A Foreigner Residing In Morocco.

Certificate of Residence (Carte de séjour) is the identification card issued to foreigners who intend to stay in Morocco for more that the duration of validity period of their visas. It has duration of a year i.e. it’s durable for a year and therefore has to be renewed on a yearly basis. Its application is done before the expiry of the visa/ current one used, otherwise failure to do so results into punishment. Its application is done at the police headquarters of each respective town. Here are the requirements;

  (i) Students

  • Completely filled application form that is issued at the police headquarters.
  • 6 recent photos passport size.
  • 2 legalized copies of photocopy of passport information page and visa page.
  • 2 legalized copies of current certificate of residence and the original current Certificate of residence (Applicable to applicants who are renewing).
  • 2 legalized copies of attestation of registration issued at you institution of learning.
  • 2 legalized copies of attestation of bursary from the sponsor for those on scholarship or attestation of care taking from parents/ guardian.
  • 2 legalized copies of residence permission for those residing at university accommodation facilities or current residence contract for those renting apartments.
  • Certificate of conduct (“cahier judiciare”) issued at the Judiciary office in Rabat.
  • 100 Moroccan dirhams.

  (ii) Non Students

  • Completely filled application form that is issued at the police headquarters.
  • 6 recent photos passport size.
  • 2 legalized copies of photocopy of passport information page and visa page.
  • 2 legalized copies of current certificate of residence and the original current Certificate of residence (Applicable to applicants who are renewing).
  • 2 legalized copies of work permit.
  • 2 legalized copies of attestation of employment declaration from the employee.
  • 2 legalized copies current residence contract.
  • Certificate of conduct (“cahier judiciare”) issued at the Judiciary office in Rabat.
  • 100 Moroccan dirhams.