willkommen-in-germany: Visa requirements for …


Visa requirements for German citizens are administrative entry restrictions by the authorities of other states placed on citizens of Germany. In Feb 2016, German citizens had visa-free or visa on arrival access to 177 countries and territories, ranking the German passport 1st in the world according to the Visa Restrictions Index. Additionally, the World Tourism Organization published a report in Jan 2016 ranking the German passport 1st in the world (tied with Denmark, Finland, Italy, Luxembourg, Singapore, and the UK) in terms of travel freedom. 

Recently visa requirements for German citizens were lifted by Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Kazakhstan, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Timor-Leste, Samoa, Indonesia, Vietnam, Sao Tome and Principe, Tonga, and Palau. Myanmar aka Birma and India made German citizens eligible for eVisas. Look up visa requirements by country here.