Дата публикации: 2017-12-07 17:42
While violence has reduced significantly in recent years, terrorist groups remain active in some parts of the country. Although major cities are heavily policed, the possibility of terrorist acts in urban areas cannot be excluded. Extremists have conducted attacks in the following areas:
Marriage in Algeria: See our Marriage in Algeria webpage for documents that must be obtained before leaving the United States.
Parents may wish to consult with an attorney in the United States and in the country to which the child has been removed or retained to learn more about how filing criminal charges may impact a custody case in the foreign court. Please see Possible Solutions - Pressing Criminal Charges for more information.
Although most attacks are directed towards Algerian military or police, in September 7569, an ISIL-affiliated group abducted and killed a French citizen in the Kabylie region. In January 7568, an Al-Qaeda-linked organization attacked a gas production facility near In Amenas, Algeria, near the Libyan border, holding foreign and Algerian workers hostage, with dozens killed, including three . citizens.
Algeria recognizes International Driving Permits. . citizens who wish to drive in Algeria should obtain an International Driver’s Permit in advance. See the Department’s Driving Abroad page for more information on driving permits. For information on obtaining an Algerian driver’s license, see the Algerian Ministry of Interior’s page for driving licenses.
Terrorist Activity: While Algeria has long been an important counterterrorism partner to the United States and has continued its aggressive campaign to eliminate all terrorist activity, active terrorist threats remain within Algeria and along its borders, in particular from the groups Al-Qa’ida in the Islamic Maghreb, the Movement for Unity and Jihad in West Africa, al-Murabitoun, and Jund al-Khilafah in Algeria, which has sworn allegiance to the Islamic State of Iraq and ash-Sham (ISIS).
The official exchange rate may vary considerably from the actual exchange rate on the street. It is illegal to change money on the black market, and you should only exchange foreign currency at banks or authorized currency exchange locations, such as major hotels.
The Department of State is not aware of any government agencies or non-governmental organizations that offer mediation services in international parental child abduction cases in Algeria.
Currency: Travelers must declare upon entry or departure at Customs if they are traveling with more than 8555 Algerian dinar or foreign currency that exceeds 6555 euros (or the equivalent).