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Overview

The Kankan-Kourémalé-Bamako transnational intercity highway is the single point of entry and exit between Conakry and Bamako. This is the main international border crossing point between the two countries. The road is in good condition. 

BORDER CROSSING LOCATION & CONTACT

Name of Border Crossing:

Kouremale

Province or District:

Kankan / Siguiri

Nearest Town or City:

 

Siguiri

81 Km

Latitude:

11.95678

Longitude:

-8.775972

Managing Authority/Agency:

Regional Customs Authority of Kankan

Contact Person

N/A

Travel Times

Nearest International Airport:

Gbessia International Airport

800 km

Truck: 2 days

Car: 2 days

Nearest Port:

Port Autonome de Conakry

810 km

Truck: 2 days

Car: 2 days

Nearest Major Market:

 

Siguiri

81 km

Truck: 3 hours

Car: 1 hour

Other Information: 

There aren’t any weighing bridges in Guinea, fuel stations can be found along the road.

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 from May to October may cause some constraints due to bad roads

Daily Capacity

This is a busy border crossing point which was not 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 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