Morocco Travel Vaccines and Advice
Morocco has gradually been enticing more and more visitors with its authentic and refined identity. This Maghrebian country has plenty of culture to offer: palaces boasting beautiful gardens, traditional souks and mosques, and colourful decor. Start your trip with a visit to the famous city of Fez, where you will be dazzled by its beautiful architecture. Do not miss the wonders of Marrakech and Rabat, adorned with beautiful buildings. For those looking for a beach holiday, make sure to stay near the beautiful coast of Agadir. If you are more of an adventurous traveller, you should hike the snowy peaks of the High Atlas, right in the heart of the desert.
Recommended travel vaccinations for Morocco
|Traveler’s diarrhea||Contaminated water/food|
|Hepatitis B||Contaminated body fluids|
(blood, sex, razors, needles, etc.)
Recommended Medication for Travelling to Morocco
|Acetazolamide/Dexamethasone||Recommended for prevention of acute mountain sickness|
|Azithromycin/Suprax||Antibiotic in case of traveler’s diarrhea|
Current Weather in Morocco
Medical Care in Morocco
If you require medical care in Malta, centers in urban areas such as Rabat, Casablanca and Marrakech are often well equipped for non-urgent procedures. However, the capacity of treatment is sometimes limited and they may require you to pay fees in cash.
Accidents can happen whilst travelling and if this is the case during your trip, the medical emergency number in Morocco is 150.
In the event of a serious medical problem, a medical evacuation will be required. You can also request an ambulance service through SOS Medicines Morocco by calling 022 44 44 44. To find a list of numbers, click here.
Is Morocco Safe for Travel?
|Safety and Security||Descriptive|
|Border regions of Western Sahara and Western Sahara||Militarized zone with very limited consular service from the Government of Canada|
|Border with Algeria||Closed; do not cross|
|Remote Areas||Restrict travel; four-wheel-drive vehicle required|
|Kidnapping||Risk present; especially in southern and border areas|
|Demonstrations||Risk of violence|
|Women’s safety||Caution required; harassment and verbal abuse|
|Road safety||Various conditions; national roads and highways are in good conditionRail travel is reliable and safe|
|Internet romances||Caution required, especially if met by the Internet|
|Risk level||High degree of caution|
Do I Need a Visa to Visit Morocco?
Prior to travel, make sure you check with your transportation company about any passport requirements. This is important as in some cases their regulations on passport validity may be more strict than those of the destination country.
If travelling under 90 days, only a passport is required to enter Morocco. The passport must be valid for at least 6 months beyond the date of departure.
Please click here for more information.
Embassy of Canada to Morocco information
When travelling to another country, it is important to know where the Canadian embassy is located in the event of:
- A legal problem
- A lost passport
- The need to report a crime
It is advisable to make a copy of your original passport in case you lose it.
Canadian Embassy to Morocco
66 Mehdi Ben Barka Avenue,
Tel.: 212 (0) 537 54 49 49
Fax: 212 (0) 537 54 48 53
Email: [email protected]