Visa and Immigration Procedures to Gabon
Nationals of Morocco, Mauritius and Tunisia may enter Gabon visa-free. Nationals of South Africa may obtain a visa on arrival. All other nationals must apply for a visa before travel. An E-Visa typically costs around EUR 70.
Things/Items Allowed into Gabon
Passengers are allowed to bring 400 individual cigarettes, 3 liters of wine, 1 liter of spirits and 500 grams of personal jewelry.
Things/Items Forbidden out of Gabon
・Goods of Cultural Significance
Things/Items Forbidden into Gabon
・Drugs and Narcotics
Voice of Travelers to Gabon
A Wonderful Experience
I bought a ticket from a travel agency in Lisbon. My flight was with Air France and it was comfortable. Many thanks to the accommodating flight attendants. I have never seen a country as lovely as Gabon! I love nature, especially animals and plants. I really enjoyed the sights. I noticed that few tourists visit Gabon, but I was not discouraged. The ticket I bought was worth it. I will plan my return to Gabon soon as I still have to visit many unexplored places. I am purchasing a ticket to Gabon for next year's adventure. One of the most amazing places I have ever visited and will visit again!
A Travel I Will Never Forget
It was my first time to travel to Gabon. After de-boarding Cathay Pacific plane, I checked my important documents - passport, identification cards, visa and migration cards, but I noticed my return ticket was nowhere to be found. I was distraught that I couldn't find my ticket. I checked my carry-on, but I did not see my ticket. I was on the verge of freaking out when an airline attendant approached me and handed me a small wallet and inside was my ticket! I was so thankful to this Cathay Pacific attendant. Also, I enjoyed my visit to Gabon and the sights it offered.
I Discovered Nature in Gabon!
If you are a nature-lover, the best gift you could give yourself is to buy a plane ticket to Gabon, and that is exactly what I did. After going over some reviews of Gabon, I was curious and wanted to visit it. I searched online for ticket sellers and bought one to Gabon. Of course, I bought a return ticket, too. Traveling to Gabon was an unforgettable experience, especially with courteous and friendly Philippine Airline attendants. Gabon is a country waiting to be discovered. I felt like I was one with nature, with the environment and with the world. Nature has a way of calming the senses and that's what happened to me. The cost of the ticket was really worth the experience.
Gabon Travel FAQs
Q. Why do I need to have yellow fever vaccine when I travel to Gabon?
A. Infected day-biting mosquitos are common in Gabon, that is why it is important that you protect yourself by getting a yellow fever vaccination. This is to ensure that you will not contract the disease once you enter Gabon. Travelers to Gabon who are one year old and above will need to present a certificate of vaccination as an attachment to their visa application. The World Health Organization (WHO) has recently announced that existing and new certificates for yellow fever vaccination are valid for life.
Q. How safe is Gabon?
A. Currently, there is no advisory in effect for Gabon. However, you should exercise a certain amount of caution. This is true for all travelers. As a tourist, be careful of your personal belongings, especially when traveling alone. Nevertheless, make it a point to enjoy your vacation in Gabon! Just make sure to always bring your travel documents with you, passport, plane ticket, cash, and cards.
Gabon - Direct Flights to Major Airports
Airports handling direct flights toLibreville International Airport・Charles De Gaulle Airport - Paris, France
・Addis Ababa Bole International Airport - Ethiopia
・Johannesburg International Airport
Flight Routes to Gabon
Gabon has three international airports: Libreville, Port-Gentil and Franceville. International flights are available with various airlines. Air France and Gabon Airlines fly from Paris to Libreville, and Royal Air Maroc flies from Casablanca to Gabon. Air Service also flies to Douala (Cameroon), and Ethiopian Airlines flies from Addis Ababa. Turkish Airlines has direct flights from Istanbul to Libreville.