Madagascar Visa for Bahamas citizens

Madagascar Visa for Bahamas citizens
iVisa | Updated on Jul 26, 2019

Traveling to Madagascar is not possible unless you get a visa. Fortunately, you can obtain visa at the border on arrival, through a foreign representative such as the Embassy of Madagascar or using an online eVisa application, and iVisa can help with the process. The easiest and most recommended way of applying the visa to Madagascar is through their online eVisa site. The eVisa application should be submitted at least 3 days before arrival and the document for 30 days you receive is valid for Single Entry, and it allows you to stay in Madagascar for no more than 30 days Per Entry. The document for 60 days you receive is valid for Single Entry, and it allows you to stay in Madagascar for no more than 60 days Per Entry. To learn more about the online application process, read the answers to the most frequently asked questions listed below.

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Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

Can Bahamas citizens apply for a Madagascar visa online?

The answer is yes. All nationalities can apply online for a Madagascar visa unless they are visa exempt. And Bahamians are not.

What do I need to apply for a Madagascar visa online?

You will be pleased to learn that you do not need much to apply for a Madagascar visa online. Here is that you must have at hand during the application process:

  • Passport – all applicants must be passport holders. Plus, the travel document needs to remain valid for at least another 6 months from the date of arrival in Madagascar. At least two blank pages are also necessary.
  • Photo – you must ensure that the picture is taken as recently as possible. The background needs to be white. If the visa will be done on arrival to the country, the applicant should carry two passport size photos to attach to the application.
  • E-mail address – the Madagascar visa arrives via e-mail, which is why you need to provide iVisa with a valid address to which you have access.
  • Means of payment – an online application process requires a method of payment that allows you to pay online. iVisa accepts credit and debit cards, but you can use PayPal, Alipay, and WeChat as well.

How long does it take for my application to be processed?

It depends. iVisa gives you two options for both, 30- and 60-days visa, when it comes to processing time so that you can choose the one that best works for you. Here is what you can opt for:

  • Standard processing for 30 days visa – your Madagascar visa arrives in 6 business days.
  • Rush processing for 30 days visa – your application is processed within just 4 business days.
  • Standard processing for 60 days visa – your Madagascar visa arrives in 6 business days.
  • Rush processing for 60 days visa – your application is processed within just 4 business days.

How much does a Madagascar e-visa cost?

The amount of money you will spend on your Madagascar visa is determined by the processing timeframe you select. They are as follows:

  • Standard processing for 30 days visa – USD 20.00
  • Rush processing for 30 days visa – USD 20.00
  • Standard processing for 60 days visa – USD 20.00
  • Rush processing for 60 days visa – USD 20.00

Does the Madagascar Visa have special requirements?

The embassies of Madagascar will also handle visa applications for the citizens of Bahamas. Applicants are required to carry a copy of their visa at all times during their stay. Once the first 60 days has passed visitors are able to apply for a visa renewal at the Madagascar Immigration Headquarters office.

What are the Madagascar Visa processing time and fees?

Just like with the Madagascar e-visa, the cost of a Madagascar Visa depends on the processing timeframe you select during the application process. Here is what you can choose from.

  • Standard processing for 30 days – it takes 6 business days for your application to be processed, and you must pay USD 20.00.
  • Rush processing for 30 days – your visa arrives within 4 business days, and you are charged USD 20.00.
  • Standard processing for 60 days – it takes 6 business days for your application to be processed, and you must pay USD 20.00.
  • Rush processing for 60 days – your visa arrives within 4 business days, and you are charged USD 20.00.

How long is the Madagascar Visa valid for?

The 30 days Madagascar Visa is valid for 30 days after arrival after arrival. This is a Single Entry visa, and the maximum stay is of 30 days Per Entry.

The 60 days Madagascar Visa is valid for 60 days after arrival after arrival. This is a Single Entry visa, and the maximum stay is of 60 days Per Entry.

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