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Mauritania Passport & Visa Requirements

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Entry requirements for Americans

US citizens must have a passport that is valid upon their arrival in Mauritania. A visa is required.

Entry requirements for UK nationals

British citizens must have a passport that is valid upon their arrival in Mauritania. A visa is required for British passport holders, irrespective of the endorsement regarding their national status contained therein.

Entry requirements for Canada

Canadian citizens must have a passport that is valid upon their arrival in Mauritania. A visa is required.

Entry requirements for Australians

Australian citizens must have a passport that is valid upon their arrival in Mauritania. A visa is required.

Entry requirements for South Africans

South African citizens must have a passport that is valid upon their arrival in Mauritania. A visa is required.

Entry requirements for New Zealanders

New Zealand citizens must have a passport that is valid upon their arrival in Mauritania. A visa is required.

Entry requirements for Irish nationals

Irish citizens must have a passport that is valid upon their arrival in Mauritania. A visa is required.

Passport/Visa Note

All foreign passengers to Mauritania must hold return/onward tickets, and the necessary travel documentation for their next destination. Note that a yellow fever vaccination certificate is required, if arriving within six days of leaving or transiting through an infected area, OR if staying in Mauritania for longer than two weeks. NOTE: It is highly recommended that your passport has at least six months validity remaining after your intended date of departure from your travel destination. Immigration officials often apply different rules to those stated by travel agents and official sources.

Note: Passport and visa requirements are liable to change at short notice. Travellers are advised to check their entry requirements with their embassy or consulate.

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