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Algeria Overview

Africa’s largest country, Algeria is located in the northern part of the continent and has an area of almost 2.4 million km2. However, the country’s population is concentrated in the small coastal region because the southern part is covered by the Sahara.

Algeria has a population of 40 million and the country’s capital is Algiers. The official language is Arabic, however, French and Tamazight are also widely spoken. Because of its northern mountains and coastal zones, the country has a typical Mediterranean climate, with rainy winters, and warm, dry summers.

How Strong is the Algerian Passport?

The Algerian passport currently ranks on the 88th place according to the Guide Passport Ranking Index. The passport holders of Algerian nationality have the same travel freedom as the citizens of Jordan.

Visa Not Required for Algerian Passport Holders

Having an Algerian passport allows entry to 18 countries and territories. List of Algerian passport visa-free entry destinations:

  • Benin
  • Cook Islands
  • Dominica
  • Ecuador
  • Gambia
  • Guinea
  • Haiti
  • Hong Kong
  • Indonesia
  • Malaysia
  • Mali
  • Mauritania
  • Micronesia
  • Morocco
  • Niue
  • St. Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Syria
  • Tunisia

Visa on Arrival for Algerian Passport Holders

Algerian passport holders can obtain visa on arrival in the following countries and territories:

  • Bolivia
  • Cambodia
  • Cape Verde
  • Comoros
  • Ethiopia
  • Ghana
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Iran
  • Jordan
  • Kenya
  • Lebanon
  • Macao
  • Madagascar
  • Maldives
  • Mauritius
  • Mozambique
  • Nepal
  • Nicaragua
  • Nigeria
  • Palau
  • Rwanda
  • Samoa
  • Senegal
  • Seychelles
  • Somalia
  • Sri Lanka *(eTA)
  • Tajikistan
  • Tanzania
  • Timor-Leste
  • Togo
  • Tuvalu
  • Uganda
  • Yemen
  • Zimbabwe

 

*(eTA): Electronic Travel Authorization

eVisa for Algerian Passport Holders

Algerian passport holders are required to obtain an eVisa before arriving in the following countries and territories.

  • Albania
  • Angola
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Australia
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bahrain
  • Colombia
  • Cote d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
  • Djibouti
  • Gabon
  • Georgia
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Lesotho
  • Malawi
  • Moldova
  • Montserrat
  • Myanmar
  • Qatar
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • Singapore
  • South Sudan
  • St. Helena
  • St. Kitts and Nevis
  • Suriname
  • Turkey
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Uzbekistan
  • Zambia

Pre-Arranged Visa Required for Algerian Passport Holders

There are 149 countries and territories that require Algerian passport holders to obtain a visa through their embassies and consulates prior to arrival. The visa requirement may be waived off at times, provided that Algerian citizens meet alternate requirements such as holding other visas or resident permits.

  • Afghanistan
  • American Samoa
  • Andorra
  • Anguilla
  • Argentina
  • Armenia
  • Aruba
  • Austria
  • Bahamas
  • Bangladesh
  • Barbados
  • Belarus
  • Belgium
  • Belize
  • Bermuda
  • Bhutan
  • Bonaire, St. Eustatius & Saba
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Botswana
  • Brazil
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Brunei
  • Bulgaria
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cameroon
  • Canada
  • Cayman Islands
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Chile
  • China
  • Congo Democratic Republic
  • Congo Republic
  • Costa Rica
  • Croatia
  • Cuba
  • Curacao
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Dominican Republic
  • Egypt
  • El Salvador
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • Estonia
  • Eswatini
  • Falkland Islands
  • Faroe Islands
  • Fiji
  • Finland
  • France
  • French Guiana
  • French Polynesia
  • French West Indies
  • Germany
  • Gibraltar
  • Greece
  • Greenland
  • Grenada
  • Guam
  • Guatemala
  • Guyana
  • Honduras
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • India
  • Iraq
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Jamaica
  • Japan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kiribati
  • Kosovo
  • Kuwait
  • Laos
  • Latvia
  • Liberia
  • Libya
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Malta
  • Marshall Islands
  • Mayotte
  • Mexico
  • Monaco
  • Mongolia
  • Montenegro
  • Namibia
  • Nauru
  • Netherlands
  • New Caledonia
  • New Zealand
  • Niger
  • Norfolk Island
  • North Korea
  • North Macedonia
  • Northern Mariana Islands
  • Norway
  • Oman
  • Pakistan
  • Palestinian Territories
  • Panama
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Puerto Rico
  • Reunion
  • Romania
  • Russian Federation
  • San Marino
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Serbia
  • Sierra Leone
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Solomon Islands
  • South Africa
  • South Korea
  • Spain
  • St. Lucia
  • St. Maarten
  • St. Pierre and Miquelon
  • Sudan
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Taiwan
  • Thailand
  • Tonga
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Turkmenistan
  • Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Ukraine
  • United Kingdom
  • United States of America
  • Uruguay
  • US Virgin Islands
  • Vanuatu
  • Vatican City
  • Venezuela
  • Vietnam
  • Wallis and Futuna

Entry Refused for Algerian Passport Holders

Although the number of countries and territories which allow visa-free access to Algerians is limited, no country or territory refuses entry to Algeria passport holders.

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Second passports and dual citizenships offer many privileges and some of the most advantageous are the opportunity to travel to several countries without visa, access to many emerging markets, and an opportunity to diversify one’s portfolio.

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