The Tunisian passport ranks 72nd out of 199 in the latest Henley Passport Index.
Tunisia moved up six spots compared to last year. Nevertheless, the number of destinations to which its citizens can access without visas, remains unchanged compared to 2021, standing at 71.
Tunisia’s passport ranks eighth in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region and tenth in Africa.
The Henley Passport Index is based on proprietary data from the International Air Transport Association (IATA).
The index measures the mobility of passport holders in 199 countries. The study does not take into account the temporary restrictions put in place during the pandemic.
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has the most powerful passport in the MENA region. Ranking 15th overall, it provides visa-free access to 175 destinations worldwide.
The African passport that allows travel to the most destinations without a visa is the Seychelles which ranks 28th globally. Holding a Seychelles travel document allows access to 152 destinations. The archipelago is followed by Mauritius, which ranks 31st.
The South African passport is also on the regional podium, ranking 51st in the world.