The Ukrainian passport is currently ranked 29th place on the Guide Passport Index. It provides visa-free access to 148 countries. This gives it an overall medium mobility score. Ukrainian passport holders have visa-free access and visas on arrival to destinations such as Brazil, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates and the entire European Union. Ukrainian passport holders do however require a visa to enter about 81 destinations in the world. Some of the destinations where a visa is required are China, the United States and the United Kingdom.
The Ukraine passport ranking relative to other global passports is calculated by adding up the number of countries that allow Ukraine passport holders to enter without a visa (i.e. visa-free countries) and those that allow Ukraine 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 108 Ukraine passport visa-free countries, 38 Ukraine visa-on-arrival countries, and 2 eTA destinations.
Altogether, Ukraine passport holders can enter a total of 148 destinations—either without a visa, through a visa on arrival, or via an eTA. As a result, the Ukraine passport ranks 29 in the world.
Separate from these Ukraine visa-free countries and visa-on-arrival countries, there are 81 additional destinations which Ukraine passport holders either need a physical visa to enter or an eVisa (i.e. visa required countries).
Ukraine is a former soviet country consisting of 24 regions. The nation is located Eastern Europe bordering Moldova, Romania, Hungary, Slovakia, Poland, Belarus and Russia. The most important regions are Donetsk and Dnipropetrovsk. The nation has a surface area of 603,628 square kilometers and is therefore the 45th largest country in the world. Its geography is characterized by fertile plains, plateaus and mountains in the west. Ukraine has a temperate continental climate throughout the country except for the southern coast where it is Mediterranean.
The overall population is over 43.7 million people. This makes it the 33rd most populous country in the world. The capital is Kiev, which is also the most populated city with more than 2.9 million inhabitants. Other major cities are Kharkiv, Odesa and Dnipro. The largest airport is Boyspil International Airport (KBP) with over 15 million yearly passengers. KBP Airport has excellent flight connections to the entire world.
Ukraine has a long and rich cultural history in literature, painting, ballet and classical music. The main religions of the country are Orthodox and the Islam. The official language is Ukrainian. The legal system is the civil law with judicial review legislative acts. The government type is a semi-presidential republic. The chief of state is President Volodymyr Zelenskyy. The head of government is the Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal. The elections take place every 5 years and the president is elected directly via absolute majority.
The official currency of the country is the Ukrainian hryvnia (UAH) with the current exchange rate being UAH 36.75 to the USD. The country has a market-based economy, generating a GDP of approximately $429.9 billion. Its citizens have a per capita income of $10,310. The GDP is mostly made up of 2 key sectors which are the service and industry sector. Ukraine is a major producer of oil, gas and metals. Other important export products are coal, metals, machinery, grains and sugar beets.
Ukraine is filled with a variety of urban and natural tourism destinations and attractions. It has many significant touristic and historic sites. It boasts with 7 UNESCO world heritage sites scatted across the nation. Major tourist destinations are Khortysia, the Annunciation Cathedral, the Potemkin Stairs, the Shatsky National Natural Park and the Askania Nova. The nation has a total of approximately more than 14 million tourists visiting every year.