Mauritania visa requirements for Nigerians
Travel and visa requirements
Mauritanian Visa is not required for Nigerians
Stay Duration: days
- Nigerians visiting Mauritania require a visa on arrival.
- Nigerians visiting Mauritania can obtain a visa on arrival at Nouakchott–Oumtounsy International Airport.
- Nigerians visiting Mauritania must have a passport valid for six months with sufficient blank pages for stamps.
- Nigerians visiting Mauritania must show proof of hotel accommodation or a letter of invitation from your host in Mauritania.
- Nigerians visiting Mauritania with pets must have a health certificate and a proof of rabies vaccination.
- Nigerians visiting Mauritania must check for hepatitis A, typhoid fever, and yellow fever vaccination.
- There is currently no direct flight options available from Lagos to Nouakchott Airport, Mauritania.
- Connecting flights between Lagos and Nouakchott Airport, Mauritania typically lasts for 6 hours and 26 minutes.
- While Mauritania is home to a diverse religious demography, Islam is currently the religion practiced by a vast majority of Mauritania’s population.
- The exchange rate between the Nigerian Naira and the Mauritanian Ouguiya is currently at 1 NGN = 0.10 MRO.
- Because the time zone currently in use in Mauritania is the Greenwich Mean Time ( GMT ), Mauritania is an hour behind Nigeria.
- Getting around in Mauritania is possible with the various public means of transportation available, this includes minibuses, bush taxis, trains, car rentals and domestic flights.
- Mauritania uses a type C adapter for visitors travelling with chargeable devices.
- Mauritania has a Sahelian climate, with one rainy season from July to October.
- The winter season of November to March is the best time to visit Mauritania, when it’s warm but not scorching, though nights can be chilly.
- Arabic is Mauritania’s official language, French is also widely spoken and visitors could have some difficulty with communication when relating with the people.
- Visitors might want to pick up some basic French phrases to help them navigate communications while in Mauritania.