As from 22 March 2020 the “ Bank of Algeria” will accept documents sent electronically supported by a swift of the issuing bank to fulfill the import procedure. Those documents can also be used for the customs formalities.

In addition, the following restrictions apply in Algeria:

  • Since 24.03.2020 a curfew has been in force between 19:00 and 07:00 in 20 Wilayas (administrative districts).
  • All shops are closed, except for the following: bakeries, supermarkets and pharmacies.
  • All passengers flights have been suspended  
  • All public transport and taxis have been suspended
  • All ports are still operational but with a minimum service ( note that the port of Annaba was on strike last weekend)
  • Banks and tax offices are working with an emergency service.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact your IPSEN contact person.


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