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MALI ENTRY VISA APPLICATION

Visa Information

  • GENERAL INFORMATION:

-Residents of Japan, Australia, New Zealand, South Korea and the Philippines and all Nationals living in these countries should secure an entry visa issued by the Ambassador of Mali in Tokyo prior to travelling to Mali. Visas will not be issued at the airport upon arrival in Mali.

-Application files with incomplete or omitted information will not be processed

-Application forms with incomplete, modified or omitted information will not be processed

-Files sent by fax or email will not be accepted

-The passport of the applicant remains with the Embassy during the application process

-Visa will be denied if forged or fraudulent document is submitted

-The status of visa application will not be provided over the phone or fax or email to the applicant or any third party

-Reasons for not granting a visa will not be revealed in any case

-The Embassy may accept demands sent by mail

-In case of mail forwarding, the Embassy will not be liable for the loss of a passport

  • HOURS:

The drop-in time for a visa application is 10h00-12h30, Monday-Friday

The pick-up time is 13h30-16h00, Monday-Friday

  • CHARACTERISTICS – NUMBER OF ENTRY – PROCESSING TIME – VISA FEE:

 

 Characteristics
Number of Entry
 Processing Time
Fee
Ordinary visa Single entry / Multiple entry 48 to 72 Hours 7 500 yen

NOTA BENE: For American citizens, the ordinary entry visa to Mali is issued for 5 years with multiple entry and costs 131 dollars.

Entry visa is free for diplomatic and official passport holders. In that case, it is recommanded to enclose a Note Verbale of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to the files.

Minors, Whose parents are Malian national, holders of another type of passport are exempted from entry visa.

 

  • DOCUMENTS TO BE SUBMITTED FOR A MALI ENTRY VISA APPLICATION:

Visa applicants should submit the following documents:

-A valid passport and (expiry date no less than 6 months)

-A copy of the title page of the passport

-Three (3) duly completed and signed official entry visa application forms

-Three (3) passport-size photographs not older than 6 months (photocopies and scanned pictures will not be accepted)

-Original copy of the introduction or recommendation letter from the company and/or the correspondent in Mali (business visa)

-Return Air ticket

-Return stamped envelope

-Original copy of the parental permission for underage applicants traveling alone

NOTA BENE: The parental permission for underage applicants should be submitted jointly or separately by the two parents. The photocopy of the parents’ ID must be attached.

 

  • APPLICANTS RESIDING IN JAPAN:

-Applicants residing in Japan should come to the Embassy in person for application file drop-in.

-The Embassy may accept sending their application by mail or courier, along with the supporting documents.

-Visa applications are to be submitted with all the required documents.

-In case of mail forwarding, the Embassy will not be liable for the loss of a passport.

-Applicants using mail or courier service should send, along with their application, a return stamped envelope.

-Application fee should be paid in cash, or by bank transfer, in Japanese yen.

 

  • APPLICANTS RESIDING OUTSIDE OF JAPAN:

-For applicants residing in Australia, New-Zealand, South Korea and the Philippines, the Embassy may accept sending their application by mail or courier.

-In case of mail forwarding, the Embassy will not be liable for the loss of a passport.

-Applicants using mail or courier service should send, along with their application, a return stamped envelope with complete address and shipper’s account number

-Applicants residing outside of Japan should pay the visa fee by bank transfer, in Japanese yen.

 

  • VISA FEE DETAILS:

Visa application with a return stamped envelope:

      7 500 Yen (visa fee) + 4 000 Yen (receiving Tokyo bank commission) + sending bank commission.
TOTAL: 7 500 Yen + 4 000 Yen = 11 500 Yen
Visa application without a return stamped envelope:

7 500 Yen (visa fee) + 4 000 Yen (receiving Tokyo bank commission) + 2 000 Yen (Passport return Fee).

TOTAL: 7 500 Yen + 4 000 Yen + 2 000 Yen = 13 500 Yen

 

  • BANK INFORMATION OF THE EMBASSY FOR VISA FEE TRANSFER:

Account name: Embassy of Mali

Bank: Bank of Mitsubishi UFJ

Branch: Toritsu Daigaku Ekimae Branch

Address: 1-30-8 Kakinokizaka, Meguro-ku, Tokyo 152-0022, Japan

Branch number: 111

Bank account number: 111 090 7006

Swift Code: BOTKJPJT

 

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