Under the High Patronage of His Excellency,
the President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika

Visa formalities for Algeria

Payable to any person not having Algerian nationality or have not in Algeria resident status.

The conditions for obtaining a visa for Algeria:

The formalities and documents required vary depending on the country and type of visa requested. Visa costs systematically differ from one country to another.

The documents required

Whatever is your nationality and type of visa, you will need at least the following documents in your application:

  • Visa application form,
  • A passport valid for at least six months.
  • Copy of the passport page with the information on the identity.
  • two recent passport photos.

If you are a citizen of a member country of the Schengen area, you should also attach a certificate of insurance covering the stay in Algeria.

Note that additional documents such as a certificate of accommodation, a mission statement or a work permit will be required, depending on the type of visa requested.

For more information about visas for Algeria:

Discover the visa application form on the Algerian Consulate site.

Visa extension: before expiry, under certain conditions, at the wilaya of Algiers, the Foreigners office (20, bd Zirout Youcef - Algiers Tel. 021 73 00 73).