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Germany

Germany Passport Ranking

The German passport currently ranks on the 3rd place according to the Guide Passport Ranking Index. It provides visa-free access to 194 countries. It is considered one of the most desirable passports in the world with a very high mobility score. German passport holders have visa-free access and visas on arrival to countries such as Brazil, Japan, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates and United States allowing almost instant travel worldwide. German passport holders do however require a visa to enter about 35 destinations in the world. Some countries where a visa is required are China, India and Russia.
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Capital
Berlin
Local Time
UTC+01:00
Phone Code
+49
Population
81770900
Language
German
EUR
Euro

Germany Passport Ranking

The Germany passport ranking relative to other global passports is calculated by adding up the number of countries that allow Germany passport holders to enter without a visa (i.e. visa-free countries) and those that allow Germany 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 146 Germany passport visa-free countries, 36 Germany visa-on-arrival countries, and 12 eTA destinations.

Altogether, Germany passport holders can enter a total of 194 destinations—either without a visa, through a visa on arrival, or via an eTA. As a result, the Germany passport ranks 3 in the world.

Separate from these Germany visa-free countries and visa-on-arrival countries, there are 35 additional destinations which Germany passport holders either need a physical visa to enter or an eVisa (i.e. visa required countries).

About Germany

The Federal Republic of Germany consists of 17 federal states and is part of the European Union. The nation’s neighboring countries are Denmark, Poland, Czechia, Austria, Switzerland, France, Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands. The most important provinces are North Rhine-Westphalia, Bavaria and Baden-Württemberg. Germany has a surface area of 357,022 square kilometers. This makes it the 7th largest nation in Europe. Its climate is generally temperate throughout the country and marine on the coast. Its terrain is characterized by mountains in the south, uplands in the center and lowlands in the north.

The overall population is over 83 million people. The capital of the country is Berlin, which is also the most populous city with 3.7 million inhabitants, followed by Hamburg and Munich. The largest airport is Frankfurt Airport (FRA) with more than 70 million yearly passengers followed by Munich airport with 48 million annual passengers. Frankfurt Airport is the 4th largest airport in Europe and provides access to all parts of the world.

German culture is deeply rooted into the population with centuries of history. The majority of the population is of Christian belief. The official language is German. The legal system is the civil law. The government type is a federal parliamentary republic. The elected chief of state is currently President Frank-Walter Steinmeier. The head of government is Chancellor Angela Merkel.

The official currency of the country is the Euro (EUR) with the current exchange rate being EUR 0.84 to the USD. The country has an open economy, generating a GDP of approximately $4.45 trillion, making it the largest economy in Europe. Its citizens have a per capita income of $53,571. The GDP is mostly made up of services and the industry sector. Its main goods of export are machinery, vehicles, chemicals and steel. The nation is amongst the world leaders in technology and production techniques mostly due to a very skilled and diverse labor force.

Germany is filled with a variety of urban, cultural and natural tourism destinations and attractions. It is especially known for its cities, castles, mountains and the sea, attracting tourists during winter and summer. It has 43 different UNESCO world heritage sites. Some of the major destinations include the capital Berlin, the Cologne Cathedral, the Black Forest, Neuschwanstein Castle, the Rhine valley and the Zugspitze mountain. The nation has a total of approximately 38 million tourists visiting every year. The majority of tourists are originating from Europe and the United States.

VISA FREE ACCESS
146 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
France
France
French Guiana
French Guiana
French Polynesia
French Polynesia
French West Indies
French West Indies
Gambia
Gambia
Georgia
Georgia
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
Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan
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
Mongolia
Mongolia
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

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