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Country Risk Ratings


Overall Country Risk Rating

Travel Warning

Affected Areas: Entire country except Travel Restriction areas


Travel Restriction

Affected Areas: Most areas in the eastern side of the country; all areas within 25km of the Western Sahara border; Ras Nouadhibou peninsula; remainder of the provinces of Tiris Zemmour, Adrar, Tagant, Hodh el Gharbi, Assab and Guidimaka; the town of Zouerat in Tiris Zemmour

Last Updated: November 17, 2022

Eligibility & Requirements

Mauritania currently has a Travel Warning risk rating, with specific regions having a Regional Travel Restriction risk rating.

  1. Determine whether the cities or locations you visit are within a Travel Warning area or within a Regional Travel Restriction area.
  2. For cities or locations within a Travel Warning area:
  1. For cities or locations within a Travel Restriction area:

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