The Moroccan passport is one of the least powerful in the world in 2020, according to the annual ranking of the British firm Henley & Partners. It is ranked 79th out of 110 countries and 15th in Africa.
In this ranking, the Moroccan passport is positioned in 15th place in Africa, ahead of Seychelles (28th), Mauritius (31st), South Africa (54th), Botswana (62nd), Namibia (68th), Lesotho (69th), Swaziland (71st), Malawi (72nd), Kenya (73rd), Tunisia and Zambia (74th), Gambia (75th), Uganda (76th), Cape Verde (77th), Ghana and Zimbabwe (78th).
In the Maghreb, the Moroccan passport occupies the 2nd place, after Tunisia (74th). With this positioning, the Moroccan passport allows its holders to travel to 64 destinations without a visa.
At the top of this ranking is the Japanese passport, which offers its holders the possibility of visiting 191 destinations without a visa. It is followed by the Singaporean passport, which gives access to 190 countries without a visa. Yemen and Somalia occupy the bottom of the rankings (106th and 33 destinations), ahead of Pakistan, Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan (110th and 26 destinations).