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Tourist Visa  |  Algeria


Visa Requirements


::    Passport valid for six months on exit 

::    Two blank visa pages in passport

::    Photocopy of passport pages

Please provide two good-quality photocopies of ALL pages in your passport, including those which are blank. An administration charge of £10 will be incurred if you do not provide the required copies.

::    Two recent passport photographs

Please write your full name on the reverse of both passport photographs in pencil.

::    Proof of UK residence

Non-UK passport holders must submit an original, valid UK residence card/permit, or have proof of residence in their passport.

::    Two copies of application form

The application form for Algeria must be completed online. Please ensure all questions are answered in full, and all names and details exactly match those in your passport. Once you have completed the form, print it out twice, then sign and date both copies, ready to submit to us along with the other application requirements. Do not process any payment; we will handle this on your behalf.

::    Employer’s letter

Please submit a letter from your UK employer, or school/university if you are a student. This must be written on company letterhead, addressed to the embassy and should confirm your employment or academic status. It must also note your job title or subject, the purpose of your trip, and indicate the date on which you are due to return to work or study.

Please submit both the original letter and a good-quality colour photocopy.

::    Proof of accommodation

Please submit confirmation of a hotel booking, an official invitation with itinerary from an Algerian travel agency, or an accommodation certificate certified by the local authorities in Algeria (certificat d’hébergement légalisé par l’A.P.C.). The certificate must include the name of the person inviting you, your relationship to them, and the address at which you’ll be staying while in Algeria.

If providing an accommodation certificate, please include both the original and a good-quality photocopy.

::    Additional photographs, if applicable

All children, regardless of age, require a visa. If travelling on a parent’s passport, please submit two photographs of the child along with the parent’s application. A separate application must be made for children travelling on their own passport.   

::    Travel insurance (if applicable)

Applicants from Australia, Canada, Macedonia, New Zealand, Romania and all Schengen countries must provide proof of travel insurance (original certificate, plus photocopy) to cover the full duration of stay.



Additional Information


Please note, citizens of Libya, Malaysia, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco and Tunisia do not require a visa to visit Algeria.

Your application will automatically be rejected by the embassy if you hold a visa for Israel or have any Israeli stamps endorsed in your passport. Please contact us if you need further advice.

The Algerian embassy is open Tuesday – Saturday. We can assist with urgent lodgings and collections on Saturdays for an additional fee. Please contact us for further information.

The embassy reserves the right to request additional documents in support of your visa application, and to alter or increase fees without prior notice.

No refund will be given if your visa is cancelled or rejected by the embassy.

Visa and Service Fees


Please note, all fees are charged per individual traveller. Service and processing fees are exclusive of VAT, which will be added at the point of invoice. The total price of your order will depend on the product and the processing service you select. Visa fees are subject to change with no prior notice. Please contact us before placing your order if you require further information.




(10-15 working days)


Single entry visa (30 days): £85

Handling fee:  £80



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