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Madagascar eVisa Information

All foreign citizens need a visa for Madagascar no matter the purpose or length of the intended stay.

In 2017, the Madagascan government implemented the Madagascar eVisa, an electronic visa that greatly speeds up the application process, and removes the need to queue to submit a Madagascar visa on arrival application at its borders.

This new digital system allows eligible citizens to pre-register a simple Madagascar visa online application to receive an approved eVisa sent by email.

The Madagascar eVisa application can be completed in just a few minutes, by filling in basic travel information, passport data, and personal information. It is also necessary to provide a current email address before submitting the Madagascar visa form.

An eVisa may be issued as a Madagascar business visa, tourist visa, or transit visa to travel to an onward destination.

The length of the Madagascar visa validity depends on the needs of the individual applicant, as it can be issued for stays of either 30, 60, or 90 days.

Madagascar online visa holders who wish to stay in the country for longer periods of consecutive stay should contact the nearest Madagascan consulate or embassy for further information.

Single entry online visa
Permits a stay of 30, 60, or 90 days
For tourism, business, or transit purposes
What is Necessary ?

Passport valid for at least 6 months

Credit/Debit card

Current email

Madagascar eVisa Requirements

In order to submit an electronic application, it is first necessary to meet the online Madagascar visa requirements.

Madagascar business visa requirements are the same as the tourist visa requirements and those for transit:

  • Eligible Passport with a minimum validity of 6 months from the intended arrival date in Madagascar
  • Current email address at which to receive Madagascar visa information will be sent
  • Valid debit or credit card to pay the visa fee.

Once the applicant receives an approved eVisa sent by email, they are advised to print a copy to show at Madagascan border control and gain expedited entry to the island.

Madagascar visa policy also states that all those arriving in the country with an approved eVisa may be required to supply the following supporting documents to a border official:

  • Evidence of sufficient funds to cover the stay
  • Proof of return or onward flight bookings
  • A yellow fever vaccination certificate (only if the passenger has traveled through a yellow fever endemic area within the previous 6 months)

Travelers are also permitted to present a digital copy of the eVisa on an electronic device as opposed to a printout.

Application Steps

Complete online application
Confirm Payment
Receive approved Visa


Madagascar Visa FAQ

  • What is the Madagascar eVisa?

    The Madagascar eVisa is an electronic visa, introduced by the Madagascan government in 2017. It greatly facilities the process of obtaining a visa for the country through an easy online form.

  • Who is eligible for a Madagascar eVisa?

    All foreign nationals can check their eligibility for the Madagascar eVisa using the visa checker tool at the top of this page.

  • How do I apply for an electronic visa to Madagascar?

    To apply for a Madagascar eVisa, it is necessary to complete a simple application online on the Madagascan government visa portal.

    Applicants are required to fill in basic personal, passport, and travel information, and pay a to receive an approved Madagascan eVisa sent by email.

  • How long can I stay in Madagascar with an eVisa?

    An approved Madagascar electronic visa may be issued for a stay of up to 30, 60, or 90 days, depending on the needs of the traveler.

  • Is a Madagascan online visa a single or multiple entry visa?

    A Madagascar online visa is issued as a single entry visa online only.

  • Where can I apply for a Madagascan visa online?

    Applicants for a Madagascan visa can submit an online application from anywhere in the world outside of Madagascar, as it is necessary to have an approved eVisa to gain entry to the country.

  • When must you fill out the Madagascar eVisa form?

    Applicants are required to submit a completed Madagascar eVisa application at least 3 days before the intended date of arrival in the country, to allow sufficient visa processing time.

  • What do I need to submit an application for the Madagascan electronic visa?

    To submit a Madagascar electronic visa application, it is necessary to have a passport with a minimum validity of 6 months from the intended date of entry, containing at least 3 blank pages to receive entry/exit stamps in Madagascar.

    It is also necessary to have a valid credit or debit card to pay the Madagascar visa fees.

  • How much does the eVisa for Madagascar cost?

    The government Madagascar visa cost depends on the length of stay the travelers selects:

    • 30 days – 115000 MGA (37 USD)
    • 60 days – 135000 MGA (45 USD)
    • 90 days – 175000 MGA (55 USD)

    The Madagascar eVisa fee must be paid using a current debit or credit card.

  • Do I need to print a copy of the Madagascan tourist eVisa?

    Once an approved Madagascan tourist eVisa is sent to the applicant’s email address, they are advised to print a copy to present upon arrival at border control in Madagascar.

    Alternatively, an electronic copy may be shown to immigration control on a digital device.

  • Why was my eVisa for Madagascar application denied?

    If an eVisa for Madagascar application was denied, it was most likely because the form continued small errors.

    Before submitting an eVisa online application, applicants are advised to carefully check all the information entered is correct and matches the details of their passport.

  • Under what circumstances would I need to re-apply for an eVisa for Madagascar?

    Holders of an eVisa will need to re-apply for a Madagascan eVisa if they have left the country and wish to return, as an approved online visa is only valid for a single entry to Madagascar.

    Alternatively, if a Madagascan electronic visa application is denied, applicants are able to submit a new online form, taking care to make sure all the data provided is correct before doing so.

  • How can I check my Madagascar eVisa status?

    Applicants can check the status of their Madagascar eVisa via the updates sent to their current email address, as provided during the application process.

  • Do I need a visa if I am just in transit in Madagascar?

    Yes, all foreign citizens are required to have an approved visa to enter the country, regardless of whether they only need a Madagascar transit visa to travel to an onward destination.

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