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South Sudanese passport

South Sudanese passport
The front cover of a contemporary South Sudanese biometric passport.
Issued by  South Sudan
Type of document Passport
Purpose Identification
Eligibility requirements South Sudanese citizenship

The South Sudanese passport is issued 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 the President Salva Kiir Mayardit on 3 January 2012 in a ceremony in Juba. [2] The new passport will be valid for five years. [3]

Visa Requirements

According to the "Henley Visa Restriction 2012", South Sudan´s passport allows its carrier to enter 38 countries around the world without the need of previous visa arrangements. This locates this country´s passport rank 95 in freedom of movement. [4]

See also

References

  1. ^ http://www.sudanradio.org/south-sudan-passports-and-ids-be-launched-3-january-2012
  2. ^ http://www.sudantribune.com/South-Sudan-launches-passports-and,41183
  3. ^ http://www.gossmission.org/goss/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1281&Itemid=192
  4. ^ https://www.henleyglobal.com/fileadmin/pdfs/visarestrictions/Global%20Ranking%20-%20Visa%20Restriction%20Index%202012-06.pdf


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