Morocco is a country in North Africa, bordering the North and the Mediterranean, between Algeria and the annexed Western Sahara. It is one of only three countries (along with Spain and France) to have both Atlantic and Mediterranean coasts. Moroccan culture is mainly Muslim, Jewish, Christian. and it represents a confluence of influences: Amazigh, Sahrawi, sub-Saharan, Mediterranean, Andalusian, Jewish, European, etc. The majority of the Moroccan population identifies as Berber.
Moroccan culture is a mixture of religious and ethnic traditions, encompassing Berber, Arab, African, Mediterranean and Jewish influences
Arabic, one of Morocco's national and official languages, is spoken by two-thirds of the population, and modern Standard Arabic is taught in schools. The Amazigh language, known as Tamazight, became an official language in 2011. Having been preserved in Amazigh enclaves, it is spoken by around a third of the population. Many Imazighen also speak Arabic and Tamazight is taught in schools. French is an important secondary language and Spanish is widely spoken. English is more and more
To enter Moroccan territory, whatever your nationality and your origin, you must currently present a negative PCR test, dating less than 72 hours (from the date of the sample). Children under 11 are exempt
Moroccan regulations on entry into Morocco provide that any foreigner wishing to go to Morocco must have a passport or any other valid document, recognized by the Moroccan State as a travel document (Law no. ° 02-03 of 11 November 2003, relating to the entry and stay of foreigners in Morocco).
- For foreign nationals whose countries are subject to visa formalities, their travel documents must be accompanied by visas issued by the Moroccan administration.
- The stay in Morocco for tourist reasons is limited to three months for foreigners who are exempt from the visa and to the duration of the validity of the visa for those who are subject to it.
- In the event that the foreigner wishes to extend his stay in Moroccan territory beyond the period of validity of his visa or the three-month period, if he is not subject to this obligation, he is required request authorization from the competent Moroccan authority (Directorate General of National Security) in order to avoid being in an irregular situation.
- For the foreigner who wishes to exercise a paid professional activity, he can, in this case, apply for a registration card.