« Tongasoa », welcome to Madagascar, the host country of the 14th conference of the International Association of Treasury Services (AIST). The conference will be held from 09 to 12 May 2023 at the Royal Beach Nosy Be Hotel, where the participants will also be staying.

That each of us can bring our added values, which, together, will contribute to an effective management of the digitalization process and online services to better serve both national and international users.

AIST chairman



The visa can be issued upon arrival at the airport or at the Diplomatic and Consular Representations of Madagascar of your place of residence

The visa and stamp duty are free of charge for service and diplomatic passport holders

For regular passport holders :
  • the visa is free for stays of less than 15 days
  • 16 to 30 days: 150,000 Ar or equivalent amount in Euro or Dollars
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Customs Formalities

The list and quantity of items free of duty and tax on arrival, allowed per passenger can be found on http://www.douanes.gov.mg/particulier/voyageurs

Prohibited items, items allowed per passenger, duty-free and departure tax-free as well as required conditions are available on http://www.douanes.gov.mg/particulier/voyageurs

Provisions concerning currency and gold jewelries : .....


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With more than 320 days of sunshine per year, the climate of Nosy Be is divided into two main seasons: between April and December, a favorable dry period for visiting the island and corresponding to the high season, and a wet season from December to March.

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Ariary (MGA) is the Malagasy national currency whose rate is variable (In February 2023: 1 Euro=+/-4.500MGA and 1USD=+/-4200MGA). Banknotes exist in denominations of MGA 20,000, 10,000, 5,000, 2,000, 1,000, 500, 200 and 100.


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Travel Book

Seventeen years after its creation in 2006, the annual conference of the International Association of Treasury Services (AIST) returns to Madagascar. The Malagasy Treasury and AIST are pleased to welcome you.

To learn more about the conference, Nosy Be and Madagascar, please click here to download your travel booklet.

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Digitalization and online services to better serve the user

Digitalization is now described as the fourth industrial revolution. In this context, Treasury services are taking digital opportunities to improve efficiency and to facilitate interactions with users. With this in mind, the AIST has decided to devote a work cycle to the digital transformation of Treasury services. This year's symposium, scheduled to take place in Madagascar, will focus on a theme related to this issue

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