China Embassy in Mauritania
Visa Application Form of PRC
Ambassador: Mr. Zhang Xun
Address: Nouakchott, the Islamic Republic of Mauritania (P. O. Box 257)
Tel: +222-5252070 (duty phone), +222-6586502 (Counselor's mobile phone)
08:00-15:00, Monday-Thursday (except holidays)
08:00-12:00, Friday (except holidays)
Sections of Chinese Embassy in Mauritania
|Economic & Commercial Office||Counselor: Chen Junlin |
Attache: Du Yifei
Mailing Address: B.P.5534, Nouakchott, R.I de Mauritania
Office Hours: 08:30-11:30, 14:00-17:00, Monday to Friday (except holidays)
|Administrative Office||Tel: +222-45252070, 46586502|
|Political & Press Office||Tel: +222-45250104 |
Mauritania is located in the northern African, facing the Atlantic Ocean to the west. With 3/5 of its territory is made up of desert and semi-desert, it is characterized by tropical continental climate: high temperature and lack of rainfall. May to October is the rainy season. The annual average temperature is below 28℃ (about 82℉) in western coastal area and no above 30℃ (86℉) in the east.
Neighboring countries: Algeria, Mali, Senegal
Land Area: about 1,030,000 square kilometers (397,685 square miles)
Time: It is the same as GMT and 8 hours later than Beijing Time.
Official Language: Arabic
Major Religions: Islam
Currency: khoum, ouguiya
New Year's Day (January 1), Islamic New Year, Labor Day (May 1), African Liberation Day (May 25), Birth and Ascension of Muhammad, Independence Day (November 28), Corban Festival
08:00-16:00 from Sunday to Thursday (have a rest on Friday and Saturday)
Notes: Banks, shops and some large companies are still open in Saturday.
Notices for Chinese Going to Mauritania
1. Apply for a Mauritanian visa, you should provide valid passport, two copies of application form, 2 pieces of passport photos and invitation from Mauritanian entities. Usually you will get a single entry visa with a validity of 3 months. Transit visa allow you to stay for 3 days and some certain fare should be paid.
2. The full name of the country needs to be written: the Islamic Republic of Mauritania.
3. Following documents should be shown to the custom: valid passport and visa, disembarkation card, International certificate of Vaccination and declaration of the amount of cash.
4. You are allowed to take within US$3,000 while leaving the country.
Please contact Embassy of Mauritania in China if Mauritanian nationals have troubles there.
Related China Embassies in Africa: Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique
If you don’t have a supplier in PRC, you can apply for a tourist L type and provide those documents containing the passport and its copy, the application and a passport-style photo, bank statement, round trip air tickets and hotel booking record, as well as an Invitation Letter of Duly Authorized Unit or a Confirmation Letter of Invitation issued by an authorized Chinese agency.
After that, submit the application to the embassy of PRC to apply for it.