passport of Yemen

Yemen Passport

Passport rankings out of 193 countries

Freedom of travel152

Asset protection131

Quality of life141

"Plan B"166

About Yemen

A state in Southwest Asia, on the Arabian Peninsula. It is washed by the waters of the Red and Arabian Seas, borders on Oman and Saudi Arabia. Yemen is one of the poorest Arab countries. The country’s economy depends on the production, processing and export of oil and gas Most of the workers are employed in agriculture: they grow cereals, coffee, cotton, fruits and vegetables, and are engaged in animal husbandry.

Tourists come to Yemen to relax at medical and ski resorts. Four sites in Yemen are included in the UNESCO World Heritage List: the cities of Shibam and Zabid, the old part of the city of Sana’a and the Socotra archipelago.


30.6 million



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Yemeni rial

Grounds for obtaining a Yemen passport

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Birth to citizens of the country

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Marriage to a citizen of the country

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Work for the country's government

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Estimated time: 10 years

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Parents citizenship

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Special conditions

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Special services to the state

Obtaining a Yemen passport by naturalization: requirements for applicants

Knowledge of state language

Assimilation or cultural knowledge

Stable financial status

Good health

No criminal records