Africa Visa Openness Index measures which countries are facilitating travel for citizens of other countries and how.

Explore Africa Visa Openness 2019

Visa Openness Rankings 2019

Key:
  • No Visa Required
  • Visa on arrival
  • Visa required
Score
Rank
Benin
53
1
1
Seychelles
53
1
1
Senegal
22
31
0.883
3
Rwanda
17
36
0.864
4
Guinea-Bissau
14
39
0.853
5
Uganda
18
34
1
0.853
5
Ghana
18
34
1
0.853
5
Cabo Verde
16
36
1
0.845
8
Togo
14
38
1
0.838
9
Mozambique
9
44
0.834
10
Mauritania
9
44
0.834
10
Mauritius
27
21
5
0.826
12
Kenya
18
32
3
0.823
13
Somalia
53
0.8
14
Comoros
53
0.8
14
Madagascar
53
0.8
14
Djibouti
52
1
0.785
17
Ethiopia
2
49
2
0.777
18
Tanzania
16
25
12
0.679
19
Gambia
28
25
0.528
20
Zimbabwe
17
10
26
0.472
21
Burkina Faso
16
11
26
0.468
22
Malawi
15
11
27
0.449
23
Zambia
14
11
28
0.43
24
Guinea
22
31
0.415
25
Mali
20
2
31
0.408
26
Côte d’Ivoire
21
32
0.396
27
Tunisia
21
32
0.396
27
Niger
18
35
0.34
29
Nigeria
17
1
35
0.336
30
Botswana
17
36
0.321
31
Eswatini
17
36
0.321
31
Sierra Leone
15
2
36
0.313
33
Angola
10
7
36
0.294
34
South Africa
15
38
0.283
35
Lesotho
15
38
0.283
35
Liberia
14
39
0.264
37
Central African Republic
14
39
0.264
37
Chad
13
1
39
0.26
39
Namibia
13
40
0.245
40
Congo republic
5
8
40
0.215
41
Gabon
9
44
0.17
42
São Tomé and Príncipe
8
45
0.151
43
Cameroon
7
46
0.132
44
Democratic Republic of Congo
4
3
46
0.121
45
Morocco
6
47
0.113
46
Burundi
6
47
0.113
46
Algeria
6
47
0.113
46
South Sudan
5
48
0.075
49
Egypt
5
48
0.075
49
Eritrea
1
2
50
0.049
51
Sudan
2
51
0.03
52
Libya
1
52
0.019
53
Equatorial Guinea
53
0
54
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