Among the world’s most powerful passports according to the Global Passport Power Rank for 2018 released this week by financial advisory firm Arton Capital, is the Greek passport.
Allowing access to 164 countries around the world, Greece, Belgium, Austria, Japan, Portugal, Switzerland, UK, Ireland and Canada, all hold a passport rank of 4.
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) allowing visa-free travel to 167 countries have topped the list, moving up from 3rd place since last year. UAE passport holders only need visas for 54 countries, a document they can obtain on arrival.
Meanwhile, Germany and Singapore hold a passport rank 2, allowing their citizens access to 166 countries, followed by Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Luxembourg, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, Norway, South Korea and the United States that all offer visa-free travel to 165 countries and sit at rank 3.
Pakistan, Iraq and Afghanistan hold the world’s weakest passports and are allowed freely in 35, 32 and 29 countries, respectively.