Travel Information

Dominica citizens travelling to Western Sahara

Citizens of Dominica that are travelling to Western Sahara can travel without a visa.

What to expect in Western Sahara

inexpensive cost of living
🐌 Below average wifi
mild weather
colonial architecture
desert city
un protected area

Common Tourist Questions

🥘 Do I need to tip?

No, you are not expected to tip at restaurants and other service businesses.

💰 Should I carry cash?

No, you don't have to carry cash with you. Credit cards are generally accepted. This may not be the case in smaller cities so you should double-check when you land.

☎️ Where do I get a SIM card from?

Some popular telecom companies are



💦 Can I drink tap water?

No, you cannot drink tap water. Bottled water is recommended.

🚕What do I use to get around?

We currently don't have information on ride-sharing services. Local taxis may be the best option. Check with local authorities upon landing.

Exchange Rates

The primary currency is MAD.

1 XOF = 0.016251 MAD

To put that in perspective, the average dinner will cost you roughly $2.76 USD.

Visa Status

A Visa is not required for citizens of Western Sahara. Tourists are able to visit without a visa for a certain amount of time.

Notes and Passport Validity

There are no special notes about passport validity at this time. In general, it is good to ensure that your passport is valid 3 months after your trip ends.


These values are calculated by computing the average scores that we have available to us across all cities in Western Sahara. In some cases, they may not be completely accurate.

Internet Speed (2.47 / 5)
Safety (20.00 / 5)
Cost of Living (5.00 / 5)
Average Hotel Cost

$47.00 USD / night

Average Dinners

$2.76 USD

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