South Sudanese passport

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South Sudanese passport
South Sudanese passport.jpg
South Sudanese passport front cover
Issued by  South Sudan
Type of document Passport
Purpose Identification
Eligibility requirements South Sudanese citizenship

The South Sudanese passport is given to citizens of South Sudan for international travel. The Republic of South Sudan started issuing internationally recognized electronic passports in January 2012. [1] The passports were officially launched by President Salva Kiir Mayardit on 3 January 2012 in a ceremony in the capital city of Juba. [2] The new passport will be valid for five years. [3]

Visa Requirements[edit]

As of 1 January 2017, South Sudanese citizens had visa-free or visa on arrival access to 37 countries and territories, ranking the South Sudanese passport 96th in terms of travel freedom (tied with Ethiopian, Kosovan and Lebanese passports) according to the Henley visa restrictions index.[4]

See also[edit]


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  3. ^ "This website is for sale! - gossmission Resources and Information". Retrieved 2016-08-05. 
  4. ^ "Global Ranking - Visa Restriction Index 2017" (PDF). Henley & Partners. Retrieved 14 March 2017.