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Revealed: Most And Least Powerful Passports In The World, 2018

Seoul, South Korea

It’s official: South Korea is the home of the world’s most powerful passport, according to The Passport Index, measures the number of nations where each passport guarantees visa-free travel. Prior to South Korea’s rise, Singapore held the top spot alone for several months.

With a Visa-Free score of 162, South Korea now takes the title of the world’s most powerful passport alongside Singapore. Germany has taken the second spot alongside Japan with a Score of 161. Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Italy, France, and Spain placed third with 160

The world’s least mobile passport still belongs to Afghanistan.

Most Powerful Passports In The World, 2018

PASSPORT POWER RANK: 1 (Visa-Free score of: 162)

  • South Korea
  • Singapore

PASSPORT POWER RANK: 2 (Visa-Free score of: 161)

  • Germany
  • Japan

PASSPORT POWER RANK: 3 (Visa-Free score of: 160)

  • Denmark
  • Sweden
  • Finland
  • Italy
  • France
  • Spain

PASSPORT POWER RANK: 4 (Visa-Free score of: 159)

  • Luxembourg
  • Norway
  • Netherlands
  • Belgium
  • Austria
  • Portugal
  • United Kingdom

PASSPORT POWER RANK: 5 (Visa-Free score of: 158)

  • Switzerland
  • Ireland
  • United States
  • Canada

PASSPORT POWER RANK: 6 (Visa-Free score of: 157)

  • Greece
  • Malaysia

Least Powerful Passports In The World, 2018

1. Afghanistan
2. Iraq
3. Pakistan
4. Syria
5. Somalia
6. Iran
7. Sudan
8. Bangladesh
9. Yemen
10. Eritrea
11. Nepal
12. Lanka

Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj
CEO and editorial director of the CEOWORLD magazine, an extensively kudized author, noted journalist, syndicated columnist, and ostensible entrepreneur. Follow him on Twitter, Facebook or connect on LinkedIn.