Top 10 Powerful Passports in 2023

Singapore has surpassed Japan as the top-ranked passport in the Henley Passport Index for summer 2023.

Singaporean citizens enjoy visa-free access to 193 destinations out of 227 worldwide.

Europe is making a comeback in the passport rankings, with Germany, Italy, and Spain in second place.

These countries have visa-free access to 190 destinations.

Japan, South Korea, Austria, Finland, France, Luxembourg, and Sweden are tied in third place.

Citizens of these countries can visit 189 destinations without a prior visa.

The Henley Passport Index measures global travel freedom based on visa-free and visa-on-demand access.

Asia has traditionally dominated the top spots in the passport rankings.

The rankings are determined by the London-based firm Henley & Partners.

The index provides insights into global citizenship and residence.

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