Mauritania Customs, Currency & Airport Tax regulations summary

Customs, Currency & Airport tax

All about Mauritania
Capital city: Nouakchott
Currency: Ouguiya (MRU)
Local time: GMT + 0
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 are allowed if holding a gun license and import license. These licenses must be obtained from the Home Ministry of Mauritania before ... More information

Wild Fauna and Flora:

The import of certain endangered species of plant, live animals and their products is prohibited or restricted under CITES. For further detail... More information

Export regulations:

Dangerous goods according to International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) regulations. ... More information

Crew members customs regulations:

There are no duty free import allowances for crew.... 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 first airport of entry in Mauritania (Nouakchott International Airport ).Exempt: baggage of ... More information

Airport Embarkation Tax

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

Currency regulations

Currency Import regulations: Local currency (Mauritanian Ouguiya-MRU): prohi... 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.