Mali visa requirements for Nigerians

Travel and visa requirements

Malian Visa is not required for Nigerians

Stay Duration: 90 days

Entry Requirements

  • Nigerians intending to visit Mali do not require a visa to do so.
  • Nigerians visiting Maldives must have a valid passport for at least six months for entry with sufficient blank pages for stamps.
  • Nigerians visiting Maldives are expected to hold an onward or return ticket.
  • There are no airport fees to be paid on arrival by visitors.
  • Nigerians visiting Maldives are expected to hold proof of yellow fever vaccination.
  • Getting from Lagos to Bamako, Mali, will require one stopover as direct flights options are currently unavailable.
  • Flights between Lagos and Bamako Airport, Mali offered by Air France, Air Burkina, and Cameroon Airlines typically lasts for 5 hours and 5 minutes.
  • Nigerians visiting Mali with pets must have a health certificate and proof of rabies vaccination.
  • While Mali is home to a diverse religious demography, Islam is currently the religion practiced by a vast majority of Mali’s population
  • The exchange rate between the Nigerian Naira and the West African CFA franc is currently at 1 NGN = 1.6265 XOF.
  • Because the time zone currently in use in Mali is the Greenwich Mean Time ( GMT ), Mali is an hour behind Nigeria.
  • Getting around in Mali is possible with the various public means of transportation available, this include taxis, boats, car rentals and domestic flights.
  • Mali uses a type C adapter for visitors travelling with chargeable devices.
  • Mali has a tropical climate with a short rainy season from June to September.
  • The best time to visit Mali is the months between November and January, when the weather is at its most pleasant.
  • French is Mali’s official language and English is not widely spoken, visitors will have some difficulty with communication when relating with Malians.
  • Bambara is the most widely spoken indigenous language in Mali and visitors might want to pick up some basic Bambara phrases to help them navigate communications in rural spaces.

Frequently Asked Questions

How safe is it to travel to Mali??
Mali is not quite safe for visits at this time as there are high levels of crime and insurgencies.

What is the climate in Mali like??
Mali’s climate is mostly hot, with hot summers and scarce rainfalls.

What makes up Mali's cuisine??
A typical Malian cuisine is made up of staples, grains, vegetables stews and sauces.

What to wear in Mali??
Light, loose-fitting and minimal clothing is always the best option when visiting Mali.

How to get around Mali??
Visitors can get around Mali by road, air and river.

Can I get agent to Mali and pay back small small?

How much does the passport cost??