Sample of the Business Travel Requirements for an Algeria Visa for Swiss Citizens

  1. Passport

    The applicant's actual passport. The passport must:

    • Contain at least two blank visa pages
    • Be valid for six months beyond exit date

  2. Photograph

    You must provide two colour, passport type photographs that meet the following criteria:

    • Be taken within the last three months and printed on high quality photo paper
    • Be taken against an all white background
    • Be 35 mm by 45mm in size
    • Provide the full frontal view of your head with your face centered in the middle and displaying a neutral (non-smiling) expression
    • You may wear neither spectacles nor headwear except for religious purposes
    • Your photos should not be affixed to your application and they may not display evidence of adhesive or staples
    • Be identical

  3. Business Introduction Letter

    You must provide an original Business Cover Letter from the applicant's Swiss employer. All letters must be printed on company letterhead that displays a Swiss postal address. Use the sample Business Cover Letter provided here to complete your letter.

    All Business Cover Letters must be addressed to the Embassy or Consulate. The address of the diplomatic missions can be found here

  4. Letter of Invitation

    An invitation letter from the inviting company in Algeria. The invitation letter must:

    • Be on company letterhead paper
    • Include the applicant's full name and date of birth
    • Specify the purpose and duration of the journey
    • Specify the requested number of entries and the length of visa required
    • Be signed and stamped

  5. Company Registration Document

    A copy of the Register of Commerce from the Swiss employer

  6. Proof of Travel Arrangements

    Details of travel arrangements. This must be provided as:

    • A copy of the flight confirmation showing onward/return travel

    Or

    • A booked itinerary showing onward/return travel

  7. Proof of Travel Insurance

    Copy of actual travel insurance policy certificate (email not accepted). The certificate must:

    • Include the full name of the applicant
    • State that the policy is valid for the duration of the entire trip
    • State that the medical evacuation costs are covered

  8. Visa Application Form(s)

    Two fully completed application forms. These forms must:

    • Be completed in block capitals only
    • Be signed

  9. VisaCentral Order Form

    For orders placed on the VisaCentral website, a copy of the Online Order Confirmation which is sent to you via email, must be submitted.


    For all other orders, and where applicable, a completed VisaCentral Visa Order Form which can be found in the VisaCentral Application Pack should be submitted.


    Please note that all card payments will only be made upon completion of the visa application process. 

Sample of the Tourist Travel Requirements for an Algeria Visa for Swiss Citizens

  1. Passport

    The applicant's actual passport. The passport must:

    • Contain at least two blank visa pages
    • Be valid for six months beyond exit date

  2. Photograph(s)

    You must provide two colour, passport type photographs that meet the following criteria:

    • Be taken within the last three months and printed on high quality photo paper
    • Be taken against an all white background
    • Be 35 mm by 45mm in size
    • Provide the full frontal view of your head with your face centered in the middle and displaying a neutral (non-smiling) expression
    • You may wear neither spectacles nor headwear except for religious purposes
    • Your photos should not be affixed to your application and they may not display evidence of adhesive or staples
    • Be identical

  3. Proof of Travel Arrangements

    Details of travel arrangements. This must be provided as:

    • A copy of the flight confirmation showing onward/return travel
    • A copy of the hotel confirmation
      [Applicants who are unable to provide hotel confirmation may provide a Certificate of Accommodation valid for up to three months, autheniticated in the people's Municipal Assembly in the place of residence of the inviting party]
    • An itinerary including dates and locations of planned visits for applicants visiting Southern Algeria

  4. Proof of Travel Insurance

    Copy of actual travel insurance policy certificate [email not accepted]. The certificate must state:

    • Full name of the applicant
    • That the policy is valid for the duration of the entire trip 

  5. Copy of Passport Identification Page

    A clear colour photocopy of the information page(s) from the applicant's passport

  6. Visa Application Form(s)

    Two fully completed application forms. These forms must:

    • Be completed in block capitals only
    • Be signed

  7. VisaCentral Order Confirmation

    For orders placed on the VisaCentral website, a copy of the Online Order Confirmation which is sent to you via email, must be submitted.


    For all other orders, and where applicable, a completed VisaCentral Visa Order Form which can be found in the VisaCentral Application Pack should be submitted.


    Please note that all card payments will only be made upon completion of the visa application process. 

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