Important Notice:
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Important Notice:
The General Consulate requests that applicants bear in mind that The processing time is no less than a week
Please remember to take this into account when applying.


- The decision to grant a visa will be at the sole discretion of the Consulate General of Algeria in New York.
- Emergency cases will be processed based on ancillary supportive additional documents

The visa application will be processed only if you provide all the listed requirements.

Please read carefully the instructions before filling out two copies of the application form .Both forms must bear the original signature of the applicant.
Answer all the questions on the application form and fill out all the sections of the form. For example, if your parents are deceased, give their full names. Do not leave the section blank and do not write “Deceased”.
Remember to submit your passport when you apply for a visa and please attach two standard passport-size photos (glued or stapled). Photos must be recent, frontal-view, of the same batch, untouched, taken on white background and showing applicant wearing no glasses of any kind, except for prescription eye-wear. Please write first and last names of applicant in pencil on back of photos. Passport must have at least six months remaining validity and contain at least one blank visa page for visa to be issued.
The applications Download in PDF must be filled on screen only. No hand written will be accepted (MS WORD) (PDF)
A non-refundable US Post Office money-order only acceptable (individual) made payable to the order of the Consulate General of Algeria in the amount of:
  • $160.00 for US citizens tourist visa, family visa,press visa, transit and business.
  • $190.00 for working visa, temporary working visa and culture visa .
All other nationals must check with the Visa Section for the applicable requirements and fees.
A copy of the earning statement.
Business Visa applicants must include a letter on official letterhead from their employer stating the purpose of their trip, and the full names and addresses of their contacts in Algeria. Applicants must submit with their application an invitation letter from the Algerian company they intend to visit (the invitation letter has to be addressed to the Consulate General of Algeria in New York).
Work Visa applicants must submit with their visa application an employment authorization delivered by the Algerian Ministry of Labor. The Embassy will not accept any authorization faxed or mailed separately.
Tourism Visa applicants must submit an itinerary of their airline travel and a confirmed Hotel reservation in Algeria.
Family Guest Visits: Applicants must provide with their application an invitation from their host in Algeria and notarized at the city hall of the place of residence of the Algerian host. The Consulate will not accept invitations faxed or sent separately.

Spouses of Algerian Citizens should submit a copy of the current Consulate Registration Card of their spouse and a notarized sponsorship letter signed by the Algerian spouse.

Return of Passports: Applicants may pick up their passports at the General consulate during offices working hours (Monday to Friday) or send a prepaid self-addressed envelope with an express US postal service, including an air bill naming them as the sender and receiver of the mail. The General consulate is not responsible for the lost or delays of document by the post office or other visa services.

Please note that fees for visa applications must be paid by money-order delivered exclusively by the U.S. Post Office and made out, accordingly, to the Consulate General of Algeria in New York.
Applications for diplomatic and service visas will be processed by the Office of Consular Affairs of the Embassy of Algeria in Washington.
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