8 Visa-Free African Countries For U.S. Citizens
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8 Visa-Free African Countries For U.S. Citizens

Africa , Mauritius , Lesotho , Morocco , Senegal , Seychelles , Tanzania , Tunisia
Amara Amaryah
Amara Amaryah Apr 12, 2022

Without a doubt, the continent of Africa is bursting with places to visit and things to experience, and entry is even simpler with these visa-free African countries.

We have put together this list of 8 African countries that travelers with U.S. passports can visit visa-free. See if your favorite African country made the list.

1. Equatorial Guinea

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A visa is not required for a stay in Equatorial Guinea for up to 90 days. While a visa is not required, visitors do need to ensure that they hold a passport that is valid for at least six months.

2. Senegal

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No visa is required for entry into Senegal for longer than 3 months. However, if you intend to stay longer, you need to register with the local authorities in order to obtain a ‘Carte d’étranger’.

3. Tanzania

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When U.S. passport holders travel to Tanzania, the passport must be valid for a minimum of six months from date of entry, and at least one blank passport page is required.

4. Lesotho

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U.S. citizens may enter Lesotho with nothing more than a valid passport for 30 days. Any extensions beyond this must be done through the Office of Immigration.

5. Morocco

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Entry into Morocco for U.S. citizens is simple, with requirements of just a valid passport and a return/onward ticket. U.S. citizens may remain in Morocco for 90 days visa free.

6. Seychelles

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Seychelles is another visa-free location in Africa. U.S. citizens will not require anything other than a valid passport to gain entry. Your passport must be valid for the entirety of your stay, and you will be asked to prove your onward/return journey.

7. Mauritius

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U.S. citizens will only need to present a valid passport and evidence of an onward or return journey.  Upon arrival, tourists are given a maximum of 60 days when entering Mauritius.

8. Tunisia

To visit Tunisia, a valid passport is required with at least one blank page. A 90-day stay is the maximum when entering the country.

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