Tunisia Entry Requirements

Tunisia Entry Requirements

Passport and visa regulations


Passport required visa required Return ticket required
Switzerland Yes, 1 no Yes
Other EU countries Yes, 1 2 Yes
Turkey Yes no Yes
Germany Yes, 1 no Yes
Austria Yes, 1 no Yes

ID cards/identity cards

[1] Among others, nationals of the following countries can enter as part of a package tour (on presentation of return flight tickets and hotel voucher for the duration of the stay) with an ID card/identity card that is still valid for at least 6 months: Germany, Austria and all other EU countries -States ([1] exceptions: except for Cyprus) and Switzerland.

Passport information

Generally required, must still be valid for at least 6 months upon entry.

Visa information

A visa is generally required except for citizens of the following countries listed in the table above for stays of up to 3 months (unless otherwise stated): (a) Germany (3 months, locally extendable to a total of 4 months), Bulgaria (2 months), Greece (1 month), other EU countries ([2] Exceptions: Citizens of Cyprus require a visa;). (b) Switzerland; (c) Turkey.

Note on the visa

The Carte de visiteur non-resident entry card issued by the Tunisian border authorities must be kept carefully and presented when you leave the country. The permitted length of stay must not be exceeded.

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Further information can be obtained from the responsible consular representations. Germany visa single entry (up to 90 days): 75 € multiple entries (up to 90 days): 150 € transit visa (max. 7 days stay): 25 € Switzerland visa (short stay): 66 CHF visa (multiple entries): 132 CHF transit visa (by plane): 22 CHF transit visa (by ship): free

Visa types and costs

Tourist and Transit Visa.


Tourist Visa: Up to 3 months. Transit visa: 2 days.


Transit travelers who continue their journey within 48 hours, have valid documents for the onward journey and do not leave the transit area do not need a transit visa. Exceptions are nationals of some countries not mentioned in the table above, who always need a transit visa. Further information can be obtained from the responsible consular representations. In person or by post at the responsible consulate or consular department of the embassy. Appointment required.

Application required

(a) 1 (two in Switzerland) completed and signed application form (downloadable from the website of the responsible diplomatic mission).(b) 2 passport photos with a white background (3.5 x 4.5 cm).(c) Passport, the must not be older than 10 years and must be valid for at least 6 months after the visa expires or upon departure.(d) Copy of the passport (pages with identity and validity).(e) Copy of the residence permit in Germany, if applicable, Austria or Switzerland, which is still valid for at least 6 months upon departure.(f) Visa fee in cash.(g) 1 prepaid and registered return envelope to the address of the sender.Tourists additionally:Hotel reservation or booking confirmation of the package tour

Processing time

At least 4 weeks.

Documents required upon entry

(a) Return or onward travel tickets and documents. (b) Sufficient funds or proof of a paid package holiday.

Entry with children

Germans: Identity card (only for package tours), children’s passport or your own passport. Austrians: Own passport. Swiss: Identity card (package tour) or your own passport. Turks: Own passport. Note: The same visa requirements apply to children as to their parents. Attention: Minors traveling alone (including dual nationals) must carry a certified power of attorney from the person having custody. If parents and children have different surnames, the family relationship must be proven, for example by means of a birth certificate. Since June 27, 2012, children need their own travel document (passport / children’s passport) for trips abroad (also within the EU).

Entry with pets

An official health certificate from the country of origin is required for pets, which is no more than 6 weeks old and certifies that no contagious animal diseases have occurred at the place of origin within the last 6 weeks before departure. Cats and dogs also need a rabies vaccination certificate (dogs also need a distemper vaccination). The rabies vaccination must be carried out at least 1 month and at most 6 months before departure.

Tunisia Entry Requirements