Have you ever wondered why Indonesia passport cover is green? Why is it not just yellow? or pink? Why is it green color? So, after reading the title of this article, you possibly immediately think "Oh yeah, why are the color green?" Well, the first time I thought about this is when I saw my nephew’s passport that lives in Malaysia. Malaysian passport is red. Then I compared it with the passport of Indonesia, the color is different. After that, I immediately grabbed my smartphone, searched on Google all information about color of the passport cover. What I found was that each country has a different color design on the passport cover. Although different, the passport cover in all countries in the world is basically consists of four main colors, they are red, blue, green, and black. The color of the passport reflects certain categories of countries.
So, why does Indonesia chose green for the color of its passport cover? I found some information from various sources saying that, in general, the country with green passport color that refers to the religion in the country. For example, Indonesia, using a green color for its passport cover. This is because the majority of religion in Indonesia is Islam. Most Islamic countries use green passports. This green color is believed to be the favorite color of Prophet Muhammad PBUH and is often associated as a paradise in the Qur'an. In addition, this green color is also the basis of many flags of Islamic countries, such as Afghanistan and Iran. Apart from that, this passport color is also influenced by the political and geographic conditions of a country.
Well, that's the answer why the color of Indonesia's passport is green. You know, Indonesia is not the only country who chooses the green color for the cover of passport. Examples of other countries that use the green color for the passport cover are Saudi Arabia, Morocco, Mesi, Nigeria, Zimbabwe and Ivory Coast also choose a green color for their passport. So, now you already know why the cover of Indonesian passport is green, right?