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Guinea-Bissau Visa and Passport Requirements

Passport required Return ticket required Visa Required
Other EU Yes Yes Yes
USA Yes Yes Yes
Canadian Yes Yes Yes
Australian Yes Yes Yes
British Yes Yes Yes


To enter Guinea-Bissau, a passport valid for six months is required by all nationals referred to in the chart above.

A yellow fever vaccination certificate is required.


Visas for Guinea-Bissau are required by all nationals referred to in the chart above.

Nationals not referred to in the chart are advised to contact the embassy to check visa requirements for Guinea-Bissau.

Types and Cost

Short-stay single-entry visa: €61.45; three-month multiple-entry visa: €70.45; six-month multiple-entry visa: €88.32; one-year multiple-entry visa: €100. All visas also incur a €2.50 transaction fee.

If you obtain a visa from the embassy in Senegal, the fee is reported to be XOF20,000 (approximately €30) for a double-entry 30-day visa.


Single-entry visa: 30 days; multiple-entry visa: up to one year.

Application to

Consulate (or consular section at embassy). For UK travellers, the nearest consulate is in Paris. It's also possible to obtain a visa at Guinea-Bissau's embassies in Portugal or neighbouring countries such as Senegal.

You may also be able to apply for an e-visa at, although the service is reported to be unreliable. 

Our visa and passport information is updated regularly and is correct at the time of publishing,
We strongly recommend that you verify critical information unique to your trip with the relevant embassy before travel.

Embassies and tourist offices

Embassy of Guinea-Bissau in the USA

Telephone: (301) 947 3958.
Address: , P.O. Box 33813, Washington, 20033,
Opening times: