North Korean Passport

North Korea

The North Korean passport grants access to 8 countries without a visa. Additionally, travelers can obtain an e-visa for 48 countries. For those visiting 15 countries, a visa can be secured upon arrival. However, for travel to 121 countries, a visa is mandatory.


North Korea, officially the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, has a population of approximately 25.8 million as of 2021. The country is located in East Asia and is bordered by China, Russia, and South Korea. Pyongyang is the capital and largest city.

North Korean passports are issued by the Ministry of People's Armed Forces. They are dark blue and feature the emblem of North Korea in the center of the front cover. The passport consists of 32 pages, including personal data, signature, and photo of the bearer.


Visa-free map

Nearby countries

The nearest visa free countries to visit for North Korean passport holders are Micronesia, Kyrgyzstan, Samoa, Haiti, Suriname and Guyana.

Visa free countries

So, where can North Koreans travel without a visa? We have listed all the countries where North Korea citizens can travel visa-free, eliminating the hassle of visa paperwork.




This data has been sourced from Wikipedia and was last updated on 6/1/2024.