Customs Regulations and Visa Requirements of Tunisia
To enter Tunisia, citizens of the Russian Federation as part of a tourist group for a period of less than three months do not require a visa. The border crossing stamp is placed in the passport for free. Check a2zdirectory for history of Tunisia.
If you plan to visit the country on a frequent basis, then you need to apply for a visa at the embassy.
The main documents for applying for a private visa:
A copy of the passport with the data of the applicant;
1 photograph of 3.5 X 4.5 format;
Application form completed in English or French;
An invitation or a passport, the validity of which is sufficient until the moment you leave the country;
$7 to pay the consular fee.
An export permit from the other parent is required for every child under 18 years of age. You can visit Tunisia on a regular visa within a month after its issuance. The duration of stay in the country is 1 month.
If you are planning to rent a car while traveling, you will need to present an international driving licence.
Important! The Customs Service of Tunisia reserves the right to refuse to visit the country for a tourist without giving reasons. In this case, his deportation is carried out on the same plane on which he arrived.
Customs rules and regulations
The import and export of certain goods from Tunisia is subject to the customs regulations of the country. See Tunisia import restrictions.
Allowed to import duty-free
Cigarettes in the amount of 400 pieces, or 100 cigars, or 500 grams of tobacco;
Alcoholic products in the volume of 2 liters, with a strength of less than 25%, or 1 liter, if the mass fraction of alcohol in it is higher than this norm;
Foreign currency in unlimited quantities. Amounts over $1,000 must be declared;
Perfume no more than 250 ml or 1 liter of eau de toilette for personal use;
Goods purchased abroad with a value of less than $100;
Photo and film equipment. Information about more expensive technical equipment is indicated in the passport;
The import of pets is allowed if there is a veterinary certificate of physical health of the pet.
Allowed to export duty-free
Previously imported foreign currency;
Souvenirs, gold, carpets, fruits with a receipt confirming the purchase. It is forbidden to import and export from Tunisia a
national currency. It can be exchanged for a foreign one within 30% of the exchange amount, but not more than 100 TND per person;
Antiques and other antiques. To take them out of the country, you will need permission from the Department of Antiquities;
Weapons, ammunition, pornographic materials. Violators of this paragraph will be fined;
Hides and skins of protected animals;
Drugs, psychotropic substances and medicines containing narcotic ingredients;
Export of hunting rifles without a permit.