Gabon - Country Commercial Guide
Temporary Entry

Discusses requirements for products entering the country/economy temporarily. Includes information on warranty and non-warranty items shipped for repairs.

Last published date: 2022-08-16

Some goods enter Gabon duty free on a temporary basis.  For certain sectors, including petroleum, mining, and tourism, the law suspends custom duties in the form of temporary admission (up to ten years) or exemptions on all entry taxes/duties for the importation of material required in its operations.  Seismic boats and drilling equipment in the petroleum sector are examples of exempted goods.