:: Passport valid for six months on exit
:: One blank visa page in passport
:: Copy of passport information page
:: Completed and signed application form
Travellers must complete the application form using their own handwriting.
:: Two recent passport photographs
:: Proof of UK residence
Non-UK passport holders must submit an original, valid UK residence card/permit, or have proof of residence in their passport.
:: Business introduction letter
The letter of introduction from your UK employer must be an original, signed document on company letterhead. It should be headed ‘Order of Mission’, and must note duration and purpose of travel, provide details of the organisation(s) to be visited in Gabon, and accept moral and financial responsibility for your trip.
Business owners must also submit a copy of their Company Registration Certificate.
:: Letter of invitation
The letter of invitation must come from a business or organisation in Gabon. It should be on official letterhead, and must be certified by the local Town Hall. The letter must note the purpose of your visit, the name and contact number of any person or company you intend to meet in Gabon, and confirm source of financial responsibility.
:: Proof of financial means
Please provide your most recent monthly bank statement as proof of sufficient funds to cover the costs of stay in Gabon.
:: Letter of authorisation
:: Round-trip flight tickets
:: Proof of address
Please submit a copy of a current utility bill, showing your UK residential address.
:: Proof of accommodation
If your business sponsor in Gabon is providing accommodation, this must be confirmed in the letter of invitation. If not, please submit a certificate of accommodation or a confirmed hotel booking in your name, signed by the hotel manager.
:: Yellow fever vaccination certificate
Vaccination against yellow fever is compulsory for all visitors to Gabon. Failure to show proof of your vaccination status may result in a fine.
VISA ON ARRIVAL
Travellers from the following countries may be able to obtain a visa on arrival at Leon Mba International Airport:
Australia; Argentina; Bahrain; Brazil; Canada; China; India; Indonesia; Japan; Kuwait; Mexico; Oman; Qatar; Russia; Saudi Arabia; South Korea; Turkey; UAE; USA; EU member states.
However, the fees and requirements are the same and there is no guarantee of entry. We therefore strongly advise applicants to obtain a visa before travelling.