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Visa types and Categories to Apply for Guinea

Visa types and Categories to Apply for Guinea

The foreigners can realize their trips to Guinea for different purposes (such as tourism, business, diplomatic, study, work and etc.)  by obtaining E-visa. The applicants need to print out their confirmed E-visa to present it at the entry. Guinea E-visas issued are valid for up 3 months except for long term visa which is valid for the duration of 1 year. Citizens of some countries which have agreements regarding visa issues are eligible to obtain Guinea multiple entry visas. Multiple entry visas are valid for 3-5 years. 

Guinea Tourist Visa (E-visa)

Guinea Tourist Visa (E-visa)

Guinea Tourist visa is issued for applicants intending to visit Guinea for tourism and sightseeing. You can apply for a Guinea Tourist visa in order to realize your tourist activities.

 
Required Documents for Guinea Tourist Visa (E-visa)

 

1. Application Form

  • Duly completed application form

2. Photo

  • One passport size photo in the white background

3. Passport and Copy of the Main Page

  • Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months
  • It must have at least 2 blank pages

4. National Identity Card and Resident Permit/Visa Copy (if Your Country of Residence and Citizenship are Different)

5. Travel Itinerary

  • Copy of round-trip flight ticket reservation
  • Proof of accommodation
    • Confirmation of hotel reservation or
    • Invitation letter from the host in Guinea (in case of staying in host’s house)
      • Copy of Guinean passport or national ID of the inviting person
      • The name, address, and contact details of the host must be included

6. Proof of Financial Means

  • Bank statement
  • Statement of credit card
  • Traveler’s cheque
  • Debit or Credit Cards
  • Other

7. International Vaccination Certificate

  • Certificate of yellow fever vaccination

*Additional documents can be required.

 

Processing Time for Guinea Tourist Visa (E-visa)

The average processing time for a Guinea Tourist Visa (E-visa) is 2-5 working days.

 

Guinea Tourist Visa (E-visa) Fee

Guinea Tourist Visa fee is 80 USD. The fee may vary depending on your nationality or your country of submission.

 

Where to Apply for Guinea Tourist Visa (E-visa)?

You will apply for Guinea E-visa online. You can apply for an e-visa through this website (official governmental website).

Guinea Business Visa (E-visa)

Guinea Business Visa (E-visa)

A Guinea Business visa gives you the authorization to enter Guinea and stay here for a maximum period of your visa validity, as permitted. It permits its holder to engage in business-related activities.

 

Required Documents for Guinea Business Visa (E-visa)

 

1. Application Form

  • Duly completed application form

2. Photo

  • One passport size photo in the white background

3. Passport and Copy of the Main Page

  • Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months
  • It must have at least 2 blank pages

4. National Identity Card and Resident Permit/Visa Copy (if Your Country of Residence and Citizenship are Different)

5. Travel Itinerary

  • Copy of round-trip flight ticket reservation
  • Proof of accommodation
    • Confirmation of hotel reservation or
    • Invitation letter from the host in Guinea (in case of staying in host’s house)
      • Copy of Guinean passport or national ID of the inviting person
      • The name, address, and contact details of the host must be included

6. Proof of Financial Means

  • Bank statement for the last 3 months
  • Statement of credit card
  • Traveler’s cheque
  • Debit or Credit Cards
  • Other

7. International Vaccination Certificate

  • Certificate of yellow fever vaccination

8. Proof of Purpose of the Visit

  • Invitation letter
    • It should indicate the purpose and duration of the visit
    • Company letterhead on the letter is mandatory
    • It must be signed by a representative of a company or organization
  • Cover letter from the partner or company in Guinea
    • The letter should explain the purpose of the visit to Guinea
    • Company letterhead on the letter is mandatory
    • It should indicate the undertaking

*Additional documents can be required.

 

Processing Time for Guinea Business Visa (E-visa)

The average processing time for a Guinea Business Visa (E-visa) is 2-5 working days.

 

Guinea Business Visa (E-visa) Fee

Guinea Business Visa fee is 80 USD. The fee may vary depending on your nationality or your country of submission.

 

Where to Apply for Guinea Business Visa (E-visa)?

You will apply for Guinea e-visa online. You can apply for an e-visa through this website (official governmental website).

Guinea Diplomatic/Courtesy Visa (E-Visa)

Guinea Diplomatic/Courtesy Visa (E-Visa)

Guinea Diplomatic Visa applies to the head of states, diplomats, government top officials (their families) to realize diplomatic activities. Guinea Diplomatic Visa is issued based on the jurisdiction of an officer.

 

Required Documents for Guinea Diplomatic/Courtesy Visa (E-Visa)

 

1. Application Form

  • Duly completed application form

2. Photo

  • One passport size photo in the white background

3. Passport and Copy of the Main Page

  • Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months
  • It must have at least 2 blank pages

4. National Identity Card and Resident Permit/Visa Copy (if Your Country of Residence and Citizenship are Different)

5. Travel Itinerary

  • Copy of round-trip flight ticket reservation
  • Proof of accommodation
    • Confirmation of hotel reservation or
    • Invitation letter from the host in Guinea (in case of staying in host’s house)
      • Copy of Guinean passport or national ID of the inviting person
      • The name, address, and contact details of the host must be included

6. Proof of Financial Means

  • Bank statement
  • Statement of credit card
  • Traveler’s cheque
  • Debit or Credit Cards
  • Other

7. International Vaccination Certificate

  • Certificate of yellow fever vaccination

8. Proof of Purpose of the Visit

  • Official appointment or nomination letter

*Additional documents can be required.

 

Processing Time for Guinea Diplomatic/Courtesy Visa (E-visa)

The average processing time for a Guinea Diplomatic/Courtesy Visa (E-visa) is 2-5 working days.

 

Guinea Diplomatic/Courtesy Visa (E-visa) Fee

Guinea Diplomatic/Courtesy Visa fee issued is free of charge.

 

Where to Apply for Guinea Diplomatic/Courtesy Visa (E-visa)?

You will apply for Guinea e-visa online. You can apply for an e-visa through this website (official governmental website).

Guinea Prorogation Visa (E-visa)

Guinea Prorogation Visa (E-visa)

The applicants who wish to get a Guinea visa based on the previously obtained Guinea visa type can apply for Guinea Prorogation Visa (E-visa).

 
Required Documents for Guinea Prorogation Visa (E-visa)

 

1. Application Form

  • Duly completed application form

2. Photo

  • One passport size photo in the white background

3. Passport and Copy of the Main Page

  • Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months
  • It must have at least 2 blank pages

4. National Identity Card and Resident Permit/Visa Copy (if Your Country of Residence and Citizenship are Different)

5. Travel Itinerary

  • Copy of round-trip flight ticket reservation
  • Proof of accommodation
    • Confirmation of hotel reservation or
    • Invitation letter from the host in Guinea (in case of staying in host’s house)
      • Copy of Guinean passport or national ID of the inviting person
      • The name, address, and contact details of the host must be included

6. Proof of Financial Means

  • Bank statement for the last 3 months
  • Statement of credit card
  • Traveler’s cheque
  • Debit or Credit Cards
  • Other

7. International Vaccination Certificate

  • Certificate of yellow fever vaccination

8. Proof of Purpose of the Visit

  • Previous Guinea Visa
    • Scanned copy of previously obtained Guinea visa(s)

*Additional documents can be required.

 

Processing Time for Guinea Prorogation Visa (E-visa)

The average processing time for a Guinea Prorogation Visa (E-visa) is 2-5 working days.

 

Guinea Prorogation Visa (E-visa) Fee

Guinea Prorogation Visa fee is 80 USD. The fee may vary depending on your nationality or your country of submission.

 

Where to Apply for Guinea Prorogation Visa (E-visa)?

You will apply for Guinea e-visa online. You can apply for an e-visa through this website (official governmental website).

Guinea Transit Visa (E-visa)

Guinea Transit Visa (E-visa)

This visa applies to foreigners who wish to enter Guinea for an onward destination outside the country. Guinea Transit (E-visa) visa is valid for the duration of 3 days.

 
Required Documents for Guinea Transit Visa (E-visa)

 

1. Application Form

  • Duly completed application form

2. Photo

  • One passport size photo in the white background

3. Passport and Copy of the Main Page

  • Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months
  • It must have at least 2 blank pages

4. National Identity Card and Resident Permit/Visa Copy (if Your Country of Residence and Citizenship are Different)

5. Travel Itinerary

  • Copy of onward flight ticket reservation
  • Proof of accommodation (if any)
    • Confirmation of hotel reservation or
    • Invitation letter from the host in Guinea (in case of staying in host’s house)
      • Copy of Guinean passport or national ID of the inviting person
      • The name, address, and contact details of the host must be included

6. Proof of Financial Means

  • Bank statement for the last 3 months
  • Statement of credit card
  • Traveler’s cheque
  • Debit or Credit Cards
  • Other

7. International Vaccination Certificate

  • Certificate of yellow fever vaccination

8. Proof of Purpose of the Visit

  • Visa for the destination country (if any)
  • If the applicant doesn’t need a visa for the destination country:
    • Entry authorization
      • Documents confirming the purpose of the visit
      • Hotel reservation
      • Invitation letter

*Additional documents can be required.

 

Processing Time for Guinea Transit Visa (E-visa)

The average processing time for a Guinea Transit Visa (E-visa) is 2-5 working days.

 

Guinea Transit Visa (E-visa) Fee

Guinea Transit Visa (E-visa) fee is 50 USD. The fee may vary depending on your nationality or your country of submission.

 

Where to Apply for Guinea Transit Visa (E-visa)?

You will apply for Guinea e-visa online. You can apply for an e-visa through this website (official governmental website).

Guinea Long-term Visa (E-visa)

Guinea Long-term Visa (E-visa)

Guinea Long-term Visa (E-visa) is issued to only those persons who are staying in Guinea after the expiration of the permitted duration of 3 months stay. Guinea Long-term Visa (E-visa) is valid for up to 1 year.

 

Required Documents for Guinea Long-term Visa (E-visa)

 

1. Application Form

  • Duly completed application form

2. Photo

  • One passport size photo in the white background

3. Passport and Copy of the Main Page

  • Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months
  • It must have at least 2 blank pages

4. National Identity Card and Resident Permit/Visa Copy (if Your Country of Residence and Citizenship are Different)

5. Travel Itinerary

  • Copy of flight ticket reservation
  • Proof of accommodation
    • Confirmation of hotel reservation or
    • Invitation letter from the host in Guinea (in case of staying in host’s house)
      • Copy of Guinean passport or national ID of the inviting person
      • The name, address, and contact details of the host must be included

6. Proof of Financial Means

  • Bank statement for the last 3 months
  • Statement of credit card
  • Traveler’s cheque
  • Debit or Credit Cards
  • Other

7. International Vaccination Certificate

  • Certificate of yellow fever vaccination

8. Proof of Purpose of the Visit

  • In case of working in a salaried job:
    • Invitation letter from the company or organization
    • Employment contract. It must be verified by authorities in Guinea
  • In case of student:
    • Proof of registration in an educational institution in Guinea
  • In the case of interns:
    • Internship agreement
  • In case of a family reunion:
    • Marriage certificate for a spouse
    • Birth certificate for a child
  • In case of promoting activities such as agricultural, commercial, industrial, or engaging in liberal professions
    • Authorization from a relevant government body

*Additional documents can be required.

 

Processing Time for Guinea Long-term Visa (E-visa)

The average processing time for a Guinea Long-term Visa (E-visa) is 2-5 working days.

 

Guinea Long-term Visa (E-visa) Fee

Guinea Long-term Visa fee is 150 USD. The fee may vary depending on your nationality or your country of submission.

 

Where to Apply for Guinea Long-term Visa (E-visa)?

You will apply for Guinea e-visa online. You can apply for an e-visa through this website (official governmental website).

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FAQ

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How can I know whether I submitted my application successfully?

Submission confirmation will be sent to your email.

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How can I know whether I got rejection or approval for my E-visa application?

You will be notified through email about your E-visa application status.

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Can I get a refusal for my E-visa application?

Despite it rarely happens, it is possible to get a refusal from Guinea E-visa application.

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How can I know the status of my E-visa application?

You can check your application status on the official E-visa website under the heading Application Status.

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Is it possible to edit my submitted E-visa application?

Yes. You need to go to the official E-visa website and modify your application in the Edit Visa Application.

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Can I be required to submit additional documents?

Yes. In case of suspicious situations, you can be requested to supply more documents.

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I am from a country whose citizens do not need a visa to enter Guinea. Can I experience any problems at the border, while entering Guinea?

You must meet certain requirements to enter Guinea, even if you are not required a visa:

  • The purpose of your trip to Guinea must be plausible and comprehensible.
  • Your passport should be valid for at least 6 months 
  • You must be able to finance your own living and travel costs.
  • You must hold a confirmed return flight to prove that you are prepared to leave Guinea before the duration of the permitted stay ends.
  • You must not pose a threat to security or public order.
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Is it possible to reapply for E-visa after getting rejection?

Yes. You can apply for a new E-visa if your circumstances have changed. Otherwise, your new application will also be rejected.

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In case of having dual citizenship, what should I do?

Please make sure that you need to apply for a visa with the passport you are planning to travel and take it to show at the airport to get your E-visa.

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Do I need to print my confirmed E-visa?

Yes. However, it is not enough to enter the country. You will be required additional documents such as passport, bank statement, ticket (for return), evidence of accommodation and etc. by immigration officials.

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