Mali visa requirements for Cameroonians

Travel and visa requirements

Malian Visa is not required for Cameroonians

Stay Duration: 90 days

Entry Requirements

  • Cameroon citizens visiting Mali are not required to obtain any visa for a period of 90 days.
  • Passports of visitors must be valid within the duration of stay stipulated in the visa application form.
  • Visitors are expected to present a passport with at least one blank page for visa stamps.
  • Visitors are required to provide a certificate of Yellow Fever vaccination at entry.
  • Visitors with pets must provide an animal health certificate and certificate of vaccination against rabies on entry.
  • The estimated flight time from Yaounde, Cameroon to Bamako, Mali is 3 hours, 26 minutes.
  • Visitors in possession of arms, ammunition and explosives are required to accompany them with a permit authorised by the Customs Department at Bamako, the capital of Mali.
  • In Mali, the power plugs and sockets are of type C and E. The standard voltage is 220 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • Mali uses the Greenwich Mean Time zone in Mali (GMT) hence, Cameroon is 1 hour ahead of Mali.
  • Most of the transportation in Mali consists of cars, planes, and boats.
  • Mali adopts the West African CFA franc as its national currency.
  • Majority of the Mali inhabitants practice Islam with a few others involved in Christianity and other religions.
  • Mali is the eighth-largest country in Africa.
  • Mali possesses a tropical wet and dry climate yet it is called one of the hottest countries in the world.
  • Desert or semi-desert covers about 65 percent of Mali's total area.
  • French is the official language and Bambara is the most widely spoken language in the country.
  • When invited to dinner at someone’s home, it is rude to bring a hostess gift.
  • Avoid pointing at people with your index finger, use the whole hand instead. 
  • Mali is blessed with beautiful natural spots, unique religious landmarks, cultural attractions, and popular historical monuments that attract lots of tourists.
  • Some of Mali’s tourist spots are National Park of Mali, the Grand Mosque of Djenné Boucle du Baoulé National Park, The National Museum of Mali, The Bandiagara Cliffs and The Djinguereber Mosque.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Mali known for?

Mali is famous for its salt mines. In the past, Mali was one of the richest countries, home to great emperors whose wealth came mainly from the region's position in the cross-Sahara trade routes between West Africa and the north. 

Is Mali a poor or rich country?

Mali is a country in West Africa that is although very large but poor.

How populous is Mali?

In 2019, Mali has an estimated population of 19.66 million, an increase from 2013's estimate of 14.85 million. Mali is the 60th largest country in the world.

What is the main religion in Mali?

An estimated 90 percent of Malians are Muslim, mostly Sunni belonging to Maliki school of jurisprudence influenced by Sufism. Ahmadiyya and Shia minorities are also present. The remaining 10 percent of Malians adhere to indigenous or traditional animist beliefs or Christianity.

What is the climatic condition of Mali?

The vast northern desert part of Mali has a hot desert climate with long, extremely hot summers and scarce rainfall which decreases northwards. Mali has overall a hot, sunny and dry climate dominated by the subtropical ridge.

How can I get a flight ticket without a visa?

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