Passport and visa regulations
|Passport required||visa required||Return ticket required|
|Other EU countries||Yes||Yes||Yes|
Generally required, must be valid for at least 6 months upon entry and have one blank page. Attention: Some airlines require that the passport is valid for at least 6 months when leaving Madagascar.
Note on the endorsement in the passport
Since the entry requirements for Madagascar can change at short notice, travelers should have the current regulations confirmed by the responsible consular representation.
Generally required. Visa on Arrival / e-Visa Travelers with a return or onward ticket can obtain a 30-, 60- or 90-day limited single-entry visa upon arrival at all international airports or as an e-Visa valid for at least 3 days must be requested before departure. A birth certificate must be presented for children. If a stay of more than 60 days is planned or multiple entries, a “visa transformable” must be applied for at the responsible consular representation of Madagascar, for which an extension can be applied for within the month of arrival.
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Short-term single-entry visa, valid for 90 days; Can be requested at Madagascar international airports and at the embassy. (For German citizens, only the Embassy of the Republic of Madagascar in Falkensee near Berlin is authorized to issue this visa.) Germany and Austria The following fees apply to all nationalities requiring a visa: Single to triple entry, for a stay of up to 30 days: 80,000 Are (€30.76); Single to triple entry, for a stay of 31 to 60 days: Ar100,000 (€47.65), Single to triple entry, for a stay of 61 to 90 days: Ar140,000 (€67.28), one-month renewable and convertible visa or multiple-entry visa: €70.08. Switzerland The following fees apply to all visa-requiring nationalities. 35 CHF (for a stay of up to 30 days), 45 CHF (single to triple entry, for a stay of up to 60 days), 60 CHF (single to triple entry, for a stay of up to 90 days). one-month renewable and convertible visa or multiple-entry visa: 105 CHF. Immediate express issue with advance notice: fee + 10 CHF. Visa on arrival at all international airports The following fees apply to all nationalities requiring a visa: single entry, for a stay of up to 30 days: Ar115,000 (also payable in euros: €35); Single entry, for a stay of up to 60 days: Ar135,000 (also payable in euros: €40), single entry, for a stay of up to 90 days: Ar175. 00 ares (also payable in euros: €50). e-Visa 30 days stay (single entry): MGA 115,000 or €35 60 days stay (single entry): MGA 135,000 or €40.
Visa types and costs
Visa non transformable (non-renewable visa for short stays of up to 3 months); Visa transformable (one-month, extendable long-stay visa).
The short-term visa is valid for 6 months from the date of issue and entitles you to a stay of up to 90 days. For a longer stay, a corresponding transformable visa/residence permit should be obtained before departure.
Transit travelers who fly on within 24 hours, have valid documents for the return or onward journey and reserved seats and do not leave the transit area do not need a transit visa. In person or by post at the consulate or consular section of the embassy or at an international airport or port in Madagascar or as an e-Visa.
(a) 2 signed application forms, (1 application form in Switzerland). (b) 2 recent passport photos (3.5 x 4.5 cm), (1 passport photo in Switzerland and in Germany). (c) Passport valid for at least 6 months upon entry and with one blank page plus copy of passport. (d) Proof of paid return/onward travel or booking confirmation from the travel agent. (e) Fee (cash upon application or bank transfer with receipt). (f) Proof of valid health insurance for travel abroad (consulates in Falkensee and Hamburg). (g) Money fever vaccination certificate for visitors who have been to a country where money fever is prevalent in the past six days. (h) For overseas applicants only: Registration certificate for the country in which the foreign applicant has his permanent residence. This must not be older than 3 months. Business visa additionally: (i) Letter of secondment from your own company with information on the purpose and duration of the trip and confirmation of the assumption of costs. Additional documents may be required. A stamped, registered return envelope must be enclosed with the application (i) Letter of secondment from your own company with information on the purpose and duration of the trip and confirmation of the assumption of costs. Additional documents may be required. A stamped, registered return envelope must be enclosed with the application (i) Letter of secondment from your own company with information on the purpose and duration of the trip and confirmation of the assumption of costs. Additional documents may be required. A stamped, registered return envelope must be enclosed with the application
i.d. R. 1 week. Express or same-day processing is currently not possible in Germany. Immediate express issue in Zurich possible with advance notice. Postal application: up to 20 days. e-Visa: minimum 3 days.
Documents required upon entry
Visa on Arrival: (a) Passport valid for at least six months after departure from Madagascar. It should contain at least two blank pages for visa and stamps; (b) return or onward ticket; (c) Visa Fee.
Entry with children
German: Machine-readable children’s passport or your own passport. Austrians: Own passport. Swiss: Own passport. Turks: Own passport. Note: The same visa requirements apply to children as to their parents. Attention: Unaccompanied minors who are not residents of Madagascar need an officially certified authorization from their parents/guardians in French. Since June 27, 2012, children need their own travel document (passport / children’s passport) for trips abroad (also within the EU). Entries of children in the parental passport are no longer possible.
Entry with pets
For the import of pets, an import permit must be requested from the Directeur du Service de l’Elevage et de la Pêche Maritime de la République Démocratique Malgache before departure. This should be done in good time before departure, as a longer processing time is to be expected. A health certificate is also required from the official veterinarian of the country of origin, issued no more than 15 days before entry, which accurately describes the animal, identifies its owner and certifies that the animal is healthy and that the place of origin is free of infectious diseases. For dogs over 3 months and cats over 6 months, the health certificate must also certify: that the animal has been vaccinated against rabies at least 1 month and no more than 1 year before entry and for dogs over 6 months at least 3 months and no more than 3 years before entry. The animals are examined upon entry. The imposition of quarantine is possible.