The Tunisian passport allows its holders to enter more than 30 different countries without a visa.
Visa-free entry makes traveling very convenient, but that is not the only available option.
Many states grant easier-to-obtain documents such as a visa-on-arrival, an eVisa, or an eTA to Tunisians.
In this article, we will explain the main differences between them, and where are they available.
Keep reading to see the list of countries that Tunisian passport holders can enter visa-free and the places for which a visa on arrival, an eVisa, an eTA, or a regular visa is needed.
|TYPE OF ACCESS||NUMBER OF COUNTRIES|
|Visa-Free Countries||33 (17%)|
|Visa-On-Arrival Countries||30 (15%)|
|eVisa Countries||37 (19%)|
|eTA Countries||4 (2%)|
|Visa Countries||100 (51%)|
How many countries can Tunisian citizens travel to visa-free?
Only 33 countries in the world allow Tunisian citizens to visit without any documents other than their passports.
Although it does not sound like much, this type of travel is very convenient.
All you have to do is have your valid passport. No additional meetings, document copies, background checks, or anything of that kind.
Even though only 17% of the nations allow this type of access, that does not mean the rest require a visa. Many of them grant easier-to-obtain alternatives, which we will explain in the next chapters.
What countries can Tunisian citizens enter without a visa?
Below we have prepared for you the list of places that Tunisian passport holders can travel to without the need for a visa.
Countries with visa-free entry for Tunisian citizens are located in Africa, Asia, and South America.
Next to each state, you can find the number of days you can visit said place without a visa.
|Algeria (90 days)||Libya|
|Barbados (180 days)||Malaysia (90 days)|
|Belize||Mali (90 days)|
|Benin (90 days)||Mauritania (90 days)|
|Brazil (90 days)||Mauritius (90 days)|
|Ivory Coast (90 days)||Micronesia (30 days)|
|Dominica (21 days)||Morocco (90 days)|
|Ecuador (90 days)||Niger (90 days)|
|Equatorial Guinea (30 days)||Palestinian Territories|
|Fiji (120 days)||Philippines (30 days)|
|Gabon||Senegal (90 days)|
|Gambia (90 days)||South Africa (90 days)|
|Guinea||St. Vincent and the Grenadines (30 days)|
|Haiti (90 days)||Syria|
|Hong Kong (30 days)||Turkey (90 days)|
|Japan (90 days)||Vanuatu (30 days)|
|Kiribati (120 days)|
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How many countries can Tunisian citizens visit with a visa on arrival?
Tunisian citizens can travel to 30 countries using a visa-on-arrival.
This type of visa is obtained by the visitors after they have arrived at their destination. It is received in person at the land border, seaport, or airport and needs no prior procedures.
After the document is granted, Tunisians can stay in the country until their visa expires.
What countries can Tunisian citizens visit with a visa on arrival?
Below we have prepared for you the list of countries, that can be accessed by Tunisian passport holders using a visa-on-arrival.
States, that grant this option to Tunisian citizens are located mostly in Africa.
You can find information about the visa-on-arrival validity in each country.
|Angola (pre-visa on arrival)||Mozambique (30 days)|
|Bolivia (90 days)||Namibia (90 days)|
|Burkina Faso (30 days)||Nepal (150 days)|
|Burundi (30 days)||Nicaragua (30 days)|
|Cape Verde (EASE)||Nigeria|
|Comoros (45 days)||Palau (30 days)|
|Ghana (30 days)||Rwanda (30 days)|
|Guinea-Bissau (90 days)||Samoa (60 days)|
|Guyana (pre-visa on arrival)||Sierra Leone (pre-visa on arrival)|
|Indonesia (30 days)||Somalia (30 days)|
|Jordan||Tajikistan (45 days)|
|Laos (30 days)||Tanzania|
|Lebanon (30 days)||Timor-Leste (30 days)|
|Madagascar (90 days)||Togo (7 days)|
|Maldives (30 days)||Tuvalu (30 days)|
How many countries can Tunisian citizens visit with an eVisa?
Tunisian passport holders can enter 37 countries with an eVisa.
The electronic visa is a travel authorization that is obtained online and should be applied for before you start your trip.
Because the whole procedure is conducted via the internet, all the necessary documents should be photocopied, instead of presented in person.
The whole process is very convenient – it can be completed from the comfort of your home!
Which countries require Tunisian citizens to obtain an eVisa?
Similar to the visa-on-arrival, Tunisian passport holders can apply for an eVisa mostly in countries located in Africa.
You can see, that some of the nations listed below were already mentioned in the previous section. The reason is, that the states visible in both tables let Tunisians choose what type of document they would prefer to apply for.
|Albania||Lesotho (14 days)|
|Antigua and Barbuda||Madagascar (90 days)|
|Armenia (120 days)||Malawi (90 days)|
|Bolivia (90 days)||Rwanda (30 days)|
|Botswana||Saint Kitts and Nevis|
|Cambodia (30 days)||Sao Tome and Principe|
|Congo (Dem. Rep., 90 days)||South Sudan|
|Cuba (tourist card, 30 days)||Suriname|
|Djibouti||Tajikistan (45 days)|
|Ethiopia (90 days)||Tanzania|
|Guinea-Bissau (90 days)||Uganda|
|Iran (30 days)||United Arab Emirates|
|Kazakhstan||Uzbekistan (30 days)|
|Kenya (90 days)||Zambia|
|Laos (30 days)|
How many countries require Tunisian citizens to have a visa to visit?
Exactly 100 countries require a visa from Tunisian travelers.
More than half of the nations in the world require a regular visa to be obtained by Tunisian citizens.
The process of applying for a visa is more complicated than for the documents we mentioned before, so you should always make sure you have all your papers in order and valid.
To make sure what documents you will need for your visa appointment at the embassy, contact the authorities or check your destination country’s official website.
What countries require Tunisian citizens to get a visa?
Practically the whole of Europe, Asia, North America, and parts of South America consist of nations that require Tunisian visitors to have a valid visa to enter them.
51% of the nations around the globe require this type of authorization, and below we have prepared the full list of them.
|Azerbaijan (COVID-19 ban)||Macao (COVID-19 ban)|
|Bosnia and Herzegovina||Montenegro|
|Central African Republic||North Korea|
|Congo||Papua New Guinea|
|Dominican Republic||Russian Federation|
|El Salvador||San Marino|
|Iceland||Trinidad and Tobago|
|Israel||United States of America|
Tunisian citizens can travel to 4 countries with an eTA authorization
Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) is an entry requirement for travelers who don’t need a visa to enter and it is used to track the number of tourists that come to a country.
It is automatically connected to the passenger’s passport, and it allows authorities to trace the number of incoming visitors to ensure the nation’s safety.
4 countries grant this type of entry to Tunisian passport holders:
- Qatar (Hayya Entry Permit, 30 days)
- South Korea (30 days)
- Sri Lanka (30 days)
Key takeaway on visa-free countries for Tunisian citizens
A Tunisian passport is a travel document that allows its holder to travel to 33 different countries without having to worry about any additional papers, making 17% of the world very easily accessible.
Tunisians can visit 30 places with a visa-on-arrival, a document that you obtain once you’ve reached your destination.
Another 37 territories ask Tunisian citizens to obtain an eVisa which is a document that is completely processed online and obtained before going on a journey.
Only 4 territories require Tunisian passport holders to obtain an eTA and in order to travel to 100 countries Tunisian citizens need to have a regular visa.
FAQ: world mobility for Tunisian citizens
Can Tunisian citizens travel to Turkey visa-free?
Yes. Tunisian travelers can travel to Turkey without a visa, and stay there for 90 days without a need to obtain any documentation.
Is Russia a visa-free country for Tunisian passport holders?
No. Russia requires Tunisian nationals to obtain a visa before they can cross its borders.
Can Tunisians enter France without a visa?
No. Tunisians have to apply for and obtain a visa to be able to access France.