Yes - A visa is required for travel to Madagascar

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Long-term visas (more than one month) are issued by the Embassy in Washington, DC. A long-term visa requires authorization from Antananarivo, which takes generally at least two months.

Send these documents to Travisa


Passport Requirements:

Original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay in Madagascar, with at least one blank passport page available for Madagascar visa stamp. Amendment pages in the back of the passport are not suitable for Madagascar visas.


Madagascar Visa Application Form:

One original Madagascar visa application form. After placing your order, fill out the application form included in your Visa Application Kit.


Photo Requirements:

One recent 2 x 2 passport type photograph in color, front view and with a plain/white background.

OR - you can upload a photo when you place your order, instead of providing physical passport photos.


Other Forms:

Letter of recommendation from the organization sponsoring the trip


Proof of Travel Arrangements:

Computer generated flight itinerary from the airline or travel agency or copy of airline tickets.


Medical Requirements:

An International certificate of vaccinations is required for entry to Madagascar. Included must be inoculations for: Yellow fever, Cholera, Hepatitis A, and Malaria.

This is Travisa's service order form, where you will provide your contact and shipping information, choose the visa processing needed and make your payment. You must print the completed form and send it to Travisa with all other supporting documents.

Click here for Madagascar Consular Fees and Visa Processing Times

Visa Validity:

The visas are usually valid for 6 months from date of issuance and allow a maximum stay of 90 days. Processing time is 4 working days. Rush is 3 days or less.

Visa Processing Time:

Madagascar visas are usually processed in 4 business days. Rush or Emergency visa service may be available for additional fees. Please visit our “Madagascar Consular Fees and Visa Processing Options” link for details.

Register your trip with the US Embassy:

The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit. Registration notifies the US Embassy in each country of your travel plans and enrolls you in the State Department travel advisory and warnings program. Feel more secure about your international travels by having Travisa register your trip with the US Department of State; simply complete the form on your visa application kit after placing your order.

Non-refundable tickets or reservations should not be purchased until all visas and passports are secured and in your possession.

How to Apply for a Visa to Madagascar

  • Review the requirements to apply for your visa
  • Gather your documents and complete the forms
  • Ship your documents to our office

Where to Apply for Your Madagascar Visa

Travisa - Washington, DC
4301 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 250
Washington, DC 20008
Tel: 877-876-3266