Guinea Bissau

Passport
Visitors wishing to travel to Guinea-Bissau are subject to a visa requirement. They must have a passport valid 6 months after the expected return date and a vaccination record attesting to the yellow fever vaccine.

Some travellers depending on their country of origin may be visa exempt.

For more information on how to obtain visas and the documents to provide, please contact the representation of Guinea-Bissau closest to his place of residence.

Health
Vaccination against yellow fever is compulsory to enter in Guinea-Bissau.
Recommended vaccines: DTPP, hepatitis B, meningococcal meningitis (essential), malaria (essential), typhoid fever, hepatitis A.

Note: the international vaccination certificate can be requested upon arrival at the airport.
Following the global pandemic, Covid measures and tests can be applied from your country of origin and in your country of destination. Please consult your Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Health.

Driving License

Local and international driving licenses are required.
However, it is highly recommended to travel with a local driver.

Jet lag

Guinea-Bissau Standard Time is 0 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT + 0).

Currency

Guinea Bissau uses the CFA Franc.
1 Euro (€) = 656.42 CFA
1 Dollar (USD) = 555.60 CFA

Electricity

220 Volts; 50 Hz

Depending on your country of origin, it is recommended to travel with an adapter. More info here.

Languages
The official language of Guinea Bissau is Portuguese. Native languages include Balanta, Fula, Mandjak, Mandinka and Papel.

 Guinea Bissau Gallery

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