Questions tagged [mauritania]

Questions about travel to and within the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, in West Africa.

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What is a “fiche” and do I need one for Mauritania?

Many forum entries talk about a "fiche" for Mauritania and that they needed dozens of them for handing them to police checkpoints. What are they and can I travel Mauritania without them?
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In what currencies can I pay for the visa-on-arrival for Mauritania when entering overland?

I am currently in Agadir, Morocco and plan to enter Mauritania by bus travel. Opinions about Visa-on-arrival being available at the border differ, but I have not found someone having been turned back ...
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Does Mauritania require a visa for children travelling with their parents?

Does Mauritania require a visa for children travelling with their parents? Does it matter if the children have separate passports? Does it matter if the children are registered in their parents' ...
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How to get safe through Mauritania

I'm considering road trip from Morocco to Gambia/Senegal. The main problem is Mauritania since it is being told not to be safe country. So my main question is whether there are some very safe or at ...