Visa procedures

Procedures vary depending on the type of visa. (Please click on each visa for required documents, visa acquisition cost)

Applicant is required to fill in the 2 applications form and sign it. Please make sure that the expiration date of your passport is 6 months or more, 2 photos taken with your passport size recently, and the necessary documents for each visa.

Please apply for visa application from Monday to Friday, from 9:30 in the morning to 10:45 in the morning.

For visa acquisition costs, please contact the consular office.

Type of visa

1-Business visa

  • Two copies (one copy of the original copy / one copy) stating the purpose of the business trip to Algeria issued by the employer
  • Two letters of invitation letter or sponsor letter from Algeria side (1 copy / 1 copy copied)
  • Two copies of the document explaining the company outline (explanation of the business of the company to which the applicant belongs)

2-Working visa

  • Two copies of the commitment letter issued by the employer (1 copy / 1 copy copied)
  • Labor contract signed by Algerian employer
  • Worker’s return written owed by employer, imprint of labor office of prefecture working
  • Temporary work permit issued by the local employment agency or Ministry of Employment

3-Tourist visa

Applicants for a tourist visa must contact an Algerian tourist agency, or his legal representative in Japan. (you can contact the embassy for a list of some agencies).

Documents to submit

Two (02) copies of the main application form filled and signed.

Passport valid for at least six (06) months.

Two (02) passport size photographs.

Two (02) copies of air ticket of round trip to Algeria

Two (02) copies of itinerary of trip in Algeria in English or French

This kind of visa is subject to the approval of the Algerian authorities.

4-Family visa

  • If spouse of Algerian nationality is not registered in the embassy, it is necessary to submit documents certifying the relationship (registration of marriage etc.)
  • Accommodation certificate issued within 3 months certified by local authorities in Algeria
  • If the applicant is a family member of a Japanese employee working in Algeria, a family transcript translated into French
  • Copy of Employment Certificate or Invitation Card by Algerian Employer

5-Cultural visa (required in case of staying for participation in cultural, scientific, social or sports events in Algeria)

  • Invitation letter from the organizing committee of the target event

6-Press visa (journalist, media reporter wishing to visit Algeria)

  • 2 copies of the press visa application form, signature
  • Assignment letter from employer
  • Copy of press ID (prove that you are engaged in the press activity)
  • Invitation
  • Travel schedule, schedule, planners and visiting city names etc.
    Caution: It will take 15 business days for administrative processing of application documents after the approval of Algerian authorities.

7-Transit Visa

  • In order to enter the final destination country, necessary documents or a valid visa
  • A valid ticket for traveling to the final destination country

Visa application form

Please download the application form by clicking the link below. All documents are in PDF format. It is necessary to download Adobe Acrobat Reader.