Guinea: restrictions and entry requirements 2023

Guinea: country`s borders status

Borders are open with restrictions.

Entry conditions for citizens and tourists

In order to enter the country passengers older 5 years must have one of the following documents:

  • a negative COVID-19 test result taken no more than 72 hours before departure from the 1st embarkation point;
  • a valid vaccination certificate;
  • a valid recovery certificate.

Requirements for vaccination and recovery certificates

The vaccination certificate considering valid if:

  • it is stated that it’s holder was fully vaccinated no less than 14 days before arrival;
  • the jab was made with one of the accepted vaccines: AstraZeneca (SK Bioscience), AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), Covishield, Moderna (Spikevax), Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty), Sinopharm (BIBP), Sinovac, Sputnik V.

The recovery certificate considering valid if:

  • it was issued no more than 6 months before arrival.

National holidays in Guinea in 2023

Public holidays and festivals in Guinea in 2023. Non-working days:

  • Sunday, 1 January: New Year’s Eve (Le jour de l’An);
  • Monday, 3 April: Second Republic Day (Jour de la Seconde République);
  • Monday, 10 April: Easter Monday (Le lundi de Pâques);
  • Tuesday, 18 April: Night of Destiny (Laylat al-Qadr);
  • Friday, 21 April: Eid al-Fitr (Korité);
  • Monday, 1 May: Labor Day (Fête du Travail);
  • Thursday, 25 May: Africa Day (Journée de l’Afrique);
  • Wednesday, 28 June: Eid al-Adha (Tabaski);
  • Tuesday, 15 August: Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Jour de l’Assomption);
  • Wednesday, 27 September: Birthday of the Prophet Muhammad (Anniversaire du Prophète Muhammad);
  • Monday, 2 October: Independence Day (Jour de l’indépendance);
  • Wednesday, 1 November: All Saints’ Day (Toussaint);
  • Monday, 25 December: Christmas (le jour de Noël).

Government offices are closed on Saturday and Sunday, private sector businesses on Sunday.

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