Visa policy of Mauritania

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Visitors to Mauritania must obtain a visa from one of the Mauritanian diplomatic missions unless they come from one of the visa exempt countries or if they arrive at Nouakchott–Oumtounsy International Airport.

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  Visa exempt
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Visa exemption[edit]

Citizens of the following 8 countries can visit Mauritania without a visa for up to 90 days:[1]

Holders of diplomatic and service passports issued to nationals of Brazil,[2] 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.

Visa on arrival[edit]

Holders of passports issued by any country can obtain a visa on arrival at Nouakchott–Oumtounsy International Airport.[3] Nationals of Syria require a prior approval from the Direction General of National Security.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Country information (visa section)". Timatic. International Air Transport Association (IATA) through Olympic Air. Retrieved 1 April 2017.
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