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Procedures


Processing Time

The processing time may vary according to the nationality of applicant and visa type. However visas submitted in person are generally issued within 05 working days*.

Applying for a visa

 

1-

The Embassy will process visa applications made by applicants who are resident in Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines only.

2-
Regardless their age, kids traveling with parents need a visa. Application must be made should they use their own passport to travel. In case kids are on the parents’ passport, only two photographs are required in addition to the parent's application

 

Standard Documents:

 

1-

Two application forms fully completed and signed by the applicant.
Incorrect information will result in refusal of visa application

2-
Original Passport and (one photocopy) valid for at least 6 months.
3-
Two recent passport size photographs (to be attached to each application)
4-
A letter from your current employer (for business and work visa)
5-
Other nationalities a company letter and  photocopy of a valid work permit
6 For those who have already visited Algeria please provide a photocopy of the previous visa
7-

 

Payment & Fees
 
NEW VISA FEES

 

This is to inform that the visa fees are to be payed to the following bank account.

Bank account details

Account Name : EMBASSY OF THE PEOPLE'S DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF ALGERIA
Bank Address :

CIMB BANK BERHAD MENARA UAB JALAN TUN PERAK 50050 KUALA LUMPUR MALAYSIA

 Account Number :

800000614040

Swift Code : CIBBMYKL

NOTE :-

1

Payment Credit Cards/ Western Union / Personal cheques are not acceptable.

2

The Embassy will no longer accept any money for courier service and that all courier services are to be self-arranged.

3

All bank charges have to be paid by the Remitter for the Exact fees to be received by the Embassy– otherwise Visa(s)/ Certification will not be issued.

 

This is to kindly inform that the NEW VISA FEES for visa application for PHILIPINO nationals are as follows with effective from
1 st April, 2010.

Category

Number of Entry

Visa Fees Payable

Work Visa

One (01) Entry

US$ 200.00

Business Visa

One (01) Entry

US$ 80.00

Business Visa

Multiple Entry

US$ 150.00

Certificate of Diploma

-

US$ 0.50


This is to kindly inform that the NEW VISA FEES for visa application for THAI nationals are as follows with effective from
1 st April, 2010.


Category

Number of Entry(s)

Visa Fees Payable

Work Visa

One (01) Entry

US$ 150.00

Business Visa

Single & Multiple Entry – 90 Days

US$ 150.00

Transit Visa

One (01) Entry

US$ 80.00

Certificate of Diploma

-

US$ 0.50


Any clarification or further enquiries, please contact the Embassy at (603)21459604/ (603)21481859 and/or Email : visa@algerianembassy.org.my

 

Nationals not residing in Malaysia should allow a prepaid envelope for the return of their documents or pay the delivery fees by DHL plus bank commission Nationals are also free to choose any other delivery company.
Note that applications made by courier service can take up to 07 working days.

The Embassy does not request additional fees for urgent visas.

 

 

Important Notice

1-

Processing of an application may be delayed if prior agreement by Algerian authorities is required. Furthermore, the Embassy reserves the right to request additional documentation from applicants.

2-
When applying by courier service , please make sure you indicate the date of entry on the application form. and fill up the whole application correctly.
3-
We regret that we cannot accept applications made by fax.
4-
The Algerian Embassy declines any responsibility for the loss of documents sent by courier service
5-
Applicants should make travel arrangements to Algeria based on the date of entry indicated on their visa. Applicants should not arrive in Algeria before that date.
6-
Applicants should leave Algeria before the expiry date shown on the top right hand corner on the visa sticker.
7-
The date of departure does not affect the processing time of the visa.
8-
Visa applications dropped into the Embassy letterbox will not be processed.
9-
The Embassy is not responsible for any delays caused by late submission of documents by courier and visa service companies.
10-
Visa applications with missing documents including passport will not be processed.
11-
Business visas do not allow the applicant to work.
12-
The maximum period of effective stay in Algeria is 180 days per year.
13

The work visa is strictly issued to apply for the work permit only (it is not valid to work in Algeria)

 
Information for Travelers to Algeria
 
1)Personal Belongings

On arrival in Algeria, the traveler profits by importing duty and tax free all personal belongings, except for goods imported for commercial purposes.

a.

Custom free import

The traveler can import custom free :

  • 50 grams of perfume or 0,5 liter of toilet water
  • 200 cigarettes or 50 cigars or 100 cigarillos
  • 1 liter of alcohol or 2 liter of wine

 

b.

Temporary exemption

Provided they belong to the traveler, the following products are admitted on temporary exemption: the clothes, sport devices and machines, a tent and camping objects, a pleasure boat of less than 5,5 meter and without engine, 2 cameras, a musical instrument, radio, a bicycle.

 

c.

Import of other goods

Besides the products imported custom free, the traveler can import non commercial products, for personal or family use or for the exercise of a professional activity, having nothing to do with commercialization. These products are subject to a fixed taxation. This procedure excludes cars, tobacco and alcohol, jewelry, precious metals, arms and ammunition.

 

d.

Formalities for vehicles

Vehicles, caravans, planes and boats are admitted on temporary exemption. To this effect, a touristic card with three month validity is delivered on arrival by the customs office. The traveler must subscribe to an obligatory frontier insurance. The international insurance card is not accepted for the purpose.

 

e.

Import of foreign currency

The traveler can import, without limits, bank notes and other means of payment. However, it remains the traveller's duty to declare by writing (on a form) the notes, the means of payment, gold, platinum or silver jewelry. Certain hotels and business do accept payments by credit card.

 

 

2) The customs deckaration

 

At the time of entry to Algeria, the traveler is expected to declare imported goods and discharge the obligatory fee and taxes. This declaration can be verbal, or written when the goods relate to commerce.

Goods in bond (at customs).


The traveler can deposit his imported goods in bond in the customs depot while waiting for payment of required fees and taxes and/or presenting the administrative authorization.


The traveler disposes of two (02) months to clear the goods out of bond. This delay can go up to four months for goods subject to a special administrative authorization.





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Algerian Embassy, KL
EMBASSY OF ALGERIA , KL No 5 Jalan Mesra off Jalan Damai 55000 Kuala Lumpur Malaysia Tel:+603-21459604, +603-21488159 Fax: +603-21488154
Email
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