Embassy of Spain in Nouakchott


The Spanish Embassy in Mauritania is a bilateral mission in Nouakchott and promotes Spanish interests in Mauritania. The embassy of Spain also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Mauritania. The Spanish Embassy in Nouakchott is headed by Mr Alejandro Polanco Mata - Ambassador of Spain to Mauritania.


Spanish Embassy in Nouakchott, Mauritania B.P.: 232 Nouakchott Mauritania


(+222) 525 20 80 (+222) 525 25 79


(+222) 525 40 88 (+222) 529 30 39





Mr Alejandro Polanco Mata - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Mauritania require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Spanish embassy in Nouakchott you will find information on opening hours and how to book appointments.

Opening hours

Please note that embassy opening hours can vary. Always contact the embassy before a visit.

Visa for Spain

For all Spanish visa related matters contact the embassy in Nouakchott before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website () or contact the visa department by telephone (+222) 525 20 80 (+222) 525 25 79 or email ambespmr@correo.mae.es

Consulates of Spain in Mauritania

Next to the embassy in Nouakchott there could be additional Spanish consulates located in Mauritania.

Please check below for the locations of the Spanish consulates in Mauritania.

Spanish Consulates in Mauritania

Next to the embassy in Nouakchott, Spain has consulates in the following cities: Nouadhibou and Rosso

Embassy Consular Department and Services

The consular department of the Spanish Embassy in Nouakchott offers consular assistance. The consular department in general offers services for visitors from Mauritania to Spain as wel as for Spanish citizens in Mauritania. Generally, services comprise of visa applications, passport renewals, marriage registration, legalization of documents, birth of a child, Spanish nationality issues and more. Contact the consular department directly by telephone or email.