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Passport rank
2nd
Visa-free travel to
193 Destinations
Italy

Italy

Italy passport ranking

The Italian passport is currently ranked 2nd place on the Guide Passport Index. It provides visa-free access to 193 countries. It is considered one of the most desirable passports in the world with a very high mobility score. Italian 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. Italian passport holders do however require a visa to enter about 36 destinations in the world.

Passport rank
2nd
Visa-free travel to
193 Destinations
Visa free access
150 Destinations
Albania
Albania
Andorra
Andorra
Angola
Angola
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
China
China
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
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
Ireland
Ireland
Israel
Israel
Jamaica
Jamaica
Japan
Japan
Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan
Kiribati
Kiribati
Kosovo
Kosovo
Kyrgyzstan
Kyrgyzstan
Latvia
Latvia
Lesotho
Lesotho
Liechtenstein
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Luxembourg
Macao
Macao
Malawi
Malawi
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
Mozambique
Mozambique
Namibia
Namibia
Netherlands
Netherlands
New Caledonia
New Caledonia
Nicaragua
Nicaragua
North Macedonia
North Macedonia
Norway
Norway
Palau
Palau
Palestinian Territories
Palestinian Territories
Panama
Panama
Paraguay
Paraguay
Peru
Peru
Philippines
Philippines
Poland
Poland
Portugal
Portugal
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
Suriname
Suriname
Sweden
Sweden
Switzerland
Switzerland
Taiwan
Taiwan
Tajikistan
Tajikistan
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
Zambia
Zambia

Italy Passport Ranking

The Italy passport ranking relative to other global passports is calculated by adding up the number of countries that allow Italy passport holders to enter without a visa (i.e. visa-free countries) and those that allow Italy 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 150 Italy passport visa-free countries, 30 Italy visa-on-arrival countries, and 13 eTA destinations.

Altogether, Italy passport holders can enter a total of 193 destinations—either without a visa, through a visa on arrival, or via an eTA. As a result, the Italy passport ranks 2 in the world.

Separate from these Italy visa-free countries and visa-on-arrival countries, there are 36 additional destinations which Italy passport holders either need a physical visa to enter or an eVisa (i.e. visa required countries).

About Italy

 

The Italian Republic consists of 20 regions and is part of the European Union. The nation’s neighboring countries are France, Switzerland, Austria and Slovenia. The most important provinces are Lombardy, Lazio, Campania and Sicily. Italy has a surface area of 301,340 square kilometers. This makes it the 10th largest country in Europe. The nation’s terrain is mostly rugged and mountainous coastal lowlands and some plains. Its climate is generally Mediterranean, however alpine in the north.

The overall population is over 58 million people. The capital of the country is Rome, which is also the most populous city with 2.8 million inhabitants, followed by Milan and Naples. The largest airport is Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport (FCO) with 43 million passengers followed by Milan Malpensa Airport with 28 million yearly passengers. FCO airport is the 11th largest airport in Europe and provides access to all parts of the world.

Italian culture is rich of Roman history and heritage, with the Roman Catholic religion as the main religion. The official language in the country is Italian. The legal system is the civil law with the judicial review of any legislation by the Constitutional Court. The government type is a parliamentary republic. The elected chief of state is currently President Sergio Mattarella and the head of government is Giorgia Meloni Giuseppe Conte.

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 $2.4 trillion, making it the 4th largest economy in Europe. Its citizens have a per capita income of $40,470. The GDP is mostly made up of services and the industry sector. Its main goods of export are machinery, iron, steel, chemicals, motor vehicles, food products, fruits, vegetable, grapes and potatoes. Tourism is an extremely important GDP contributor for the country with about 10% of the total GDP.

Italy is filled with a variety of urban, cultural and natural tourism destinations and attractions. It is especially known for its rich culture and beautiful historic cities, attracting tourists during winter and summer. Italy has a world record 58 UNESCO world heritage sites. Some of the major destinations include the Colosseum, the Venice Canals, Pompeii, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, Lake Como and the Amalfi Coast. The nation has a total of approximately 94 million tourists visiting every year, which is the 4th place worldwide. The majority of tourists are originating from Germany, the United States and France.

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