Entry Requirements : for US Citizens only
A passport and a visa are required, as is evidence of a yellow fever vaccination. Travelers should obtain the latest information and details from the Embassy of the Republic of Mauritania, 2129 Leroy Place N.W., Washington, D.C. 20008, telephone (202) 232-5700,
Overseas, inquiries should be made at the nearest Mauritanian embassy or consulate.
In an effort to prevent international child abduction, many governments have initiated procedures at entry/exit points. These often include requiring documentary evidence of relationship and permission for the child's travel from the parent(s) or legal guardian not present. Having such documentation on hand, even if not required, may facilitate entry/departure.
Passport Requirement for Mauritania :
Valid passports required by all except nationals of some other ECOWAS countries (Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Cte dandrsquo;Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Mali, Niger, Senegal and Sierra Leone) and Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo (Rep), Gabon and Madagascar holding a valid national ID card.
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