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Algeria

If your company is sending employees to Algeria — Fragomen is here to help. Working closely with our Local Advisors in Algeria, we provide the immigration strategies and support you need to get your employees on the ground as quickly as possible.  If you have any questions, please click here to contact us.

Algeria’s immigration system is relatively restrictive and complicated.

While business visitors can obtain a Business Visa for a maximum stay of up to 90 days, they are advised to limit their stay to 15 days. Foreign nationals whose stay exceeds 90 days require a Residence Permit.

There are two main work authorization type: (1) the Annexe 13 Declaration (valid for 15 days with the possibility of an extension for up to a maximum stay of 90 days per calendar year);and (2) the Work Permit (valid for one year, with the possibility of extensions). Both types of permits are processed locally and each province (wilaya) may apply its own interpretation of the requirements.

Note that local government processes are unpredictable and may be lengthy. Documents must be translated into either French or Arabic, and legalized at an Algerian diplomatic post.

Detailed Immigration Snapshots, Document Lists and Process Guides are available to clients on request.