Visitors to Algeria must obtain a visa from one of the Algerian diplomatic missions, unless they come from one of the visa-exempt countries. All visitors must hold a passport valid for 6 months from the date of entry into Algeria.
The citizens of the following 7 designated countries as well as refugees and stateless persons residing in these countries can stay 90 days in Algeria as long as their purpose of visit is tourism or business:
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This list is incomplete; you can help by adding missing items. (September 2017)
Holders of diplomatic and/or service category passports of the following countries can visit Algeria without a visa:
Diplomatic and service passports
Diplomatic passport only
Visa waiver agreement for holders of diplomatic and service passports was signed with India and it is yet to come into force.
In February 2020, the Government of Algeria announced a plan to introduce eVisas in the future.
Entry and transit is refused to Israeli citizens, even if not leaving the aircraft and proceeding by the same flight.