Yes - A visa is required for travel to Algeria

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

A valid passport and tourist visa are required to visit Algeria.

Send these documents to Travisa


Passport Requirements:

Original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay in Algeria, with at least one blank passport page available for Algerian visa stamp. Amendment pages in the back of the passport are not suitable for Algeria visas.


Algeria Visa Application Form:

Two signed Algeria visa application forms. After placing your order, fill out the application forms included in your Visa Application Kit.
Please note: Applications must be typed in all caps.


Photo Requirements:

Two recent identical 2 x 2 passport type photographs in color, front view, and with a plain/white background.

OR - you can upload a photo when you place your order, instead of providing physical passport photos.


Letter Of Invitation:

An invitation letter is required. Travelers visiting Algeria as tourist must provide an invitation from an authorized tourist company in Algeria. If you plan to visit Algeria as a tourist in order to visit relatives, then you must provide an invitation from their host in Algeria notarized at the city hall of the place of residence of the Algerian host and copy of inviter's ID.

New York:

You must provide one of the following documents:

  • A copy of your hotel reservation
  • A notarized invitation letter
  • An invitation letter from your travel agency 

Note that Algerian host invitation letter can be notarized at the city hall in Algeria or at a notary public office if made by an Algerian living in the U.S.


Proof of Travel Arrangements:

Computer generated flight itinerary from the airline or a travel agency or copy of airline ticket showing entry and departure from Algeria.


Hotel Confirmation:

A copy of confirmed hotel and/or cruise reservation(s.) If staying in various hotels, please provide copies of each reservation. A letter from inviting family member or friend is required if they are providing accommodations to the applicant.


Proof of Sufficient Funds:

A statement of financial resources in the form of a bank statement or pay stub is required.

New York:

You must provide proof that you possess sufficient funds. Your financial details must:

  • Be within the last 90 days
  • Display your full name as it appears on your passport

This is Travisa's service order form, where you will provide your contact and shipping information, choose the visa processing needed and make your payment. You must print the completed form and send it to Travisa with all other supporting documents.

Click here for Algeria Consular Fees and Visa Processing Times

Visa Validity:

Algeria visas are usually valid based on the Algerian consulate's discretion.

Visa Processing Time:

Algerian visas are usually processed in 5 to 10 business days. Rush or Emergency visa service may be available for additional fees. Please visit our “Algeria Consular Fees and Visa Processing Options” link for details.

Register your trip with the US Embassy:

The US State Department strongly encourages American citizens planning international travel to register with the US Embassy(s) in the countries they plan to visit. Registration notifies the US Embassy in each country of your travel plans and enrolls you in the State Department travel advisory and warnings program. Feel more secure about your international travels by having Travisa register your trip with the US Department of State; simply complete the form on your visa application kit after placing your order.

Non-refundable tickets or reservations should not be purchased until all visas and passports are secured and in your possession.

How to Apply for a Visa to Algeria

  • Review the requirements to apply for your visa
  • Gather your documents and complete the forms
  • Ship your documents to our office

Where to Apply for Your Algeria Visa

Residents of these states apply for a visa in New York :

Alabama, Alaska, American Samoa, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virgin Islands, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming

Travisa - New York
60 E. 42nd Street, Suite 106-107 Lobby
New York, NY 10165
Tel: 877-876-3266

Residents of these states apply for a visa in Washington, DC :

Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia

Travisa - Washington, DC
4301 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 250
Washington, DC 20008
Tel: 877-876-3266