Which countries are visa-free for citizens of Albania?

Albania passport holders can travel to countries including Brazil, Israel, Turkey, and the European Union without a visa or with a visa on arrival. Albania passport holders, on the other hand, need a visa to visit countries throughout the world like China, Japan, and India.

Which countries are visa-free for citizens of Albania?

The Mobility Score is used to rank passports. The Passport Power Rank is determined by the Mobility Score. The higher the Mobility Score, the higher the Passport Power Rank. The Welcoming Countries Score (WCS) ranks countries based on the number of visa-free or visa-on-arrival passports they accept.

Albanian passport holders can receive a visa on arrival or electronic travel permission to visit a nation (eTA). There are 82 Albania passport visa-free countries, 32 Albania visa-on-arrival countries, and 1 eTA destination at the moment.
Albanian passport holders can visit a total of 115 countries, either without a visa, with a visa on arrival, or with an electronic travel authorization (eTA). As a result, Albania’s passport is currently ranked 52 in the world.
Aside from these Albania visa-free and visa-on-arrival countries, Albania passport holders must also obtain a physical visa or an eVisa to visit 114 additional countries (i.e. visa required countries).

Which countries can you travel to with an Albanian passport?

The number of countries that allow Albania passport holders to enter without a visa (i.e. visa-free countries) is added to the number of countries that allow Albania passport holders to enter by obtaining a visa on arrival (i.e. visa-on-arrival countries) or electronic travel authorization (i.e. visa-on-arrival countries) (eTA). There are 82 Albania passport visa-free countries, 32 Albania visa-on-arrival countries, and 1 eTA destination at the moment.

Visa-free countries for Albania passport

These countries, or territories, are visa-free for citizens of Albanis:

Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, , Armenia, Aruba, Austria, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Chile, Colombia, Cook Islands, Croatia, Curacao, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, French Guiana, French Polynesia, French West Indies, The Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Greenland, Haiti, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Israel, Italy, Kosovo, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macao, Malaysia, Malta, Mayotte, Micronesia, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Caledonia, Niue, North Macedonia, Norway, Palestinian Territories, Poland, Portugal, Reunion, Romania, San Marino, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, St. Maarten, St. Pierre and Miquelon, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Sweden, Switzerland, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Ukraine, Vatican City, and Wallis and Futuna. 

Visa on arrival for Albania passport

Albania passport holders can get a visa on arrival in these countries:

Bangladesh, , Bolivia, Cambodia, Cape Verde, Comoros, Egypt, Guinea-Bissau, Iran, Jamaica, Kenya, Kuwait, Laos, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Nepal, Palau, Rwanda, Samoa, Senegal, Seychelles, Somalia, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tuvalu, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. 

eTA

Sri Lanka needs an eta before.

Evisa for Albania passports

Albania passport holders want to get an evisa, a visa that they get online, before they travel to these countries:

Australia, Azerbaijan, Benin, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Gabon, India, Lesotho, Montserrat, Myanmar, Norfolk Island, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Sao Tome and Principe, St. Helena, Suriname, Tajikistan, United Arab Emirates, and Uzbekistan. 

Visa required for Albania passport holders

Albania passport holders want to get a visa before they travel to these countries:

Afghanistan, Algeria, American Samoa, Angola, Anguilla, Argentina, Bahamas, Bahrain, Belize, Bermuda, Bhutan, Botswana, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Canada, Cayman Islands, Central African Republic, Chad, China, Congo, Congo (Dem. Rep.), Costa Rica, Cote d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast), Cuba, Dominican Republic, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Eswatini, Falkland Islands, Fiji, Ghana, Gibraltar, Grenada, Guam, Guatemala, Guinea, Guyana, Honduras, Iraq, Ireland, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kiribati, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mexico, Mongolia, Morocco, Namibia, Nauru, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, Northern Mariana Islands, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Russia, Saint Lucia, Saudi Arabia, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, Taiwan, Thailand, Tonga, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Turks and Caicos Islands, United Kingdom, United States of America, Uruguay, US Virgin Islands, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, and Yemen. 

Visa requirements for Albanian citizens

More detailed information on how Albanian citizens can travel to the following countries.

Afghanistan

Visa required

Algeria

Visa required

Andorra

Visa not required 90 days

Angola

Visa required

Antigua and Barbuda

Visa not required 180 days

Argentina

Visa required

Armenia

Visa not required 180 days within 1 year

Australia

Visa required

May apply online (Online Visitor e600 visa).

Austria

Visa not required 90 days

90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen Area

Azerbaijan

eVisa 30 days

Bahamas

Visa required

Bahrain

Visa required

Bangladesh

Visa on arrival 30 days

Barbados

Visa not required 28 days

Belarus

Visa not required 30 days

Belgium

Visa not required 90 days

90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen Area

Belize

Visa required

Benin

eVisa / Visa on arrival 30 days / 8 days

Must have an international vaccination certificate.

Bhutan

Visa required

Bolivia

Visa on arrival 90 days

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Visa not required 90 days

90 days within any 6-month period

ID card valid

Botswana

Visa required

Brazil

Visa not required 90 days

90 days within any 180 day period

Brunei

Visa required

Bulgaria

Visa not required 90 days

90 days within any 180 day period

Burkina Faso

Visa required

Burundi

Visa required

Cambodia

eVisa / Visa on arrival 30 days

Visa is also obtainable online.

Cameroon

Visa required

Canada

Visa required

Cape Verde

Visa on arrival

Central African Republic

Visa required

Chad

Visa required

Chile

Visa not required 90 days

China

Visa required

24-hour visa-free transit through China (unless arriving in Fuzhou, Huangshan, Mudanjiang, Shenzhen or Yanji).

72-hour visa-free transit through Changsha, Guilin and Harbin.

144-hour visa-free transit through Beijing, Chengdu, Chongqing, Dalian, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Jieyang, Kunming, Nanjing, Ningbo, Qinhuangdao, Qingdao, Shanghai, Shenyang, Shenzhen, Shijiazhuang, Tianjin, Wuhan, Xiamen and Xi’an.

Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan count as third countries under the 24, 72 and 144-hours transit without visa (TWOV) policies.

All TWOV programs are currently suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Colombia

Visa not required

Comoros

Visa on arrival

Republic of the Congo

Visa required

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Visa required

Costa Rica

Visa required

Côte d’Ivoire

eVisa

Croatia

Visa not required 90 days

90 days within any 180 day period

Cuba Tourist Card required

Cyprus

Visa not required 90 days

90 days within any 180 day period

Czech Republic

Visa not required 90 days

90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen Area

Denmark

Visa not required 90 days

90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen Area

Djibouti

eVisa 31 days

Dominica

Visa not required 21 days

Dominican Republic

Visa not required 90 days

Ecuador

Visa not required 90 days

Egypt

eVisa 30 days

El Salvador

Visa not required 3 months

Equatorial Guinea

Visa required

Eritrea

Visa required

Estonia

Visa not required 90 days

90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen Area

Eswatini

Visa required

Ethiopia

eVisa up to 90 days

eVisa holders must arrive via Addis Ababa Bole International Airport

Fiji

Visa required

Finland

Visa not required 90 days

90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen Area

France

Visa not required 90 days

90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen Area

Gabon

eVisa

Electronic visa holders must arrive via Libreville International Airport.

Gambia

Visa not required 90 days

Georgia

Visa not required 1 year

Germany

Visa not required 90 days

90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen Area

Ghana

Visa required

Pre-approved visa can be picked up on arrival.

Greece

Visa not required 90 days

90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen Area

Grenada

Visa required

Guatemala

Visa required

Guinea

eVisa 90 days

Guinea-Bissau

eVisa / Visa on arrival 90 days

Guyana

Visa not required 90 days

Haiti

Visa not required 3 months

Honduras

Visa required

Hungary

Visa not required 90 days

90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen Area

Iceland

Visa not required 90 days

90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen Area

India e-Visa 60 days

e-Visa holders must arrive via 26 designated airports or 3 designated seaports.

An Indian e-Tourist Visa can only be obtained twice in one calendar year.

Indonesia

Visa not required 30 days

Iran

eVisa/Visa on arrival 30 days

Iraq

Visa required

Ireland

Visa required

Israel

Visa not required 90 days

Italy

Visa not required 90 days

90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen Area

Jamaica

Visa on arrival 90 days

Japan

Visa required

Jordan

Visa required

Kazakhstan

Visa required

Kenya

eVisa / Visa on arrival 3 months

Kiribati

Visa required

North Korea

Visa required

South Korea

Visa not required 30 days

Kuwait

Visa required

Kyrgyzstan

eVisa / Visa on arrival 1 month

Visa on arrival available at Manas International Airport.

Electronic visa holders must arrive via Manas International Airport or Osh Airport or through land crossings with China (at Irkeshtam and Torugart), Kazakhstan (at Ak-jol, Ak-Tilek, Chaldybar, Chon-Kapka), Tajikistan (at Bor-Dobo, Kulundu, Kyzyl-Bel) and Uzbekistan (at Dostuk).

Laos

eVisa / Visa on arrival 30 days

Visa on arrival is available at Luangphabang, Pakse, Savannakhet and Vientiane international airports, the 4 Thai-Lao Friendship Bridges, 13 border crossings, and Tanalaeng train station in Vientiane. Visa on arrival facilities will be gradually phased out starting in January 2020.

eVisa may be used to enter Laos through Wattay International Airport and the First Thai–Lao Friendship Bridge

The Lalai, Lantui, Meuang mom, Pakxan, and Phoudou border crossings are open only to visa holders.

Visa on arrival is extendable up to 60 days.

Latvia

Visa not required 90 days

90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen Area

Lebanon

Visa required

Lesotho

eVisa

Liberia

Visa required

Libya

Visa required

Liechtenstein

Visa not required 90 days

90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen Area

Lithuania

Visa not required 90 days

90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen Area

Luxembourg

Visa not required 90 days

90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen Area

Madagascar

eVisa / Visa on arrival 90 days

Malawi

eVisa / Visa on arrival 90 days

Malaysia

Visa not required 3 months

Maldives

Visa on arrival 30 days

Mali

Visa required

Malta

Visa not required 90 days

90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen Area

Marshall Islands

Visa required

Mauritania

Visa on arrival

Available at Nouakchott–Oumtounsy International Airport.

Mauritius

Visa on arrival 60 days

Mexico

Visa required

Visa exemption for permanent residents or valid visa holders of Schengen Area, Canada, Japan, US

Micronesia

Visa not required 30 days

Moldova

Visa not required 90 days

90 days within any 180 day period

Monaco

Visa not required 90 days

Mongolia

Visa required

Montenegro

Visa not required 90 days

ID card valid for 30 days

Morocco

Visa required

Mozambique

Visa on arrival 30 days

Conditions apply

Myanmar

eVisa 28 days

eVisa holders must arrive via Yangon, Nay Pyi Taw or Mandalay airports or via land border crossings with Thailand — Tachileik, Myawaddy and Kawthaung or India — Rih Khaw Dar and Tamu.

eVisa is available for tourism only.

Namibia

Visa required

Nauru

Visa required

   Nepal

Visa on arrival 90 days

Netherlands

Visa not required 90 days

90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen Area

New Zealand

Visa required

Holders of an Australian Permanent Resident Visa or Resident Return Visa may be granted a New Zealand Resident Visa on arrival permitting indefinite stay (pursuant to the Trans-Tasman Travel Arrangement), subject to meeting character requirements and obtaining an Electronic Travel Authority prior to departure.

Nicaragua

Visa required

Niger

Visa required

Nigeria

Visa required

North Macedonia

Visa not required 90 days

ID card valid

Norway

Visa not required 90 days

90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen Area

Oman

Visa not required 14 days

Pakistan Online Visa

Palau

Visa on arrival 30 days

Panama

Visa required

Papua New Guinea

Visa required

Paraguay

Visa required

Peru

Visa required

Philippines

Visa required

Poland

Visa not required 90 days

90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen Area

Portugal

Visa not required 90 days

90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen Area

Qatar

eVisa

Romania

Visa not required 90 days

90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen Area

Russia

Visa required

Rwanda

eVisa / Visa on arrival 30 days

Saint Kitts and Nevis

Visa not required

Saint Lucia

Visa required

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Visa not required 1 month

Samoa Entry Permit on arrival 60 days

San Marino

Visa not required 90 days

São Tomé and Príncipe

eVisa

Saudi Arabia

Visa required

Senegal

Visa on arrival 30 days

Serbia

Visa not required 90 days

ID card valid

Seychelles

Visitor’s Permit on arrival 3 months

Sierra Leone

Visa required

Singapore

Visa not required 30 days

Slovakia

Visa not required 90 days

90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen Area

Slovenia

Visa not required 90 days

90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen Area

Solomon Islands

Visa required

Somalia

Visa on arrival 30 days

Available at Bosaso Airport, Galcaio Airport and Mogadishu Airport.

South Africa

Visa required

South Sudan Electronic Visa

Obtainable online

Printed visa authorization must be presented at the time of travel

Spain

Visa not required 90 days

90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen Area

Sri Lanka

eVisa / Visa on arrival 30 days

Sudan

Visa required

Suriname

eVisa

Sweden

Visa not required 90 days

90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen Area

  Switzerland

Visa not required 90 days

90 days within any 180 day period in the Schengen Area

Syria

Visa required

Tajikistan

eVisa 45 days

Tanzania

eVisa / Visa on arrival 3 months

Thailand

Visa required

Timor-Leste

Visa on arrival 30 days

Togo

Visa on arrival 7 days

Tonga

Visa required

Trinidad and Tobago

Visa not required 90 days

Tunisia

Visa required

Turkey

Visa not required 90 days

Turkmenistan

Visa required

Tuvalu

Visa on arrival 1 month

Uganda

eVisa / Visa on arrival

May apply online.

Ukraine

Visa not required 90 days

90 days within any 180 day period

United Arab Emirates

eVisa

Visas can be arranged online through an airline.

United Kingdom

Visa required

United States

Visa required

Uruguay

Visa required

Uzbekistan

eVisa 30 days

5-day visa-free transit at the international airports if holding a confirmed onward ticket for a flight to a third country.

Vanuatu

Visa required

  Vatican City

Visa not required

Venezuela

Visa required

Vietnam

Visa required

Prearranged visa obtained online through travel agencies available at Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Phu Quoc or Da Nang airports.

Phú Quốc visa exemption for up to 30 days.

Yemen

Visa required

Zambia

eVisa / Visa on arrival 90 days

Zimbabwe

eVisa / Visa on arrival 3 months

30 days for visits on business, 3 months for tourists


source: Visa index for Albania . Visa requirements for Albanian citizens