Virtually all foreigners, including British citizens, are required to obtain a visa prior to traveling to Mauritania. A British passport that is valid for at least 3 months beyond the intended date of departure from the country, certificate of yellow fever vaccination, as well as return or onward airline tickets are required for the issuance of a visa.
Since Mauritania is not represented by an embassy or consulate office in the United Kingdom, British travelers are advised to obtain relevant visa information from:
Mauritanian Consulate General
89 rue de Cherche-Midi
Telephone: +33 1 45-48-23-88
Fax: +33 1 45-44-72-42