Singapore is the World’s Most Powerful Passport

When it comes to global travel, not all passports are created equal. But which one is the most powerful among all?

According to the Passport Index, Singapore’s is now the world’s most powerful passport. Singapore was previously tied with Germany for the number-one spot. This is the for the first time that an Asian Nation has topped the charts.

Passport Index is a free online interactive tool that sorts and ranks the world’s passports on the basis of VFS. VFS which stands for “Visa Free Score” is based on the number of countries a passport holder can visit visa-free, or with visa on arrival.

Here is list a of Top 5 PASSPORT POWER RANKS based:

1) SINGAPORE: 159VFS
2) GERMANY: 158VFS
3) SWEDEN: 157VFS
3) SOUTH KOREA: 157VFS
4) DENMARK: 156VFS
4) FINLAND: 156VFS
4) ITALY: 156VFS
4) FRANCE: 156VFS
4) SPAIN: 156VFS
4) NORWAY: 156VFS
4) JAPAN: 156VFS
4) UNITED KINGDOM: 156VFS
5) LUXEMBOURG: 155VFS
5) SWITZERLAND: 155VFS
5) NETHERLANDS: 155VFS
5) BELGIUM: 155VFS
5) AUSTRIA: 155VFS
5) PORTUGAL: 155VFS

INDIA, which was listed 78th last year, has improved its ranking, figuring at 75th position with a visa-free score of 51.

Coming in at last place on the list is AFGANISTAN, ranked 94 with a score of 22, followed by PAKISTAN and IRAQ at 93 with a score of 26, SYRIA at 92, having a score of 29 and SOMALIA at 91 with a score 34.

Entire list can be found here > PASSPORT POWER RANK LIST

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