Cyprus Passport Ranked 16th Worldwide for Travel Access


Cyprus’ passport was ranked 16th worldwide in terms of global access, according to the Henley Passport index.

Holders can travel without visa to 173 countries in the world and require visas for 53.

Greece is ranked seventh, as is Belgium, Canada and Ireland. Greek passport holders can travel without visa to 184 countries but need a visa for 42.

Japan tops the list, with the country’s passport holders having visa-free access to 190 countries and requiring visas for  36.  Ranked second are Singapore and North Korea, while Germany and France share third place, and Denmark, Finland, Italy and Sweden share fourth.

Luxembourg and Spain are in fifth place, Austria, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Switzerland, the UK and the US are ranked sixth.

Making up the top ten are the Czech republic (eighth), Malta (ninth) and Australia, Iceland and New Zeland (joint 10th).

Based on IATA data, the Henley Passport Index offers an in-depth picture of which countries passport-holders can access with which type of visa, how the passport has changed over the last 14 years, how it compares to other passports, why it has the level of access it does, and which additional passports would improve mobility.

Read about the Cyprus Investment Program for details on how to obtain a Cyprus Passport.



View All Projects

Adonis Beach Villas

Adonis Beach Village is Leptos Estates’ latest, most luxurious development, set in one of the most desirable locations in Paphos based on the success of the nearby ...

Coral Seas Villas

Coral Seas Villas is located on the coastline in a generally pristine area within walking distance to the Coral Beach Hotel, a 15 minute drive to the metropolitan city of...

Kamares Village

Leptos Estates has created one of the most exclusive developments in Cyprus that is amongst the most distinctive in the Eastern Mediterranean, Leptos Kamares Village. Thi...

Limassol Del Mar

Limassol Del Mar expresses the island's 'new wave' of architecture through its unique High-rise Curvilinear design, that fully capitalizes on the plot's 1...