As any passionate traveller knows, passports are the key to adventures. Passports are the ultimate “don’t leave home without it” item, but the nationality of your passport can have a major effect on your travel plans and time abroad.
According to Henley Passport Index, 2018, Japan has taken the top-spot as the country with the most powerful passport. With the visa-free access to Myanmar, granted in the beginning of October, Japanese citizens can now visit 190 countries around the world without visa related restrictions.
The second spot is taken by Singapore. It’s citizens can visit a total 189 destinations visa-free.
The first European countries in the list are France and Germany, tied with South Korea in third place, managing to travel freely to 188 different jurisdictions .
On the bottom of the list are Afghanistan and Iraq, both with visa-free access to 30 destinations.
Top 5 of Henley Passport Index 2018:
1- Japan – Visa Free acess to 190 destinations
2- Singapore – Visa Free acess to 189 destinations
3- France, Germany and South Korea – Visa Free acess to 188 destinations
4- Denmark, Finland, Italy, Spain, Sweden – Visa Free acess to 187 destinations
5- Austria, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, UK, USA – Visa Free acess to 186 destinations
Bottom 5 of Henley Passport Index 2018:
102 – Palestinian Territory, Sudan, Eritrea – Visa Free acess to 39 destinations
103 – Yemen – Visa Free acess to 37 destinations
104 – Pakistan – Visa Free acess to 33 destinations
106 – Somalia, Syria – Visa Free acess to 32 destinations
106 – Afghanistan, Iraq – Visa Free acess to 30 destinations
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