Malaysia visa requirements for Mauritanians

Travel and visa requirements

Malaysian Visa is not required for Mauritanians

Stay Duration: 30 days

Entry Requirements

  • Visitors from Mauritania do not need a visa to visit Malaysia for a duration of 30 days.
  • Intending visitors will be required to provide a passport valid for at least 6 months on their arrival in Malaysia. The passport should have at least one blank page for visa stamping.
  • On entry into Malaysia, visitors with over $10,000 ringgit notes will be asked to declare it.
  • Also, when exiting Malaysia, tourists would not be allowed to leave with ringgit notes of over $10,000.
  • Tourists from Mauritania are required to have a return or onward ticket and proof of sufficient funds to sustain them throughout the duration of their stay.
  • Confirmation of accommodation during their stay in Malaysia, which can be a hotel reservation, will be required.
  • Visitors who are regarded as persona non grata by the Malaysian government will not be allowed entry into the country.
  • Prospective visitors can get to Malaysia from any international airport in Mauritania. There are international airports in Nouadhibou and Nouakchott.
  • Tunisair, Air France, Qatar Airways and Royal Air Maroc are some of the airlines that fly from Mauritania to Malaysia.
  • The estimated flight time from Nouadhibou to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia is 1 day, 3 hours and from Nouakchott, it is 22 hours, 50 minutes.
  • The climatic condition in Malaysia is tropical and humid, with high temperatures and wet months throughout the year. There is almost no seasonal change, as the weather is majorly the same throughout the year. However, the coolest period is from November to January.
  • The official language in Malaysia is Malay, which is also called Malaysian. Also, English is widely spoken as well throughout the country. There are about 10 other indigenous languages. 
  • Islam is the most practised religion in Malaysia with about 63% of the entire population practising it. Christianity, Hinduism and traditional religion are other religions practised in the country.
  • In Malaysia, the power plugs and sockets are of type G. The standard voltage is 240 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • The Malaysian Ringgit is the official currency of Malaysia. Visitors can exchange their foreign currencies at various banks and exchange outlets in the country.
  • Tanzanians travelling to Malaysia can budget an average of $30 daily for expenses.
  • Malaysia uses the Malaysia Time (GMT+8) which puts Malaysia seven hours ahead of Tunisia.
  • Some of the tourist centres in Malaysia include Mulu Caves, Sepilok Rehabilitation Centre, Perhentian Islands and Langkawi.
  • Nasi kerabu, curry laksa, hainanese chicken rice, bak kut teh, roti tisu, kaya pau and satay are some of the delicacies in Malaysia.
  • Visitors can transport themselves in Malaysia with buses, taxis, car rentals and trains.
  • Tourists are advised to follow the instructions of local authorities and also monitor local news broadcasts while in the country.
  • Visitors are also advised to take sensible precautions to protect themselves from muggers and bag-snatchers.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the tourist centres in Malaysia?

The tourism industry in Malaysia is fast developing.  Some of the tourist centres in Malaysia that Mauritanians can visit include Mulu Caves, Sepilok Rehabilitation Centre, Perhentian Islands and Langkawi.

What is the population of Malaysia?

The current population of Malaysia is 32,482,119, based on the latest United Nations estimates. Malaysia population is equivalent to 0.42% of the total world population. Malaysia ranks number 45 in the list of countries (and dependencies) by population.

Is hunting allowed in Malaysia?

Hunting, killing or capturing of rhinos in Malaysia is prohibited. Poaching is the single major threat to Sumatran rhinoceros in Sabah which makes it illegal.

How much money do I need per day in Kuala Lumpur?

Mauritanians travelling to Malaysia can budget an average of $30 daily for expenses, especially those on a low budget.