Algeria visa requirements for Tunisians

Travel and visa requirements

Algerian Visa is not required for Tunisians

Stay Duration: 90 days

Entry Requirements

  • The visa policy in Algeria permits citizens of Tunisia to visit the country for a period of 90 days without a visa.
  • Nationals of Tunisia will be required to provide a passport valid for a minimum of 6 months from the date of arrival in Tunisia. The passport should have at least two blank pages for stamping.
  • Visitors below the age of nineteen (19) travelling to Algeria without a parent or guardian must have a letter of authorization from a parent or guardian.
  • Visitors are to provide proof of accommodation for their stay in Algeria, which could be a hotel reservation or a letter from the host who is already living in Algeria.
  • Tunisia passport holders visiting Algeria must provide a copy of their financial statement to show that they have enough money to take care of themselves for their entire stay in Algeria.
  • Tourists from Tunisia must declare at customs if they are travelling with more than 3000 Algerian dinar or foreign currency that exceeds 1000 euros (or equivalent).
  • Intending visitors hoping to travel to Algeria can do so from any international airport in Tunisia. These airports can be found in Tunis and Sfax.
  • Nouvelair Tunisie, Tunisair, Libyan and  Air Algerie are some of the airlines that travellers can board from Tunisia to Algeria.
  • The estimated flight time from Tunis to Algiers, Algeria is 1 hour, 20 minutes and from Sfax, it is 6 hours, 30 minutes.
  • The climate of Algeria in the northern part of the country is the subtropical Mediterranean, in the central and southern parts, it's a tropical desert climate. The best time to visit Algeria is the month of March and those between October and November when the days are cool and sunny.
  • Although the constitution of Algeria expresses freedom of religion, about 95% of the entire population of the country are Muslims, Precisely Sunni Muslims. Other religions are Christianity and Traditional religion.
  • The power and socket plug used in Algeria is of Type C and F. The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • Algerian Arabic is the official language of Algeria. However, Berber is also an indigenous language widely spoken in Algeria.
  • The Algerian Dinar is the official currency used in Algeria. Visitors can, however, exchange their foreign currency at various banks and exchange outlets in the country.
  • Tourists are advised to budget about $40 a day for expenses while in Algeria.
  • Some delicacies tourists can try in Algeria include, chakchouka, couscous, Mechoui, Makroudh, etc.
  • Visitors can move around in Algeria with buses, taxis, trains and car rental.
  • Algeria uses the Central European Standard Time(GMT+1). Both countries are in the same timezone.
  • Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique, Botanical garden El-Hamma Jardin d'Essai, Bardo National Museum of Prehistory and Ethnography and El Kala National Park are tourists centres in Algeria that tourists can visit while in the country.
  • Visitors in Algeria are expected to be courteous and conscious of existing rules and customs as they go about their tourism-related activities.

Frequently Asked Questions

When is the best time to travel to Algeria?

The best time to visit Algeria for a Saharan safari is from April to March and from October November as conditions are conducive and the rest of the country is dry and relatively warm.

Can you drink alcohol in Algeria?

 Algeria is a Muslim country, and alcoholic drinks are not sold everywhere. While some Muslims drink, others consider it a sin. However, the legal drinking and purchasing age of alcoholic beverages in Algeria is 18.

Is it safe to go to Algeria?

Algeria is considered to be a safe country to visit. There are lots of police patrolling the country to ensure safety. Tourists should take extra care however while in the country.

What is the official currency in Algeria?

The Algerian Dinar is the official currency used in Algeria. Visitors can, however, exchange their foreign currency at various banks and exchange outlets in the country.