The most powerful passports in the world in order
The passport of Japan is the best and most powerful passport in the world, according to the index of the Henley & Partners Passport Index of 2018.
According to the Henley Passport website, the Japanese passport allows visits to 190 countries, making it superior to Singapore, which gives the holder the right to enter 189 countries without a visa.
Japan’s advantage over Singapore comes after Japan earlier this month authorized its citizens to enter Myanmar without a visa.
Germany, France and South Korea shared the third place with passports to visit 188 countries.
The United Arab Emirates has been the best passport among Arab countries, giving its holder the opportunity to visit 161 countries without a visa.
Last year, the UAE launched the UAE Passport Enhancement initiative, which aims to place the UAE passport rank on the list of the top five passports in the world.
And replaced 4 Arab countries existing, where the passport of Yemen in the 103rd position, Somalia and Syria shared 105th place, while Iraq was ranked 106th and the last with Afghanistan.
The Passport Index said the 2018 classification was based on exclusive data from the International Air Transport Association.
“The federation maintains the world’s largest and most comprehensive database of travel information, and is reinforced by intensive internal research.”
The full list of the world’s passports ranking Index by Henley Foundation