These are the most powerful passports in the world right now

May 2 2019, 8:17 pm

Ever wonder where your country ranks compared to the rest?

Passport Index is a global ranking of all the countries in the world, ranked from most powerful to least.

So what makes a passport powerful and why should you care?

It’s all about global mobility; the freedom to travel and move around the world, and, according to The Passport Index, it’s based on the number of countries that grant visa-free access to each passport holder.

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Passport Index.

At the top of the list is the UAE, followed by a tie between Luxembourg, Finland, Germany, and Spain in second place.

Passport Index.

Passport Index.

Denmark ranks third alongside Sweden, Italy, Singapore, Netherlands, Austria, Portugal, Switzerland, and South Korea.

The fourth most powerful passports are a tie between France, Belgium, Greece, Malta, Norway, Japan, Ireland, and the USA.

And in fifth sits Belgium, Austria, Japan, Greece, Portugal, Switzerland, UK, Ireland, and Canada.

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Passport Index.

At the bottom of the list is Iraq, followed by Pakistan and Syria.

For the full list and to see where your country ranks, visit Passport Index’s ranking.

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