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MAURITANIA VISAS:

The following nationals DO NOT require a visa:
Mauritania, Algeria, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo (Rep), Côte d’Ivoire, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Madagascar, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo & Tunisia

Visitors must hold confirmed return or onward tickets and all documents required for their next destination.

  MAURITANIA visa service & travel information

WE DO NOT HAVE SERVICES FOR THIS COUNTRY

 

Visa requirements

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MAURITANIA VISAS:

The following nationals DO NOT require a visa:
Mauritania, Algeria, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo (Rep), Côte d’Ivoire, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Madagascar, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo & Tunisia

Visitors must hold confirmed return or onward tickets and all documents required for their next destination.

MAURITANIA TRANSIT VISAS:

MAURITANIA TRANSIT VISAS: Required by all except those as noted above and those continuing their journey to a third country by the same or first connecting aircraft within 24 hours without leaving the airport, provided holding confirmed tickets & documents for their onward journey

MAURITANIA HEALTH:

Compulsory vaccinations: Yellow fever certificate required by all. Those arriving from non-infected areas for visits of less than 14 days and infants under 1 year are exempt.

Recommended immunisations: Cholera, Diphtheria, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Malaria, Meningitis, Polio, TB, Tetanus, Typhoid & Yellow Fever.

Risks: Malaria exists all year throughout the country except in northern areas of Dakhlet-Nouadhibou and Tiris-Zemour. In Adrar and Inchiri there is malaria risk during the rainy season (Jul-Oct). Rabies.

MAURITANIA WEATHER:

Hot and dry throughout the year. The south has unreliable rainfall which is most likely to occur between Jun-Oct which is also the most humid period. The north is practically rainless with only a few rare downpours which can happen at any time

FURTHER INFORMATION FOR MAURITANIA:

Location of Mauritania: West Africa
Local Time in Mauritania : GMT
Capital City of Mauritania: Nouakchott
Population of Mauritania: 3.1 million
Language(s) spoken in Mauritania: Arabic, French
Dialling Code for Mauritania: 222
Driving in Mauritania: Driving is on the right. International Driving Permit recommended
Electricity in Mauritania: 127/220V AC 50Hz
Currency of Mauritania: Ouguiya (MRO 1 = 5 Khoums)
Notes: MRO: 100, 200, 500, 1,000
Coins: MRO: 1, 5, 10, 20. Khoums: 0.2, 1
Credit Cards/Travellers Cheques: Major credit cards are accepted
Opening Hours in Mauritania:
Bank: 0800-1600 Sun-Thur
Office: 0800-1500 Sun-Thur
Shops: 0800-1200 & 1400-1900 Sat-Thur
Hints for Mauritania: Women should dress conventionally, revealing clothes should not be worn. In conversation French business and social conventions apply. Business is usually conducted in French or Arabic, very few executives speak English. Islamic conventions apply. Some people prefer not to shake hands with those of the opposite sex. Visits during Ramadan should be avoided. Alcohol can be purchased by foreign visitors in hotels only
Tipping in Mauritania: Around 12-15% in restaurants
Import Allowances in Mauritania: For persons of 18 years of age or over:
200 cigarettes or 25 cigars or 450gr of tobacco
50gr of perfume and 1/4 lit of Eau-de-Cologne
1 cine camera, projector, still camera and wireless set
Prohibited/Restricted in Mauritania: The import of alcohol is prohibited

Airports in Mauritania:

Nouakchott (NKC)

 
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