A passport sure is a very powerful thing. A passport is proof of our identity and shows where we belong. A passport shows that we belong to a particular nation and we have a place that we can call home. But, apart from the other countries’ passports, some countries’ passports represent power. There are a few passports in the world which gives us access to a lot of other countries. Sometimes you don’t even need to apply for visas to get into other countries if you have such powerful passports. Here is the list of the top 10 of the most powerful passports in the world.
Liechtenstein holds the 10th position in the list of most powerful passports in the world. Though it is somewhat surprising to see this country on the list, Liechtenstein passport holders can travel to 159 countries without any visa. Isn’t it awesome?
9. Malaysia and Malta
The 9th position in this list is being held by Malaysia and Malta. Having the passport of these two countries will give you access to travel to 163 countries without a visa. Though both of these countries are not superpowers in the world, it is surprising to see them on the list and especially having Malta in this list is quite surprising.
There is an interesting story behind the name of this country. The name Iceland was given by the Vikings to prevent outsiders from entering the country. However, an Iceland passport holder can enter 165 countries without any visa. Isn’t it cool?
7. South Korea
South Korean passport holders are lucky enough to get access to 166 countries in this whole wide world without any visa.
6. Australia, Singapore, Greece
There is a tie between 3 different countries which belong to three different continents. Having the passport of Australia, Singapore or Greece will make you able to travel to 167 countries without visas.
5. Switzerland, Austria, New Zealand
The fifth position is also being held by three countries. Having the passport of Switzerland, Austria or New Zealand will make it hassle-free for you to travel to 168 countries without the visa.
4. Ireland, Japan, Canada, France, Norway, Portugal, and Spain
Well, the fourth-place has a bunch of countries. The list has names of countries like France, Portugal, Spain, Ireland, Norway, Canada, and Japan. If you have a passport of any of these countries, then you can have access to 170 countries without any visa.
3. Italy, Belgium, and the Netherlands
The 3rd place also holds three countries which are Italy, Belgium, and the Netherlands. Having a passport of any of these three countries is like having free access to 171 countries without any kind of visa.
2. USA, Germany, Denmark, and Luxemburg
The second position is occupied by these 4 countries. People with a passport of any of these four countries can go to 172 countries with no visa.
1. United Kingdom, Finland, and Sweden
The three countries which top the most powerful passports are the UK, Finland, and Sweden. Being a holder of any of these countries’ passports can make it possible for you to travel to a whopping 173 countries with no visa.