Top 20 Most Powerful Passports in Africa 2022

Every passport has some level of privileges, as Africans, it is much easier to travel within the continents than without. However, there are some powerful African passports that can travel far. That’s why we’ll be taking a look at the top 20 most powerful passports in Africa 2022.

According to the Henley Passport Index which measures the access each country’s travel document affords. The strongest African passport belongs to Seychelles, with Mauritius and South Africa ranked second and third respectively.

The Henly Passport Index is the original ranking of all the world’s passports according to the number of destinations their holders can access without a prior visa. It is also based on exclusive data from the International Air Transport Association (IATA), which maintains the world’s largest and most accurate database of travel information. So which countries have the most powerful passport in Africa this year?

Top 20 Most Powerful African Passports 2022

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Below is the list of the top 20 strongest passports in Africa 2022.

Africa Ranking Global Ranking No. of Accessible Countries
Seychelles 1 29 152
Mauritius 2 33 146
South Africa 3 58 103
Botswana 4 67 86
Namibia 5 73 78
Lesotho 6 74 77
Malawi 7 76 73
Kenya 8 77 72
Tanzania 9 77 77
Namibia 10 78 71
Tunisia 11 78 71
The Gambia 12 80 68
Uganda 13 81 67
Cape Verde Island 14 82 66
Zimbabwe 15 83 65
Ghana 16 84 64
Morocco 17 85 63
Sierra Leone 18 85 63
Mozambique 19 86 62
Benin 20 87 61
Rwanda 21 87 61
Sao Tome & Principe 22 88 60

The ranking of passports indicates how hard it is for African travellers to visit other countries. Apart from the least ranked countries, most African travellers can visit fewer than 100 countries without a visa.

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For example, Nigerians may only travel to only 45 countries without a visa, while Ethiopians can travel to 45 countries.

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