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Overview

There is a ferry to cross the river Moa which separates Guinea and Sierra Leone. The ferry can transport one truck of 15 mt per trip. The road is not paved and during the rainy season and can be deteriorated on both sides. 

BORDER CROSSING LOCATION & CONTACT

Name of Border Crossing

Nongoa [Guinea]

Koidu [Sierra Leone]

Province or District

N’zérékoré / Guékedou

Nearest Town or City

 

Guékedou

28 km

Latitude

8.500778

Longitude

-10.33192

Managing Authority/Agency

Customs Authority

Contact Person

N/A

Travel Times

Nearest International Airport

Gbessia International Airport

934 km

Truck: 2 days

Car: 2 days

Nearest Port

Port Autonome of Conakry

944 km

Truck: 2 days

Car: 2 days

Nearest Major Market

 

Gueckedou

28 km

Truck: 1 hour

Car: 1 hour

Other Information

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