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Visa / General information / application procedure and fees

Depending on the type of Visa (Click on the visa type for more details about the required documents and fees for each visa category. The applicant is required to submit Two (02) copies of the main application form filled and signed, passport valid for at least six (06) months ad two (02) recent passport size photographs plus the necessary documents for each type of visa.

The visa applications are accepted from Monday to Friday, from 9:30am to 10:45am.

For visa fees you must contact the consular service.

Visa types

1-Business Visa

  • Two (02) commitment letters issued by the appplicant’s employer stating the purpose of the visit to Algeria (one original, one copy).
  • Two (02) invitation or a sponsorship letters from a company based in Algeria (one original, one copy).
  • Two (02) copies of Company Profile (form of professional activity used to provide information regarding the activities of the applicant’s employer).

2-Work Visa

  • Two (02) commitment letters issued by the appplicant’s employer (one original, one copy).
  • Work contract signed by the employer in Algeria.
  • Attestation of repatriation signed by the employer and sealed by the labour office of the wilaya where the applicant will be working.
  • Temporary work permit delivered by the Ministry of Labour, Department of Labour at the wilaya where the employer is based.

3_Tourist Visa

Applicants for a tourist visa must contact an Algerian tourist agency. This kind of visa is subject to the approval of the Algerian authorities.

4-Family Visa

  • If the Algerian spouse is not registered at the Embassy, a document proving the relationship is required (such as a copy of the mariage certificate).
  • Accomodation certifcate delivered in the last three (03) months and duly certified by the local authorities in Algeria.
  • If the applicant is the family of a Japanese employee working in Algeria, copy of family register translated in French.
  • Copy of employment contract or invitation letter from the employer in Algeria

5-Cultural Visa (A person visiting Algeria to engage in cultural, scientific, social or sport events).

  • Invitation letter from the event organizer.

6-Press Accreditation Visa (Journalists, media reporters wishing to visit Algeria).

  • Two (02) copies of the special application form for journalists filled and signed.
  • An assignment letter from the employer.
  • Copy of press card (ID which shows that the applicant is engaged in press activity.)
  • Invitation letter.
  • Itinerary details including approximate dates, appointments, interviews, and cities to visit.
  • Detailed list of equipment if any to take.

Notes: The application requires 15 business days to be processed after the approval of the Algerian authorities

7-Transit Visa

  • A valid visa or any other required document to enter to the country of final destination.
  • A valid air ticket to the country of final destination.

Visa application forms

Click on the links below to download the application forms you need. All documents are in PDF format, so you may need to download Adobe Acrobat Reader to view the forms. (download Adobe Acrobat + browser: Google Chrome necessary to open the visa applications)

Services for Algerian Citizens

The Embassy may issue or assist Algerian citizens in issuing documents other than those listed below. For more information, please contact directly the consular section.