Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How do I become a member of the American Chamber of Commerce in Morocco?
By filling out the application form online and sending a payment of 16,000 Dirhams or the equivalent in $US.
Q: What services does AmCham provide?
Please see Services on the menu bar of the AmCham website.
Q: What is AmCham’s relationship with US Government?
AmCham has a strong working relationship with the US Government. Both the Consul General and the Commercial Counselor sit on the AmCham Board of Directors. AmCham, FCS and US Embassy organize joint events and delegations.
Q: How can I make an appointment with AmCham?
By telephone: 0522 25 07 36/37/51
Q: What US Companies operate in Morocco?
List coming soon.
Q: Information about investing in Morocco
A full section is reserved on the website on doing business in Morocco as well as a copy of the AmCham’s most recent Trade and Investment Guide.
Q: Obtaining a Visa to the US
Please see Visa Support.
Q: Key Facts about Morocco
The Oxford Business Group annual report is available at the AmCham office:
OBG The Report Morocco 2009
Q: What is the security situation in Morocco?
Western establishments were targeted in 2003 and 2007. Please see the U.S. State Department’s website for security and safety issues in Morocco at: http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_975.html
For further information, please visit the OSAC Casablanca Website http://casablanca.osac.gov/, or call the Regional Security Officer at the US Embassy Rabat at 037 76 22 65, or at the US Consulate at 022 26 45 50.
Q: How can I advertise my company’s logo on AmCham website and how much does it cost?
Please see Promotional Opportunities.
The standard space costs DH 6 000 per year for members and DH 10 000 per year for non-members. A series of logos is continuously displayed on the homepage of the website.
Advertising space is also available in the Communiqué, the monthly newsletter published by the AmCham. For more information, please contact Aicha Mahdad at:
Q: How many companies are members of AmCham?
AmCham is comprised of approximately 260 members of which approximately 55% are Moroccan, 40% American and the remaining 5% are international or NGOs.
Q: Are non-American and non-Moroccan companies welcome to join AmCham?
Yes, any company is eligible to join AmCham.
Q: Who are AmCham’s members?
AmCham’s members are comprised of companies representing almost every sector of the economy, including, but not limited to: agriculture, automotive, aviation, banking & finance, consulting & legal, insurance, restaurants, textiles, travel agencies, NGOs and individuals. Current members
Q: I am having business related legal issues, is there somebody you can recommend?
Q: What is the FTA and how can my company benefit from it?
The FTA is the Free Trade Agreement between the United States and Morocco. It was created to eliminate barriers to trade such as duties and tariffs. For more information on FTA, please visit the FTA Website at: http://www.moroccousafta.com/index_ang.htm