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Morocco - Apply for a Tourist Visa

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Procedure[edit]

Step 1

Complete the Application Form duly signed and filled out in capital letters' The next step is to completely fill-out and sign Morocco visa application form. One form per applicant is required in English language or Arabic Language.

  • Then send the actual passport at the embassy in your country of origin.
  • The passport must have at least six (6) months validity remaining before expiration and has at least one complete blank visa page for the visa stamp.
Step 2

Pay the visa application fee.

  • Note: The following passport page 22, 23, and 24 are not visa pages and are not acceptable for purpose of Visa .
  • If your passport doesn't meet the requirement it will be rejected.
Step 3

Schedule your appointment with the Embassy. You need three pieces of information in order to schedule your appointment:

  • Your passport number
  • Reference number from your Visa Fee receipt.
  • Attach an invitation Letter from Morocco explaining the purpose of the trip, guaranteeing financial support for you while in Morocco.
  • The invitation letter should explain the purpose of the tour you will be undertaking in Morocco.
  • This is very import because it will show that you financially stable to fund your self while in Morocco.
  • After completing fill-out visa form you can sign and submit with all the attachment documents.
Step 4

Visit the Consulate on the date and time of your visa interview. You must bring a printed copy of your appointment letter, one photograph taken within the last six months and your current and all old passports. Applications without all of these items will not be accepted.

Note
  • Supporting documents are only one of many factors a consular officer will consider in your interview. Consular officers look at each application individually and consider professional, social, cultural and other factors during adjudication.
  • Consular officers may look at your specific intentions, family situation, and your long-range plans and prospects within your country of residence. Each case is examined individually and is accorded every consideration under the law.


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Required Documents[edit]

  • A passport that is valid for at least 6 months, and a blank page to stamp the visa;
  • Two 2" x 2", recent high definition personal passport photos on white background;
  • Completed Nigeria visa application form;
  • Proof of travel to Morocco such as an itinerary;
  • Payment for visa fee (cash, money order or Certified Check);
  • A self-addressed prepaid return envelope with postage.



Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

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

Email: mail@maec.gov.ma

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: info@mnto-usa.org.





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Eligibility[edit]

A valid passport and Moroccan tourist visa are required for travel to Morocco.

This sub-class of visa is Eligible and issued to:

  • A foreigner who wants to visit Morocco for any purpose other than work.
  • A person from any country who wants to enter Morocco to seek a visa appropriate to the purpose of their stay.
  • The purpose is other than to visit for a holiday, sightseeing, or recreation.

An Entry Visa only allows a person to enter for 30 days and If one wishes to extend their stay in Morocco, they can apply for such an extension from the Ministry of Internal Affairs.


Fees[edit]

  • Regular Tourist Visa which usually takes 7days to 10days to process you will need to pay $35
  • Rush Moroccan Visa which usually takes less than 3 days to process you pay $100
  • Note: Diplomats and Government official do not need to pay for any visa in Morocco
  • Not all offices may be available for processing - State of residence may affect process location option.
  • 3 to 90 days stay period (one entry): $22.81
  • 3 to 90 days stay period (two entries): $34.21
Method of payment
  • Please be advised that the Consulate General does not accept checks. Only money orders or cash (if applying in person) are accepted. *Please do not send cash in the mail.
  • All payments should be made payable to the Consulate General of the Kingdom of Morocco.



Validity[edit]

The tourist visa is usually valid for a period of 3 months and granted on either single or multiple entry basis.



Documents to Use[edit]

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Sample Documents[edit]

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Processing Time[edit]

Morocco Tourist visas are usually processed in 5 to 10 business days Rush or Emergency visa service may be available for additional fees.



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Instructions[edit]

  • This visa is solely for the purpose of tourism.
  • You must send the actual passport.
  • The passport must have at least six (6) months validity remaining before expiration and has at least one complete blank visa page for the visa stamp.



Required Information[edit]

  • A valid passport which at least has 6 month validity
  • One Clear Coloured photo
  • Application letter to the passport ,Immigration and national Authority in the ministry of interior
  • Completed application form
  • Receipt of payment of $35 for Category a regular Visa.
  • Application letter to the Passport, immigration and national Authority
  • Completed application form
  • Police clearance in English
  • Signed CV of applicant .



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Need for the Document[edit]

Tourism is a major part of Morocco economy and for this reason, it is fairly easy to get this kind of a visa into the country. Morocco visas are easily processed in the country's international airports, at the major ports and in all other entry points into the country.

The processing of visas at these entry points is done by the country's Passport immigration department in Morocco.

You can also get the tourist visa from all Moroccan consular missions and embassies abroad. There are also Travel agents and visa services providers in various countries whom you can use to facilitate the process of getting the Moroccan visa from the Morocco consulates. The duration of the visa depends on the purpose that the visa is being sort.

Visas are not required for American tourists traveling in Morocco for less than 90 days. For visits of more than 90 days, Americans are required to obtain a residence permit and return visa should they wish to return to Morocco for extended periods.



Information which might help[edit]

  • Citizens holding passports of the following countries do not need a visa to enter the Kingdom of Morocco (If your stay is longer than 90 days, a resident permit is required and can be issued by the Police Department of your place of residence in Morocco): Algeria Andorra Argentina Australia Austria Bahrain Belgium Brazil Bulgaria Canada Chile Congo Brazzaville Croatia Cyprus -Cote dIvoire Czech Republic Denmark Estonia Finland France Germany Great Britain Greece Guinea (Conakry) Hong Kong Hungary Iceland Indonesia Ireland Italy Ivory Coast Japan Kuwait Latvia Libya Liechtenstein Lithuania Luxemburg Mali Malta Mexico Monaco Netherlands New Zealand Niger Norway Oman Peru Philippines Poland Puerto Rico Qatar Romania Russian Federation Saudi Arabia Senegal Singapore (They can stay one month without visa) Slovakia Slovenia South Korea Spain Sweden Switzerland Tunisia Turkey Uni


Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

Please explain what are other uses of obtaining this document/certificate.
e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.



External Links[edit]

http://www.ustraveldocs.com/ma/ma-niv-typeb1b2.asp

http://www.learn4good.com/travel/morocco_visa.htm#tim



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