Singaporean Passport is now considered the most powerful passport in the world, after tying with Germany for a period of time. It took the first spot when Paraguay removed the restrictions to Singaporean passport holders, thus gaining the top spot in traveling to 159 countries visa-free or obtaining a visa on arrival.
Ranking for most powerful passports in the world.
- Singapore : 159 Countries
- Germany : 158 Countries
- Sweden and South Korea : 157 Countries
- UK, Denmark, Finland, Italy, Spain, Norway and Japan : 156 Countries
- Luxembourg, France, Switzerland, Netherlands, Belgium, Austria, Portugal : 155 Countries
- USA, Canada,Ireland and Malaysia : 154 Countries
- Greece, New Zealand, Australia : 153 Countries
- Malta, Czechia, Iceland : 152 Countries
- Hungary : 150 Countries
- Slovenia, Slovakia, Poland, Lithuania, Latvia : 149 Countries
Travelling to different countries and not worrying if you might need a visa to enter their border is a sign of good foreign policy. The eagle has lost its might when the Trump Administration controversial foreign-policy decisions in building borders up against different countries.
However, the US still remains with the same visa-free score but may drop down because other countries are signing the bi-lateral agreement for a visa-free entry. Thus the US foreign policy may affect the continuous downtrend for the US Passport power.
Are we losing friends now?