norway-passport-ranking
8
Passport Rank
189
Destinations
Norway Flag

Norway

Norway Passport Ranking

The Norwegian passport currently ranks on the 8th place according to the Guide Passport Ranking Index. It provides visa-free access to 189 countries. It is considered one of the most desirable passports in the world with a very high mobility score. Norwegian passport holders have visa-free access and visas on arrival to countries such as Brazil, Japan, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates and the United States allowing almost instant travel worldwide. Norwegian passport holders do however require a visa to enter about 40 destinations in the world. Some countries where a visa id required are China, India and Russia.
Info box
Capital
Oslo
Local Time
UTC+01:00
Phone Code
+47
Population
5223256
Language
Norwegian
NOK
Norwegian krone

Norway Passport Ranking

The Norway passport ranking relative to other global passports is calculated by adding up the number of countries that allow Norway passport holders to enter without a visa (i.e. visa-free countries) and those that allow Norway 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 142 Norway passport visa-free countries, 36 Norway visa-on-arrival countries, and 11 eTA destinations.

Altogether, Norway passport holders can enter a total of 189 destinations—either without a visa, through a visa on arrival, or via an eTA. As a result, the Norway passport ranks 8 in the world.

Separate from these Norway visa-free countries and visa-on-arrival countries, there are 40 additional destinations which Norway passport holders either need a physical visa to enter or an eVisa (i.e. visa required countries).

About Norway

 

The Kingdom of Norway is located in northern Europe and consists of five regions. The five regions of the country are North, Trøndelag, West, South and East Norway. The nation has a surface area of 385,207 square kilometers, bordering Sweden, Finland and Russia. Its climate is temperate along the coast and colder in the interior of the country. Its geography is characterized by indented Fjords, high plateaus and rugged mountains.

The overall population is over 5.3 million people. The capital of the country is Oslo, which is also the most populous city with 697,549 inhabitants. Other important cities are Bergen, Stavanger and Trondheim. The largest airport is Olso Gardermoen Airport (OSL) with 28 million passengers per year followed by Bergen Airport (BGO) with 6.3 million yearly passengers. Olso airport is the 2nd busiest airport in the Nordic countries and provides access to all parts of the world.

Norwegian culture has strong ties with its Scandinavian neighbors. It has however distinctively unique features. The official language is Norwegian. The main religious belief is Evangelical Lutheran. The legal system is a mix between the civil, common and customary law. The government type is a parliamentary constitutional monarchy. The chief of state is King Harald V and the head of government is Prime Minister Erna Solberg. The Prime Minister is appointed by the monarch with approval of the parliament.

The official currency of the nation is the Norwegian Krone (NOK) with the current exchange rate being NOK 8.8 to the USD. The country has a modern market economy, generating a GDP of approximately $397 billion, making it the 16th largest economy in Europe. Its citizens have a per capita income of $79,638. The GDP is mostly made up of services and the industry sector. Its main goods of export are petroleum, gas, timber, fish, barley and textiles. Norway’s economy experiences moderate growth of about 1.5% per year. It is the second biggest seafood exporter in the world.

The Kingdom of Norway offers a variety of historic and natural sites for visitors. It is especially known for its vast nature and historic cities. Some of the major destinations include the Sognefjord, the Pulpit Rock, Tromsø, the Lofoten Islands, Lillehammer and Jotunheimen. There are a total of 8 UNESCO world heritage sites scatted across the country. The nation has a total of over 9 million tourists visiting every year. The majority of tourists are originating from Germany and the neighboring Scandinavian countries.

VISA FREE ACCESS
142 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
Netherlands
Netherlands
New Caledonia
New Caledonia
Nicaragua
Nicaragua
Niue
Niue
North Macedonia
North Macedonia
Palestinian Territories
Palestinian Territories
Panama
Panama
Paraguay
Paraguay
Peru
Peru
Poland
Poland
Portugal
Portugal
Qatar
Qatar
Reunion
Reunion
Romania
Romania
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
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

Oslo

Light rain
17°C
Light rain
2021-07-27
Heavy rain
20.3°C
7.4°C
2021-07-28
Heavy rain
18.5°C
14.5°C
2021-07-29
Moderate rain
17.8°C
12.2°C