Here you will find important tips and useful information for Morocco.
in Swiss francs (CHF)
For ATM cash withdrawals
Local currency / ISO Code
Currency exchange rate
MAD 100 = ~ CHF 12.00 ; CHF 1 = ~ MAD 8.33 (07/2020)
Pay without cash at merchant locations, for hotel bookings and auto rentals
Acceptance of credit cards is limited. For more detailed information, please contact the credit card issuer.
Keep exchange and transaction receipts for reconversion.
Currency exchange not advised on the black market.
The declaration form must be kept until final departure.
The Moroccan Embassy in Bern recommends to withdraw cash at an ATM only after the arrival in the country, as the import and export requirements can change on short notice.
Please check current customs regulations under www.douane.gov.ma shortly before your departure.
Summer: 9.00 - 15.00 h (Mon - Fri)
Winter: 8.30 - 11.30 h and 14.30 - 16.30 h (Mon - Fri)
8.30 - 13.00 h and 14.30 - 19.30 h (Mon - Sat)
Swiss driver's license accepted for car rentals if obtained at least 1 year previously, varies by rental company.
International driver's licence recommended.
Minimum age for car rentals: 21 to 25 (varies by company).
Blood alcohol limit: 0.0 ‰.
Do not drink tap water.
Mosquito protection advised.
Minimum risk of malaria.
Vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus, hepatitis A, polio and measles recommended.
Travelers who wish to travel to this country are advised to inquire about current traveler safety prior to departure.
Malgrado l'aumento delle misure di sicurezza esiste sempre il rischio di attacchi terroristici.
Observe elementary safety precautions.
Join a vehicle convey or inquire with local authorities before traveling through the Western Sahara.
Leisure or other non-essential travel to the border area with Algeria is not advised due to the risk of abduction.
Avoid demonstrations and large crowds.
Avoid nighttime driving.
Special legal regulations
Very strict laws to fight illegal drugs.
Morocco is a Moslem country. Please observe local customs for dress code and conduct.
Ramadan 2019: 05.05. - 04.06.
- 1 h / - 2 h during our summer time
00 41 (disregard '0' preceding Swiss area codes)
German, English, Italian and French
220/240 volt / adapter required
Passport still valid after end of stay, return or onward travel ticket and proof of sufficient funds for stays up to 3 months.
A visa is not required for stays up to 3 months.
Rabat, Square de Berkane
Tel. +212 537 26 80 41 / +212 537 26 80 42 / +212 537 26 80 43
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