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Mauritania Travel Restrictions

32.82% of citizens have been vaccinated No change since last week
Unvaccinated visitors from India can enter Mauritania with a negative COVID-19 test result.
Fully vaccinated visitors from India can enter Mauritania without restrictions.

For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from Mauritania for the types of accepted and permitted COVID-19 vaccinations, requirements on proof of vaccination certificates, vaccination validity period, and persons and/or groups that may be exempt from vaccination restrictions.


Mauritania entry details and exceptions

Foreign citizens can travel to Mauritania.


Outgoing travel to MauritaniaTravelling from India to Mauritania

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Unvaccinated visitors from India must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken within 72 hours before departing to Mauritania.

Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to present a negative COVID-19 test.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from India are not required to quarantine after entering Mauritania.


Return travelReturning to India from Mauritania

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Unvaccinated travelers returning from Mauritania must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken within 72 hours before departure to India.

Fully vaccinated travellers with approved vaccination certificates do not need to present a negative COVID-19 test.

Details and exceptions
Travelers should upload their negative RT-PCR test report in the Air Suvidha Portal prior to boarding their flight.
Travelers will undergo a medical screening upon arrival and may be subject to a covid-19 molecular test at their own expense.
Children under 5 years of age are exempted from both pre and post-arrival testing.
Fully vaccinated travelers with WHO-recognized or Nationally-recognized vaccines are also exempted from testing requirements. Proof of vaccination should be uploaded in the Air Suvidha Portal.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Mauritania are not required to quarantine upon entering India.

Details and exceptions
Quarantine is no longer required. However, travelers are advised to self-monitor their health for 14 days from arrival and if they develop signs and symptoms suggestive of COVID19, they should immediately self-isolate and report to their nearest health facility or call National helpline number (1075)/ State Helpline Number.

Other COVID-19 restrictions for Mauritania

Masks:Required in public spaces.

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