Travel and VISA

Morocco is a welcoming destination however there are a few things that must be done in preparing for your trip. A foreign national wishing to enter Morocco must obtain a visa unless he or she is a citizen of one of the countries eligible for visa exemption. Please note that Citizens of the following countries do not need a visa to enter the Kingdom of Morocco and may stay up to 90 days.

Nationals of the following 70 countries and territories can enter Morocco visa-free for up to 90 days (unless otherwise noted):

Algeria
Andorra
Argentina
Australia
Bahrain
Brazil
Canada
Chile
China
European Union
Ivory Coast
Gabon
Guinea
Hong Kong
Iceland
Indonesia
Japan
Kuwait
Liechtenstein
Macao
Mali
Mexico
Monaco
New Zealand
Niger
Norway
Oman
Peru
Philippines
Qatar
Republic of Congo
Russia
San Marino
Saudi Arabia
Senegal
Singapore
South Korea
Switzerland
Tunisia
Turkey
United Arab Emirates
USA
Venezuela

Weather in El Jadida during the summit period

El Jadida has a Mediterranean climate, featuring a cool to warm weather starting from March to October. The average temperatures 15 - 20°C. Summer and spring clothing for this time of the year is recommended.

Banking and Credit Card

Most hotels, large restaurants and shops will accept international credit cards, the most widely recognized being MasterCard and Visa. However, Cash is more preferred, especially for small shops. Automatic teller machines are plentiful and situated throughout the city.

Currency

In Morocco, only Moroccan Dirham (MAD) is used. Currency exchange can be made at banks or exchange agencies situated throughout the city. The most used foreign currency used for exchange is EURO followed by US Dollar. At present, the exchange rate is about 11 MAD for 1 EUR and 10 MAD for 1 USD.

Voltage, AC power plugs, and socket

[ 220V, AC 50Hz ] Electrical plugs and sockets used in Morocco are universal (European). As the shape of a socket varies between countries, a portable plug adaptor may also be necessary. It can be purchased from stores or electronics stores in the local countries or in Morocco.