UAE Passport Ranked 15th Most Powerful in the World

  • Publish date: Tuesday، 19 July 2022
UAE Passport Ranked 15th Most Powerful in the World
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According to the latest ranking released by Henley & Partners, the UAE passport has been ranked as the 15th most powerful in the world with a visa-free or visa-on-arrival score of 176.

The UAE passport is the strongest in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region.

However, the Global Passport Index released by Arton Capital last year ranked the UAE first globally for achieving the highest mobility score.

Most powerful passports

Ranking  Countries

1            Japan

2            Singapore, South Korea

3            Germany, Spain

4            Finland, Italy Luxembourg

5            Austria, Denmark, Netherlands, Sweden

6            France, Iceland, Portugal, UK

7            Belgium, New Zealand, Norway, Switzerland, US

8            Australia, Canada, Czech Republic, Greece, Malta

9            Hungary

10          Lithuania, Poland, Slovakia

Least powerful passports

Ranking  Countries

1            Afghanistan

2            Iraq

3            Syria

4            Pakistan

5            Yemen

6            Somalia

7            Nepal, Palestinian Territory

8            North Korea

9            Bangladesh, Kosovo, Libya

10          Congo, Lebanon, Sri Lanka, Sudan

Source: Henley & Partners, KT Research

Japan holds the number one spot on the index released by Henley & Partners with a record-high visa-free or visa-on-arrival score of 193, while Singapore and South Korea come in joint-second place, with a score of 192.