Mali visa requirements for Nigeriens

Travel and visa requirements

Malian Visa is not required for Nigeriens

Stay Duration: 30 days

Entry Requirements

  • Niger citizens visiting Mali are not required to obtain any for a period of at least 90 days of stay duration.
  • The passport 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 Niamey, Niger to Bamako, Mali is 1 hour, 52 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, Niger 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.
  • The majority of the Mali inhabitants practice Islam with a few others involved in Christianity and other religions.
  • Mali is known to be the eighth-largest country in the African Continent.
  • 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 Mali’s national food?

Mali's staple foods include rice, millet and sorghum prepared in a variety of ways.

Can I extend my stay in Mali?

Yes, you can simply apply for visa extensions at the Immigration Government Office in the Country's capital, Bamako.

Can I drink alcohol in Mali?

Yes, you can drink alcohol as far as you are above 18. However, because Mali is a predominately Muslim nation, many locals discourage anyone from drinking alcohol.

Is it safe to visit Mali?

Although Mali seems very safe, it is advisable to exercise caution while visiting the country.