Tunisia: Visa and Passport Requirements
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To enter Tunisia, a passport valid for six months beyond the date of departure is required by all nationals referred to in the chart above.
Australian passport holders are required to obtain a visa. This can be obtained on arrival at the airport.
British, EU and Canadian passport holders can enter Tunisia without a visa for a stay of up to 90 days with exceptions for certain EU nationals:
1. Nationals of the Czech Republic, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Slovakia travelling on a recognised package holiday do not require a visa. However, if travelling independently a visa is required.
2. Nationals of Cyprus do need a visa.
Nationals not referred to in the chart are advised to contact the Tunisian Embassy to check visa entry requirements. Visa requirements change often – check at least a month before travelling.
Types and cost:
Single-entry tourist visa: US$140.
Transit visas are not required for most nationalities (including those listed in the chart) provided they hold onward documentation, are continuing their journey within 48 hours, and do not leave the airport or ship. However, some nationals must leave within 24 hours and others must apply for a three-day transit visa; check with the embassy in advance.
Consulate (or consular section at embassy).
Tunisian tourist visa approval can take up to 20 days (and in some cases several weeks).
Entry with children:
Children entering Tunisia are required to have their own passport.
Entry with pets:
Dogs and cats must be vaccinated for rabies 30 days before travelling to Tunisia. A qualified veterinarian in your home country must complete the Tunisian Veterinary Certificate declaring that your animal is healthy and fit to travel. This then acts as a passport for your pet. Animals with the correct documentation are not required to be quarantined once they have arrived.