Malian passport
Issued by Mali
First issued25 January 2007[1] (current version)
EligibilityMalian citizenship
Expiration5 years

Malian passports are issued to Malian citizens to travel outside Mali. It is the only proof for international travel. It can also be used in identification for a national registration card or driver's license. It is also the primary proof for citizenship.[citation needed]


There are three types of passports, each with its own eligibility criteria.[citation needed]

Requirement for passport application

An applicant is required to provide the following supporting documents and the prevailing fees before being issued a new passport.[2]

Passport information

The information below is stated on the identification page in French and English.[3]

  1. Type
  2. Passport No.
  3. Given name(s)
  4. Date of birth
  5. Sex
  6. Place of birth
  7. Place of Issue
  8. Date of expiry
  9. Surname
  10. Nationality
  11. Residence
  12. Date of issue

Passport cover

Malian passports are dark brown and have the words "République du Mali" inscribed above the Malian coat of arms in the centre of the cover. Beneath this is the word "Passeport" (on ordinary passports).[4]

See also


  1. ^ "Home". Retrieved Jun 26, 2021.
  2. ^ "Malian Passport". Retrieved Jun 26, 2021.
  3. ^ "Passport Information". Retrieved Jun 26, 2021.
  4. ^ "Description of Cover". Retrieved Jun 26, 2021. [permanent dead link]