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Morocco Tourist Visa

Morocco Tourist Visa Table and Passport Requirements

Morocco is a welcoming destination however there are a few things that must be done in preparing for your trip. Most travelers who want to visit Morocco can do so without applying for a Tourist Visa if your trip will not exceed three months. However, is it essential that all travelers arrive with a passport that is valid for at least six months from the time you enter Morocco.
Your stay as a visitor is restricted to three months but may be extended at a Moroccan police station. Visiting areas outside of recognized tourist areas isn’t recommended for safety reasons. Travel regulations are known to change without notice to the public. We recommend before you travel, to check the current regulations with Travel Exploration or the Moroccan Embassy.

 

Passport Required    

Visa Required  

Return Ticket  Required  

British

Yes

No

Yes

Australia & New Zealand

Yes

No

Yes

Canadian

Yes

No

Yes

USA

Yes

No

Yes

Other EU

Yes

No

Yes

Japan

Yes

No

Yes

South Africa

Yes

Yes

Yes

 

The following nationals likewise do not need a Morocco tourist visa if staying for less than three months:

Nationals of Spain, Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Italy, Switzerland, Algeria, Andorra, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Bulgaria, Congo (Rep), Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Guinea (Conakry), Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Ivory Coast, Japan, Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxemburg, Korea (Rep), Kuwait, Libya, Liechtenstein, Mali, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Romania, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Singapore, Slovakia, South Korea, Sweden, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and Venezuela. If you are not a citizen of one of the countries listed above, you can download the visa form on the Moroccan Consulate’s website.

Eligibility Criteria for Morocco Tourist Visa

To be eligible for Morocco tourist visa you will have to fulfill the following conditions:
– You must have a valid passport
– Your passport must have a validity that extends the duration of the visa you are applying for by at least 6 months.
– You must provide a copy of your completed visa application form
– You must provide proof of confirmed hotel reservations, flight bookings, and travel itineraries for the entire duration of your stay in Morocco.
– You must provide a copy of your round-trip or tour ticket.
– You must provide proof of your financial ability so as to support yourself financially during your stay in Morocco and for your return transportation.
– You must provide a formal statement of your financial situation from your bank that is less than 4 weeks old
– You must provide proof of your employment.
– You must provide proof of having obtained travel insurance that covers the entire period of your trip to Morocco.
– You intend to leave Morocco at the end of your authorized stay.

Useful Tip:

Entry visas are only valid for three months; visitors that wish to stay longer should apply at the local police station within fifteen days of arrival. For other visa inquiries, you should contact the Embassy.

Tourist Visa Fees

The current Morocco tourist visa fee for a three to 90 day stay with one entry is $22.10 (USD); for two entries it is $33.20 (USD).

 

Morocco tourist visa map

Morocco Consulate Contact Information

USA

Consulate General of Morocco

10 East 40th Street, New York, NY 10016

Phone: (212) 758-2625

Fax: (212) 779-7441

 

Morocco Embassy, Canada

38, Range Road KIN 8J4 Ottawa- Ontario Canada

Phone: +1-613-2367391

Fax: +1-613-2367392

Europe

People holding passports in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, or any country belonging to the European Union do not need a visa to travel to Morocco if your stay will not exceed ninety days. For a stay beyond ninety days, contact the Consulate of Morocco within your country to obtain a visa.

Other Morocco Tourist Visa Exemptions

Transit passengers who are landing in Morocco and will take a connecting flight within 24 hours.

Children sixteen years old or younger may travel on their parent’s passports but they must have photographs included in their parent’s passports or entry into Morocco may be refused.

If you need a Visa to Morocco

If your country is not found in one of the lists above, you must apply to the Moroccan Embassy or Consulate nearest you.

Arriving in Morocco

Upon arrival at the airport, you should receive a stamp in your passport. Make sure that you acquire this stamp as there have been reported situations where a stamp was not placed on a traveler’s passport and consequently, it made it difficult to leave Morocco without proof of entry.

Travelers are encouraged to carry a copy of their passports with them at all times. If questioned by local officials, proof of identity and your country citizenship is important to have on you.

Enjoy A Magical Trip with “Viajes Morocco”

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ):

Is it safe to visit Morocco?

Yes, it is very safe Morocco is the embodiment of one of the safest countries in the world, thanks to the combination of the country where the crime rate is very low and its government that is always proactive in protecting their guests and locals.

What to Pack for Your Morocco Tour?

You should bring a brimmed hat and sunglasses if you not used to the Moroccan sun &pack everything you could ever need and put in a small bag so you could move easily between your destinations.

Why book with Viajes Morocco?

We have experience in vacation planning for more than 10 years & our staff consists of the most professional operators, guides, and drivers who dedicate all of their time & effort create the perfect vacation. All of our tours are customized by Travel, Financial & Time advisors to fit your every possible need during your time in Morocco. we always keep in mind that your safety & comfort are our main priority until you return home.

When it is rainy season in Morocco?

Morocco’s rainy season begins in November and runs through March, and parts of the country even get cold enough for snow to fall on the highest peaks. However, while this season is wet for Morocco, there’s still just an average of 2 inches of rain per month.

How many days do you need in Morocco?

Morocco in 5-7 Days

A few more days in Morocco means that you can cover more ground in the country. Or that you can linger longer in a particularly fascinating destination like Fes, a city that ends up becoming a favorite of many travelers.

What is the best time of year to go to Marrakech?

Best Times to Visit Marrakech. The best times to visit Marrakech are from March to May and between September and November. These shoulder seasons are known for their desirable weather (with average daytime temps in the low 70s to low 90s) and affordable hotel rates.

What is the coldest month in Morocco?

The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (18.4°C). The month with the highest average low temperature is August (20.1°C). The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (5.9°C).

Which is better Fez or Marrakech?

Souk is indeed market (there are local and tourist souks) and you could spend quite some time in the Marrakech souk. Marrakech also has D’Jemma al Fna which is unique in Morocco. … Weather is never predictable but generally, you can expect Marrakech to be warmer than Fez.

Should I Give Tips in Morocco?

Tips are not mandatory, but are welcome, it will always be helpful. There is no specific amount of tips it is given depend on the generosity and the capability of customers without forgetting the satisfaction of the service provided by the staff (drivers and guides).

What is the Best Time of Visit Morocco?

Morocco is perfect for travel all year long! Given the country’s geographic variety, there is always a region where the climate is mild. We can recommend the best destination for you based on the weather and your travel dates. In winter, you’ll want to head south to the desert. Nights can be chilly but during the day you’ll enjoy the sun and blue skies bereft of clouds. In summer, the Atlantic coast is generally balmy and it is the best season for treks in the Atlas. At over 1800m in altitude freshness is a safe bet! That being said, nothing is stopping you from discovering the Moroccan desert as long as you choose the right accommodation and can adapt to the heat.

Can l use my Visa debit card in Morocco?

Upmarket restaurants, shops and hotels or riads in Morocco usually accept debit cards. Those that do are most likely to accept Visa or MasterCard however may apply a surcharge to cover the cost of processing your transaction. Amex is not a popular card.

How should I dress?

Morocco is much more western in dress than ever before. Although it is still a dominantly Islamic country, it’s best to cover yourself outside the large city centers. The locals here are truly used to seeing tourists, and you’ll never feel uncomfortable or out of place. They’re glad you’re here. In the hot summer months, we’d suggest you wear light, loose, cotton, or linen to stay as cool as possible. A hat or turban is a must in the sun to protect your head against the heat and sun. You look cool, we promise. In autumn and spring, a light jacket or fleece is recommended; the evenings can be quite cool when the sun goes down! In winter, warm clothing is a must.

Can I use US dollars in Morocco?

There is no black money market in Morocco. … Euros and (US and CAD – not Australian) dollars are always accepted in Morocco and you will save time bringing cash, doing away with long slow bank lineups or non-active cash machines to acquire dirhams. You can also use your debit card at bank machines.

Can I use my Visa debit card in Morocco?

Upmarket restaurants, shops and hotels or riads in Morocco usually accept debit cards. Those that do are most likely to accept Visa or MasterCard however may apply a surcharge to cover the cost of processing your transaction. Amex is not a popular card.

Does I need travel insurance?

Travel insurance should be obtained before leaving your country of origin. We don’t force anyone to purchase it. Local hospitals have limited diagnostic capability. Private clinics can be expensive, evacuation can cost a lot and luggage can disappear, so insurance is a good idea.

Will I have internet access in Morocco?

Internet cafes are widely popular in Morocco, making it easy for visitors to access the internet. Internet Café’s generally open early and close late, and usually charge approximately 3-5 Dirhams per hour. Many hotels also offer wireless access.

Can I drink in Morocco?

Although a predominantly Muslim country, Morocco is not dry. Alcohol is available in restaurants, liquor stores, bars, supermarkets clubs, hotels, and discos. Some Moroccans enjoy a drink although it is disapproved in public places. The local brew of choice carries the highly original name of Casablanca Beer.

What is the legal drinking age in Morocco?

The legal drinking age is 18

How to Enjoy Morocco During Ramadan?

Ramadan is a special time of year for Muslims that should be celebrated by non-Muslims and feel the essence of the Islamic culture. You can fast with the Muslim or just observe but you are always welcome to join the celebrations and festivals.

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