Algeria Work Visa Process 2024 (A Complete Guide)

Algeria is a North African country that shares its border with Tunisia, Libya, Niger and Mali, Mauritania, and territory of the Western Sahara, and on the West with Morocco. For those who are looking to apply for a Work Visa for Algeria, we are going to tell you people about the complete guidelines of the Algeria Work Visa Process. How you can apply for the Visa, the types of work visas, permits, and the requirements to obtain a Visa.

The fact is that there are only two types of work visas. 1) Algeria Work Visa. 2) Algerian Temporary work visa. These work visas are for paid employment in an Algerian company. In addition to that foreign workers will also apply for a work permit before applying for a work visa. Oil & Gas industry, Finance, Education, Foreign Aid Sectors are the popular industries in Algeria. More details about the Algeria Work Visa Process are given below.

Types of Algeria Work Visa Process

There are types of Algerian work visas:

  1. Algeria Work Visa‍
  2. Algeria Temporary Work Visa‍

1) Algeria Work Visa

This work visa is issued to foreign nationals who have received authorization to work in Algeria for a long term. Authorization to work means (work permit).

2) Algeria Temporary Work Visa

This Visa is issued to foreign nationals who have received permission to work in Algeria, but only for a period not exceeding 90 days.

How to Get a Work Permit for Algeria?

Your employer in Algeria will apply for the Work Permit (Autorisation Provisoire de Travail – APT), approved by the Algerian Ministry of Labor, Employment, and Professional Integration.

Required Documents

  • Visa Application Form.
  • A passport, valid for at least six months.
  • Passport photocopy.
  • Two (02) recent identity photos.
  • Identical identity documents.
  • A travel insurance and repatriation assistance certificate
  • Temporary Work Authorization (Work Permit) for a work visa.
  • Provisional Authorization for Temporary Work (APTT) for a temporary work visa.
  • An employment contract.

Also Check: Morocco Work Visa Process 2024 (Types, Requirements)

Duration of Visa

The Temporary work visa will be valid for 90 days. The Work visa will be valid for one (01) year or two (2) years.

Visa Fees

Contact the Algerian embassy/consulate in your country for current application requirements and fees.

Also Check: South Africa Work Visa Process 2024 (Types of Visas)

Where, and How to Apply for the Algeria Work Visa?

The application process for the Algeria work visa may differ according to the country where you are living. Each country has set its process for filing the visa application.

To check the Algeria Work visa process for your country please visit this link. This list maintains the record of Algerian diplomatic and consular representations abroad.

Select the region, and then the country where you are living. It will display the information of the concerned person and the address of the Algerian embassy in your country.

Source of Information: https://www.mfa.gov.dz/services-for-foreigners/entry-visa-to-algeria

How can I get a work visa for Algeria?

First, you will need to have a Job offer from Algeria and then your employer will get a work permit approval. Then you are eligible to apply for the Algeria Work Visa.

How much does a visa cost in Algeria?

There is no fixed application fee. Each country has a different application fee for Algeria.

How to apply for a visa to Algeria?

Please visit the Algeria Ministry of Foreign Affairs website. Select your region and the country name. It will display the information that applies to your country.

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