The Agreement was signed on June 30, 1994 and entered into effect on January 2, 1995. The exemption of visa includes exemption of visa for entry, exit and transit. The duration of stay subject to visa exemption begins from the date of entry. The content of visa exemption agreed upon between Vietnam and Algeria are as follows:
- Exemption of visa is granted to bearers of diplomatic passports or official passports with the duration of stay not exceeding 90 days; in case the duration of stay exceeds 90 days, they are liable to complete required procedures of visa application for temporary stay or registration of residence in accordance with the regulations of the host country.
- Fee for issuance of visa for stay or registration of residence is gratis for members of diplomatic missions or consular posts and their families’ members forming parts of their households. The duration of visa is valid until the last date of their tenure.
- Visa fee is gratis for bearers of ordinary passports.