How to Apply for Mauritania Embassy Visa from London, UK

Procedure to apply for Mauritania Embassy Visa from London, UK

  • All sorts of visas for all nationalities can now be obtained upon arrival at Nouakchott-Oumtounsy International Airport.
  • Our London Embassy does not grant visas. If you need a visa before visiting Mauritania, please contact our embassies in Paris or Madrid.
  • To enter Mauritania, you must get a visa. Visas are issued at the airport.
  • The border visa application process can take many hours.

For further information contact the embassy.

Documents Required

  • Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months from the date of entrance into Mauritania.
  • Check the National Travel Health Network and Centre’s website to see if you require a yellow fever certificate.
  • ETDs from the United Kingdom are approved for entrance, airside transit, and exit from Mauritania. For admission into Mauritania via an ETD, a valid entry visa would still be necessary.
  • You must show proof of at least two doses of a COVID-19 vaccination, with the latest dosage obtained at least two weeks before arrival, with the exception of the Johnson & Johnson immunization, which requires proof of one dose received at least four weeks before arrival.

What is the fee?

  • The current cost is €55 (euros) or $60 (US dollars) in cash only.

Types of Mauritania visa

1. Tourist Visa

  • Evidence of Transportation (round-trip ticket), a bank letter of financial soundness, proof of work, and an invitation letter are all required.

2. Diplomatic and Courtesy Visa

  • This visa is given in gratis status and requires a letter of recommendation from the mission, government agencies, or NGO operating in Mauritania-Parlementaries-Officials.

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