United Kingdom Tourist Visa For Mauritania

Tourist Visas to Mauritania For United Kingdom Citizens Are Issued On Arrival. Get More Information Here.

Important Information

You can obtain your visa on arrival for stays up to 90 days. You just pay a fee, which you can only pay in cash (euros). Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months from the day of entry.

If you are travelling for tourism, you must present either an invitation letter from your host or a hotel booking on arrival.

Is this visa the right one for me?

This visa can be used for tourist travel to Mauritania only. Business activities are not allowed. Tourist activities include:

  • Holidays
  • Sightseeing or Packpacking
  • Visiting Family or Friends
  • Unpaid Sports/Music/Dance Roles
  • Attending a Wedding or Funeral
  • Religious Purposes
  • Medical Treatments

A Single Entry Visa to Mauritania will allow entry to the country on one occasion for up to the maximum stay within the validity period. Re-entry is not allowed. If you need the ability to return to the country within the same validity period you should choose a different visa type.


Whilst Vital Consular is not affiliated with the Mauritanian government, we have been working with the London Embassy network since 2008. The information found here is based on the response provided by the Mauritanian embassy. We recommend you always double check the latest information directly with the embassy before you travel.

Travel Requirements

In order to enter Mauritania there are a few requirements. Click on any of the icons below to learn more about each one.

Visa On Arrival

Visa On Arrival means that there is a visa required, but that you will obtain this when you arrive at the border. The fee for the visa will change from time to time so please check the most current details by calling the Mauritanian Embassy on 0207 233 6158.


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