Foreign Entry Requirements: Gabon to Guyana
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A valid passport and Gabon visa
are required. Proof of yellow fever vaccination is required for entry.
Visas to Gabon must be obtained in advance, as airport visas are no
longer available. To acquire a visa, applicants must submit a completed
application form, International Certification of Vaccination showing
you've had yellow fever inoculation at least 10 days prior to arrival,
your passport, itinerary/reservations, a photo, visa fee, and prepaid
return envelope. All these documents may also need to be presented
along with the visa when you arrive. A short-term visa is valid for up
to 90 days.
Travelers should obtain the latest information and details from the Embassy of Gabon
2034 20th Street NW, Washington, DC. Travelers may also contact the
Gabonese Consulate at 18 East 41st St., Ninth Floor, New York, NY
10017. Overseas, inquiries should be made to the nearest Gabonese
embassy or consulate.
U.S. citizens who
have residence permits in Gabon must obtain an exit visa from the
Direction Générale à la Documentation et l’Immigration (DGDI) prior to
leaving the country.
must have a passport and evidence of yellow fever vaccination in order
to enter Gambia. The U.S. Embassy strongly recommends obtaining a Gambian visa
advance of arrival. Five-years visa for Unites States citizens are
currently priced at USD $105. Travelers who do not obtain the necessary
visa before arrival in The Gambia will have their passports stamped at
the port of entry with a 2-day pass and must secure a visa from the
Department of Immigration. An “airport development” fee of 20 Euros (or
its equivalent in Dollars or Dalasi) is included in ticket fees for
passengers departing The Gambia.
Travelers are urged to obtain the latest information on customs and entry requirements from the Embassy of The Gambia
1156 15th Street, NW, Suite 905, Washington, DC 20005; telephone (202)
785-1399, fax (202) 785-1430; or from the Permanent Mission of The
Gambia to the U.N. at 820 Second Avenue, Suite 900-C, New York, NY,
10071; Telephone (212)949-6640. Overseas, inquiries should be made at
the nearest Gambian embassy or consulate. Visit the Embassy of The
Gambia web site.
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A passport is
required. U.S. citizens visiting for 1 year or less do not need a visa
to enter Georgia. U.S. citizens who overstay the permitted 365 days
are subject to a fine. For information on
penalties citizens should contact the Ministry of Internal Affairs of
Georgia . For information on getting a residency permit in Georgia
citizens should contact Public Service Development Agency of the
Ministry of Justice of Georgia. Law enforcement and border officials
are authorized under Georgian law to inquire about the purpose of
travel of a traveler, availability of sufficient means for the
anticipated period of travel, health and accident insurance, hotel
reservation, return ticket reservation, an invitation, or other
guarantees for entering a country of destination if crossing the
territory of Georgia for transit purposes.
The Schengen Agreement
allows U.S. citizens to visit Germany for up to 90 days as a tourist or
businessperson without a visa. Visas are required for visits to the
Schengen area of longer than 90 days. The passport should be valid for
at least three months (6 months recommended) beyond the period of stay. Further information on
entry, visa and passport requirements may be obtained from the German Embassy
at 4645 Reservoir Road N.W., Washington, D.C. 20007, telephone (202)
298-4000, or the German Consulates in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago,
Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, or San Francisco.
transiting Germany en route to other countries should ensure that they
are aware of and in compliance with the entry requirements for their
final destinations as individuals not presenting appropriate
documentation for their destination may be denied boarding on
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Visitors to Ghana must have a passport valid for at least 6 months, visa
, and proof of yellow fever vaccination. You can apply through the nearest Ghana embassy or consulate or employ the services of a registered expediter to get your Ghana visa quickly
. Travelers should obtain the latest information and details from the Embassy of Ghana
3512 International Drive NW, Washington, DC 20008; telephone (202)
686-4520. Consular services are also available at the Ghana Permanent
Mission to the UN at 19 East 47th Street, New York, NY 10017, telephone
(212) 832-1300, and the Honorary Consulate of Ghana, 3535 Westheimer
Street, Suite 235, Houston, TX, telephone (713) 960-1950. Overseas,
inquiries should be made at the nearest Ghanaian embassy or consulate.
nationals who are over six years old and who have been physically
present in Ghana for a cumulative period of 90 days or more during a
calendar year are required to register with the National Identification
Authority (NIA). NIA will issue registered foreign nationals a
Non-citizen Ghanacard . The Non-citizen Ghanacard will be necessary for
all transactions that require identification, i.e. opening bank
accounts, obtaining work permits, acquiring driver's licenses, etc. A
list of permanent registration centers, fee requirements and answers to
frequently asked questions can be found on the NIA website.
U.S. citizens do not
need a visa to visit Greece or other Schengen countries for up to 90
days. Visas are required to remain in Greece for longer than 90 days.
You must have a passport with at least three months (six months recommended) of validity beyond
your planned period of stay. For other entry requirements, travelers
should contact the Embassy of Greece at 2221 Massachusetts Avenue NW,
Washington, DC 20008, telephone (202) 939-5800, or Greek consulates in
Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, Tampa, New York, and
San Francisco, and Greek embassies and consulates around the world.
Holders of official or diplomatic passports visiting Greece as tourists must obtain visas prior to arrival. Visit the Embassy of Greece
web site for the most current visa information.
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As of June 1, 2009, all travelers must present a Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI)
compliant document such as a passport or a passport card for entry to
the United States. Passports are necessary for air travel, while
passports or passport cards are acceptable for sea travel. While
passport cards are sufficient for entry into the United States by sea,
they may not be accepted by the particular country you plan to visit;
please be sure to check with your cruise line and countries of
destination for any foreign entry requirements.
need to have at least six month remaining validity and sufficient space
for a standard quarter-page entry stamp. In most cases, evidence of
return/onward travel is required.
information concerning entry/exit requirements, travelers may contact
the Embassy of Grenada, 1701 New Hampshire Avenue, NW, Washington, DC
20009, telephone: (202) 265-2561, fax: (202) 265-2468, or the Consulate
of Grenada in New York. Sea travelers must have a valid U.S. passport
(or other original proof of U.S. citizenship, such as a certified U.S.
birth certificate with a government-issued photo ID).
Visitors to Grenada do not need a visa for stays up to three months. Stays beyond this amount of time require that you obtain a Grenada visa
Grenada immigration authorities scrutinize American citizenship
information carefully, and may deny entry if there is insufficient
documentation. Grenada charges an airport departure fee of USD $20 for
adults and USD $10 for children between the ages of five and twelve.
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Visitors to Guinea
must have a passport, a Guinea visa, and an international vaccination
record (WHO card) that includes yellow fever inoculation. The passport
must have at least six months validity remaining. Travelers should
obtain the latest information and details from the Embassy of the
Republic of Guinea, 2112 Leroy Street, NW, Washington, DC 20008, tel.
(202) 986-4300, fax (202) 478-3010. Questions while overseas should be
addressed to a Guinean embassy or consulate.
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Guinea-Bissau must have a passport, visa, and onward or return ticket.
The Guinea-Bissau Embassy in Washington, DC is no longer operational,
making it very difficult for U.S. citizens to secure an entry visa.
Most flight to Guinea-Bissau pass through Dakar, Senegal or Lisbon,
Portugal, and visitors can apply for visas from the Guinea-Bissau
embassies in those countries. Visitors may also apply for a visa upon
arrival, but Guinea-Bissau does not provide instructions for that
A valid U.S.
passport is required for U.S. citizens to enter and depart Guyana. U.S.
citizens typically qualify for a 30-day stay. Any U.S. citizen
traveling to Guyana should have a passport with six months or more of
remaining validity. U.S.-Guyanese dual nationals may be granted an
indefinite stay. Extensions of stay may be obtained from the Ministry
of Home Affairs at 60 Brickdam Street, Georgetown. The Central Office
of Immigration, located on Camp Street, Georgetown, must also note the
extension in the visitor's passport. Travelers with purposes other than
tourism should query the Ministry of Home Affairs to make sure they
have the correct permits for work or longer visits.
nationals returning to the United States from Guyana on a Guyanese
passport must have a U.S. Certificate of Naturalization or other travel
document establishing their right to enter the United States. For
further information about entry, exit and customs requirements,
travelers may consult the Embassy of Guyana at 2490 Tracy Place NW,
Washington, DC 20008, telephone (202) 265-6900; the Consulate General
in New York, or honorary consuls in California, Florida, Ohio, and
Texas. Visit the Embassy of Guyana
web site for the most current visa information.
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