Tunisia’s strategic location, Mediterranean coastline, warmth and hospitality, culture and, world-renowned cuisine, have made it one the top tourist destination in recent years.
With the number of tourists increasing each year, the Tunisian Government has opened its borders to more and more nationalities, making it easier to enter the country.
Since October 2017, Indian citizens and nationals no longer have to apply for a visa at an embassy. Instead, they can now get a visa on arrival if they meet the requirements. However, this may soon change. Tunisia is finishing implementing the Tunisia Electronic Visa, for all those who currently do not require a visa to enter the country, or who are eligible for a visa on arrival, such as Indian citizens. Once the Tunisia Electronic Visa is implemented, all eligible travelers will be required to fill out an online form to obtain the electronic travel authorization.
Tunisia Visa on Arrival Requirements for Indian Citizens
In an effort to strengthen the friendly relations with India, Tunisia facilitated the entry to their territory to those who meet the necessary requirements. All Indian nationals holding a diplomatic or official or special passports can enter, exit and transit through Tunisia without visa requirements for a maximum period of 90 days.
All Indian citizens without a special or diplomatic passport, may also travel to Tunisia for touristic purposes without a visa if they meet the following requirements:
- Have a valid passport with at least 6 months validity
- Have a confirmed hotel booking
- Have a confirmed round-trip airline ticket
All Indian nationals will be required to show these documents at the border control to obtain their visa on arrival. They will be allowed to stay in Tunisia for a maximum of 90 days.
Tunisia Business Visa for India Passport holders
While all Indian nationals travelling to Tunisia for tourism do not need to apply for a visa, all those travelling for business purposes will need to apply for a visa by completing an application form. They will also need to hold a valid passport for at least 6 months, and provide a copy of the biographic page on arrival along with 2 passport size photographs.
All those travelling for business purposes must also provide a confirmed round trip air ticket, hotel booking or voucher, an endorsement letter from an Indian business organization to be faxed, or e-mailed directly to the Embassy, and original of the latest three months bank statement of the company and of the applicant.
How Will Tunisia Electronic Visa Work for Indian Citizens?
Tunisia announced they would soon implement the Tunisia Electronic Visa aimed at the nationals who currently do not require a visa to enter the country.
If you are eligible for the eVisa you can obtain it by completing an online form and paying the fee. The process is simple and quick, all you need is:
- A valid passport
- A valid email address
- A debit or credit card
This will make the process of entering Tunisia easier, since you won’t need to go through border control. It will also make traveling safer for both locals and visitors, since the pre-screening of travelers will help identify and prevent any possible threats.