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Netherlands

Netherlands Passport Ranking

The Dutch passport currently ranks on the 6th place according to the Guide Passport Ranking Index. It provides visa-free access to 191 countries. This makes it one of the most desirable passports in the world with a very high mobility score. Dutch passport holders have visa-free access and visas on arrival to countries such as Brazil, Japan, United Kingdom, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, United States and the entire European Union allowing almost instant travel worldwide. Dutch passport holders do however require a visa to enter about 38 destinations in the world such as China and Russia.
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Capital
Amsterdam
Local Time
UTC-04:00
Phone Code
+31
Population
17019800
Language
Dutch
Currency
Euro

Netherlands Passport Ranking

The Netherlands passport ranking relative to other global passports is calculated by adding up the number of countries that allow Netherlands passport holders to enter without a visa (i.e. visa-free countries) and those that allow Netherlands 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 Netherlands passport visa-free countries, 36 Netherlands visa-on-arrival countries, and 11 eTA destinations.

Altogether, Netherlands passport holders can enter a total of 191 destinations—either without a visa, through a visa on arrival, or via an eTA. As a result, the Netherlands passport ranks 6 in the world.

Separate from these Netherlands visa-free countries and visa-on-arrival countries, there are 38 additional destinations which Netherlands passport holders either need a physical visa to enter or an eVisa (i.e. visa required countries).

About Netherlands

 

The Kingdom of the Netherlands consists of 12 provinces and is located in the European Union with neighboring countries Germany, Belgium and the North Sea. The most important provinces are South Holland, North Holland and North Brabant. The Netherlands has a surface area of 41,865 square kilometers and is therefore one of the smaller countries in the European Union. Its climate is temperate with mild winters and cool summers. The terrain is characterized by coastal lowlands and some hills in the south-east.

The overall population is over 17.4 million people. The capital of the country is Amsterdam, which is also the most populous city with more than 862,000 inhabitants. Other important cities are Rotterdam and The Hague. The largest airport is Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS) with 71 million passengers per year. This makes it 12th busiest airport in the world. Amsterdam Airport has flight connections to every continent.

Dutch culture is influenced by the mercantile and colonial explorations of the Kingdom. Christianity is the most practiced religion. The official languages in the country are Dutch and Fryslan. The legal system is the civil law based on the French Civil Code. The government type is a parliamentary constitutional monarchy, represented by King Wilhelm Alexander as chief of state. The Prime Minister Mark Rutte is currently the head of government.

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 $1 trillion, making it the 9th largest economy in Europe. Its citizens have a per capita income of $58,255. The GDP is mostly made up of 2 key sectors, which are services and industry. Its main goods of export are metal and engineering products, electrical machinery, vegetables, dairy and poultry. The nation is one of the world’s largest agricultural exporters. Tourism contributes about 5.5% to the GDP.

The Netherlands is filled with a variety of urban and natural tourism destinations and attractions. It is known for its picturesque towns and different cultural facets due to its exploration history. Some of the major destinations include the Jardaan, Amsterdam canals, the Keukenhof, the Rijksmuseum, the van Gogh Museum, the Windmills, and the De Hoge Veluwe National Park. The country has a total of approximately 19 million tourists visiting every year with the majority originating from Germany, Belgium and the United Kingdom.

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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
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
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
Montenegro
Montenegro
Montserrat
Montserrat
Morocco
Morocco
Namibia
Namibia
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
Wallis and Futuna
Wallis and Futuna

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