Entry allowed but some restrictions may apply. Test required.
Quarantine required. Vaccinated are exempted from quarantine. Find more details on official websites.

Pre-entry clearance formTravelers might be required to fill out the pre-travel clearance form. Fill the form on official website.

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What is the COVID situation in Tunisia?

+592 New COVID cases in Tunisia
+53 New COVID deaths in Tunisia
% Fully vaccinated

Data source: Our World In Data / Data updated on May 23, 2022

Data last reviewed on: 26 October 2021

Basic facts about Tunisia

Tunisia is a small country located in Northern Africa. The capital of Tunisia is Tunis and the most spoken language is Arabic. The national currency in Tunisia is Tunisian dinar (TND).

What taxi apps are available in Tunisia?

If you are not a local, you may have difficulty making the best use of public transportation. Using a taxi app such as Uber or Bolt is unquestionably a better method to go about cities without getting into too much touch with strangers. There may be also other local taxi apps available in Tunisia.

Uber is not available in Tunisia. You can use Bolt in 2 cities: Sousse, Tunis .

See the full list of cities where Bolt operate.

Practical information

Tunisian dinar (TND)Official currency
1 EUR~3.24 TND
1 USD~3.06 TND

Check with your bank to determine if there are any costs for international transactions. When you use a foreign ATM, your home bank will typically charge you a fee. While some banks don't charge a fee, some charge a fixed fees for every withdrawal or provide a limited amount of free withdrawals.

When you spend money abroad with your card, you're unlikely to get the interbank exchange rate. This implies that each time you spend in a foreign currency, you may be paying a significant fee. Varying service providers may charge different markups, but they should not exceed 3% of the transaction value on average.

To reduce the transaction costs, you may choose to consider one of the travel cards offered by the following mobile banks: Wise.com, Revolut, N26 or Monose

Do people speak English in Tunisia?

The official language of Tunisia is Arabic. Traveling across Tunisia if English is your first (and only) language may be difficult due to language barriers. You can go into someone who doesn't comprehend the word that you speak. Learn a few distress phrases, such as aid, emergency, and police, as a precaution, and of course, the most important phrase to know is “Do you speak English?”

In the EF English Competency Index (EF EPI), which assesses the language proficiency of non-native speaking countries, Tunisia was ranked 54th out of 100 countries in 2020.

What socket types are used in Tunisia?

There are 2 common plug types used in Tunisia:

Type C 230 V, 50 Hz  Type E 230 V, 50 Hz

The sockets' shapes and voltage differ from country to country and a travel plug adapter may be required. Portable devices, such as phones, notebooks or tablets, usually handle the entire range of voltages used across the world (110-240V).

What countries need visa to enter Tunisia?

Currently, citizens of 95 countries can enter Tunisia without obtaining a visa. This figure includes nationals who can acquire a visa on arrival.

What are visa requirements to enter Tunisia?

Use the list below to check visa requirements for your country to enter Tunisia.

Data last reviewed on: 26 October 2021

Is it safe in Tunisia?

The U.S. State Department uses a four-level travel advisory system. The levels show how safe it is to travel throughout the world. The countries with the lowest level (1) are considered safe for visitors, while those with the greatest level (4) should be avoided, at least temporarily.

On April 20, 2022, the risk level for Tunisia was changed to Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution.

Emergency phones in Tunisia

197 Police
190 Ambulance
190 Fire police

How much tobacco and alcohol can you bring to Tunisia?

The products are only for your own use or consumption, or as a present for members of your household. They may not be imported for commercial purposes under any circumstances.


  • 2L (under 25% alcohol content)
  • 1L (above 25% alcohol content)


  • 200 cigarettes
  • 100 cigarillos
  • 50 cigars
  • 500 grams of rolling tobacco

Data last reviewed on: 26 October 2021

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