Morocco e-Visa for Mauritanians

Online Visa Policy to Travel to Morocco from Mauritania

Mauritanian passport holders are eligible to apply for the Morocco online visa.

The e-Visa for Morocco is completely electronic. You do not have to go to an embassy or consulate to apply for a visa in person.

The straightforward application process means you can request your visa for Morocco in a matter of minutes.

This page explains the Morocco e-Visa requirements for citizens of Mauritania, and how to apply easily online.

Morocco’s Visa Policy for Mauritanians

Morocco’s visa policy states which nationalities need permission to enter the country. Some passport holders can enter with just their passport, while others must also have a Moroccan visa.


If you’re a Mauritanian citizen you must have a visa to visit Morocco. You cannot enter the country without a valid travel permit.

Fortunately, Mauritanian passport holders can use the online visa service if they meet the requirements.

Morocco e-Visa for Mauritanians: An overview

The Morocco e-Visa makes getting a visa much easier. It’s the quickest way to obtain a travel permit for Morocco.

Check the table below for the key details of the e-Visa.

Travel purposes Tourism and business
Validity period 180 days
Number of entries Single entry
Length of stay 30 days

Difference between validity period and length of stay

It’s important to understand the difference between the validity of a Moroccan e-Visa and the length of stay.

Validity is the amount of time you have to use the visa from the date of approval. You must use your e-Visa to enter Morocco before it expires.

The length of stay is how long you can stay in Morocco once you’ve entered the country. The 30 days start from the date that you arrive.

Apply for a Morocco Visa from Mauritania in 3 Steps

Mauritanians can request a Morocco online visa easily by following the 3-step application process:

  1. Complete the Morocco e-Visa form
  2. Pay the visa processing fee
  3. Receive the approved e-Visa

The application process is 100% online. You do not need to present any documents in person at a government office.

Providing your request is approved, you’ll receive your approved e-Visa by email, along with all other correspondence.

Morocco e-Visa application for Mauritanians

You can complete the e-Visa application for Mauritanian nationals in just a few minutes. The form will ask you to provide some basic information, including:

  • Personal details

    • Name
    • Gender
    • Date of birth
    • Country of citizenship
    • Country of residence
    • Nationality
    • Occupation

    Passport data

    • Type of passport
    • Passport number
    • Passport country
    • Issue and expiry dates
  • Residence permit or visa details

    • Residence permit country and number OR
    • Visa country and number

    Contact information

    • Phone number
    • Email address

    Travel plans

    • Purpose of visit
    • Expected date of arrival in Morocco
    • Expected date of departure from Morocco

Applicants should ensure that the information they provide is correct and true. Any mistakes can lead to delays, or even a rejected Morocco e-Visa.

Morocco e-Visa Checklist for Mauritanians

Mauritanian travelers only need a few basic items to begin the Morocco e-Visa application:

Mauritanian passport Valid for at least 3 months from the date of arrival
Residence permit OR visa Must be from:
  • Schengen country
  • Australia
  • Canada
  • Ireland
  • New Zealand
  • UK
  • US
Photo Digital copy of a passport photo
Email address To receive all updates and the approved visa
Debit or credit card To pay the processing fee

The Morocco e-Visa application process is completely paperless. You only need a photo or scan of your documents to apply.

Travel to Morocco from Mauritania with an Online Visa

The Morocco e-Visa is valid for all ports of entry into Morocco, including air, land, and sea border crossings.

When you reach immigration you’ll be asked to present your passport and visa to the border officer. They will then confirm if you are authorized to enter.

Note: An approved Moroccan visa does not guarantee Mauritanians entry into the country. The final decision is with Moroccan border officials.

Common ways to travel between Mauritanian and Morocco

Traveling between Mauritania and Morocco primarily involves air, road, and potentially sea routes, given the proximity of the 2 countries in North Africa.

Mauritania to Morocco by air

There are direct flights between Nouakchott, the capital of Mauritania, and Casablanca, one of Morocco's largest cities.

Airlines such as Royal Air Maroc operate on this route, providing a quick and convenient way to travel between the 2 countries.

Flight availability can vary, so it's recommended to book in advance and check current schedules.

Mauritania to Morocco by land

The most direct route by land between Mauritania and Morocco passes through the disputed territory of Western Sahara. The main crossing point is at the Guerguerat border, which connects Morocco with Mauritania.

Road conditions and security situations can vary, so it's advisable to check before traveling.

Mauritania to Morocco by sea

While there are no direct ferry services between Mauritania and Morocco, travelers interested in sea travel might consider reaching one of the countries via ferry from Europe (e.g., from Spain to Morocco) and then proceeding overland or by air to the other country.

This is a less common and more time-consuming method of travel between Mauritania and Morocco but can be an option for those interested in experiencing multiple modes of transport.

Other Morocco Visa Options for Mauritanians

If you do not meet the Morocco e-Visa requirements, or it does not cover your travel plans, you’ll need to apply for a different type of visa at a Moroccan embassy or consulate.

There are a number of visa options available for Mauritanians, each with their own specifications and requirements. You’ll need to contact your nearest diplomatic mission to find out the application process for the type of visa you need.

Moroccan Embassy in Mauritania

The Moroccan Embassy in Mauritania is located in the capital, Nouakchott, at the following address:

569 Avenue du General de Gaulle Tavragh Zeina B.P. 621 Nouakchott