Citizens in Morocco . The U.S. Consulate General in Casablanca provides routine and emergency consular services to U.S. citizens in Morocco . For information on the availability of consular services and travel restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic, please visit our COVID-19 Information page.
PRESS RELEASE The U.S. Embassy in Morocco is pleased to announce the 2021 recipient of the U.S. – Morocco Friendship Award is Mr.
Ambassador of the United States of America to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. President Donald J. Trump nominated Robert Wood Johnson to be United States Ambassador to the Court of St. James’s on June 22, 2017.
Marriage in Morocco An Affidavit of Nationality and Eligibility to Marry . Copies of your biographic passport and the page containing your entry date to Morocco must be notarized at the U.S. Consulate General in Casablanca for a $50 fee.
Although Muslims are forbidden to drink alcohol , Morocco is a moderate Islamic country and you are likely to feel free to drink in moderation in private or where alcohol is being served. In medinas alcohol cannot be purchased in shops, although many riads and hotels offer it.
The Visa Waiver Program (VWP) enables citizens of certain countries to travel to the United States for tourism or business for 90 days or fewer without obtaining a visa if they have registered on-line through the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA).
U.S. travelers are permitted to stay up to 90 days in Morocco without a visa. Citizens of the U.K., Australia, and several European countries have similar benefits.
In the strictest sense, U.S. ambassadors represent the President of the United States in an official capacity in foreign nations and communities. They are charged with protecting and promoting national interests, maintaining diplomacy , organizing visits, welcoming visitors, and supporting resolutions.
Ambassadors of the United States are persons nominated as ambassadors by the President to serve as United States diplomats to individual nations of the world, to international organizations, and as ambassadors-at-large. Their appointment needs to be confirmed by the United States Senate.
Ambassadors are classified as senior foreign service employees. The 2017 minimum pay for ambassadors is $124,406 a year. The maximum is $187,000 . The State Department is one of many governmental agencies that have adopted a certified performance appraisal system.
A Muslim man (who is not from a Muslim country) who wishes to marry a Muslim Moroccan woman needs a notarized statement of his religious denomination. A non-Muslim man who wishes to marry a Muslim Moroccan woman must convert to Islam in order to be married in Morocco .
Foreigners can buy most property in Morocco without restrictions; agricultural land is an exception, said Bouchra Belouchi, a managing partner with the Belouchi and Fassi-Fihri Law Firm, based in Casablanca. Real estate transactions are done in Moroccan dirhams, though properties are sometimes listed in euros, Ms.
In general, Moroccan nationality is transmitted by filiation (father and mother) or birth in Morocco . However, it gives the right to Moroccan males to transmit citizenship to their children and foreign wives, and since the last update, that is possible for women.