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Overview

Bossou is a town and sub-prefecture in the Lola Prefecture in the Nzérékoré Region of south-eastern Guinea. Much of the sub prefecture consists of the Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve. The road to Nzerekoré is not paved and during the rainy season it becomes difficult to access. 

BORDER CROSSING LOCATION & CONTACT

Name of Border Crossing

 

Bossou [Guinea]

Yekepa [Liberia]

Province or District

N’zérékoré / Lola

Nearest Town or City

 

Lola

20 km

Managing Authority/Agency

Customs Authority

Contact Person

N/A

Travel Times

Nearest International Airport

Gbessia International Airport

1,041 km

Truck: 3 days

Car: 2 days

Nearest Port

Port Autonome of Conakry

1,050 km

Truck: 3 days

Car: 2 days

Nearest Major Market

 

Nzerekoré

60 km

Truck: 2 hours

Car: 1 hour

Other Information 

There is no weighing bridges en-route. Fueling stations are available in the main cities and towns.

Hours of Operation

MONDAYS

0800 - 1830

TUESDAYS

0800 - 1830

WEDNESDAYS

0800 - 1830

THURSDAYS

0800 - 1830

FRIDAYS

0800 - 1830

SATURDAYS

0800 - 1830

SUNDAYS

0800 - 1830

NATIONAL HOLIDAYS

0800 - 1830

SEASONAL CONSTRAINTS

Rainy season

Daily Capacity 

The borders were closed during the Ebola outbreak in 2014/2015. Private cars are not provided a separate lane. 


Customs Clearance 

In order to obtain a customs clearance, all the documents should be prepared and approved by the Customs authority in Conakry, then transmitted to the regional customs office respectively. A copy should be made available at the border post by the requester/transporter. The waybill and commercial invoice are the main documents requested by the customs at the border. There are no fees per truck but trucks should have a laissez-passer and the insurance card. 


Other Relevant Information 

An inspection is done on each truck. 


 

For information on border crossing contact information, please see the following link: 4.1 Guinea Government Contact List

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