Tunisia Insurance

Looking for a vacation in Tunisia? Are you planning an expatriation to Tunisia? Whatever your reason for going there, make sure you take out travel or expatriate health insurance for you and your family. In this way, you can avoid potential financial, health and legal complications in the event of an unexpected accident. We advise you to choose policies that cover repatriation, hospitalization, civil liability and other emergency medical expenses.

  • Political system: Presidential republic
  • Capital: Tunis
  • Surface area: 163,610 Km²
  • Population: 10 million
  • Languages spoken : Arabic, French
  • Currency: Tunisian Dinar

Visas Tunisia

If you are a French national, you don’t need a visa for stays of three months or less. All you need is a valid passport. A national identity card less than ten years old, accompanied by proof of purchase of land services issued by the agency, is acceptable 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 Place de l’Indépendance – 1000 Tunis
Tel: 216 105 111
Fax: 216 105 191

Tunisian Embassy in Paris
25, rue Barbet de Jouy
75007 Paris
E-mail: atn.paris@wanadoo.fr

Vaccines and safety in Tunisia

Vaccines and local diseases

No vaccinations are required for Tunisia, except for yellow fever if you are arriving from an endemic region.

  • For adults, don’t forget vaccinations against tetanus, polio, hepatitis A & B, typhoid and for at-risk groups: tuberculosis and rabies.
  • For children, don’t forget vaccinations against diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, polio, tuberculosis, measles, mumps, rubella, hepatitis A & B, (long stay).

In Tunisia, the following diseases are common: Amoebiasis, spider, snake, fish and scorpion bites, roundworm, bilharzia, hepatitis A & B, leishmaniasis, sexually transmitted diseases, meningitis, malaria, polio, rabies, AIDS, tetanus, tuberculosis, typhoid.

Safety in Tunisia

Jihadist organizations make threats against French nationals and interests. French nationals living in or wishing to visit Tunisia are urged to be extra vigilant and to follow the safety instructions on this website. For more information, visit the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs website.

Health and repatriation insurance in Tunisia

Why take out international health insurance when traveling or living in Tunisia? Quite simply because healthcare costs can quickly reach very high levels abroad. Repatriation cover is also an essential criterion. In the event of a serious accident, medical repatriation to the nearest medical center or to the country of residence may be necessary. Depending on where you are at the time of the accident, and the medical prognosis, it may be necessary to charter a helicopter or medical aircraft.

Mondassur can help you choose an international health insurance policy by helping you compare the different offers on the market. Depending on your profile, we can offer you different types of travel insurance, international student insurance and expatriate insurance.

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