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Madagascar Visa and Passport Requirements

Passport required Return ticket required Visa Required
British Yes Yes Yes
Australian Yes Yes Yes
Canadian Yes Yes Yes
USA Yes Yes Yes
EU Yes Yes Yes


To enter Madagascar, a passport valid for six months after the date of entry is required by all nationals referred to in the chart above. Your passport must also have at least two blank pages for visa.


Visas for Madagascar are required by all nationals referred to in the chart above. You can either apply for an eVisa which is a single-entry visa at or obtain a 30, 60 or 90-day tourist visa on arrival at the airport in cash, using US$, Euros, or Malagasy Ariary.

Nationals not referred to in the chart also required an eVisa, unless you are from Mauritius (in this case you can visit Madagascar without a visa for up to 30 days). Any questions, please contact the embassy to check visa requirements for Madagascar.

Visa Note

You can obtain a visa valid for 30 days upon arrival in Madagascar. You must pay in cash with US Dollars or Euros.

For stays over one month, you need to apply for a visa from the nearest Madagascan Embassy.

Types and Cost

30-day tourist visa: 115,000 MGA or US$37 or Euro €35.

60-day tourist visa: 135,000 MGA or US$45 or Euro €45.


Short-stay tourism visa: 30, 60 or 90 days.

Application to

Consulate (or consular section at embassy). UK residents should apply to the embassy in Paris.

Working days

Allow two to five working days for visa processing.

This page reflects our understanding of current rules for the most common types of travel to the said country. However, please note that each authority sets and forces entry rules, hence we strongly recommend that you verify critical information with the relevant embassy before travel.

Embassies and tourist offices

Embassy of the Republic of Madagascar in the USA

Telephone: (202) 265 5525.
Address: , , , ,
Opening times:

Embassy of the Republic of Madagascar in France

Telephone: 01 4504 6211.
Address: , 4 Avenue Raphael, Paris, 75016,
Opening times:

Mon-Fri 0900-1300 and 1400-1700.

British Embassy in Madagascar

Telephone: +261 2022 33053.
Address: Ravoninahitriniarivo Street, Ninth Floor Tour Zital, Ankorondrano, Antananarivo 101,
Opening times:

 Mon-Fri 0830-1230 and 1400-1700

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