Morocco - Apply for a Business Visa
- 1 Procedure
- 2 Required Documents
- 3 Office Locations & Contacts
- 4 Eligibility
- 5 Fees
- 6 Validity
- 7 Documents to Use
- 8 Sample Documents
- 9 Processing Time
- 10 Related Videos
- 11 Instructions
- 12 Required Information
- 13 Need for the Document
- 14 Information which might help
- 15 Other uses of the Document/Certificate
- 16 External Links
- 17 Others
Step 1 Start by visiting the home page of Consulate General of The Kingdom of Morocco
All travellers will need a passport valid for at least 90 days before applying for a Business Visa to Morocco. However, it is strongly recommend that you should be traveling within 6 months validity on your passport at all times.
Step 2 Second, make sure your passport has blank Visa pages.
Most destinations, including Morocco, require that you have adequate un-used pages in your passport, allowing for any necessary stamps upon arrival and departure. It is advised that you should have at least two free pages in Visas section of your passport before traveling to Morocco but you can get extra passport pages added to your passports as fast as within 24 hours.
Step 3Those foreigners who want to conduct business within Morocco must obtain a business visa. In order to apply for Business visas, a businessperson needs to provide the government with certain items. valid passport. It must be an original, signed passport valid for at least 6 months beyond stay in Morocco with at least one blank visa page available on which the visa shall be stamped;
The photograph of the applicant, one that is 600 x 600 pixels. It should have 250 kilobytes, and it should be in 2x bit color. In addition to that photograph, the applicant must submit a completed Form application and the visa fee of $140.00. The payment is to be presented to an official at a Moroccan Embassy or at a bank that has been authorized to process the fees for visas.
Step 4 A Letter of Invitation from Morocco: This is a letter from sponsor / host company in Morocco explaining the relationship to the applicant and the purpose of travel to Morocco. The letter must indicate the length of stay, place of stay, and hosts contact information.
A Business Letter: it is a letter from employer or sponsoring company, on company letterhead, introducing the applicant, indicating the applicant's employment status / position held in the company, and clearly stating the purpose of visit to Morocco. It also indicates who will be financially responsible for the applicant and must provide detailed contact information in Morocco. A Moroccan Business Cover Letter can also be generated on on-line, fill out a Business Letter Form and print the completed letter on your company letterhead.
To do so, visit https://orders.travisa.com/BusinessLetter/morocco and fill the form and submit. After the form has been submitted, the PDF form should be printed on company letterhead and then signed by an authorized person.
Step 5 Once those items have been presented to the proper authorities, the applicant can schedule an interview. He or she will have to prepare certain documents, so that they can be carried to the interview. That includes the applicant's current passport, his or her photograph, the receipts obtained, following payment of the required fee, and the appointment letter from the person who will be sponsoring the applicant's stay in the Morocco.
While preparing that paperwork the applicant should also study the questions that he or she will be asked during the interview. He or she will want to have a good answer ready, when the person conducting the interview asks You ought to have a reasonable answers ready,
- Apply On-line
- Us residents can apply for a business visa on line by visiting http://www.travelvisapro.com/visa/Morocco and follow the procedures as provided on the link.
- In addition Moroccan Business Cover Letter can also be generated on on-line, fill out a Business Letter Form and print the completed letter on your company letter head. To do so, visit https://orders.travisa.com/BusinessLetter/morocco and fill the form and submit. After the form has been submitted, the PDF form should be printed on company letterhead and then signed by an authorized person.
1.Applicants original valid passport
2.Duly completed on-line application Form
3.Application Acknowledgement Slip
4.Recent coloured passport size photographs
5. On-line visa payment receipt
6.Evidence of sufficient funds
7.A valid return ticket
8.Acceptance of Immigration Responsibilities (IR)
9.Evidence of sufficient funds to maintain one's self in the country
10.Letter of Introduction from the sponsoring company or agency or a Letter of invitation from the host company in Morocco.
11.Letter of invitation for business / visiting visa
12.A photocopy of certified certificate of registration of the Morocco company
13.Photocopy of vaccination against Yellow Fever
14.Police Clearance Certificate
15.Copy and Original Proof of Accommodation in Morocco
Office Locations & Contacts
- Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of the Kingdom of Morocco.
Avenue F. Roosevelt Rabat Morocco
Telephone: +212 3 776 15 83
Tel : 537-762-841/ 761-583/ 761-123/ 762-195
Fax: +212 3 776 55 08/537-765-508/ 764-679
Website : http://www.maec.gov.ma
- in USA
For tourist brochures, you may contact the
Moroccan National Tourist Office at:
Moroccan National Tourist Office
104 West 40th Street,
Suite 1820 New York, NY 10018
Tel: 1 (212) 221 1583/84 Fax:
1 (212) 221-1887 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
A foreigner who wishes to visit Morocco for short term business related activities usually attend business discussions in the country;
Fees vary basing on the nationality of applicant
- Moroccan "Business Visa" Fees
17.40 GBP (Embassy/Visa fee)
Business visa valid up to ninety days
Documents to Use
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Typically, a visa takes anywhere from 2 days to 15 days to process in the Morocco Embassy/Consulate depending on the consulate that you need to send the application to and whether you choose to rush your Morocco visa.,
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1.An applicant must ensure that he / she has a valid passport with a blank visa page;
2.A business visa does not permit actual employment related activities;
3.Applicants in countries where visa interviews are carried out must always take note of the slated date for an interview during the process of filling online application form;
4.Endeavor to carry all necessary documents when going for an interview;
5.It is possible for an interview to be rescheduled and is done upon submitting application;
6.Applicants must be ready to comply with rules and regulations of Morocco immigration Service and those of the entire country;
7.Applicants must know that granting a visa is not definite entry into the country;
8.Applicants must be aware that even with a visa, entry may be rejected by the immigration authority;
9.Always endeavor to give genuine / true information when applying for a visa;
10.Ensure that information in the support documents is the same as that given when filling application form;
11.Do not stay in the country beyond validity of visa;
12.If you wish to stay in the country longer than validity of visa, endeavor to extend it before it expires;
13.Applicants must be aware that Moroccan visa applications are submitted online;
14.Applicants must be of good character;
15.Applicants must also be of good health;
16.Applicants must also be aware that cash payments for visas are not accepted, all payments must be made online;
17.Visas paid for in form of cash are rejected at entry points of Nigeria
18.Ensure that a submitted passport photograph meets requirements;
19.Always use designated entry points to enter the country;
20.Applicants must be aware that incomplete applications may lead to delay or no issuance of visa;
21.An applicant must be ready to take on responsibilities of the Immigration service;
22.An applicant must have enough funds to take him / her through the period of stay in the country;
1. Name and address of applicant
2.Age, Sex, and Marital status of applicant
3.Citizenship of applicant
4.Purpose of travel
5.Name of host company in Morocco
6.Address of host company
7.Nature of business
8.Position held by applicant in the host company
9.Duration of stay in the country
10.Dates of arrival and departure from the country
11.Financial capacity of applicant
Need for the Document
A Morocco Business Visa is issued to a foreign interested in carrying out any business related activities in Morocco; The Moroccan Business Visa is issued by the government through its Immigration Service and through Moroccan Diplomatic Missions (Moroccan Embassies, High Commissions and Consulate Offices) in foreign countries.
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Other uses of the Document/Certificate
Please explain what are other uses of obtaining this document/certificate. e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.
1.With business visas, foreigners introduce new skills and technology in the country;
2.The government earns revenue by selling business visa;
3.A business visa encourages foreign investment in