A list of the countries you can visit visa-free with an ECOWAS passport

An ECOWAS passport grants you visa-free travel to other member states within the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).  Here’s a list of the countries you can visit visa-free with an ECOWAS passport:

* Benin 

Benin Flag


* Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso Flag


* Cape Verde

Cape Verde Flag


* Côte d’Ivoire

Ivory Coast Flag


* The Gambia

The Gambia Flag


* Ghana

Ghana Flag


* Guinea

Guinea Flag


* Guinea-Bissau

Guinea-Bissau Flag


* Liberia

Liberia Flag


* Mali

Mali Flag


* Niger

Niger Flag


* Nigeria

Nigeria Flag


* São Tomé and Príncipe

São Tomé & Principe Flag


* Senegal

Senegalese Flag


* Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone Flag


* Togo 

Togo Flag



It’s important to note that while you don’t need a visa to enter these countries, you may still be required to have other documentation, such as proof of onward travel and sufficient funds.  Be sure to check with the embassy or consulate of the country you plan to visit for the latest entry requirements.

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