If you are coming from a yellow-fever-infected country, you will be asked for a yellow fever vaccination certificate.

Customs Regulations

Travellers are allowed to leave the country with the following:

  • 2kg of vanilla (dried)
  • 1kg of hallmarked jewellery with receipts
  • 1kg peppercorns
  • 1kg coffee

Precious stones and woods must come with an export certificate. If the retailer doesn’t provide it to you, enquire at the customs desk at the airport.

For a full list of regulations, check Douanes Malgaches (Malagasy Customs; www.douanes.gov.mg).


Required for all visitors: €31/39/54 for 30/60/90 days. A vignette (tourist tax) of €10 is also charged upon arrival at the airport.

More Information

All visitors must have a visa to enter Madagascar. Travellers will need to provide a return plane ticket, have a passport valid for at least six months after the intended date of return and one free page in the passport for the visa stamps.

Visas of up to 90 days can be purchased at the airport upon arrival.

  • 30-day visas cost €31
  • 60-day visas cost €39
  • 90-day visas cost €54

Longer or different types of visas must be arranged before travel – note that application times can be long.

Always check with your country's embassy on the latest conditions and fees.