Passport of Romania

The image of the passport of Romania The passport of Romania is a document that proves that a person has a citizenship of Romania. If you apply for a residency programme with the aim of getting a citizenship, acquiring a passport is one of your primary aims.

Romania's passport is considered to be the 38th strongest passport out of 199 passports of the world. The holders of the passport can enter 118 countries with no visa requirements and in 43 jursidictions they would receive a visa on arrival. In 37 countries, the holder of the passport would still need a visa. This makes the passport of Romania (and, by default, Romania's citizenship) stronger than 81% of the world's citizenships.

The passport is valid for 10 years. There is also an electronic, machine-readable version of the document. The passport issuing authority of Romania is Ministry of Internal Affairs (General Directorate for Passports). The passport of the current format is not particularly new. It has been in use for 5 years, since 12 January 2019.


The position of Romania's passport in the worldwide travel/identity document rating is as follows:

  • [...]
  • 36. Cyprus passport - visa free/on arrival to 162 countries
  • 37. Malaysia passport - visa free/on arrival to 161 countries
  • 38. Romania passport - visa free/on arrival to 161 countries
  • 39. Monaco passport - visa free/on arrival to 161 countries
  • 40. Croatia passport - visa free/on arrival to 160 countries
  • [...]


The fee for acquiring the Romania's passport is USD 65, or approximately EUR 59 (this may vary in specific circumstances).

Get a passport

If you are interested in getting this or an EU passport, acquiring a residency permit is the first step. This is because one is almost always required to be residing in a country for some time before one can apply for a citizenship. So get acquainted with our residence permit services and start your journey to citizenship now.