Consulate information


2034 20th Street NW, Washington, DC 20009

Consular hours:

Drop off: Monday & Tuesday 10 am – 1 pm

Pick up: Wednesday & Thursday  2 pm – 4 pm

Phone: (202) 797-1000 Website

Important Facts

  • COVID-19 REGULATIONS (subject to change). Travelers must have a medical certificate with a negative Covid-19 PCR test result issued at most 3 days before departure from the first embarkation point. Travelers are subject to medical screening and self-quarantine for 14 days at their own expense. This does not apply to travelers younger than 6 years. For up to date information, please click this link
  • Passport must have at least six (6) months validity remaining beyond stay and two (2) blank visa pages.
  • NO VISA REQUIRED for nationals of Mauritius; for nationals of South Africa for a maximum stay of 30 days.
  • VISA ON ARRIVAL for nationals of Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Portugal, Russian Fed., Spain, UK, USA and some other countries for a maximum stay of 90 days.
  • E-VISA can be obtained before departure. Passengers must have a printed e-visa confirmation.
  • For clearance purposes, the Gabonese customs may require you to present the original copy of the visa application form upon arrival at the LEON MBA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT in Libreville, Gabon.
  • For more information and questions contact the GC Visa office.
Visa Application Requirements NON-US
Valid passport
Completed and signed application form (2 copies)
The application must be typewritten. Not handwritten.
Passport size photos - two (2) photos
White background and should be free of shadows, photo is clear and in color, glasses not allowed. Applicant is directly facing camera w/ a neutral expression, eyes are clearly visible.
Copy of valid passport's vital information page
*Invitation letter
Copy of flight itinerary
A round trip travel airline ticket with traveler's name.
Copy of hotel reservation/Evidence of address while staying in the country.
Letter of support (Business visa only)
The GC Visa office will provide
Proof of valid legal residency in the US (copy only)
Be ready to show the original when applying in person.
Yellow fever certificate

*Business: Invitation letter from the host company or organization.

*Tourist: Invitation letter from a family member or friend.

Forms and Links

Application form

Processing Time

Processing timeService type
1 to 2 business daysRush
3 to 4 business daysRegular

Fee per Visa

Payment Method: Money Order,

Type of VisaFee per VisaType of entryTerm of visa
Tourist/Business160.00Multiple1 to 5 years
Tourist/Business (Rush Service)220.00Multiple1 to 5 years

Additional Notes

  • Allow (2) two extra days for GC Visa Office to process your application.
  • For Long Term/Work Visa and Children under 18, Contact GC Visa Office.
  • Please note that Embassies/Country Representative Offices change the requirements on a regular basis without notifying us.
  • There is a GC surcharge for our services.

Last updated: August 4, 2022