Electronic diplomatic visa (VD)
The Guinea diplomatic visa is intended for foreign diplomatic representatives, official delegations and government officials who plan to visit Guinea as part of their official duties and to establish diplomatic ties with the State.
Citizens of a number of countries may enter Guinea without a visa on valid diplomatic passports. This applies to diplomats from states such as Zimbabwe, South Africa, China, Russia, Romania and Zimbabwe. Also, visa-free travel for up to 90 days applies to diplomats from Turkey.
Most of the other countries whose nationals are eligible for visa-free entry to Guinea are members of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). This relaxed visa regime applies to nationals of the 15 ECOWAS member countries.
Thus, citizens of a number of states on diplomatic passports, as well as ECOWAS countries, are granted simplified visa-free entry to Guinea for up to 90 days.
Visa expiration date:
Diplomatic staff of foreign countries and their family members may enter the country on valid diplomatic passports without a visa for up to 90 days.
Foreign nationals holding service passports are exempt from obtaining a visa to enter the country for up to 90 days.
The following documentation and procedure is usually required to obtain a diplomatic visa to Guinea:
The process of applying for a diplomatic visa (VD) is the responsibility of the consular officer responsible for issuing visas of this category. To obtain a diplomatic visa, the following documents must be submitted:
or other travel document
passport pages with personal data
passport size on a white background
A verbal note
- an official invitation from the host country (Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the country) indicating the purpose of the visit
A diplomatic visa is processed and issued with a note verbale from the host country and confirms the status of the entrant as a diplomat or official.
How do I get an electronic diplomatic visa to Guinea?
We guarantee that your e-visa application will be processed by the competent Guinean authorities within 3 working days of submission. If the visa is not approved, we will notify you via the e-mail address provided in the application. Please note that additional documents may be required during the review process.
Upon arrival at Conakry Airport, you must proceed to the visa application area with your printed e-visa approval receipt. This will be required for biometric registration - taking a photo and fingerprints. This data will be immediately transmitted to the relevant Guinean State authorities.
We will contact you as soon as possible.