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    Your Gateway to Morocco: Hassle-Free Visa Solutions

    Unlock Morocco: Expert Visa Assistance for South Africans

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    Moroccan Visa from South Africa: Your Key to Seamless Travel

    Expert Visa Assistance for South Africans

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Explore hassle-free solutions to obtain your Moroccan visa from South Africa, whether it's for a holiday or business

In this guide, we will provide you with step-by-step instructions on how to apply for a Moroccan Visa as a South African citizen, including visa requirements, necessary documents, visa fees and more

Information About Visa for Morocco From South Africa

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Do I Need A Visa For Morocco?

A visa is required for South African passport holders visiting Morocco for tourism and business purposes.

South African nationals aiming to travel to Morocco must obtain a Moroccan visa before making travel arrangements.


What is the criteria for a Morocco Visa?

South African Citizens must meet the following criteria to get a Moroccan Visa:

Possess a valid passport with at least one blank page
Provide evidence of financial means to cover your stay
Intend to stay in Morocco for a short period as stipulated on the visa
Visiting for purposes of tourism, family visits or business (not work)


What is the process to get a Morocco Visa?

Determine the type of visa you need
Gather the necessary documents
Complete the application form
Submit at the Embassy in Pretoria

Process Time

How long does it take to process a Morocco Visa?

The processing time for a Moroccan Visa from South Africa can vary depending on the individual circumstances of each applicant and the volume of applications being processed at the time.
A Moroccan visa normally takes 10 working days to process after submission at the Embassy in South Africa.


How much does a visa for Morocco cost?

The Moroccan visa cost is R408 for a single entry and R612 for a multiple entry visa for South Africans

Should you select to use the service of VisaRequest, the service fee is an additional R900.

Find comprehensive Moroccan visa information here, covering everything you need to know about visa requirements, eligibility, and application procedures for your journey to Morocco

More About Morocco and Moroccan Visa from South Africa

Morocco is a gateway to Africa and a country of dizzying diversity. Morocco is famed for its breathtaking landscapes, deserts, and sandy beaches.  With an outstanding balance between dynamic landscapes, colorful architecture and vibrant cities Morocco has much to offer and it is no wonder that every year more than 10 million tourists around the globe choose it as their top destination. Morocco is a marvelous country that mesmerizes from the high Atlas Mountains to the desert to the coasts.

The Kingdom of Morocco is known as the “place the sun sets” or “the Western Kingdom”. It’s located in the Maghreb region of North West Africa. Its capital is Rabat, and Casablanca is the largest city. It overlooks the Mediterranean Sea to the north and the Atlantic Ocean to the west and provides perfect coastal living for people who want to retire to Morocco or enjoy the sunshine and ocean air while they work remotely from the country.

The visas for Morocco are issued by the Embassy of Morocco in Pretoria. South African applicants do not need to apply in person and do not need to submit biometric data. The visa fee for the DRC for South Africans is R408 for a 3-month single entry visa and R612 for a one-year multiple entry visa. Should you require the assistance of VisaRequest, an additional R900 service fee is charged. The processing time for a visa for Morocco from the Embassy in Pretoria can take up to 20 working days, but VisaRequest normally gets the visa issued within 10 working days.

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Eligibility Criteria for Morocco Tourist Visa

To meet the eligibility criteria for a tourist visa, you will need to prove to the Moroccan immigration authorities the following:

  • You have a valid passport
  • You have the financial resources means required to pay for your expenses while in Morocco
  • You have a residence outside Morocco and other binding ties that will ensure your return home after you visit Morocco
  • You plan to remain in Morocco for a specific and limited period and intend to leave Morocco at the end of your visit
  • You have no intention to seek or undertake employment while in Morocco
  • You have no criminal record and pose no security risk
  • You agree to abide by the laws of the land
  • You have insurance to cover you for medical emergencies while in Morocco

Types of Moroccan Visas issued:

A tourist visa is for vacation or sightseeing and a Business visa is for business professionals, investors, and consultants. These visas are valid for 90 days and allow 30 day stay in Morocco.

Morocco Short-Term Visa
The short-term Morocco Visa, also known as a Morocco Tourist Visa, is issued to visa-required nationals who want to enter Morocco as a tourist or for other short-term purposes, including:
– For business
– For personal visit
– For attending a cultural or academic events
– For a conference
– For sports events
– For journalism
– For medical treatment

Morocco Long-Term Visas:

  • Morocco Business Visa: The business visa is issued to employees invited to work in Morocco by a company established in the country. It enables them to stay in Morocco for a limited period.
  • Morocco Visitors Visa: This Moroccan visa is for people who want to stay in Morocco for less than a year and have no plans to work while in the country.
  • Morocco Family Reunification Visa: This visa allows a foreign national to enter Morocco to join a family member already living there, typically used by spouses, children, parents, or other close relatives of a Moroccan citizen or legal resident.

Two Types Of Entry Visas:

  • Single Entry: valid up to 90 days
  • Multiple Entry: valid for one year
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Morocco Visa Requirements for South Africans

  • Passport valid for 6 months after the date of return and a photocopy of the information page of the passport
  • Completed Visitor Visa Application Form
  • Two recent color passport photos
  • Copy of Identity card or residence permit that proves the residency
  • Three-month Bank statements to proof sufficient financial means
  • Flight itinerary
  • Travel insurance covering medical treatment
  • Employment letter signed by the employer or business registration for business owners or a school letter for students

Invitation Letter which should contain the address of the company and indicate the period of stay:

  • For tourism, a hotel reservation or voucher as proof of accommodation
  • For family visits, an invitation letter legalized by the inviting party along with his/her Moroccan ID
  • For business meetings, a Letter of Invitation from the company you will visit
  • For conference, invitation from the organizers of the event
  • For public contracts, recommendation from the supervising Ministry
  • For fairs and exhibitions, invitation in the name of the visa applicant

VisaRequest understand the comprehensive visa requirements for Morocco, and our expert team will guide you through the necessary documents needed for your Moroccan visa application, ensuring a seamless application process from South Africa.

Contact the Moroccan Embassy in South Africa for more information

Morocco in Pretoria

799 Francis Baard Street
Arcadia, Pretoria

Moroccan Embassy

Tel: 012 343 0230

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Morocco in Cape Town

10 Roger Street, Valmary Park
District Six, Cape Town, 7925

Consulate in Cape Town

Tel: 021 975 7862

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Three Simple Steps To Get Your Visa For Morocco

Complete the Application Form
Collect the required documents and pay the visa fee
Submit at the Embassy and wait for it to be issued

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The VisaRequest expert will assist with the application and keep you informed about the status throughout the visa application process

A simplified application process
Review the application to avoid errors
Expert support from start to finish
Confirm when the visa is issued

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Your questions answered about Morocco Visa Applications in South Africa

    A visa is required for South African passport holders visiting Morocco for tourism and business purposes

    South African passport holders do not qualify for an eVisa for Morocco, and applications needs to be submitted at the Embassy in Pretoria.

    The short-term Morocco Visa is also known as a Morocco Tourist Visa, and issued to travelers who want to enter Morocco as a tourist or for other short-term purposes.

    You'll need a valid passport and completed application form together with a proof of funds, invitation letter, employment letter and the purpose of the visit.

    No, Applicants do not need to provide biometric data and do not have to apply for their visas in person.

    The Moroccan visa cost is R408 for a single entry and R612 for a multiple entry visa from South Africa.

    A Moroccan visa takes 10 working days to process after submission at the Embassy in South Africa.

    You need to proof that you can afford your stay in Morocco by providing three months bank statements with a positive balance which shows a monthly income.

    The Moroccan Visa validity from the date of entrance is 60 days for a single entry and 90 days for a multiple entry visa.

    Yes, travel insurance is required to cover medical emergencies and other unexpected events during your stay in Morocco. VisaRequest can assist with travel insurance.

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