Open with restrictions

Algeria Travel Restrictions

13.49% of citizens have been vaccinated decrease from 13.49% last week
Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand will not be allowed to enter Algeria.
Vaccinated visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and quarantine to enter Algeria.

For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from Algeria for the types of accepted and permitted COVID-19 vaccinations, requirements on proof of vaccination certificates, vaccination validity period, and persons and/or groups that may be exempt from vaccination restrictions.


Algeria entry details and exceptions

Algerian nationals returning on repatriation flights from abroad, foreign nationals with diplomatic visas and employees of foreign companies operating in Algeria are allowed to enter the country.


Outgoing travel to AlgeriaTravelling from New Zealand to Algeria

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from New Zealand must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 36 hours before departing to Algeria.

Details and exceptions

Passengers must have a printed negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result issued at most 36 hours before arrival. The test result must be in Arabic, English or French.

This does not apply to passengers younger than 12 years.

Passengers are also subject to a COVID-19 antigen test upon arrival.

Quarantine requirements

Visitors from New Zealand will need to quarantine for 10 days upon entering Algeria.

Details and exceptions

Quarantine may be required. Travelers will be tested upon arrival. If test result is positive, you will need to undertake a 10-day quarantine at your own expense. If you test negative, you may continue with your journey.


Return travelReturning to New Zealand from Algeria

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travellers returning from Algeria must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departure to New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Exemptions apply to the following:

1. Children who are under two years of age.

2. Individuals who can present a medical certificate verifying they have been examined no earlier than 72 hours prior to departure and have been determined to be unable to undertake a test for medical reasons but do not exhibit symptoms of COVID-19

3. Individuals with past (recovered) cases of COVID-19 who have a positive 72 hour or less test result, but have a medical certificate for showing that the individual is no longer considered by a medical practitioner to be infectious with COVID-19

Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Algeria will need to quarantine for 14 days upon entering New Zealand.

Details and exceptions

Travelers to New Zealand from all countries, except eligible passengers from a quarantine-free travel zone (Niue and Cook Islands), must complete a 14-day stay in a managed isolation or quarantine facility.

Quarantine-free travel for Australian passengers are temporary suspended until further notice.

Documents
Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher

Travelers are required to obtain a Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher confirming their place in a managed isolation facility before boarding a flight to New Zealand.


Other COVID-19 restrictions for Algeria

Masks:Required in public spaces and public transportation.
Restaurants:Open with restrictions
Bars:Open with restrictions

FAQs

  • Vaccinated visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and quarantine to enter Algeria. Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand will not be allowed to enter Algeria.

  • Vaccinated visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and quarantine to enter Algeria.

  • Unvaccinated visitors from New Zealand will not be allowed to enter Algeria.

  • Travelers coming from New Zealand will need a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 36 hours before departure.

  • Travellers from New Zealand are required to isolate for 10 days. Please read the details under the "Quarantine Requirements" section.

  • Mask usage in Algeria is required in public spaces and public transportation.

  • Restaurants in Algeria are open with restrictions. Bars in Algeria are open with restrictions.