Greece’s economy might be struggling but its passport is in the top ten most powerful passports in the world allowing its holders to travel to 174 countries without requiring a visa.
According to the the Official Passport Index, Greece sits on number six alone whereas Singapore and South Korea sit jointly at the top; Japan has pushed Germany from first place and they both vie for the second.
Jointly the world’s third most powerful passports belong to Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Italy, France and Spain while the UK has lost a spot, now sitting on number four alongside the US, Luxembourg, Norway, the Netherlands, Belgium, Austria and Portugal. Switzerland, Malaysia, Ireland and Canada are all on fifth place.
The ranking takes into consideration how many countries can be visited without needing to apply for a visa. By visiting https://www.passportindex.org/byRank.php you can even explore a country’s ranking regarding citizenship by investment and residency by investment standards among other things.