In order for it to be valid, a foreign driving license must be registered with the Road Traffic Department within 3 months following your arrival in Gabon.
Documents to be provided:
A notarised photocopy of both sides of your driving license; 2 official passport photos in black and white (not taken in a photo booth); A photocopy of your residency permit.
Registration of vehicles
For a second-hand vehicle bought in Gabon:
The vehicle must be registered in Gabon. To obtain your number plate, go to Centre Auto Bilan at Bord de Mer with the log book of the vehicle. Log books are delivered at the Gouvernorat, also at Bord de Mer.
Documents to be provided to obtain a Gabonese vehicle log book:
For an imported vehicle:
All vehicles must undergo an MOT which is valid for one year.
For more information: www.dgi.ga