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Detailed Restriction/Reopening Information For Mauritania
Data Last Updated: September 11, 2020

General Information

Partially Open

Mauritania has reopened its borders to international air travel starting September 11.

The Nouakchott International Airport has resumed operations for commercial flights. Arriving passengers must present evidence of a negative COVID-19 polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test, dated within 72 hours before arrival.

Mauritania Airlines

Mask Requirement

Mask is required to be worn in all public indoor, public transport and certain outdoor areas where social distancing is not possible.

Internal Restrictions/Closures

On July 8, the Mauritanian Government decides to lift the curfew, open the traffic between cities and open airports for domestic traffic. They also have made it mandatory to wear face masks in public places.

Most non-essential businesses are to be closed. Markets and restaurants are now able to open, but must follow social distancing measures. Hotels and tourist sites are now allowed to be open with social distancing measures in place.

All school and universities are closed through September 1.

Airlines & Transport

The Nouakchott International Airport has resumed operations for commercial flights. 

Mauritania Airlines said that it will organize weekly flights to a number of African capitals, calling who wish to travel via its routes to visit its website for more information related to travel conditions.

Intercity travel and domestic flights have resumed. 

Status of Opening to Tourists

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Information for Non-Tourists

Anyone arriving to Mauritania will be required to present a negative PCR test, no older than 72 hours.


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