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Mali Visa and Passport Requirements

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


A passport valid for six months is required by all nationals referred to in the chart above.

All travellers require a yellow fever vaccination certificate.


Visas for Mali are required by all nationals referred to in the chart above.

Nationals not referred to in the chart are advised to contact the embassy to check visa requirements for Mali.

Types and Cost

Single-entry visa: £190; multiple-entry visa: £220 (three months) or £260 (six months).

The fee for US nationals is US$131, regardless of the length of stay.


Single-entry visa: one month; multiple-entry visa: three or six months. US nationals are also eligible for multiple-entry visas valid for up to five years.

Application to

Consulate (or consular section at embassy). UK residents can apply to the honorary consulate in London.

Working days

Allow 10 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 Mali in the USA

Telephone: (202) 332 2249.
Address: , 2130 R Street NW, Washington, DC 20008,
Opening times:

Embassy of the Republic of Mali in Belgium

Telephone: (02) 345 7432.
Address: , Avenue Molière 487, Brussels, 1050,
Opening times:
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