10 Jan '18, 2am

#Singapore passport ranked 2nd most powerful in Henley Index, #Germany top

#Singapore passport ranked 2nd most powerful in Henley Index, #Germany top

SINGAPORE - The Singapore passport has been ranked the world's second most powerful, climbing two places in the annual Henley Passport Index released on Wednesday (Jan 10). According to the ranking compiled by global citizenship and residence advisory firm Henley & Partners, Singapore passport holders can travel to 176 countries visa-free. In the top spot is Germany, whose passport holders can travel to 177 countries without a visa. Coming in joint-third are Denmark, Finland, France, Italy, Japan, Norway, Sweden and the United Kingdom, whose passports allow visa-free travel to 175 countries. The Singapore passport also retained its top spot as the most powerful in the region, with Malaysia coming in second. According to its website, the Henley Passport Index is formulated based on data from the International Air Transport Association, which maintains the world's largest da...

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