UNHCR Algeria - Help for refugees and asylum-seekers

Due to Maintenance, registration and document renewals will be temporarily suspended from 04/01/2023 to 04/16/2023, activities will resume on 04/17/2023.

The UNHCR Algiers office would like to remind you that the physical reception is only from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., also due to the holy month of Ramadan and the shortened working time, it will not be possible to carry out activities beyond 1 p.m.

📠 Please note that fax will no longer be used from 1 September 2022. For all requests related to registration you can write to 📧[email protected]. For protection-related requests, please write to 📧[email protected]. You will receive an answer within 48 hours. 🆘In case of arrest or refoulment, contact the hotline immediately: ☎️0661696841.

ℹ️ the agents of the protection unit will welcome you at the UNHCR office every TUESDAY from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., by appointment and within the limit of available places, for any question related to protection.

📄Please note that, for the renewal of UNHCR documents, the presence of all registered family members is mandatory 👪

💰 All UNHCR services are FREE OF CHARGE whether they are directly provided or through its implementing partners. Any person, including a UNHCR employee, or an organisation claiming to be able to help an asylum-seeker or a refugee to receive a UNHCR service for money or favours must be reported to UNHCR immediately.

This site has been created by UNHCR in Algeria to support and provide information for refugees, asylum-seekers and other people in need of international protection in Algeria.

The page will be continually updated.