Mauritania
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Our Services Fees
Regular $70.00
Rush $99.00
Emergency $159.00
Student Visa Service Fees
Student Regular $70.00
Student Rush and Emergency $160.00
Work Visa Service Fees
Work Regular $84.00
Work Rush and Emergency $168.00
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Mauritania Visa Instructions
Visa Application Requirements for US citizens

Saturday, November 29, 2014
Email Requirements
A valid passport and visa are required to travel to this destination.
1
Passport Requirements:
Original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay, with at least one blank visa page available for visa stamp(s). Amendment pages in the back of the passport are not suitable for visa stamps.
2
Mauritania Visa Application Form:
Two signed Mauritania visa application forms plus one copy.
Improperly completed Mauritania visa application forms may delay the processing of your Mauritania visa.
3
Photo Requirements:
Two recent 2 x 2 passport type photographs in color, front view and with a plain/white background.

OR - you can upload a passport photo to the Global Service Order Form when you place your order, instead of providing physical passport photos.
4
Business Letter:
Letter from employer or sponsoring company in the US, on company letterhead, introducing the applicant, indicating the applicant's employment status/position held in the company, and clearly stating the purpose of visit. The business letter must also indicate who will be financially responsible for the applicant and must provide detailed contact information in host country.

To generate the Mauritania Business Cover Letter on-line, fill out this Business Letter Form and print the completed letter on your company letterhead.
5
Proof Of Departure:
Computer generated flight itinerary from the airline or travel agency or copy of airline tickets.
6
Hotel Confirmation:
A copy of confirmed hotel reservation(s).
7
Medical Requirements:
A copy of the international certificate of vaccination against Yellow Fever.
8
Global Service Order Form:
This is Travisa's service order form, where you will provide your contact and shipping information, choose the visa processing needed and make your payment. You must print the completed form and send it to Travisa with all other supporting documents.
Mauritania Visa Validity:
Visas are typically issued for up to 3 months (short stay), or between 3 to 12 months (long stay) and allow a single entry.
Mauritania Visa Processing Time:
Approval must be received from the government in Mauritania in order for this visa to be issued. Processing time will vary depending on when the approval is received by the consulate. Visas are usually processed in 15 business days.
Click here to register your trip with the US Embassy in Mauritania

The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit. (Learn more).

In order to ensure that visa applications for most embassies/consulates are submitted on the day that we receive them, they should be shipped to us via FedEx Priority Overnight (not First Overnight or Standard Overnight).

Non-refundable tickets or reservations should not be purchased until all visas and passports are secured and in your possession.

Mauritania Visa Instructions
Visa Application Requirements for US citizens

Saturday, November 29, 2014
Email Requirements
A valid passport and visa are required to travel to this destination.
1
Passport Requirements:
Original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay, with at least one blank visa page available for visa stamp(s). Amendment pages in the back of the passport are not suitable for visa stamps.
2
Mauritania Visa Application Form:
Two signed Mauritania visa application forms plus one copy.
Improperly completed Mauritania visa application forms may delay the processing of your Mauritania visa.
3
Photo Requirements:
Two recent 2 x 2 passport type photographs in color, front view and with a plain/white background.

OR - you can upload a passport photo to the Global Service Order Form when you place your order, instead of providing physical passport photos.
4
Proof Of Departure:
Computer generated flight itinerary from the airline or a travel agency or copy of airline ticket.
5
Hotel Confirmation:
A copy of confirmed hotel reservation(s).
6
Medical Requirements:
A copy of the international certificate of vaccination against Yellow Fever.
7
Other Requirements:
Copy of onward destination visas (if applicable).
8
Global Service Order Form:
This is Travisa's service order form, where you will provide your contact and shipping information, choose the visa processing needed and make your payment. You must print the completed form and send it to Travisa with all other supporting documents.
Mauritania Visa Validity:
Visas are typically issued for up to 3 months (short stay), or between 3 to 12 months (long stay) and allow a single entry.
Mauritania Visa Processing Time:
Approval must be received from the government in Mauritania in order for this visa to be issued. Processing time will vary depending on when the approval is received by the consulate. Visas are usually processed in 15 business days.
Click here to register your trip with the US Embassy in Mauritania

The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit. (Learn more).

In order to ensure that visa applications for most embassies/consulates are submitted on the day that we receive them, they should be shipped to us via FedEx Priority Overnight (not First Overnight or Standard Overnight).

Non-refundable tickets or reservations should not be purchased until all visas and passports are secured and in your possession.

Mauritania Visa Instructions
Visa Application Requirements for US citizens

Saturday, November 29, 2014
Email Requirements
Traveler must be in possession of a valid passport and onward ticket, and must remain in the airport's transit area. If traveler intends to pass through immigration, a visa is required.
1
Passport Requirements:
Original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay, with at least one blank visa page available for visa stamp(s). Amendment pages in the back of the passport are not suitable for visa stamps.
2
Mauritania Visa Application Form:
Two signed Mauritania visa application forms plus one copy.
Improperly completed Mauritania visa application forms may delay the processing of your Mauritania visa.
3
Photo Requirements:
Two recent 2 x 2 passport type photographs in color, front view and with a plain/white background.

OR - you can upload a passport photo to the Global Service Order Form when you place your order, instead of providing physical passport photos.
4
Proof Of Departure:
Computer generated flight itinerary from the airline or a travel agency or copy of airline ticket.
5
Hotel Confirmation:
A copy of confirmed hotel reservations if applicable.
6
Medical Requirements:
A copy of the international certificate of vaccination against Yellow Fever.
7
Other Requirements:
Copy of onward destination visas (if applicable).
8
Global Service Order Form:
This is Travisa's service order form, where you will provide your contact and shipping information, choose the visa processing needed and make your payment. You must print the completed form and send it to Travisa with all other supporting documents.
Mauritania Visa Validity:
Visas can be issued for a single, double or triple entry for transit, and generally allow a stay of up to 48 hours.
Mauritania Visa Processing Time:
Approval must be received from the government in Mauritania in order for this visa to be issued. Processing time will vary depending on when the approval is received by the consulate. Visas are usually processed in 15 business days.
Click here to register your trip with the US Embassy in Mauritania

The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit. (Learn more).

In order to ensure that visa applications for most embassies/consulates are submitted on the day that we receive them, they should be shipped to us via FedEx Priority Overnight (not First Overnight or Standard Overnight).

Non-refundable tickets or reservations should not be purchased until all visas and passports are secured and in your possession.

Mauritania Visa Instructions
Visa Application Requirements for US citizens

Saturday, November 29, 2014
Email Requirements
A valid passport and visa are required to travel to this destination.
1
Passport Requirements:
Original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay, and with at least one blank visa page available for visa stamp(s).
2
Mauritania Visa Application Form:
Two signed Mauritania visa application forms plus one copy.
Improperly completed Mauritania visa application forms may delay the processing of your Mauritania visa.
3
Photo Requirements:
Two recent 2 x 2 passport type photograph(s), in color, front view and with a plain/white background.

OR - you can upload a passport photo to the Global Service Order Form when you place your order, instead of providing physical passport photos.
4
Other Forms:
Official Letter of Support from the US Department of State.
5
Proof Of Departure:
Computer generated flight itinerary from the airline or a travel agency, copy of airline ticket or a corporate letter stating travel plans. A signed letter on the travel agency's letterhead confirming round-trip booking may also be submitted.
6
Global Service Order Form:
This is Travisa's service order form, where you will provide your contact and shipping information, choose the visa processing needed and make your payment. You must print the completed form and send it to Travisa with all other supporting documents.
Mauritania Visa Validity:
Visas are usually valid based on the consulates discretion.
Mauritania Visa Processing Time:
Mauritania visas are usually processed in 15 business days. Rush or Emergency visa service may be available for additional fees. Please visit our “Mauritania Consular Fees and Visa Processing Options” link for details.
Click here to register your trip with the US Embassy in Mauritania

The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit. (Learn more).

In order to ensure that visa applications for most embassies/consulates are submitted on the day that we receive them, they should be shipped to us via FedEx Priority Overnight (not First Overnight or Standard Overnight).

Non-refundable tickets or reservations should not be purchased until all visas and passports are secured and in your possession.

Mauritania Visa Application Procedures

  1. Review instructions based on the purpose of journey to Mauritania
  2. Complete, print and sign all visa application forms, including Travisa's Global Service Order Form
  3. Send all of the visa application requirements listed above to Travisa.

    Mauritania Visa Applications can be processed in the following location(s):
 
Send documents to:
Travisa - Washington, DC
1731 21st. St. NW
Washington, DC 20009
Tel: (202) 463-6166