It is the Japan the country with the most powerful passport in the world, in first position for the second consecutive time. The 2019 edition of theHenley Passport Index: Japanese citizens can, in fact, without the need to see in 190 countries of the world, the highest figure in the world.
This is the outcome of the new edition of theHenley Passport Index, the analysis that determines the most 'powerful' passports in the world based on the data provided by Here. A ranking that is essentially based on the number of countries that its citizens can visit without the need for an entry visa.
To find a European state we must go down one more step, when with 188 Countries we find France and Germany, while immediately behind we find Italy, in Nordic company with Denmark, Finland and Sweden. The United Kingdom instead continues to go down the charts, along with the United States.
The most powerful passports in the world, in the 2019
- 1. Japan (190 countries)
- 2. Singapore, South Korea (189)
- 3. France, Germany (188)
- 4. Denmark, Finland, Italy, Sweden (187)
- 5. Luxembourg, Spain (186)
- 6. Austria, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States (185)
- 7. Belgium, Canada, Greece, Ireland (184)
- 8. Czech Republic (183)
- 9 Malta (182)
- 10. Australia, Iceland, New Zealand (181)
- 11. Slovenia (180 countries)
- 19. Romania, Bulgaria (169)
- 20. Croatia (168)
- 40. Serbia (129)
- 43. Macedonia (125)
- 45. Montenegro (123)
- 49. Bosnia and Herzegovina (118)
- 50. Albania (115)
- 94. Kosovo (44)
Looking ahead, the most important climb in the Henley Passport Index could come from Kosovo. The country has officially met all the visa liberalization criteria with the EU.
Henley Passport Index
The Henley Passport index is based on data provided by the International Air Transport Authority (IATA) and includes 199 passports and 227 travel destinations. It is updated in real time throughout the year, how and when changes in visa policy take effect. Find out more about the Henley Passport Index clicking here
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