Algeria is the largest African country and is a preferred destination for people from around the world. Being ruled by multiple dynasties and empires such as the Ottoman Empire, the French colonial empire, and even the Spaniards, the place is rich in history. However, to enter the country, almost all nationalities require an Algerian Visa.
Except for a few of the visa-exempt countries, people from every other country require a permit to enter Algeria. It allows people to visit the country for particular purposes as per the type. The permit is issued for periods as per the consular officer. However, the short term visas are allowed for visits from 30 days in case of single-entry, to 90 days in case of multiple entries. The long term is issued for a duration of more than 90 days. They may be given for 1 year or even 2-3 years depending on the exact type.
The application for an Algeria Visa for Indians can be done by following the below-mentioned procedure -
Please note that alternately, you can consult any visa agency to help you with the application as it can be tasking. You will also have to ensure that you write in the correct details. And also submit the original and genuine documents. Improper applications may lead to visa delay or rejection. A visa denial may cause unnecessary complications in the future.
Based on the purpose of the visit, the permits to visit the country can be classified into the following visa types -
As per the Algeria Visa documents requirements for Indian citizens, there are specific documents required for each type of the permit. However, the standard documents required are as follows -
The photo specifications for Algeria visa are as follows -
The Algeria Visa fees for Indian passport holders depend on several factors such as the type of permit, the type of entry, as well as any agency service charges. The Algeria Visa application fees have to be paid in Indian Rupees in the form of a Bank Draft only.
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|Multiple entry Normal||Business||90 days||3 months||24243.0|
|Single entry Normal||Business||30 days||3 months||20243.0|
|Single entry Normal||Tourist||30 days||3 months||20243.0|
The applications for the Algerian permit has to be made only at the Embassy of Algeria, Delhi between the working days and hours mentioned. Once your application has been completed and a decision has been made, you can collect your passport from the embassy during the appointed collection hours. You can also apply at a visa agency who will do the application on your behalf, thereby reducing your leg-work, cost, as well as time for the visa.
Thanks to the government’s efforts to increase its visitors, you are allowed to extend the Algerian visa. You will have to visit the Foreigners’ Office in Algiers and apply for an extension. Although it is technically possible to get an extension, the chances of it getting approved are dependent on the decision of the office.
As per the requirements by the Algerian embassy, there are no medical test requirements for the short term permits. However, certain long term categories may require you to get medical tests depending on the country you are travelling from. Although, it is suggested that you get medical check-ups done before travelling to a foreign country.
Although it is mandatory to possess bank statements that show that you have sufficient funds, there isn’t any rule on the exact amount you will require. As per the regulations, your funds must be easily accessible to you, and the statements must show that you have steady transactions.