Tunisian passport
Tunisian passport front cover
Issued by Tunisia
First issued1 September 2003[1] (current version)
EligibilityTunisian citizenship
Expiration5 years

The Tunisian passport is issued to citizens of Tunisia for international travel.

Passport types

There are three main types of passport:

1. Regular (green) passport, issued to citizens for international travel, valid for 5 years.

2. Special (burgundy) passport (passeport spécial), issued to Tunisians travelling on official business.

3. Diplomatic (navy blue) passport, issued to Tunisian diplomats and their eligible relatives.

All Tunisian passports comply with ICAO standards. They contain 32 pages.

The first machine-readable passports were issued in 2003.

Cover design

The Tunisian passport has the following wording on its cover :


Middle: The Coat of Arms of Tunisia

Bottom: "جواز سفر " "PASSEPORT" "PASSPORT"

Visa requirements

Main article: Visa requirements for Tunisian citizens

Countries and territories with visa-free or visa on arrival entry for holders of regular Tunisian passports
  Visa free access
  Visa on arrival
  Visa available both on arrival or online
  Visa required

In 2022, Tunisian citizens had visa-free or visa on arrival access to 71 countries and territories, ranking the Tunisian passport 71st in terms of travel freedom according to the Henley Passport Index.[3][4]

Gallery of historic images

See also

See Visa requirements for Tunisian citizens.


  1. ^ "Council of the European Union - PRADO - TUN-AO-01001".
  2. ^ The accented e's lacking.
  3. ^ "Global Ranking - Passport Index 2018" (PDF). Henley & Partners. Retrieved 6 March 2018.
  4. ^ "Passport Index Comparison". Henley & Partners. Retrieved 2023-07-27.