Visa applications can be submitted by mail or in-person at the Embassy.

In-person submission is by appointment only. Request your appointment by email.

For both options, prior to submission, all applications are to be sent by email for verification.

Processing time: 3 to 7 working days from the reception of all required documents.

For application by mail, please provide a prepaid self-addressed envelope.

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Non-Immigrant Visa

Non-immigrant visas allow the holder to enter and stay in the Malagasy territory for a period that does not exceed 90 days. It can be obtained at the airport or port of arrival or at the Embassy prior to the travel.


This type of visa is for you if you want to travel for Tourism, Business, Conference, Seminar, Family events, Sporting, cultural or religious events, Medical visit, Scientific research, Recreational boat, Film shooting or Cruise.

Immigrant Visa

Immigrant visas are issued to potential immigrants desiring to stay in Madagascar for a period of more than 90 days. This type of visa cannot be issued at the airport or port of disembarkation.

The grant of a long-stay visa is conditioned by the obtention of an extendable and transformable visa issued by the Embassy.

This type of visa is for you if you want to stay more than 90 days in Madagascar for Investment, Business, Work, Study, Volunteering, Scientific research, Family gathering, Retirement, Mission.

Special Visa

Special visas are Diplomatic Visas and Courstesy Visas.
Diplomatic Visas are issued to Diplomats of Diplomatic Missions and Regional/International Organizations accredited to Madagascar and their dependents, as well as diplomats and senior officials on a short mission in Madagascar (less than 6 months).
Courtesy visas are issued to Administratif and Technical Staff of Diplomatic Missions and Regional/International Organizations accredited to Madagascar. and their dependents.