Want to spend your holiday in Tunisia? Are you planning an expatriation project in Tunisia? Whatever the reason you choose to go there, consider taking out travel insurance or expat health insurance for you and your family. This will avoid possible financial, health, and legal complications in the event of an unannounced accident. We advise you to favour contracts whose guarantees cover repatriation, hospital costs, civil liability and other emergency medical expenses.
- Political regime: Presidential Republic
- Capital: Tunis
- Area: 163,610 km2
- Population: 10 million
- Languages spoken: Arabic, French
- Currency: Tunisian Dinar
If you are a French national, you do not need a visa for stays of less than or equal to three months, you just need to be in possession of your valid passport. The national identity card of less than ten years, accompanied by a proof of purchase of land services issued by the agency, is tolerated for group travel. For stays longer than three months and if you are a French national, you need a visa.
French Embassy in Tunis
2 Independence Square – 1000 Tunis
Tel: 216 105 111
Fax: 216 105 191
Tunisian Embassy in Paris
25 Barbet de Jouy Street
Vaccines and safety in Tunisia
Vaccines and local diseases
No compulsory vaccine for Tunisia, except for yellow fever if you arrive from an endemic region.
- For adults, don’t forget vaccines for tetanus, polio, hepatitis A and B, typhoid and for at-risk groups: tuberculosis and rabies.
- For children, don’t forget vaccines against diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, polio, tuberculosis, measles, mumps, rubella, hepatitis A and B, (long stay).
In Tunisia, the following diseases are common: Amibiase, Spider, Snake, Fish and Scorpion Stings, Ascaris, Bilharziosis, Hepatitis A and B, Leishmaniasis, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Meningitis, Malaria, Polio, Rabies, AIDS, tetanus, tuberculosis, typhoid.
Security in Tunisia
Jihadist organizations are making threats against French nationals and interests. French citizens, residing or wishing to travel to Tunisia, are called upon to exercise heightened vigilance and comply with the safety guidelines on this site. For more information, visit the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Health insurance and repatriation in Tunisia
Why take international health insurance when traveling or living in Tunisia? Simply because health spending quickly reaches very high amounts abroad. In addition, the repatriation guarantee is an essential criterion. In the event of a serious accident it is sometimes necessary to carry out a medicalized repatriation to the nearest medical center or to the country of residence. Depending on where you are at the time of the accident, and depending on the medical prognosis, it may be necessary to charter a helicopter or a medicalized aircraft.
Mondassur supports you in your choice of international health insurance by helping you compare the different offers on the market. Depending on your profile, we will be able to offer you different travel, international student and expatriate insurance packages.