Learn up-to-date visa requirements for over 150+ nationalities.
Travel is allowed with restrictions
Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results is not required for vaccinated travelers
COVID-19 test may be required on arrival
Quarantine may be required
Mandatory proof of COVID-19 vaccination for Mauritania
Masks are recommended in public
Health screening on arrival
Visa on arrival
Are there any restrictions on vessels whose previous port call was from COVID -19 high risk countries?*
All trade vessels calling local ports will have to submit a list of previous 10 port calls as well as a crew list
Vessels will be cleared alongside and screening will be done to determine if a 14 days quarantine period will be imposed on the vessel.
Authorities may determine if the vessel needs to go through a 14 days quarantine from last port of call if vessel has called any at risk countries.
Are there any restrictions on crew who embarked from COVID -19 high risk countries or specific nationalities?
Crew Change permitted?
Airport has been closed since 17th March 2020.
Shore leave permitted?
Any other restrictions due to COVID - 19?
Curfew has been implemented and is effective from 2300 – 0600 hrs LT daily
All airports and land borders are closed
Passengers must have
a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point. The test result must be in Arabic, French, English or Spanish; or
a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that
they were fully vaccinated at least 14 days before arrival. Vaccines accepted are: AstraZeneca (SK Bioscience), AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), Covishield, Covovax, Moderna (Spikevax), Nuvaxovid (Novavax), Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty), Sinopharm (BIBP) and Sinovac; or
they were vaccinated at least 28 days before arrival. Vaccine accepted is Janssen; or
they were fully vaccinated and received a booster dose at least 7 days before departure; or
have a COVID-19 recovery certificate issued at least 11 days and at most 6 months before departure.
This does not apply to passengers younger than 12 years.
Passengers could be subject to a COVID-19 RT-PCR test upon arrival and quarantine for 10 days.