Consulate of Mauritania
Montreal, Canada

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The visa entry is now delivered at the Nouakchott international airport. Those that intend to enter into Mauritania through the Nouakchott international airport will get their visa at the airport.

Those that intend to enter into Mauritania through another point of entry will get their visa from the Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania to the United Nations in New York every working day. Visas are no longer delivered by the Consulate. The request must be submitted in person or by messenger. If the petitioner chooses to submit his or her request by messenger, the Permanent Mission cannot guarantee the mail service and will not assume any responsibility with regard to the loss of the document.

Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania to the United Nations
116 East 38th Street,
New York, NY 10016 - USA
Telephone: (212) 252-0113
Facsimile: (212) 252-0175
E-mail: mauritaniamission@gmail.com

The form for the visa is available online: click here.

The Permanent Mission can deliver entry visas for a maximum period of twelve months. For the visa delivery, the following documents are necessary:
  • Valid Canadian passport.
  • Copies of the airplane ticket round trip.
  • A reason for the trip: invitation letter (government, businesses, associations. ..) that can be confirmed by a Mauritanian authority or in certain cases by official Canadian services.
  • Means of subsistence: equivalent resources of a minimum of 1,500 dollars Canadian per month.
  • A recent photograph.
  • A pre-paid return envelope.
  • Stamp Rights:
    Geographic Area Stay Duration Applicable Rate
    MRO US$
    Nationals from Arabic and African States 30 days 29.400 80 90
    90 days 32.550 90 100
    360 days 37.500 100 110
    Nationals from the rest of the world applicable to Canadians and Americans 30 days 42.000 120 130
    90 days 56.700 160 180
    360 days 71.400 200 230
N.B. Members of diplomatic and consular missions, agents of public services provided with an order from the mission and crew members of vessels and aircrafts benefit from a special delivery procedure.

If you have the intention to live or to remain in Mauritania for more than twelve months, a visa acceptance for a longer stay is necessary; follow the link towards the Internet Web site of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania.

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