Tunisia Visa and Passport Requirements

Passport required Return ticket required Visa required
Australian Yes Yes No
British Yes Yes No
Canadian Yes Yes No
EU Yes Yes No/1
USA Yes Yes No

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To enter Tunisia, a passport valid for the duration of stay is required by all nationals referred to in the chart above.


1. British and all EU citizens (except Cyprus) can enter Tunisia without a visa from 90 days to 3 months depending on your nationality.

In addition to EU countries, citizens of the following countries also do not need a visa to visit Tunisia: Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Barbados, Belarus, Bermuda, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Burkina Faso, Canada, Cape Verde, Chile, Comoros, Costa Rica, Cote d'lvoire, Dominica, Equatorial Guinea, Fiji, Gabon, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Hong Kong, Honduras, Iceland, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kiribati, South Korea, Libya, Liechtenstein, Macedonia, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, Namibia, New Zealand, Niger, Norway, Oman, Qatar, Russia, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Switzerland, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United States and the Vatican City.

2. Citizens of the following countries are visa exempt when staying with a packaged tour: 

Azerbaijan, China, Georgia, India, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan.

Visa note

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



Entry visa: 90 days.


A seven-day transit visa is also available.

Application to

Consulate (or consular section at embassy).

Working days

Allow two weeks for visa processing.

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.

Embassies and tourist offices

Tunisian Embassy in the USA
Telephone: (262) 862 1850 Website: www.tunisianembassy.org Opening times: Mon-Fri 0900-1400 (consular section).
Tunisian Embassy in the UK
Telephone: (020) 7584 8117 Website: http://www.at-londres.diplomatie.gov.tn/ Opening times: Mon-Fri 0900-1300 (consular section).
British Embassy in Tunisia
Telephone: (216) 71 108 700 Website: https://www.gov.uk/world/tunisia Opening times: Mon-Thu 0800-1630; Fri 0800-1300.

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Visa and passport information is updated regularly and is correct at the time of publishing. You should verify critical travel information independently with the relevant embassy before you travel.