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Overview

N'Zoo or Nzo is a town and sub-prefecture in the Lola Prefecture in the Nzérékoré Region of south-eastern Guinea. It is situated at a few kilometers from the Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve. It is served by the NR 2 but the section from Lola to this border is badly maintained and is not paved. During the rainy season some potholes might make it difficult to cross. From the Ivoirian side, it is NR A8. 

BORDER CROSSING LOCATION & CONTACT

Name of Border Crossing

 

N’zo [Guinea]

Gbapleu [Ivory Coast]

Province or District

N’zérékoré / Lola

Nearest Town or City

 

Lola

33 km

Managing Authority/Agency

Customs Authority

Contact Person

N/A

Travel Times

Nearest International Airport

Gbessia International Airport

1,055 km

Truck: 3 days

Car: 2 days

Nearest Port

Port Autonom of Conakry

1,065 km

Truck: 3 days

Car: 2 days

Nearest Major Market

 

Lola

33 km

Truck: 4 hours

Car: 2 hours

Other Information

 

No weighing bridges en route nor fueling stations.

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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