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Passport rank
7th
Visa-free travel to
188 Destinations
Canada

Canada

Canada passport ranking

The Canadian passport is currently ranked 7th place on the Guide Passport Index. It provides visa-free access to 188 countries. With a high mobility score it is one of the most desirable passports in the world. Canadian passport holders have visa-free access and visas on arrival to countries such as Japan, the United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates, the United States and the entire European Union. This allows almost instant travel opportunities worldwide. Canadian passport holders do however require a visa to enter about 41 destinations in the world. Some countries where a visa is required are China, India and Russia.

Passport rank
7th
Visa-free travel to
188 Destinations
Visa free access
144 Destinations
Albania
Albania
Andorra
Andorra
Angola
Angola
Anguilla
Anguilla
Antigua and Barbuda
Antigua and Barbuda
Argentina
Argentina
Aruba
Aruba
Austria
Austria
Bahamas
Bahamas
Barbados
Barbados
Belarus
Belarus
Belgium
Belgium
Belize
Belize
Bermuda
Bermuda
Bolivia
Bolivia
Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba
Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Botswana
Botswana
British Virgin Islands
British Virgin Islands
Brunei
Brunei
Bulgaria
Bulgaria
Cape Verde
Cape Verde
Cayman Islands
Cayman Islands
Chile
Chile
Colombia
Colombia
Cook Islands
Cook Islands
Costa Rica
Costa Rica
Croatia
Croatia
Curacao
Curacao
Cyprus
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Czech Republic
Denmark
Denmark
Dominica
Dominica
Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic
Ecuador
Ecuador
El Salvador
El Salvador
Estonia
Estonia
Eswatini
Eswatini
Falkland Islands
Falkland Islands
Faroe Islands
Faroe Islands
Fiji
Fiji
Finland
Finland
France
France
French Guiana
French Guiana
French Polynesia
French Polynesia
French West Indies
French West Indies
Gabon
Gabon
Gambia
Gambia
Georgia
Georgia
Germany
Germany
Gibraltar
Gibraltar
Greece
Greece
Greenland
Greenland
Grenada
Grenada
Guam
Guam
Guatemala
Guatemala
Guyana
Guyana
Haiti
Haiti
Honduras
Honduras
Hong Kong
Hong Kong
Hungary
Hungary
Iceland
Iceland
Ireland
Ireland
Israel
Israel
Italy
Italy
Jamaica
Jamaica
Japan
Japan
Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan
Kiribati
Kiribati
Kosovo
Kosovo
Kyrgyzstan
Kyrgyzstan
Latvia
Latvia
Lesotho
Lesotho
Liechtenstein
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Luxembourg
Macao
Macao
Malaysia
Malaysia
Malta
Malta
Mauritius
Mauritius
Mayotte
Mayotte
Mexico
Mexico
Micronesia
Micronesia
Moldova
Moldova
Monaco
Monaco
Mongolia
Mongolia
Montenegro
Montenegro
Montserrat
Montserrat
Morocco
Morocco
Mozambique
Mozambique
Namibia
Namibia
Netherlands
Netherlands
New Caledonia
New Caledonia
Nicaragua
Nicaragua
North Macedonia
North Macedonia
Northern Mariana Islands
Northern Mariana Islands
Norway
Norway
Palestinian Territories
Palestinian Territories
Panama
Panama
Paraguay
Paraguay
Peru
Peru
Philippines
Philippines
Poland
Poland
Portugal
Portugal
Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico
Reunion
Reunion
Romania
Romania
Rwanda
Rwanda
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Lucia
Saint Lucia
San Marino
San Marino
Sao Tome and Principe
Sao Tome and Principe
Senegal
Senegal
Serbia
Serbia
Singapore
Singapore
Slovakia
Slovakia
Slovenia
Slovenia
South Africa
South Africa
South Korea
South Korea
Spain
Spain
St. Helena
St. Helena
St. Maarten
St. Maarten
St. Pierre and Miquelon
St. Pierre and Miquelon
St. Vincent and the Grenadines
St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Suriname
Suriname
Sweden
Sweden
Switzerland
Switzerland
Taiwan
Taiwan
Tajikistan
Tajikistan
Thailand
Thailand
Trinidad and Tobago
Trinidad and Tobago
Tunisia
Tunisia
Turks and Caicos Islands
Turks and Caicos Islands
Ukraine
Ukraine
United Arab Emirates
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom
United Kingdom
United States of America
United States of America
Uruguay
Uruguay
US Virgin Islands
US Virgin Islands
Uzbekistan
Uzbekistan
Vanuatu
Vanuatu
Vatican City
Vatican City
Wallis and Futuna
Wallis and Futuna
Zambia
Zambia

Canada Passport Ranking

The Canada passport ranking relative to other global passports is calculated by adding up the number of countries that allow Canada passport holders to enter without a visa (i.e. visa-free countries) and those that allow Canada passport holders to enter by obtaining a visa on arrival (i.e. visa-on-arrival countries) or electronic travel authorization (eTA). There are currently a total of 144 Canada passport visa-free countries, 37 Canada visa-on-arrival countries, and 7 eTA destinations.

Altogether, Canada passport holders can enter a total of 188 destinations—either without a visa, through a visa on arrival, or via an eTA. As a result, the Canada passport ranks 7 in the world.

Separate from these Canada visa-free countries and visa-on-arrival countries, there are 41 additional destinations in which Canada passport holders either need a physical visa to enter or an eVisa (i.e. visa required countries).

About Canada

Canada is a former British and French colony consisting of 10 provinces. The most important provinces are Ontario, Quebec, and British Columbia. The country is situated in North America bordering the United States, the Atlantic, Pacific, and Arctic Ocean. The nation stretches all the way to Greenland. Canada is the 2nd largest country in the world with a surface area of 9.9 million square kilometers. Its climate varies from arctic in the north to temperate in the south. The terrain mostly consists of plains with mountains in the west and lowlands in the southeast.

The overall population is over 38 million people. The capital of the country is Ottawa. The most populous city is however Toronto with over 2.9 million inhabitants. Other important cities of the county are Montreal and Vancouver. The largest airport is Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) with around 50.5 million annual passengers. Followed by Vancouver International Airport (YVR) with over 26 million yearly passengers. This places them both on the list of busiest airports worldwide.

Canada’s culture is dominated by the history of immigration waves that occurred over the past centuries and decades. There is a multi-cultural and religious mix present in most of the country although Christianity is the most predominant. The official languages are English and French. The legal system is a federal parliamentary democracy under a constitutional monarchy. The chef of the state is Charles III. The head of government is the elected Prime Minister Justin Pierre Trudeau.

The official currency is the Canadian Dollar (CAD) with the current exchange rate being CAD 1.33 to the USD. The country has an open economy, generating a GDP of approximately $2.09 trillion, making it the 10th largest economy in the world. Its citizens have a per capita income of $52,722. Canada’s economy is dominated by the services industry, employing almost three-quarters of the working population. The nation is also one of the biggest mining exporters worldwide.

Canada is filled with a variety of urban and natural tourism destinations and attractions. It is known for its vast wildlife, various national parks, and historic cities. Some of the most important destinations include Niagara Falls, Banff National Park, the Rocky Mountains, Old Quebec, and Whistler Mountain. The nation has a total of approximately 22.1 million tourists visiting every year with the majority originating from China and the United Kingdom. The top visited provinces are Quebec and British Columbia.

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