International Travel Restrictions and Policies

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Entry into Algeria From El Salvador is Restricted

Description

Travelers are not allowed to enter Algeria. Travelers must apply for a special permit from the embassy. Land and sea borders are partially open.

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These entry restrictions do not apply to:

  • Algerian citizens or residents.
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US Embassy for Algeria
Start Date
3/17/2020
Changed
7/7/2021

Before You Leave

Mandatory

Proof of negative COVID-19 test results

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Description

Travelers must have negative a COVID-19 PCR test result. The test must be taken a maximum of 36 hours before arrival in Algeria.

Testing Options
  • A Pcr Test Up To 36 hours
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US Embassy for Algeria
Start Date
12/12/2020
Changed
7/7/2021

On Arrival

Mandatory

Mandatory 5-day quarantine

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Description

Travelers must quarantine for 5 days at a hotel of the government’s choosing on arrival at their own cost. Travelers must take a COVID-19 PCR test on day 5, and if a test result is negative, end quarantine.

Minimum Number of Days
5 days
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US Embassy for Algeria
Start Date
7/30/2020
Changed
7/7/2021
Mandatory

Health screening on arrival

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Description

Temperature screening is required for all passengers on arrival in Algeria.

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US Embassy for Algeria
Start Date
8/1/2020
Changed
7/7/2021

While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Description

Travelers must wear masks in public places.

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US Embassy for Algeria
Start Date
5/21/2020
Changed
7/7/2021

COVID-19 Risk Information

Unknown
We have limited data on COVID-19 transmission in Algeria and can't assess the risk of traveling to this destination.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
27.06
Decreased by6.69
at 7/22/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
5.70%
Increased by5.70%
at 6/6/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
2,500,000
Increased by2,500,000
at 6/6/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
1.35
Increased by-0.08
at 7/21/2021

Data is sourced from Our World In Data, and risk levels are assessed and scored based on the CDC guidelines.

Local Guidelines

General

Across 19 provinces, including the capital city of Algiers, a curfew is in effect between the hours of midnight to 4 am. Local authorities can impose more restrictive or relaxed measures at short notice depending on the risk level. Further information relating to the COVID-19 response in Algeria can be found at https://www.gov.uk/foreig...
Last Checked
7/22/2021

Use of mask

local guidelines for use of mask
Status
Required
Severity
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Face masks are required in all public spaces and while on public transport.

Public transportation

local guidelines for public transportation
Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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Public transportation is operating with limits to capacity in place.

Restaurants

local guidelines for restaurants
Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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Restaurants are open with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing and closing times may vary due to local guidelines.

Bars

local guidelines for bars
Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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Bars are open with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing and closing times may vary due to local guidelines.

Nightclubs

local guidelines for nightclubs
Status
Closed
Severity
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Nightclubs remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Shops

local guidelines for shops
Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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Shops are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing. Non-essential services will close during curfew hours.

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