Germany has been again named the country with the most powerful passport in the world in its kitty! The Germans have a lot to rejoice, and can bask in this glory! The rating by Henley Passport Index makes Germany a country, topping the list with 177 points, and allows the passport holders a Visa free entry by maximum countries across the globe this year.
Henley & Partners is a citizenship and planning firm. It gives points on how many countries can be done Visa free. The number of countries a nation can visit Visa free denotes each point they give to a country. Germany can now visit 177 countries without a visa. The joy of the citizens of Germany know no bounds as for now. This firm uses exclusive data from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) , and after extensive in-house research, assigns its rankings and points
Well. the German citizenship is no less than a jackpot which has its own perks!
The second in the list is Singapore, just a point behind Germany and is followed by eight countries. The eight countries are Denmark, Finland, France, Italy, Japan, Norway, Sweden, UK. These countries are on the list with 175 points. These eight countries share the third position in the rating given by HPI.
The countries with the least powerful passport in 2018 are Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria with 24,27 and 28 points respectively.
India has 49 points and stood 86th in the list hi8ch implies that India can travel to 49 countries without a Visa.
We so wish were the citizens of Germany! Had we been, we would have got the opportunity to travel so many countries. Wow! The mere thought is exciting and appealing!