$ 160  (single or multiple entries) for American Nationals and for other Nationals.
Fees are charged per application and are not refundable should the application be refused.
Fees must be paid in  money order or certified check payable to the PAIERIE DU GABON AUX USA.
Personal checks are not accepted.

Submission of applications: Monday to Thursday from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Collection of documents: Tuesday to Thursday from 12:00 am to 2:00 pm

Please note that the consulate will no longer issue visas on the same day. The consul has authority to evaluate the application and request more documents if needed. Form that is not fully completed, signed and dated or with incomplete requirements and supporting documents will not be accepted. The applicant is informed that submitting the mentioned documents will not guarantee automatic issuance of the visas without prior approval from the Gabonese Department of Immigration.

The processing can take up to 3 days. We advise all applicants not to purchase the ticket prior to obtaining a visa.