Consular registration can be canceled in the following cases:
    • In the event of non-renewal of the consular registration card within ten (10) years;
    • At the request of the applicant who permanently leaves the USA to establish his main residence in Algeria or elsewhere;
    • Following the benefit of a Certificate of Change of Residence (CCR).
Important: Cancellation of consular registration results in removal from the electoral roll.

How to apply for the cancellation of consular registration following the transfer of your residence in Algeria:

  1. If the applicant is in the USA, please submit the fowling documents to the Consulate General of Algeria in New York
    • Application form to be filled out and signed by the applicant;
    • Original consular card;
    • Two Dollars fifty cents (2.50$) USPS Money order;
    • Certified self-addressed return envelope, if requested by mail.
  2. If the applicant is in Algeria, the request for the cancellation of consular registration (Certificat de radiation / شهادة شطب) must be submitted in person at the civil status department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the National Community Aboard – Plateau des Annassers Kouba- Alger.