Visa & Passport
Visas are not required for citizens of Algeria, Andorra, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Chad, Côte d'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mauritania, Monaco, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo and Tunisia. For all other countries, a visa must be obtained before arrival to enter Mali. An invitation is required (copy of hotel reservations or company letter explaining purpose of trip) to obtain the visa. For US citizens, the fee is USD131 regardless of the length of stay (up to 5 years). For other citizens, a visa costs: USD80 (3 month, single entry), USD110 (3 month, multiple entry), USD200 (6 mo, multiple entry), USD370 (1 year, multiple entry).