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Albania Tourist Visa Requirements

Capital City:
Tirana
Currency:
Lek(ALL)
Local Time:
GMT +1
Telephone Code :
+ 355
Bank:
Closed on Saturday and Sunday.
Exchange Rate:
1.00 ALL (Albanian Lek) is equivalent to 0.63 BDT

Tourist Visa Requirement

1. Passport:

Original Passport with validity of minimum six months after the intended date of departure and minimum two blank pages for visa stamp.

Include all your previous passports.

2. Visa Application Form:

Visa Application Form duly filled with required information using block letters and black ink only.

3. Photo:

Two recent passport size photographs,

With matt or semi matt finish,

Photographs should be white background, without border,

60-80% face coverage, (Size: 3.5 cm X 4.5 cm).

4. Covering-Letter:

Covering Letter from applicant including Name, Designation, Passport Number, purpose and outlining who will be responsible for the full costs of the trip – travel date, accommodation, expenses etc. Addressed to – The Visa Officer, Albanian High Commission, China. Visa Category: “Tourist Visa” must be mentioned in the subject line.

5. Trip Detail:

Day by day trip itinerary or tour voucher from an authorized tour operator.

a) Photocopy of the passport’s page showing the entry and legal stay of the foreign citizen in the country at the time of application for visa;
b) Documentation that proves the tourism purposes of the foreigners in the country where he applies for a visa;
c) Certified photocopy of the license of the Albanian tourist agency which invites the group of foreign tourists;
d) Statement of warranty for the group of tourists.

6. Proof of Occupation:

Forwarding-Letter: A letter from the office such a NOC/LOI letter on the organization’s letter-head pad stating applicant’s name, designation, passport number, purpose, duration of visit, sponsorship status etc. Addressing “Visa Consular, Albanian High Commission,China”

Trade license/Certificate of Incorporation/Memorandum (If self-employed/businessman)

Office ID card copy/ Visiting card (3 copies)

7. Financials:

Original copy of Bank Statement (salary)/ Personal bank statement for last 6 months mentioning the Bank’s name, Bank’s Telephone Number clearly with authorized bank seal and signature (e-statement is not acceptable)

Company Bank Statement for last 6 months mentioning the Bank’s name, Bank’s Telephone Number clearly  (If self-employed/businessman)

8. Ticket:

Ticket Itinerary as per your travel period

9. Hotel Reservation:

Hotel booking as per your travel period

  1. Medical/Health Requirement:

Overseas Travel Health Insurance covering the entire travel period.

 

FAMILY VISIT VISA REQUIREMENT:
1. Passport:

Original Passport with validity of minimum six months after the intended date of departure and minimum two blank pages for visa stamp.

Include all your previous passports.

2. Visa Application Form:

Visa Application Form duly filled with required information using block letters and black ink only.

3. Photo:

Two recent passport size photographs,

With matt or semi matt finish,

Photographs should be white background, without border,

60-80% face coverage, (Size: 3.5 cm X 4.5 cm).

4. Covering-Letter:

Covering Letter from applicant including Name, Designation, Passport Number, purpose and outlining who will be responsible for the full costs of the trip – travel date, accommodation, expenses etc. Addressed to – The Visa Officer,Albanian High Commission, China. Visa Category: “Family Visit Visa” must be mentioned in the subject line.

5. Invitation Letter:

A Letter of Invitation from the family member/friend confirming the purpose and duration of the visit addressing “Visa Consular, Albanian High Commission, China”. Travel date and visa category should be mentioned specifically.

ID card/Passport copy of the Inviter

Resident Permit Copy or Passport copy

Proof of Residence: Tenancy agreement/utility bill copy.

6. Proof of Occupation:

No Objection/Leave Letter: A letter from the office such a NOC/LOI letter on the organization’s letter-head pad stating applicant’s name, designation, passport number, purpose, duration of visit, sponsorship status etc. Addressing “Visa Consular, Albanian High Commission,China”

Trade license/Certificate of Incorporation/Memorandum (If self-employed/businessman)

Office ID card copy/ Visiting card (3 copies)

7. Financials:

Original copy of Bank Statement (salary)/ Personal bank statement for last 6 months mentioning the Bank’s name, Bank’s Telephone Number clearly with authorized bank seal and signature (e-statement is not acceptable)

Company Bank Statement for last 6 months mentioning the Bank’s name, Bank’s Telephone Number clearly  (If self-employed/businessman)

Invitee’s Bank Statement for last 6 months mentioning the Bank’s name, Bank’s Telephone Number clearly  (If the trip is sponsored by the invitee)

8. Ticket:

Ticket Itinerary as per your travel period

9. Hotel Reservation:

Hotel booking as per your travel period.

Note: PROCEDURES AND DOCUMENTATION FOR OBTAINING THE ALBANIAN VISA 
All the documents submitted for obtaining an Albanian visa must be translated in Albanian and certified by a relevant authority.