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A visa is required for this destination.

The Embassy of Madagascar is closed every Tuesday and Thursday. Please plan accordingly.

Visas for cruise passengers stopping in Madagascar are usually handled by the cruise line, but they require a minimum of three blank pages in your passport.

The Embassy of Madagascar is closed every Tuesday and Thursday. Please plan accordingly.

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and send the following documents to VisaHQ:
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  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Proof of status. A copy of immigration status in the United States such as a resident card, work, or study permit. VisaHQ cannot assist US B1/B2 visa holders at this time.

  • Itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.

  • Business invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in Madagascar. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of Madagascar, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager. The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
    Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
    State the nature of the business to be conducted (i.e. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in the destination country.
    Specify the Type and desired Validity of the visa (i.e. a one year multiple entry business visa).

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Proof of status. A copy of immigration status in the United States such as a resident card, work, or study permit. VisaHQ cannot assist US B1/B2 visa holders at this time.

  • Itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Original passport. Official passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • State Department Letter. A letter from the US Department of State addressed to the "Embassy of Madagascar, Washington D.C. ", giving a detailed description of the purpose of travel, the names and addresses of any organizations to be visited, and the dates of the trip. The letter must contain the applicant's name and the passport number and should have a statement confirming that the US Embassy in Madagascar will take full responsibility for the applicant.

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Proof of status. A copy of immigration status in the United States such as a resident card, work, or study permit. VisaHQ cannot assist US B1/B2 visa holders at this time.

  • Itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.

  • Yellow fever. For applicants who are from or have traveled to a Yellow fever affected country 6 days prior to a trip a copy of the International Certificate of Vaccination (ICV) for yellow fever is required. To learn more about the yellow fever vaccination or to locate a vaccination clinic, please visit the CDC's yellow fever resource page .

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Proof of status. A copy of immigration status in the United States such as a resident card, work, or study permit. VisaHQ cannot assist US B1/B2 visa holders at this time.

  • Itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.

  • Yellow fever. For applicants who are from or have traveled to a Yellow fever affected country 6 days prior to a trip a copy of the International Certificate of Vaccination (ICV) for yellow fever is required. To learn more about the yellow fever vaccination or to locate a vaccination clinic, please visit the CDC's yellow fever resource page .

  • Police clearance. Police record (less than 6 months old) from the applicant’s residence local authority.

  • Invitation notice. Invitation certificate and affidavit of support duly signed or a copy of the house or apartment lease agreement

  • Host's ID. Please provide a copy of the host's local ID/passport or Resident Card and proof of residence of the host.

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.

  • Yellow fever. For applicants who are from or have traveled to a Yellow fever affected country 6 days prior to a trip a copy of the International Certificate of Vaccination (ICV) for yellow fever is required. To learn more about the yellow fever vaccination or to locate a vaccination clinic, please visit the CDC's yellow fever resource page .

  • Police clearance. Police record (less than 6 months old) from the applicant’s residence local authority.

  • Invitation notice. Invitation certificate and affidavit of support duly signed or a copy of the house or apartment lease agreement

  • Host's ID. Please provide a copy of the host's local ID/passport or Resident Card and proof of residence of the host.

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.

  • Yellow fever. For applicants who are from or have traveled to a Yellow fever affected country 6 days prior to a trip a copy of the International Certificate of Vaccination (ICV) for yellow fever is required. To learn more about the yellow fever vaccination or to locate a vaccination clinic, please visit the CDC's yellow fever resource page .

  • Police clearance. Police record (less than 6 months old) from the applicant’s residence local authority.

  • Invitation notice. Invitation certificate and affidavit of support duly signed or a copy of the house or apartment lease agreement

  • Host's ID. Please provide a copy of the host's local ID/passport or Resident Card and proof of residence of the host.

  • Missionary Letter. A letter of invitation from the sponsor or host in Madagascar explaining the purpose of travel, length of stay, place of stay, and host's contact information.

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.

  • Yellow fever. For applicants who are from or have traveled to a Yellow fever affected country 6 days prior to a trip a copy of the International Certificate of Vaccination (ICV) for yellow fever is required. To learn more about the yellow fever vaccination or to locate a vaccination clinic, please visit the CDC's yellow fever resource page .

  • Police clearance. Police record (less than 6 months old) from the applicant’s residence local authority.

  • Invitation notice. Invitation certificate and affidavit of support duly signed or a copy of the house or apartment lease agreement

  • Host's ID. Please provide a copy of the host's local ID/passport or Resident Card and proof of residence of the host.

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Proof of status. A copy of immigration status in the United States such as a resident card, work, or study permit. VisaHQ cannot assist US B1/B2 visa holders at this time.

  • Itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.

  • Police clearance. Police record (less than 6 months old) from the applicant’s residence local authority.

  • Invitation notice. Invitation certificate and affidavit of support duly signed or a copy of the house or apartment lease agreement

  • Host's ID. Please provide a copy of the host's local ID/passport or Resident Card and proof of residence of the host.

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Proof of status. A copy of immigration status in the United States such as a resident card, work, or study permit. VisaHQ cannot assist US B1/B2 visa holders at this time.

  • Itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.

  • Police clearance. Police record (less than 6 months old) from the applicant’s residence local authority.

  • Invitation notice. Invitation certificate and affidavit of support duly signed or a copy of the house or apartment lease agreement

  • Host's ID. Please provide a copy of the host's local ID/passport or Resident Card and proof of residence of the host.

  • Visa application form. Fully completed and signed application form.

  • Original passport. The passport must be valid at least 6 months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the destination country and has at least 2 blank visa pages.

  • Passport-type photograph. Include a passport style photo, with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. You may also choose to upload a photo to your order for us to print. There is a charge associated with this service.

  • Itinerary. A copy of round trip tickets or detailed itinerary for the duration of the trip. The applicant's name must be on itinerary.

  • Yellow fever. For applicants who are from or have traveled to a Yellow fever affected country 6 days prior to a trip a copy of the International Certificate of Vaccination (ICV) for yellow fever is required. To learn more about the yellow fever vaccination or to locate a vaccination clinic, please visit the CDC's yellow fever resource page .

Unfortunately, at this time VisaHQ does not provide service for

A visa is not required for this destination.

Additional information
  • Transit visa is not required, if:
    Passengers with a confirmed onward ticket for a flight to a third country within 24 hours. They must stay in the international transit area of the airport and have documents required for the next destination.
    Note: does not apply to refugees and stateless persons.
  • Additional required documents
    Filming permit issued by the Ministry in charge of Information and the Ministry in charge of Culture.
  • Additional required documents
    Copy of the last diploma; Proof of enrollment in a Public or Private Institution acknowledged by the Malagasy Government; Scholarship certification or evidence of financial sustainability (Affidavit duly signed and legalized and a copy of the pay stub).
  • Entry Visa for a Long Term Stay (beyond 90 days) - One month transformable and extendable to a long term visa.
  • Additional required documents for SIT study
    A letter of recommendation issued by the host University in Madagascar.
  • Additional required documents
    Marriage certificate; Birth certificate of child under 21 years old; Copy of the long term visa of the principal.
  • Entry Visa for a Long Term Stay (beyond 90 days) - One month transformable and extendable to a long term visa.
  • Additional required documents
    Research permit issued by either the Ministry in charge of Scientific Research, Ministry of Higher Education or the Ministry in charge of the Environment.
  • Entry Visa for a Long Term Stay (beyond 90 days) - One month transformable and extendable to a long term visa.
  • Additional required documents
    By-law of the company;
    Statistic card of the company;
    Excerpt of the «Registre du Commerce et des Sociétés»;
    Fiscal Identification card or an updated Professional Card;
    Banking certificate of the company;
    Tax filing of the company.
  • Entry Visa for a Long Term Stay (beyond 90 days) - One month transformable and extendable to a long term visa.
  • Additional required documents
    Employment Authorization Document issued by the EDBM;
    Excerpt of the «Registre du Commerce et des Sociétés»;
    Fiscal Identification card or an updated Professional Card;
    Copy of the Malagasy National ID card or Resident Card of the manager of the company.
  • Entry Visa for a Long Term Stay (beyond 90 days) - One month transformable and extendable to a long term visa.
  • Additional required documents
    Research permit issued by either the Ministry in charge of Scientific Research, Ministry of Higher Education or the Ministry in charge of the Environment.
  • Entry Visa for a Long Term Stay (beyond 90 days) - One month transformable and extendable to a long term visa.
  • Additional required documents
    Ship registration and relevant documents to be submitted to the Port Captain, including:
    Port of departure;
    Itinerary;
    Crew members and passengers’ information list;
    Release authorization issued by the nearest Merchant Marine Service;
    Exact date of entry and stay within the Malagasy maritime territory.

Madagascar Tourist visa fees for citizens of United States of America

Type of visaValidityProcessingEmbassy feeService feeTaxTotal cost
Single entry (30 days stay)Up to 90 days4 business days$30.58$99.00$0.00$129.58
Single entry (Entry visa)Up to 30 days7 business days$53.52$99.00$0.00$152.52
Single entry (Entry visa)Up to 30 days7 business days$53.52$99.00$0.00$152.52
Single entry (Entry visa)Up to 30 days7 business days$53.52$99.00$0.00$152.52
Single entry (Entry visa)Up to 30 days7 business days$53.52$99.00$0.00$152.52
Single entry (Entry visa)Up to 30 days7 business days$53.52$209.00$0.00$262.52
Triple entryUp to 90 days4 business days$0.00$209.00$0.00$209.00
Multiple entry (60 days stay)Up to 90 days4 business days$38.23$99.00$0.00$137.23
Multiple entryUp to 90 days7 business days$53.52$99.00$0.00$152.52
Multiple entry (90 days stay)Up to 90 days4 business days$53.52$99.00$0.00$152.52
Multiple entryUp to 90 days7 business days$53.52$99.00$0.00$152.52
Multiple entry (90 days stay)Up to 90 days4 business days$53.52$99.00$0.00$152.52
Multiple entry (90 days stay)Up to 90 days4 business days$53.52$209.00$0.00$262.52
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Single entry
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Single entry
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Up to 30 days
Validity
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7 business days
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$152.52
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Validity
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to get your visa
$152.52
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