Mauritania travelers to Tibet need Chinese visa. Chinese visa application is the first step you need to do. Ordinary applicants submit the necessary supporting documents to visa application centre.
Mauritania citizens who intend to go to China as tourists need L visa(visa category). Visa requirements to travel in Tibet as follows: 1. Valid passport with above six months expiration 2. Recent color passport photo (full face, front view, bareheaded and against a white background) 3. Round-trip ticket, hotel reservations and Invitation Letter issued by a relevant entity or individual in China
How long for processing Chinese Visa? It usually takes five days if documents are well prepared. If emergency, you can apply for it and it depends on Embassy for the process time. It usually takes three to four days for emergency service and one or two days for rush service. You should make your application in advance of the planned travel date. You are advised to apply ONE month in advance but no earlier than THREE months.
After getting Chinese Visa, Mauritania citizens should apply for Tibet visa or Tibet travel permit(TTP) at least one month before entry into Tibet. In order to get TTP, the Tourists need to provide the copy of Mauritania passport, scan of Chinese visa, contact information, transportation of departure city in China/Worldwide, itinerary to Tibet local travel agency such as Asia Odyssey Travel.