Haiti visa requirements for Tunisians

Travel and visa requirements

Haitian Visa is not required for Tunisians

Stay Duration: days

Entry Requirements

  • Tunisia passport holders can stay in Haiti for a duration of 90 days without a visa.
  • Intending visitors are required to have a passport valid for a minimum of 6 months beyond the date of their arrival in Haiti. The passport should have at least two blank pages fo visa stamping.
  • Tourists from Tunisia must pay a tourist fee of $10.00 on arrival at the airport in Haiti.
  • Visitors are required to provide proof they have sufficient funds to cover their entire stay in Haiti. An onward or return ticket is also necessary, as well as proof of a confirmed means of accommodation for the stay in Haiti.
  • Citizens of Tunisia visiting Haiti with pets must have a veterinary health certificate and proof of rabies vaccination.
  • On entry into Haiti, tourists with amounts exceeding $10,000 will have to declare it on arrival.
  • Although there are no direct flights from Tunisia to Haiti, intending visitors can get to Haiti from international airports in Tunisia. There are international airports in Tunis and Sfax.
  • Tunisair, Air Canada, Air France, British Airways and JetBlue are some of the carriers that fly from Tunisia to Haiti.
  • The estimated flight duration from Tunis to Port-au-Prince, Haiti is 15 hours, 55 minutes and from Sfax, it is 1 day, 7  hours.
  • Haiti has a hot and humid tropical climate. The north wind brings fog and drizzle, which interrupt Haiti's dry season from November to January. But from February to May, the weather is very wet. Northeast trade winds bring rains during the wet season.
  • November to March is the best time to visit Haiti because the temperatures are much cooler and perfect for relaxing on the beaches.
  • Christianity, precisely Roman Catholicism, is the official religion of Haiti, with about 80% of the entire population practising it. However, a large majority of Haitians believe in and practice at least one aspect of voodoo.
  • The official currency of Haiti is the Haitian Gourde, although the USD is also widely accepted. Visitors can exchange their foreign currency at various banks and exchange outlets in the country.
  • Tourists are advised to budget between $60-$75 to spend per day while in Haiti.
  • The Haitian Creole (Kreyòl) and French are the official languages of Haiti.
  • Some of the delicacies tourists can enjoy in Haiti include poulet aux noix (chicken and cashew nuts), mayi moulen ak sòs pwa, poul an sòs (cornmeal with beans and stewed chicken), griyo (fried pork), lanbi an sòs lanbi kreyol (conch in creole sauce), lanbi boukannen and woma boukannen (grilled conch and lobster).
  • The hurricane season in Haiti lasts from June to the end of November; tourists are advised to plan their trip cautiously.
  • Haiti uses the Eastern Daylight Time (GMT- 4), which means Tunisia is five hours ahead in time.
  • The power and socket plug used in Haiti are of Type A and B. The standard voltage is 110 V and the standard frequency is 60 Hz.
  • Movement in Haiti is possible with buses, taxis and car rentals. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Is the tap water in Haiti safe to drink?

Many public water kiosks in Haiti are dry, so it is a constant struggle for water. Also, cholera has invaded the country, safe drinking water has become Haiti's most urgent public health problem. Tourists are advised to drink bottled water.

When is the best time to travel to the Haiti?

The weather is at its best during the dry spell from November through to March and this is generally considered the best time to visit Haiti.

Is Haiti safe for tourists to visit?

Haiti is generally not safe to visit due to civil unrest, kidnaps, mugging, theft and other forms of insurgencies. Tourists in the country are advised to take extra precaution while in the country.

What is the official currency used in Haiti?

The Haitian Gourde (HTG) is Haiti's official currency. The USD is also widely accepted. Visitors can exchange their foreign currency at various banks and exchange outlets in the country.