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  Visa Required? Passport Required? Return Ticket Required?
British No Yes Yes
Australian Yes/(A) Yes Yes
Canadian No Yes Yes
USA No/4 months max. Yes Yes
Other EU No/(B) Yes Yes
Japanese No Yes Yes

Passport must be valid 6 months after return date.


Visas are required by all except the following:

  (A) Nationals referred to in the chart above for stays of up to 3 months, except nationals Australia who do need a visa, and nationals of the Czech Republic, Latvia, Hungary, Lithuania, Poland and the Slovak Republic, who must travel on a recognised package holiday, and nationals of Cyprus and Estonia who do need a visa.

  Nationals of Austria, Belgium, France, Finland, Germany, Greece, Italy, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Portugal, Switzerland and Spain with a valid National Identity Card on a recognised package holiday.

  Nationals of Algeria (unlimited stay), Andorra, Antigua & Barbuda, Argentina, Bahrain, Seychelles, Bermuda, Solomon Islands, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria (2 months maximum), Chile, Côte d'Ivoire, Senegal, Serbia & Montenegro, Croatia, Dominica, Fiji, Guinea, Honduras, Romania, San Marino, Hong Kong (SAR), Iceland, Kiribati, Korea (Republic), Libya, St Kitts & Nevis, Liechtenstein, St Lucia, Barbados, Macedonia (Former Yugoslav Republic), Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Monaco, Morocco (unlimited stay), Norway, Oman, Qatar, Switzerland, Turkey and Vatican City.

  Nationals of The Gambia, Mali, Mauritania and Niger provided they hold a sufficient amount of foreign currency to cover the stay.

  Nationals of Turkmenistan and the CIS for package holidays only, except nationals of Armenia who need a visa.

  Transit passengers, provided holding valid onward or return documentation and not leaving the ship or airport. Nationals of Lebanon and Syria must continue by the same or 1st connecting aircraft within twenty-four hours after arrival; nationals of other countries must continue their journey within 48 hours of arrival; nationals of New Zealand, Colombia, Iran, Bolivia, China, Philippines, Ghana, Israel, Peru, Singapore and Sri Lanka need a visa at all times.


(B) . Nationals of Australia and South Africa, who do need a visa, can obtain one on arrival at the point of entry. Please check with the Embassy for details.

Types of visa and cost

Short-stay and Transit: £20.


Short-stay - usually for stays of up to 3 months.

Transit - 3 days.

For up-to-date lengths of stay, contact nearest Consulate.

Application to

Consulate (or Consular section at Embassy)

Application requirements

a. Valid passport.
b. Photocopy of first 5 pages of passport and any stamps.
c. 3 application forms completed in black ink and capital letters.
d. 2 passport-size photos with full name printed on back.
e. Fee (payable by postal order or cash as cheques are not accepted).
f. Registered, stamped, self-addressed envelope for application by post (please ensure that cost of return postage comes to £4.25).

Working days required

Approximately 3 weeks, for both personal and postal applications.

Temporary residence

For more information, pleasen contact the visa section of the Tunisian Embassy

Passport/Visa Information

Embassy of the Republic of Tunisia - United Kingdom

Address: 29 Prince's Gate, London, SW7 1QG, United Kingdom

Telephone number: (020) 7584 8117 (for enquiries) or (09065) 508 977 (24-hour visa information line and calls cost £1 a minute).

Opening hours: Monday-Friday 0900-1700 hrs, 0930-1300 hrs (consular section), Monday-Thursday 0930-1300 hrs (visa submissions).

Embassy of the Republic of Tunisia - USA
1515 Massachusetts Avenue
DC 20005

Telephone number: (202) 862 1850 or 680 6006 (for tourism enquiries).
Website: www.tunisiaonline.com
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