Visas and entry conditions in Mauritania

Visa requirements *

Visa-exempt foreign nationals: Algeria, Ivory Coast, Gambia, Libya, Mali, Niger, Senegal, Syria and Tunisia.

Special passports: Holders of diplomatic and service passports issued to nationals of Brazil, Bulgaria, China, Egypt, Guinea-Bissau, Iran, Morocco and Turkey do not require a visa for Mauritania. Nationals of any country with a diplomatic passport except Italy do not require a visa.

Nationalities subject to visa on arrival: Holders of passports issued by any country can obtain a 90 days visa on arrival at Nouakchott International Airport.

Note: a passenger who does not have Mauritanian identity papers (passport or identity card) is considered as a foreign passenger even if he / she has a multi-citizenship and must therefore be in possession of a visa .
How to obtain a visa ? *

Visa on arrival: In order to facilitate the procedures for obtaining entry and residence visas for foreigners, a biometric visa issuing system has been set up at Nouakchott International Airport. Visas issued at Nouakchott airport are for a single entry and for a duration of 30 days. The visa fee is €55 (euro).

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