Equatorial Guinea Visa and Passport Requirements

Passport required Return ticket required Visa required
Australian Yes Yes Yes
British Yes Yes Yes
Canadian Yes Yes Yes
Other EU Yes Yes Yes
USA Yes Yes No

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Passports

To enter Equatorial Guinea, a passport valid for a minimum of six months from the date of entry is required by all nationals referred to in the chart above.

Visas

Visas are required by all nationals referred to in the chart above, except nationals of the USA, who may visit without a visa for up to 90 days.

Visa applicants must show a return ticket and confirmed accommodation booking.

All business travellers must provide a letter of invitation.

Visa note

Nationals not referred to in the chart are advised to contact the embassy to check visa requirements for Equatorial Guinea.

The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office warns that your passport must be properly endorsed/stamped at the airport on arrival and departure. There have been reports of travellers being delayed or threatened with detention because their passports have not been stamped.

A yellow fever vaccination certificate is required if you're arriving from a country where there's a risk of transmission.

Types and cost

Single- or multiple-entry visas: £100; express visas: £180.

Validity

Visas are valid for a maximum of 30 days for applicants applying for the first time; after this it is 60 days.

Application to

Consulate (or consular section at embassy).

Working days

Visas for Equatorial Guinea typically take four days to process. Express visas take 48 hours.

Sufficient funds

If applying for a tourist visa, you must submit a bank statement showing a balance of at least £2,000.

Embassies and tourist offices

British Honorary Consul in Malabo

There is no British Embassy in Equatorial Guinea. The nearest British Diplomatic Mission is in Yaoundé, Cameroon. For consular assistance contact the British Honorary Consul in Malabo, David Shaw.

Email address: ShawD@rpsgroup.com Telephone: 00 24 02 2227 7502 / 00 44 77 7599 6895.
Embassy of Equatorial Guinea in the USA
Telephone: (202) 518 5700 Website: http://egembassydc.com/
Embassy of Equatorial Guinea in the UK
Telephone: (020) 7499 6867. Website: http://www.embassyofequatorialguinea.co.uk Opening times: Mon-Fri 0900-1600; lunch hour between 1300 and 1400.

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Visa and passport information is updated regularly and is correct at the time of publishing. You should verify critical travel information independently with the relevant embassy before you travel.