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Germany visa requirements for Equatorial Guinean citizens

Do Equatorial Guinean citizens need a visa for Germany?

Equatorial Guinean citizens must obtain a visa before entry into Germany. Reach Germany embassy or consulate for the instructions how to apply the visa.

Updated: 04/09/2024.

Entry requirements

visa required

Purpose of travel

Tourism

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Passport validity for travel to Germany

Passport must be valid for 3 months on leaving destination.

Is it safe to travel to Germany?

Germany has a current risk level of 3.00 (out of 5). We advise to use some caution when travelling to Germany. The safety index is based on travel advisories from independent 7 sources.

Safety index is provided by www.travel-advisory.info: 04/08/2024.

Germany customs rules

Duty-free allowance

When travelling within EU

There are no limits on the amount of alcohol and tobacco a traveller can bring in within the EU. The goods must be for personal use or as a gift and they must have had duty and tax paid in the EU country where they were acquired. Customs officials may require proof of intent if more than all of the following is imported:

Tobacco limit

  • Restricted to travellers 17 years and over;
  • 800 cigarettes;
  • 400 cigarillos (maximum 3g each);
  • 200 cigars;
  • and 1kg smoking tobacco.

Bringing alcohol

  • Restricted to travellers 17 years and over;
  • 10 litres of spirits;
  • 10 litres of sweetened beverages with alcohol;
  • 20 litres of alcoholic beverages, other than either wine or beer, less than 22% alcohol volume;
  • 90 litres of wine (of which maximum 60 litres of sparkling wine);
  • and 110 litres of beer.

Other Excisable Goods

  • 10kg coffee.

When travelling from outside the EU

If you enter the EU from outside, you can bring with you goods free of VAT and excise duties for personal use within the limits set out below. The same applies if you come from the Canary Islands, the Channel Islands, Gibraltar or other territories where EU rules on VAT do not apply.

Tobacco limit

Restricted to travellers 17 years and over. One of the following:

  • 200 cigarettes;
  • 100 cigarillos;
  • 50 cigars;
  • 250g of smoking tobacco;
  • A proportional combination of these goods.

Bringing alcohol

Restricted to travellers 17 years and over. One of the following:

  • 1 litre of alcohol exceeding 22% volume of alcohol,
  • 2 litre of fortified sparkling wine;
  • A proportional combination of these goods.

In addition, both of the following:

  • 4 litres of still wine;
  • 16 litres of beer.

Limited duty-free

For certain groups, limited duty-free allowances apply. These groups are:

  • Residents of municipalities close to the border of a third country if their journey to the border is less than 15 kilometres as the crow flies.
  • People who cross the border for their everyday professional activity.
  • People working professionally on means of transport used for commercial purpose, such as truck drivers or travel party escorts.

The limited duty free allowance is the following:

Tobacco limit

  • Restricted to travellers 17 years and over;
  • 40 cigarettes;
  • 20 cigarillos;
  • 10 cigars;
  • 50kg smoking tobacco;
  • Or a proportionate amount of each.

Cash limit

  • There are no restrictions on the importation of currency into the EU.
  • Funds of more than €10,000 must be declared to the customs authorities.

Other Goods free from duty

  • Medication for personal use. For further information, please visit Medicinal products and narcotics.
  • Personal items of non-commercial nature worth up to €430 when travelling by air or sea.
  • Personal items of non-commercial nature worth up to €300 when travelling by land.
  • Personal items of non-commercial nature worth up to €200 for travellers under 15 years of age.
Find more information on the customs regulations of Germany page.

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