Togolese passport

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Togolese passport
Togo passport.png
The front cover of a Togolese passport
Date first issued2012 [1] (current version)
Issued byFlag of Togo.svg  Togo
Type of document Passport
Eligibility requirements Togolese citizenship
Expiration5 years

Togolese passports are issued to Togolese citizens to travel outside Togo. Togolese citizens can travel to member states of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) without a passport, national ID cards are sufficient.

Togo country in Africa

Togo, officially the Togolese Republic, is a country in West Africa bordered by Ghana to the west, Benin to the east and Burkina Faso to the north. The sovereign state extends south to the Gulf of Guinea, where its capital Lomé is located. Togo covers 57,000 square kilometres, making it one of the smallest countries in Africa, with a population of approximately 7.6 million.

Economic Community of West African States organization

The Economic Community of West African States, also known as ECOWAS, is a regional economic union of fifteen countries located in West Africa. Collectively, these countries comprise an area of 5,114,162 km2 (1,974,589 sq mi), and in 2015 had an estimated population of over 349 million.


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The data page/information page is printed in French and English.

French language Romance language

French is a Romance language of the Indo-European family. It descended from the Vulgar Latin of the Roman Empire, as did all Romance languages. French evolved from Gallo-Romance, the spoken Latin in Gaul, and more specifically in Northern Gaul. Its closest relatives are the other langues d'oïl—languages historically spoken in northern France and in southern Belgium, which French (Francien) has largely supplanted. French was also influenced by native Celtic languages of Northern Roman Gaul like Gallia Belgica and by the (Germanic) Frankish language of the post-Roman Frankish invaders. Today, owing to France's past overseas expansion, there are numerous French-based creole languages, most notably Haitian Creole. A French-speaking person or nation may be referred to as Francophone in both English and French.

English language West Germanic language

English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and eventually became a global lingua franca. Named after the Angles, one of the Germanic tribes that migrated to the area of Great Britain that would later take their name, England, both names ultimately deriving from the Anglia peninsula in the Baltic Sea. It is closely related to Frisian and Low Saxon, and its vocabulary has been significantly influenced by other Germanic languages, particularly Norse, and to a greater extent Latin and French.

See also

ECOWAS passport

The ECOWAS passport is a common passport document for some countries in West Africa.

Visa requirements for Togolese citizens

Visa requirements for Togolese citizens are administrative entry restrictions by the authorities of other states placed on citizens of the Togo. As of 1 January 2018, Togolese citizens had visa-free or visa on arrival access to 56 countries and territories, ranking the Togolese passport 79th in terms of travel freedom according to the Henley Passport Index.

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  1. "Council of the European Union - PRADO - TGO-AO-04001".