Did you know there are only four color passport in the world? Maybe you think pure Passport color just for aesthetic value, but you are wrong.
It turns out that each country had specific reasons in choosing one of four colors fortheir passport.
So, what are the colors and their meanings?
Red is the color that is most commonly used. This color is usually selected countries that have a history of or adhere to the Communist system. The citizens of Slovenia, Serbia, Latvia, Romania, China, Russia, Poland and Georgia have a red Passport.
In addition, this colour is also used EU Member States, except for Croatia.
Countries that are interested in joining the European Union, including Turkey, Macedonia and Albania also change color to red passports several years ago.
Other countries are choosing red is Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru.
Blue is the color of the second most widely used for the Passport. The blue symbolises the “new world” and the colors used 15 Caribbean countries. Countries in South America, such as Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay are also using the blue passport, the cover symbolises the relations with Mercosur, the South American countries.
One of the famous blue passports are the property of u.s. citizens, but they recentlyreplaced it so blue in 1976.
United Kingdom also wear the color blue for his passport, but that old blue color was replaced with red wine in 1988,
Most of the muslim countries using the Green Passport, for example Indonesia, Morocco, Saudi Arabia and Pakistan. This is because green is considered a favorite colorRasullullah Muhammad S.A.W.
The color green is also considered as a symbol of nature and life.
Most West African countries, including Nigeria, Niger and Segal also had a Green Passport color, but the colors were chosen because they were included in the Economic Community of West African States.
This is the most rare color passport. Some African countries, such as Botswana, Zambia, Burundi, Gabon, Angola, Chad, Congo and Malawi have a passport.
Citizens of New Zealand also had black passport because it is the country’s nationalcolor, as reported by The Sun.