Yes - A visa is required for travel to Gabon

Saturday, September 19, 2020

If traveler intends to pass through immigration or exceed a 7 hour stay, a transit visa is required.

Send these documents to Travisa


Passport Requirements:

Original passport and one photocopy of passport information and signature page. The passport must be signed, valid for 6 months beyond stay in Gabon, with at least one blank passport page available for Gabon visa stamp. Amendment pages in the back of the passport are not suitable for Gabon visas.


Gabon Visa Application Form:

One original signed Gabon visa application form and one copy. After placing your order, fill in the application form provided in the Visa Application Kit.


Photo Requirements:

Two recent 2 x 2 passport type photograph(s), in color, front view and with a plain/white background. Photos should be stapled or glued to each visa application.

OR - you can upload a photo when you place your order, instead of providing physical passport photos.


Proof of Travel Arrangements:

Computer generated flight itinerary from the airline or travel agency or copy of airline tickets.


Hotel Confirmation:

A copy of confirmed hotel reservation(s). If staying in various hotels, please provide copies of each reservation. A letter from inviting family member or friend is required if they are providing accommodations to the applicant. The letter must include date of applicant's arrival, length of stay and host's contact information including telephone number and full home address. If applying in New York, this letter must be notarized.


Medical Requirements:

Proof of vaccination against yellow fever (Not required in New York).


Other Requirements:

A copy of onward destination visas (if applicable).

This is Travisa's service order form, where you will provide your contact and shipping information, choose the visa processing needed and make your payment. You must print the completed form and send it to Travisa with all other supporting documents.

Click here for Gabon Consular Fees and Visa Processing Times

Visa Validity:

Visa validity varies depending on purpose of trip, length of stay and subject to consulate's discretion.

Visa Processing Time:

Gabon visas are usually processed in 5 to 8 business days. Rush or Emergency visa service may be available for additional fees. Please visit our “Gabon Consular Fees and Visa Processing Options” link for details.

Register your trip with the US Embassy:

The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit. Registration notifies the US Embassy in each country of your travel plans and enrolls you in the State Department travel advisory and warnings program. Feel more secure about your international travels by having Travisa register your trip with the US Department of State; simply complete the form on your visa application kit after placing your order.

Non-refundable tickets or reservations should not be purchased until all visas and passports are secured and in your possession.

How to Apply for a Visa to Gabon

  • Review the requirements to apply for your visa
  • Gather your documents and complete the forms
  • Ship your documents to our office

Where to Apply for Your Gabon Visa

Travisa - New York
60 E. 42nd Street, Suite 106-107 Lobby
New York, NY 10165
Tel: 877-876-3266

Travisa - Washington, DC
4301 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 250
Washington, DC 20008
Tel: 877-876-3266