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New Zealand and Australia are world’s most powerful passports

Published 12-10-2020

The Passport Index ranks passports based on the amount of visa-free world travel. It compares the passports of 193 countries. According to Passport Index,following are the passports that rank higher,

  1. New Zealand (129)

  2. Australia, Germany, Austria, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Ireland, South Korea, Japan (128)

  3. Sweden, Belgium, France, Finland, Italy, Spain (127)

  4. Netherlands, Denmark, Portugal, Lithuania, Norway, Iceland, UK, Canada (126)

  5. Malta, Slovenia, Latvia (125)

  6. Czech Republic, Estonia, Greece, Poland, Hungary, Liechtenstein (124)

  7. Slovakia (123)

  8. Cyprus, Croatia, Monaco (121)

  9. Romania, Bulgaria (120)

  10. San Marino, Andorra, Uruguay (115)

New Zealand passport enables its citizens to travel to 86 countries visa free and 43 countries on arrival.

Following New Zealand, Australian’s passports are ranked second with Germany, Austria, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Ireland, South Korea and Japan. With an Australian passport, Australian citizens can travel to 85 countries without a visa and 43 countries on arrival.

Canadian’s passport is fourth on the list. It is a powerful passport which allows its citizens to travel to 126 countries.

American passport holders are able to travel to 92 countries. 52 countries are visa free and 40 countries would issue visas on arrival. It is currently ranked 21st with Malaysia.

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