Mauritanian visa for Tunisian citizens

A visa is NOT required for Tunisian passport holders visiting Mauritania for a short-term stay: .

Visa requirements:

Visa type Purposes Visa requirements Allowed stay
Tourist visa For Tunisian citizens to enter Mauritania for a short-term tourism purpose. Not required
Evisa Mauritania e-visa for Tunisian citizens Not Available
Visa on arrival Mauritania visa on arrival for Tunisian citizens Not Available

Mauritania tourist visa requirements:

  • Holding Tunisian passport that is valid for six months beyond the period of the intended stay in Mauritania.
  • Proof of onward travel (departure) from Mauritania.

If you are looking for Mauritania visa information, such as available types of visas, or how to apply from Tunisia, we recommend you visit or contact the embassy or consulate of Mauritania nearest your place of residence.

  • Tunis: The Embassy of Mauritania in Tunis, Tunisia (Working hours: Close now. Open in 5 hours 32 minutes)

Mauritania visa applications & requirements (For reference purposes only, please visit the nearest Mauritania diplomatic mission offices to Tunisia for guidance)

Tourism Statistics Chart

The line chart shows the number of visitors from Tunisia traveling to Mauritania from 2008 to 2018.

Year Number of visitors (Tunisia) estimated Change (%)

References: UNWTO.org, World Bank and multiple sources. (This data is for informational purposes only. Please see our disclaimer page for more information.)

Mauritania & Tunisia comparison

Mauritania's area is approximately 1,030,700 km2 (397,955 sq mi), while the area of Tunisia is approximately 155,360 km2 (59,984 sq mi). This means Tunisia is 6.63 times smaller than Mauritania.

As of December 2021, Mauritania's population is ~16.4 million people - 6,972,922 fewer people than the population of Tunisia.

We have highlighted Mauritania & Tunisia’s relative positions on world's map for your reference.

Mauritania Tunisia Difference
Population (est 2021) 16,412,401 23,385,323 7.0 million fewer people live in Mauritania than Tunisia
Number of diplomatic missions abroad (est) 1 71 Mauritania has 70 fewer diplomatic representations abroad compared with Tunisia.
Travel freedom (2021) 26 37 Mauritania passport holders visit 11 fewer countries and territories without a visa.
Number of foreign missions hosted 35 68 Mauritanian hosts 33 fewer foreign missions than Tunisia.

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