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VISA FOR ALGERIA

  • The Embassy handles visa applications made ​​by citizens of the following nationalities: Australia, New Zealand, Timor Leste and the South Pacific countries;
  • Any incomplete application, including the form, will be rejected;
  • Both forms must bear the original signature of the applicant;
  • Visa applications sent by fax or email are not accepted;
  • Processing of an application may be delayed if prior agreement by Algerian Authorities is required. Furthermore, the Embassy reserves the right to request additional documentation from applicants;
  • The processing time may vary according to the nationality of the applicant and the visa type;
  • The date of departure does not affect the processing time of the visa;
  • The Embassy is not responsible for delays due to postal services. Please take note of the code bar number of your recorded envelope to be able to track your returned mail;

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED

  • Two (02) copies of the application form fully completed and signed by the applicant;
  • Two (02) recent passports sized photos;
  • A passport valid for at least six (06) months;
  • Travel insurance;
  • Proof of payment: (copy of bank transfert receipt, with applicant's name as reference);
  • Proof of residency  in the countries listed above for other nationalities;
  • Prepaid self-addressed special delivery envelope for returning the passport(s);
  • Additional document, depending on the type of visa.

BUSINESS VISA

  • Invitation or sponsorship letter from a company in Algeria;
  • Letter of the employer stating the position held by the applicant and the purpose of the visit.

FAMILY VISA

  • If the applicant is a spouse of an Algerian citizen:
    • Copy of the current Consulate Registration Card of their spouse;
    • Copy of the marriage certificate issued by the Register Office or a copy of the Algerian family book.
  • Else
    • Original of the accommodation certificate duly certified by the local authorities (Town Hall) in Algeria (Certificat d’hébergement légalisé par l’A.P.C.);
    • Document bearing proof of relationship between the applicant and the person or the family inviting them.

TOURIST VISA

  • Copy of a confirmed return ticket;
  • Provide itinerary details including approximate dates and location to be visited;
  • Copy of the accommodation certificate duly certified by the local authorities (Town Hall) in Algeria (Certificat d’hébergement légalisé par l’A.P.C.) including the name of the person inviting you, their relationship to you and the address where you will be staying during your visit to Algeria, or copy of confirmed booking hotel, or official invitation from Algerian Travel Agency;

WORK VISA

  • A “work permit” issued by the Algerian authorities, department of labor;
  • Original of the work contract;
  • Letter in which the employer certifies to undertake full financial responsibilities for repatriation of their foreign workers upon completion of their work contract;

PRESS VISA

  • Letter of the employer stating the position held by the applicant and the purpose of the visit;
  • Invitation letter from Algerian partner;
  • Photocopy of the press card;
  • List of technical and audiovisual equipment taken by the reporter;
  • Project of coverage activities explaining the motivation of the mission, the wishing interview list and a program;

TRANSIT VISA

  • A valid visa or required documentation for entry to the country of final destination;
  • A valid ticket for the country of final destination;

PAYMENT

Bank account details:

Beneficiary Bank

 Commonwealth Bank of Australia

Account name

 EMBASSY OF THE PEOPLES REPUBLIC OF ALGERIA  (OHB)

Account number

 15429922

BSB

  062000

Branch

  SYDNEY

Currency

  USD

Note:

  • Payment by Credit Card, Western Union, Personal Cheques or Money Order, are not accepted.
  • The Embassy will not accept any money for courier services. All courier services are to be arranged by the applicant.
  • All bank charges to be paid by the applicant. The exact fees must be received by the Embassy, otherwise, visa(s) will not be issued.
  • Please note that these fees are non-refundable if your visa request is refused or cancelled.

FEES USD

Nationality

Category

Fees USD

Australia

Diplomatic (private visit)

80 $

Business – Work – Tourist - Family

80 $

Cultural - Press

180 $

Study

320 $

Medical

100 $

Transit

50 $

 

 

 

Fiji

Work

245 $

Other categories (one entry)

50 $

Other categories (multiple entries)

100 $

 

 

 

New Zealand

Diplomatic (private visit)

100 $

Business – Work – Tourist – Family - Cultural

100 $

Press

100 $

Transit

100 $

 

 

 

Papua New Guinea

Press

220 $

Other categories

35 $

 

 

 

Timor-Leste

Press – Study – Family – Cultural – Tourist - Business – Transit

50 $

 

 

 

Vanuatu

All categories

       50 $

 

 

 

Kiribati

Family – Tourist - Business

       40 $

Cultural

       70 $

 

 

 

Tonga

All categories

60 $

 

 

 

 


Customs declarations
Currency declarations forms are issued on arrival and all valuable personal items such as electrical goods, jewellery, cameras, video cameras etc. should be declared, as well as all forms of cash and traveller's cheques brought with you into the country. They must be kept in good order showing the exchange transactions you make. during your stay. If, when you leave the country, your form is irregular you may be fined heavily or have your valuables confiscated.