Schengen visa for a stay of up to 90 days

Important notice

This embassy subcontracts the submission of short stay visa applications (up to 90 days, Schengen C visa) to an external service provider, VFS Global Algeria. The decision to grant or refuse the visa remains the exclusive competence of this embassy.  

Therefore, please make an appointment directly on their website which link is indicated below. In addition, VFS Global Algeria is at your disposal for any questions at the phone number +213 21 99 88 32. 

VFS Global Algérie relocates and welcomes its customers at new premises starting 11 February 2024.

Please note the rise in fees for Schengen visas (short stay) and national D visas (long stay) from 11.06.2024.

Please note that the processing time by the Swiss representation is up to 15 days from receipt of the application. Applicants are therefore requested to make an appointment with VFS Global Algérie as early as possible. If the planned trip takes place earlier, it cannot be guaranteed that a visa can be issued on time.

VFS Global Algeria

Do I need a Schengen visa?

ID and visa provisions according to nationality for a stay of up to 90 days

Where to apply for a Schengen visa?

List of authorities or agencies competent for your visa application according to your place of residence

Application for Schengen visa and procedure

Requested documentation to submit with your application for a stay of up to 90 days

Schengen visa fees

Information regarding the Schengen visa fees

Schengen and your personal data

Information regarding the SIS, registration of your personal data and the authorities or persons who have access to it

Application procedure for urgent medical purposes (fast-track)

Expedited appointment schedule and checking process for medical or humanitarian purposes (urgent medical treatment, serious accident, loss in the family, etc.)