Guinea

Entry allowed but some restrictions may apply. Test required.
Quarantine required. Vaccinated are exempted from quarantine.

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What is the COVID situation in Guinea?

0 New COVID cases in Guinea
0 New COVID deaths in Guinea
5.93% Fully vaccinated

Data source: Our World In Data / Data updated on December 3, 2021

Data last reviewed on: 15 October 2021

Basic facts about Guinea

Guinea is a medium-sized country located in Western Africa. The capital of Guinea is Conakry and the most spoken language is French. The national currency in Guinea is Guinean franc (GNF).

What taxi apps are available in Guinea?

Unfortunately neither Uber nor Bolt are available in Guinea. However, there may be also other local taxi apps available there.

Practical information

Guinean franc (GNF)Official currency
1 EUR~10589.38 GNF
1 USD~9360 GNF

Check with your bank to determine if there are any costs for international transactions. When you use a foreign ATM, your home bank will typically charge you a fee. While some banks don't charge a fee, some charge a fixed fees for every withdrawal or provide a limited amount of free withdrawals.

When you spend money abroad with your card, you're unlikely to get the interbank exchange rate. This implies that each time you spend in a foreign currency, you may be paying a significant fee. Varying service providers may charge different markups, but they should not exceed 3% of the transaction value on average.

To reduce the transaction costs, you may choose to consider one of the travel cards offered by the following mobile banks: Wise.com, Revolut, N26 or Monose

What socket types are used in Guinea?

There are 3 common plug types used in Guinea:

Type C 220 V, 50 Hz  Type F 220 V, 50 Hz  Type K 220 V, 50 Hz

The sockets' shapes and voltage differ from country to country and a travel plug adapter may be required. Portable devices, such as phones, notebooks or tablets, usually handle the entire range of voltages used across the world (110-240V).

What countries need visa to enter Guinea?

Currently, citizens of 24 countries can enter Guinea without obtaining a visa. This figure includes nationals who can acquire a visa on arrival. Please note that you may be needed to get an electronic visa before arriving.

What are visa requirements to enter Guinea?

Use the list below to check visa requirements for your country to enter Guinea.

Data last reviewed on: 15 October 2021

Is it safe in Guinea?

Emergency phones in Guinea

112 Police
110 Ambulance
110 Fire police

Check travel information also for neighbor countries of Guinea:

Côte d'IvoireGuinea-BissauLiberiaMaliSenegalSierra Leone
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