Equatorial Guinea Shopping, Embassy and Communication

Equatorial Guinea Shopping, Embassy and Communication



Official languages ​​are Spanish and French. The Bantu languages ​​Fang and Bubi are also spoken. Creole Portuguese, Pidgin English and Ibo are common.

Public Holidays

01/01/2022 New Year

03/08/2022 International Women’s Day

04/15/2022 Good Friday

05/01/2022 Labor Day

05/25/2022 Africa day

06/05/2022 Presidents’ Day

06/16/2022 Corpus Christi

08/03/2022 Armed Forces Day (memorial day honoring the military)

08/15/2022 Constitution Day

10/12/2022 Independence Day

12/25/2022 Christmas

Source: Top-mba-universities.com

Duty free shopping


The following items can be imported duty-free into Equatorial Guinea: 200 cigarettes or 50 cigars or 250g of tobacco; 1L of wine; 1L of alcoholic beverages.

Prohibited Imports

Pornographic works, books and films about war and terror, uniform-like clothing, binoculars and high-tech cameras. More information is available from Countryaah.com.

Contact addresses

Embassy of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea

(Also responsible for Switzerland.)

29, boulevard Courcelles
+33 (0)1 45 61 98 20.

Mon-Wed 09.00-12.00, Thu and Fri 12.00-15.00.

Embassy of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea

(Also responsible for Austria.)

Rohlfsstrasse 17-19
+49 (0)30 88 66 38 77. Consular Dept.: +49 (0)30 88 66 38 78.
http://www.botschaft- aequatorialguinea.de

Mon-Thu 09.00-16.00, Fri 09.00-15.00. Consular Dept.: Mon-Wed 09.00-12.00, Thu and Fri 12.00-15.00.


Business etiquette

A jacket and tie or suit is required only for appointments with government officials. The months of December and January are the best time for business trips. Knowledge of Spanish is essential; English or French is very rarely spoken. Business Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-3pm.

Business contacts

Cámara de Comercio, Agrícola y Forestal de Bioko (Chamber of Commerce) 43, Avenida de la Independencia, PO Box 51, Malabo, Equatorial Guinea Tel. +240 (0)9 23 43.



International direct dialing.

Mobile phone

GSM 900. According to Abbreviationfinder.org, network operator is GETESA (Internet: www.getesa.com). The mobile network is limited to Malabo and some more densely populated areas.

Post office

Shipments to Europe are on the road for about two weeks.


Since the use of shortwave frequencies changes several times over the course of a year, it is advisable to contact Deutsche Welle customer service directly for the current frequencies (Tel: (+49) (0228) 429 32 08. Internet: www.dw-world.de) to request.

Equatorial Guinea Shopping

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