1. When is the best time to apply for my Algeria visa? The best time to apply for your Algeria visa is 1-2 months before your travel date.
  2. Do I have to send you my passport to get a Algeria visa? Is it safe to send a passport? You will need to send your actual passport, not a copy of it. The Algeria visa is stamped on your passport and will become one of your passport pages. Visa requests cannot be processed without your original passport. Because of the importance of your passport, we strongly suggest that you send your application and passport to CIBTvisas in a secure way, using a traceable courier such as FedEx, UPS, Express Mail or Certified Mail.

 

 

Business Visa Application Requirements for a Algeria Visa

  1. Passport

    You must provide your actual signed passport, including one copy of the personal information page of your passport. Your passport must:

    • Be valid for the next six months
    • Have at least one blank visa page (amendments and endorsement pages cannot be used to fulfill this requirement)
    • Not be frayed, torn, separating, or altered in any other way

    If your passport does not meet these requirements, please contact CIBTvisas at 800-929-2428 for further details.

  2. Photographs

    You must provide two color, passport-type photographs that meets the following criteria:

    • Be taken within the last three months and printed on high-quality photo paper
    • Be taken against an all white background
    • Be two inches by two inches
    • Provide the full frontal view of your head with your face centered in the middle and displaying a neutral (non-smiling) expression
    • You may wear neither eyeglasses nor headwear except for religious purposes
    • Your photos should not be affixed to your application and it may not display evidence of adhesive tape or staples

  3. Business Cover Letter

    You are required to provide a Business Cover Letter from your U.S.-based company. All letters must be printed on company letterhead that displays a U.S. mailing address. Use the included sample Business Cover Letter to complete your letter.

  4. Visa Application Form

    You must provide two fully completed copies of the visa application forms found in this kit. The application forms must:

    • Include answers for all fields
    • Be typed
    • Be completed in capital letters
    • Display your full name as it appears in your passport
    • Be signed

  5. Letter of Invitation

    You must obtain a letter of invitation from your sponsor. The organization you will be visiting is responsible for providing the invitation. This letter must:

    • Not be a copy or a scan
    • Be written on company letterhead
    • Include the full local address and phone number of the organization or person to be visited
    • Request the same validity of visa as in the Business Introduction Letter
    • Specify the number of entries you are requesting for your visa

  6. Proof of Travel Arrangements

    You must provide proof of travel arrangements for the duration of your trip. Details of your intended arrangements must:

    • Include a copy of an itinerary or e-ticket that displays your round trip travel and entry and exit dates for your destination
    • Show the traveler's full name (as printed in his or her passport)

  7. CIBTvisas Order Form

    Provide the CIBTvisas Order Form included in this kit.

  8. Arrival Date

    The arrival dates you provide on your application, travel itinerary and if applicable the letter of invitation and the business introduction letter must all exactly match.

  9. Special Instructions

    Your documentation will be reviewed prior to submission to the consulate to ensure all necessary paperwork is included. Additional documentation may be required by the consulate at any time on a case-by-case basis. If this happens, you will be directly contacted by the consulate and you will need to provide additional documents and communicate with the consulate directly from this point onward.

  10. Proof of State Residency

    You must provide a proof of your current address of residency. The document must be a copy of the front of your driver's license or government ID. The document must:

    • Display your name as it appears on your passport
    • Display the current residence address as provided on your visa application

  11. Urgent Applications

    If you have an urgent visa application that carries a tight deadline, CIBTvisas can help you to save valuable time and avoid expensive delays. A CIBTvisas expert will review all of your documents to certify your application is accurate, complete and ready for submission. We will contact you personally to quickly handle any mistakes ensuring your application is submitted correctly. Visit https://cibtvisas.com/visa-pre-check-service to learn more about this service.

Tourist Application Requirements for a Algeria Visa

  1. Passport

    You must provide your actual signed passport, including one copy of the personal information page of your passport. Your passport must:

    • Be valid for the next six months
    • Have at least one blank visa page (amendments and endorsement pages cannot be used to fulfill this requirement)
    • Not be frayed, torn, separating, or altered in any other way

    If your passport does not meet these requirements, please contact CIBTvisas at 800-929-2428 for further details.

  2. Photographs

    You must provide two color, passport-type photographs that meets the following criteria:

    • Be taken within the last three months and printed on high-quality photo paper
    • Be taken against an all white background
    • Be two inches by two inches
    • Provide the full frontal view of your head with your face centered in the middle and displaying a neutral (non-smiling) expression
    • You may wear neither eyeglasses nor headwear except for religious purposes
    • Your photos should not be affixed to your application and it may not display evidence of adhesive tape or staples

  3. Visa Application Form

    You must provide two fully completed copies of the visa application forms found in this kit. The application forms must:

    • Include answers for all fields
    • Be typed
    • Be completed in capital letters
    • Display your full name as it appears in your passport
    • Be signed

  4. Proof of Travel Arrangements

    You must provide proof of travel arrangements for the duration of your trip. Details of your intended arrangements must:

    • Include a copy of an itinerary or e-ticket that displays your round trip travel and entry and exit dates for your destination
    • Show the traveler's full name (as printed in his or her passport)

  5. 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.

  6. CIBTvisas Order Form

    Provide the CIBTvisas Order Form included in this kit.

  7. Special Instructions

    Your documentation will be reviewed prior to submission to the consulate to ensure all necessary paperwork is included. Additional documentation may be required by the consulate at any time on a case-by-case basis. If this happens, you will be directly contacted by the consulate and you will need to provide additional documents and communicate with the consulate directly from this point onward.

  8. Proof of State Residency

    You must provide a proof of your current address of residency. The document must be a copy of the front of your driver's license or government ID. The document must:

    • Display your name as it appears on your passport
    • Display the current residence address as provided on your visa application

  9. Urgent Applications

    If you have an urgent visa application that carries a tight deadline, CIBTvisas can help you to save valuable time and avoid expensive delays. A CIBTvisas expert will review all of your documents to certify your application is accurate, complete and ready for submission. We will contact you personally to quickly handle any mistakes ensuring your application is submitted correctly. Visit https://cibtvisas.com/visa-pre-check-service to learn more about this service.

Concierge Service

Don’t put your travel plans at risk. A dedicated Concierge Service specialist will manage the entire process from start to finish, providing the expertise necessary to ensure your request is approved as quickly as possible. Experience the certainty and convenience of our Concierge Service.

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Visa Pre-Check

Have an urgent visa application that carries a tight deadline?  CIBTvisas can help you to save valuable time and avoid expensive delays.  A CIBTvisas expert will review all of your documents to confirm your application is accurate, complete and ready for submission. We will contact you personally to quickly handle any mistakes ensuring your application is submitted correctly.

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Digital Photo Service

Need a fast, easy and inexpensive way to get a photo you can use for your passport or visa application? Use your own camera in the comfort of your home or office. Simply click and then upload your photo to our website. We will take care of the rest ensuring your photo meets government and consular requirements.

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