The status of a tour guide can't be delivered without organizing a professional examination which is open to candidates who meet the conditions of qualification fixed by the law "n° 30-96" of Ramadan, 16th, 1417 (January 25, 1997) relating to tourism couriers, tour guides and to mountain guides .Such conditions are presented as follows :
Tourism couriers :
To hold a certificate (diploma) of a final two years of a degree course from a national higher institute (of tourism), or from a higher tourism institute of private education accredited by Tourism Department; Or, to hold a degree in "human science" or an equivalent diploma recognized by Tourism Department, together with a certificate of foreign language.
Tour guides :
To hold a certificate (diploma) of a first two years of a degree course, option "reception" from a national institute of tourism,
to hold a certificate of higher education in human science, or
to hold a diploma in "human science" accredited by Tourism Department, together with a certificate of foreign language .
Mountain guides :
To hold a diploma from a center of training of mountain guides , together with a certificate of foreign language.