Gabon Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations summary

Customs, Currency & Airport tax

All about Gabon
Capital city: Libreville
Currency: CFA Franc (XAF)
Local time: GMT + 1
Telephone code: + 241
Bank: Closed on Saturday and Sunday.

Customs Rules

Import regulations:

Free import by persons of 17 years of age or older of:- 400 cigarettes or cigarillos or 125 cigars or 5000 grams of tobacco. - 3 liter of... More information

Arms and Ammunition regulations:

Arms and ammunition require a license to be obtained from the Home Ministry, Libreville. Application should be made 3 months before departure.... More information

Wild Fauna and Flora:

The import of certain endangered species of plant, live animals and their products is prohibited or restricted under CITES. For further detail... More information

Additional Information on regulations:

A phytosanitary certificate is required for plant species. ... More information


Rabies vaccination certificate or a veterinary certificate from the country of origin (issued less than 3 days before departure); dogs and cats les... More information

Baggage Clearance regulations:

Baggage is cleared at the first airport of entry in Gabon.... More information

Airport Embarkation Tax

No airport tax is levied on passengers upon embarkation at the airport.... More information

Currency regulations

Currency Import regulations: Local currency (CFA Franc-XAF) and foreign curr... More information

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