Covid-19: What measures have been taken in Tunisia ?

Confinement, repatriation, housing visits, administrative offices … many areas are affected by the new measures imposed by the Covid-19.
Find out what is changing in Tunisia thanks to the answers from our Cooptalis experts.

Containments and rules

General confinement from March 22 to April 4 :

  • Borders are closed and a curfew is imposed every day from 6 p.m.
  • The vital sectors are in single session (until 3 p.m.) and alternately
  • The hypermarkets are closed but the grocery stores remain open.
  • It is only possible to travel in case of force majeure, medical care, vital work, shopping …
  • A deployment of military forces is envisaged to encourage people to stay at home.


Are they repatriated to their country of origin?

those who wished, were repatriated by their embassy.


Are administrative services always accessible during the containment period ?

administrative services are closed.

Visa and work permit

Do the competent authorities always issue visas and work permits ?

Visas, work permits and residence permits of foreign citizens currently in Morocco and expiring during the sanitary confinement period will not be considered expired: the count is suspended from March 1, 2020. This measure will apply until the end of the Covid-19 crisis.

Residence permit

Can residence permits that expire during the confinement period be extended ?

administrative services are closed.
Cooptalis experts advise companies and expatriates affected by the covid-19 measures anywhere in the world.

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Also discover our articles on the measures taken in France, in Belgium, in Luxembourg, in the Netherlands, in Poland, in Morocco, in Ivory Coast, in Vietnam and in Canada

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