Djiboutian passport
Front cover of a contemporary Djiboutian biometric passport introduced in 2020.
Issued by Djibouti
EligibilityDjiboutian nationals

The Djiboutian passport is issued to citizens of Djibouti for international travel. The document is a biometric machine-readable passport with a blue cover with the text "République de Djibouti" above the coat of arms, and the text "passport" below it in Arabic and French. The passport is valid for 5 years and contains 31 pages. The passport includes the full name, photograph, signature and date of birth of the holder. The newer passports offer better security and state-of-the-art anti forging parameters and have a soft cover.

Issuing Requirements

Djiboutian passports are usually issued to Djiboutian citizens for a period of five years. To apply for a passport, either a Djiboutian National ID card is required, or a computerized birth certificate for those below the age of 18.

Identity Information Pages

Djiboutian Passport Information appears on the hard cover, and includes the data as shown in the following order

Visa free travel

Visa requirements for Djiboutian citizens
  Visa not required
  Visa obtainable on arrival
  Visa available both on arrival or online
  Pre-arrival visa required

Main article: Visa requirements for Djiboutian citizens

Visa requirements for Djiboutian citizens are administrative entry restrictions by the authorities of other states placed on citizens of Djibouti. As of 2 July 2022, Djiboutian citizens had visa-free or visa on arrival access to 48 countries and territories, ranking the Djiboutian citizens 98th in terms of travel freedom according to the Henley Passport Index.[1]

See also


  1. ^ "Global Ranking - Passport Index 2019" (PDF). Henley & Partners. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2 July 2019. Retrieved 3 July 2019.