Citizens of Algeria, Andorra, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Chad, Côte d’Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mauritania, Monaco, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, and Tunisia are not needed to get a visa. To enter Mali from any other country, a visa must be acquired before to arrival. To get a visa, you’ll need an invitation (a copy of your hotel bookings or a letter from your employer stating why you’re going). The cost is USD131 for US residents, regardless of the duration of stay (up to 5 years). A visa costs USD80 (3 months, single entrance), USD110 (3 months, multiple entry), USD200 (6 months, multiple entry), and USD370 for other nationals (1 year, multiple entry).