How to Get a Tourist Visa for Madagascar

Madagascar Tourist Visa

Madagascar Tourist Visa

Decided to go to Madagascar on vacation or for a short tourist trip? Tourists staying in Madagascar for less than 30 days will be able to receive a free visa upon arrival. You can get it at the airport.

Go to my Madagascar visa page for information on other types of visas for Madagascar.

I’ll break everything down for you below about how to go about getting the Madagascar Tourist Visa.

Visa required for U.S. citizens before you go to Madagascar: No.

  • Tourists staying in Madagascar for less than 30 days will be able to purchase a visa upon arrival. You can get it at the airport. Travelers staying for longer or who require a transformable visa are not eligible for this promotion.
  • Visas are available at all airports servicing international flights, but travelers who opt to obtain a visa at an airport should expect delays upon arrival. Visas obtained at the airport cannot be extended.

Visa required for non-U.S. citizens before you go to Madagascar: No. Tourists staying in Madagascar for less than 30 days will be able to pay for a visa upon arrival.

Find your closest consulate

If you’re inside the U.S., click here.

The hub for issuing visas for Madagascar is in Washington D.C.

Embassy of the Republic of Madagascar

If you’re outside of the U.S.: Click here.

Gather documentation

The best list of required documents if you are applying within the U.S. is here at the Embassy of Madagascar in Washington D.C. website.  However, you should definitely check the website of the Consulate or Embassy you found in Step 1 above.

Visa fee

Visa fees might vary depending on where you apply, so go to the website of the Embassy or Consulate you found in Step 1.

If you are applying in the U.S., the latest visa fees are listed here.

Submit materials
  • Submit your required materials from Step 2 and visa fee from Step 3 to the Embassy or Consulate you found in Step 1.
  • Submission instructions will vary from consulate to consulate.
  • If you are applying in the United States, submission instructions are listed here.
Receive your visa

Congratulations!  The Embassy or Consulate of Madagascar will give to you your brand new Madagascar visa.

Vaccination information

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