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Visa requirements for the Islamic Republic of Mauritania

The following documents are requested :

  • a valid passport
  • 2 completed and signed applications forms
  • 4 passport-sized photographs
  • Fee: 1 day to 3 month visa: US $45.00

Visa fee payable by : MONEY ORDER or CERTIFIED CHECK, no cash.

Tourist Visa : Requires proof of transportation ( round-trip ticket ), letter of financial solvency from bank, proof of employment and an invitation letter.

Diplomatic and Courtesy Visa : Requires a letter of recommendation from the mission, government agencies or NGO operating in Mauritania-Parlementaries-Officials (from American Government or Inter-Government or International Organization) with order of mission, crew members of vessels or planes in service in accordance with relevant international agreement, this visa is given in gratis status.

The visa application must be submitted in person or via a messenger. If the applicant chooses to submit his/her application by mail via messenger or private company the Embassy cannot guarantee the mail service and will not assume any responsibility for the loss of documents.

Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania

2129 Leroy Place, NW
Washington, DC 20008
Phone : (202) 232-5700
Fax : (202) 319-2623



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