france-passport-ranking
7
Passport Rank
190
Destinations
France Flag

France

France Passport Ranking

The French passport currently ranks on the 7th place according to the Guide Passport Ranking Index. It provides visa-free access to 190 countries. It is considered one of the most desirable passports in the world with a very high mobility score. French passport holders have visa-free access and visas on arrival to countries such as Brazil, Japan, the United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates and United States allowing almost instant travel worldwide. French passport holders do however require a visa to enter about 39 destinations in the world.
Info box
Capital
Paris
Local Time
UTC-10:00
Phone Code
+33
Population
66710000
Language
French
EUR
Euro

France Passport Ranking

The France passport ranking relative to other global passports is calculated by adding up the number of countries that allow France passport holders to enter without a visa (i.e. visa-free countries) and those that allow France passport holders to enter by obtaining a visa on arrival (i.e. visa-on-arrival countries) or an electronic travel authorization (eTA). There are currently a total of 144 France passport visa-free countries, 35 France visa-on-arrival countries, and 11 eTA destinations.

Altogether, France passport holders can enter a total of 190 destinations—either without a visa, through a visa on arrival, or via an eTA. As a result, the France passport ranks 7 in the world.

Separate from these France visa-free countries and visa-on-arrival countries, there are 39 additional destinations which France passport holders either need a physical visa to enter or an eVisa (i.e. visa required countries).

About France

The French Republic consists of 13 regions, 5 overseas regions and 5 overseas collectivities. The nation is part of the European Union and its neighboring countries are Spain, Belgium, Luxemburg, Germany, Switzerland and Italy. The most important provinces are Île de France, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes and Hauts-de-France. The French Republic has a total area of 640,679 square kilometers, Metropolitan France 551,695 square kilometers. Making it the 3rd largest country in Europe. Its climate is generally temperate with cool winters and mild summers. Although the climate changes throughout its many regions. The terrain is comprised of mostly flat plains and hills with mountains in the Alps and Pyrenees.

The overall population is over 67 million people. The capital of the country is Paris, which is also the most populous city with 2.1 million inhabitants, followed by Marseille and Lyon. Other important cities are Strasbourg, Lille, Nice, Bordeaux and Cannes. The largest airport is Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) with over 76 million yearly passengers. It is the 2nd largest airport in Europe and the 9th largest airport in the world. It provides access to every continent.

French culture is rich of history and heritage, with Roman Catholic religion as the main religion. The official language is French. The legal system is the civil law with the judicial review of any administrative acts. The government type is a semi-presidential republic. The elected chief of state is currently President Emmanuel Macron and the head of government is Prime Minister Jean Castex.

The official currency is the Euro (EUR) with the current exchange rate being EUR 0.84 to the USD. The country has an open market economy, generating a GDP of approximately $2.9 trillion, making it the 4th largest economy in Europe. Its citizens have a per capita income of $45,454. The GDP is mostly made up of services and the industry sector. Its main goods of export are machinery, chemicals, automobiles, wheat and wine. A very large GDP contributor is tourism with 10% of the overall GDP.

France is filled with a variety of urban, cultural and natural tourism destinations and attractions. It is especially known for its rich culture and historic sites, attracting tourists during winter and summer. Some of the major destinations include the capital Paris, the Palace of Versailles, the Côte d’Azur, Mont Saint-Michel, the Loire Valley, the Provence, Alsace and the Alps. France is the number one receiver of tourists in the world with a total of 90 million visitors annually. The majority of tourists are originating from Europe, China and the United States.

VISA FREE ACCESS
144 Destinations
Albania
Albania
Andorra
Andorra
Anguilla
Anguilla
Antigua and Barbuda
Antigua and Barbuda
Argentina
Argentina
Armenia
Armenia
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
Brazil
Brazil
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
French Guiana
French Guiana
French Polynesia
French Polynesia
French West Indies
French West Indies
Gambia
Gambia
Georgia
Georgia
Germany
Germany
Gibraltar
Gibraltar
Greece
Greece
Greenland
Greenland
Grenada
Grenada
Guatemala
Guatemala
Guyana
Guyana
Haiti
Haiti
Honduras
Honduras
Hong Kong
Hong Kong
Hungary
Hungary
Iceland
Iceland
Indonesia
Indonesia
Ireland
Ireland
Israel
Israel
Italy
Italy
Jamaica
Jamaica
Japan
Japan
Kiribati
Kiribati
Kosovo
Kosovo
Kyrgyzstan
Kyrgyzstan
Latvia
Latvia
Lesotho
Lesotho
Liechtenstein
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Luxembourg
Macao
Macao
Malaysia
Malaysia
Malta
Malta
Marshall Islands
Marshall Islands
Mauritius
Mauritius
Mayotte
Mayotte
Mexico
Mexico
Micronesia
Micronesia
Moldova
Moldova
Monaco
Monaco
Montenegro
Montenegro
Montserrat
Montserrat
Morocco
Morocco
Namibia
Namibia
Netherlands
Netherlands
New Caledonia
New Caledonia
Nicaragua
Nicaragua
Niue
Niue
North Macedonia
North Macedonia
Norway
Norway
Palau
Palau
Palestinian Territories
Palestinian Territories
Panama
Panama
Paraguay
Paraguay
Peru
Peru
Philippines
Philippines
Poland
Poland
Portugal
Portugal
Qatar
Qatar
Reunion
Reunion
Romania
Romania
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Lucia
Saint Lucia
Samoa
Samoa
San Marino
San Marino
Sao Tome and Principe
Sao Tome and Principe
Senegal
Senegal
Serbia
Serbia
Singapore
Singapore
Slovakia
Slovakia
Slovenia
Slovenia
Solomon Islands
Solomon Islands
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
Sweden
Sweden
Switzerland
Switzerland
Taiwan
Taiwan
Thailand
Thailand
Timor-Leste
Timor-Leste
Tonga
Tonga
Trinidad and Tobago
Trinidad and Tobago
Tunisia
Tunisia
Turkey
Turkey
Turks and Caicos Islands
Turks and Caicos Islands
Tuvalu
Tuvalu
Ukraine
Ukraine
United Arab Emirates
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom
United Kingdom
Uruguay
Uruguay
Uzbekistan
Uzbekistan
Vanuatu
Vanuatu
Vatican City
Vatican City
Venezuela
Venezuela
Vietnam
Vietnam
Wallis and Futuna
Wallis and Futuna

Paris

Sunny
21°C
Sunny
2021-07-29
Partly cloudy
24.1°C
14.6°C
2021-07-30
Partly cloudy
23.7°C
16.3°C
2021-07-31
Patchy rain possible
23.1°C
14.3°C