Mauritania Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations summary

Customs, Currency & Airport tax

All about Mauritania
Capital city: Nouakchott
Currency: Ouguiya (MRU)
Local time: GMT
Telephone code: + 222
Bank: Closed on Friday and Saturday, open  on Sunday.


Customs Rules

Import regulations:

Free import by non-residents of 18 years and over:- 200 cigarettes or 25 cigars or 250 grams of tobacco;- 50 grams of perfume and 1/4 lit... More information

Arms and Ammunition regulations:

Sporting guns, for temporary admission, a gun license and import license are required, to be obtained before arrival from the Home Ministry. ... More information


Rabies vaccination certificate and a health certificate from the country of origin are required. Dogs and cats of less than 3 months old are accept... More information

Baggage Clearance regulations:

Baggage is cleared at the airport of the final destination in Mauritania if this is an international airport. Exempt: bagga... More information

Airport Embarkation Tax

No airport tax is levied on passengers upon embarkation at the airport.... More information

Currency regulations

Currency Import regulations: Foreign currencies: unlimited provided declared... More information

Learn all about regulations for your destination country. From airport tax to be paid on departure, to importing pets, as well as rules on how much currency you may bring into and out of a country.