In the Republic of Guinea, all citizens or travellers are required to carry original identity documents at all times. Police or other law enforcement agencies can request to see identification at any time.
Despite the abundance of natural resources in Guinea, its population endures high poverty and malnutrition.
All foreigners require a visa and vaccination card in order to be granted entry to Guinea. Obtaining foreign currency in Guinea is extremely difficult. Exchanging foreign currency on the street or using unofficial money changers is illegal.
A reputable December 2009 Australian publication includes the following observation on the situation in Guinea: The constitution and law provide for an independent judiciary, but judicial officials often deferred to executive authorities. The judicial system was endemically corrupt.