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 same visa-free score, but may drop down because other countries are signing 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?