Practical information

Formalities and visa

You must have a valid passport to stay in Morocco. If your stay lasts more than 3 months, it is advised to contact the Moroccan immigration service.

Currency

The operating currency in Morocco is the Dirham (MAD). 1 Euro represents about 10 Dirham. You can exchange money in banks or approved establishments recognized by the display of a golden panel. The opening hours are generally from Monday to Friday from 8:15a.m. to 11:30a.m. and from 2:15 to 4p.m. in winter and from 8a.m. to 11:30a.m and from 3 to 5p.m. in summer. These times may change during the period of Ramadan.

Travel

– Marrakech is 3hours’ flight departing from Paris

– Casablanca is 2hours’ flight departing from Paris

– Tanger is situated 2:30 minutes’ flight departing from Paris

– Fès is situated 3hours’ flight departing from Paris

Airline companies

Easyjet – Ryanair – Transavia

Health

No vaccination is required. However, avoid drinking tap water as well as water from hawkers. Prefer mineral water in bottles.

Against the sun, think about protecting yourself whether with cream or with a light fabric.

Electricity

The modern buildings dispose electrical installations which operate on 220volts and 110volts for the old ones. French type of electrical outlet.

Useful numbers

Police: 19
Firemen: 15
Royal Mounted Police (roadside rescue): 117

French Embassy in Morocco

3, Sahnoun Agdal road – Rabat
Tel : 00 212 (0) 537 68 97 00

Tourism office of Morocco

Mohammed VI Avenue, res les grands palmiers building J N°1
El Jadida 24000 – MOROCCO
Telephone: +212 5233-52507
contact@officetourismemaroc.com
Opening hours: Monday – Friday 8:45a.m. – 6p.m. – Saturday 9a.m. – 4p.m.