Overview

The road to this post is not paved and in bad condition, scattered with potholes. For the users of the Labé-Koundara road, they must use the old ferry to cross the Bantala River.

BORDER CROSSING LOCATION & CONTACT

Name of Border Crossing:

 

Kandika [Guinea]

Burunduma [Guinea Bissau]

Province or District:

Boké / Koundara

Nearest Town or City:

 

Sareboido at 14 km

Koundara at 40 km

Managing Authority/Agency:

Customs Authority

Contact Person

N/A

Travel Times

Nearest International Airport:

Gbessia International Airport

650 km

Truck: 2 days

Car: 1 day

Nearest Port:

Port Autonome of Conakry

660 km

Truck: 2 days

Car: 1 day

Nearest Major Market:

 

Koundara

40 km

Truck: 2 hours

Car: 1 hour

Other Information:

Rainy season

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 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