UK Passport Visa Free Countries 2024

We have compiled visa requirements full list of countries and territories accessible to british passport holders. As of 2024, the UK passport has 191 visa free destinations becoming 4th best powerful passport in the world according to Henley passport index.

Visa Free Countries

AfghanistanVisa required
AlbaniaVisa not required90 days
AlgeriaVisa required
Visa not required
AngolaVisa not required30 days
Antigua and BarbudaVisa not required6 months
ArgentinaVisa not required90 days
ArmeniaVisa not required180 days
AustraliaeVisitor90 days
AustriaVisa not required90 days
AzerbaijaneVisa30 days
BahamasVisa not required8 months
BahraineVisa / Visa on arrival14 days
BangladeshVisa on arrival30 days
BarbadosVisa not required6 months
BelarusVisa not required30 days
BelgiumVisa not required90 days
Visa not required
BenineVisa30 days
BoliviaVisa not required90 days
Bosnia and HerzegovinaVisa not required90 days
BotswanaVisa not required90 days
BrazilVisa not required90 days
BruneiVisa not required90 days
BulgariaVisa not required90 days
Burkina FasoeVisa / Visa on arrival1 month
BurundiVisa on arrival1 month
CambodiaeVisa / Visa on arrival30 days
CanadaElectronic Travel Authorization6 months
Cape VerdeVisa not required30 days
Central African RepublicVisa required
ChadVisa required
ChileVisa not required90 days
ChinaVisa required
ColombiaVisa not required90 days
ComorosVisa on arrival45 days
Republic of the CongoVisa required
Democratic Republic of the CongoeVisa7 days
Costa RicaVisa not required3 months
Côte d’IvoireeVisa3 months
CroatiaVisa not required90 days
CubaTourist card required90 days
CyprusVisa not required90 days
Czech RepublicVisa not required90 days
DenmarkVisa not required90 days
DjiboutieVisa90 days
DominicaVisa not required6 months
Dominican RepublicVisa not required30 days
EcuadorVisa not required90 days
EgypteVisa / Visa on arrival30 days
El SalvadorVisa not required6 months
Equatorial GuineaeVisa
EritreaVisa required
EstoniaVisa not required90 days
EswatiniVisa not required30 days
EthiopiaeVisa / Visa on arrivalup to 90 days
FijiVisa not required4 months
FinlandVisa not required90 days
FranceVisa not required90 days
GaboneVisa90 days
GambiaVisa not required90 days
GeorgiaVisa not required1 year
GermanyVisa not required90 days
GhanaVisa required
GreeceVisa not required90 days
GrenadaVisa not required6 months
GuatemalaVisa not required90 days
GuineaeVisa90 days
Guinea-BissauVisa on arrival90 days
GuyanaVisa not required3 months
HaitiVisa not required90 days
HondurasVisa not required3 months
HungaryVisa not required90 days
IcelandVisa not required90 days
IndiaeVisa30 days
Indonesiae-VOA / Visa on arrival30 days
IranVisa required
IraqVisa on arrival60 days
IrelandVisa not required
Freedom of movement (Common Travel Area).
IsraelVisa not required3 months
ItalyVisa not required90 days
JamaicaVisa not required180 days
JapanVisa not required90 days
eVisa / Visa on arrival
KazakhstanVisa not required30 days
KenyaElectronic Travel Authorisation3 months
KiribatiVisa not required30 days
North KoreaVisa required
South KoreaElectronic Travel Authorization90 days
KosovoVisa not required90 days
KuwaiteVisa / Visa on arrival3 months
KyrgyzstanVisa not required60 days
LaoseVisa / Visa on arrival30 days
LatviaVisa not required90 days
LebanonFree visa on arrival1 month
LesothoVisa not required14 days
LiberiaVisa required
LibyaVisa required
LiechtensteinVisa not required90 days
LithuaniaVisa not required90 days
LuxembourgVisa not required90 days
MadagascarVisa on arrival60 days
MalawieVisa / Visa on arrival90 days
MalaysiaVisa not required3 months
MaldivesFree visa on arrival30 days
MaliVisa required
MaltaVisa not required90 days
Marshall IslandsVisa not required90 days
MauritaniaVisa on arrival
MauritiusVisa not required90 days
MexicoVisa not required180 days
Federated States of MicronesiaVisa not required30 days
MoldovaVisa not required90 days
Visa not required
MongoliaVisa not required30 days
MontenegroVisa not required90 days
MoroccoVisa not required90 days
MozambiqueVisa not required30 days
MyanmareVisa28 days
NamibiaVisa not required3 months
NauruVisa required
NepalOnline Visa / Visa on arrival90 days
NetherlandsVisa not required90 days
New ZealandElectronic Travel Authority6 months
NicaraguaVisa not required90 days
NigerVisa required
NigeriaeVisa90 days
North MacedoniaVisa not required90 days
NorwayVisa not required90 days
OmanVisa not required / eVisa
14 days / 30 days
PakistanETA / Online Visa
30 days / 3 months
PalauFree visa on arrival30 days
PanamaVisa not required90 days
Papua New GuineaeVisa60 days
ParaguayVisa not required90 days
PeruVisa not required183 days
PhilippinesVisa not required30 days
PolandVisa not required90 days
PortugalVisa not required90 days
QatarVisa not required30 days
RomaniaVisa not required90 days
RussiaVisa required
RwandaeVisa / Visa on arrival30 days
Saint Kitts and NevisVisa not required3 months
Saint LuciaVisa not required6 weeks
Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesVisa not required6 months
SamoaVisa not required60 days
San Marino
Visa not required
São Tomé and PríncipeVisa not required15 days
Saudi ArabiaElectronic Visa Waiver / Visa on arrival
180 days / 90 days
SenegalVisa not required90 days
SerbiaVisa not required90 days
SeychellesElectronic Border System3 months
Sierra LeoneeVisa / Visa on arrival
3 months / 30 days
SingaporeVisa not required90 days
SlovakiaVisa not required90 days
SloveniaVisa not required90 days
Solomon IslandsFree Visitor’s permit on arrival3 months
SomaliaVisa on arrival30 days
South AfricaVisa not required90 days
South SudaneVisa
SpainVisa not required90 days
Sri LankaETA / Visa on arrival30 days
SudanVisa required
SurinameVisa not required90 days
SwedenVisa not required90 days
Visa not required
SyriaVisa required
TaiwanVisa not required90 days
TajikistaneVisa45 days
TanzaniaeVisa / Visa on arrival90 days
ThailandVisa not required30 days
Timor-LesteVisa on arrival30 days
TogoeVisa15 days
TongaFree visa on arrival31 days
Trinidad and Tobago
Visa not required
TunisiaVisa not required3 months
TurkeyVisa not required3 months
TurkmenistanVisa required
TuvaluFree visa on arrival1 month
UgandaeVisa3 months
UkraineVisa not required90 days
United Arab EmiratesVisa not required30 days
United StatesVisa Waiver Program90 days
UruguayVisa not required90 days
UzbekistanVisa not required30 days
VanuatuVisa not required30 days
Vatican City
Visa not required
VenezuelaVisa not required90 days
VietnamVisa not required45 days
YemenVisa required
ZambiaVisa not required30 days
ZimbabweVisa on arrival30 days

Source: Wikipedia

British Crown Dependencies and Overseas Territories

Akrotiri and Dhekelia
Visa not required
AnguillaVisa not required3 months
BermudaVisa not required6 months
British Antarctic Territory
Special permit required
British Indian Ocean Territory
Special permit required
British Virgin IslandsVisa not required1 month
Cayman IslandsVisa not required6 months
Falkland IslandsVisa not requiredref>Immigration Ordinance 1999, Falkland Islands Government, 31 July 2017.</ref>1 month
GuernseyVisa not required90 days
Isle of Man
Visa not required
Visa not required
Visa not required
MontserratVisa not required6 months
Pitcairn IslandsVisa not required14 days
Ascension IslandeVisa3 months
Saint HelenaEntry permit on arrival183 days
Tristan da Cunha
Permission required
South Georgia and the South Sandwich IslandsPermit required
Turks and Caicos IslandsVisa not required90 days


Included territories of other countries and disputed regions

AbkhaziaVisa required
Mount AthosSpecial permit required
Special permit required (4 days: 25 euro for Orthodox visitors, 35 euro for non-Orthodox visitors, 18 euro for students). There is a visitors’ quota: maximum 100 Orthodox and 10 non-Orthodox per day and women are not allowed.
Brest and GrodnoVisa not required
Visa-free for 10 days
Northern CyprusVisa not required
Visa free access for 3 months. Passport required.
UN Buffer Zone in CyprusAccess Permit required
Access Permit is required for travelling inside the zone, except Civil Use Areas.
Faroe Islands
Visa not required
Jan MayenPermit required
Permit issued by the local police required for staying for less than 24 hours and permit issued by the Norwegian police for staying for more than 24 hours.
SvalbardVisa not required
Unlimited Stay (Indefinite Stay).
Closed cities and regions in RussiaSpecial authorisation required
Several closed cities require special authorisation.
South OssetiaVisa not required
Visa free, however an invitation from a South Ossetian citizen or organisation must be provided. Multiple entry visa to Russia and three-day prior notification are also required to enter South Ossetia.
TransnistriaVisa not required
Visa free. Registration required after 24 hours.
Eritrea outside AsmaraTravel permit required
Visa covers Asmara only; to travel in the rest of the country, a Travel Permit for Foreigners is required (20 Eritrean nakfa).
MayotteVisa not required
90 days within 180-day period Valid ID or Passport Required.
RéunionVisa not required
90 days within 180-day period Valid ID or Passport Required.
Sahrawi Arab Democratic RepublicVisa not required
Visa not required up to 3 months in the Western Sahara controlled territory.
SomalilandVisa on arrival
Visa issued on arrival (30 days for 30 US dollars, payable on arrival).
Sudan outside KhartoumTravel permit required
All foreigners travelling more than 25 kilometers outside of Khartoum must obtain a travel permit.
DarfurTravel permit required
Separate travel permit is required.
HainanVisa on arrival
Visa on arrival for 15 days. Available at Haikou Meilan International Airport and Sanya Phoenix International Airport.Visa not required for 21 days for travelling as part of a tourist group (5 or more people)
Hong KongVisa not required180 days
Protected and restricted areas of IndiaPAP/RAP required
Protected Area Permit (PAP) required for whole states of Nagaland and Sikkim and parts of states Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh, Uttaranchal, Jammu and Kashmir, Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh. Restricted Area Permit (RAP) required for all of Andaman and Nicobar Islands and parts of Sikkim. Some of these requirements are occasionally lifted for a year.
Iraqi KurdistanVisa on arrival
Visa on arrival for 15 days is available at Erbil and Sulaymaniyah airports.
KazakhstanSpecial permission required
Special permission required for the town of Baikonur and surrounding areas in Kyzylorda Oblast, and the town of Gvardeyskiy near Almaty.
Kish IslandVisa not required
Tourists for Kish Island do not require a visa.
MacauVisa not required180 days
Sabah and SarawakVisa not required
These states have their own immigration authorities and passport is required to travel to them, however the same visa applies.
Maldives outside MaléPermission required
With the exception of the capital Malé, tourists are generally prohibited from visiting non-resort islands without the express permission of the Government of Maldives.
North Korea outside PyongyangSpecial permit required
People are not allowed to leave the capital city, tourists may only leave the capital with a governmental tourist guide (no independent visits)
PalestineVisa not required
Arrival by sea to Gaza Strip not allowed.
Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous ProvinceOVIR permit required
OVIR permit required (15+5 Tajikistani Somoni) and another special permit (free of charge) is required for Lake Sarez.
Tibet Autonomous RegionTTP required
Tibet Travel Permit required (10 US Dollars).
Closed cities of TurkmenistanSpecial permit required
A special permit, issued prior to arrival by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, is required if visiting the following places: Atamurat, Cheleken, Dashoguz, Serakhs and Serhetabat.
Korean Demilitarized ZoneRestricted zone
UNDOF Zone and GhajarRestricted zone
Yemen outside Sana’a or AdenSpecial permission required
Special permission needed for travel outside Sana’a or Aden.
Caribbean and North Atlantic
ArubaVisa not required
Visa not required for 30 days, extendable to 180 days.
Caribbean NetherlandsVisa not required
Visa not required up to 3 months
San Andrés and LeticiaTourist Card on arrival
Visitors arriving at Gustavo Rojas Pinilla International Airport and Alfredo Vásquez Cobo International Airport must buy tourist cards on arrival.
CuraçaoVisa not required
Visa not required for 3 months.
French West IndiesVisa not required
French West Indies refers to Martinique, Guadeloupe, Saint Martin and Saint Barthélemy.
Visa not required
Margarita IslandVisa not required
All visitors are fingerprinted.
Puerto RicoVisa not required
Visa not required under the Visa Waiver Program, for 90 days on arrival from overseas for 2 years. ESTA required.
Saint Pierre and MiquelonVisa not required
Visa not required for 90 days.
Sint MaartenVisa not required
Visa not required for 3 months.
US Virgin IslandsVisa not required
Visa not required under the Visa Waiver Program, for 90 days on arrival from overseas for 2 years. ESTA required.
American SamoaElectronic authorisation30 days
Ashmore and Cartier IslandsSpecial authorisation required
Special authorisation required.
Clipperton IslandSpecial permit required
Special permit required.
Cook IslandsVisa not required
Visa free access for 31 days.
Lau ProvinceSpecial permission required
Special permission required.
French PolynesiaVisa not required
Visa not required.
GuamVisa not required45 days
New CaledoniaVisa not required
Visa not required for 3 months.
NiueVisa on arrival
Visa on arrival valid for 30 days is issued free of charge.
Northern Mariana IslandsVisa not required45 days
Entry Permit required
United States Minor Outlying IslandsSpecial permits required
Special permits required for Baker Island, Howland Island, Jarvis Island, Johnston Atoll, Kingman Reef, Midway Atoll, Palmyra Atoll and Wake Island.
Wallis and FutunaVisa not required
Visa not required.
South America
French Guiana
Visa not required
GalápagosPre-registration required
Online pre-registration is required. Transit Control Card must also be obtained at the airport prior to departure.
South Atlantic and Antarctica
AntarcticaSpecial authorisation required
Special permits required for French Southern and Antarctic Lands, Argentine Antarctica, Australia Australian Antarctic Territory, Antártica Chilena Province Chilean Antarctic Territory, Australia Heard Island and McDonald Islands, Norway Peter I Island, Norway Queen Maud Land, New Zealand Ross Dependency.


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