Passport Power Index-2018

Passport Power Index

Question: Who among the following countries has topped the list of Passport Power Index 2018?
(a) United Kingdom
(b) Singapore
(c) United Arab Emirates
(d) United states
Answer: (c)
Related facts:

  • United Arab Emirates (UAE) with a record-breaking visa-free score of 167 has topped the Global Passport Power Ranking 2018.
  • UAE provides visa-free access to 113 countries, visa on arrival to 54 countries and for 31 countries visa requirement is compulsory.
  • Singapore and Germany with visa-free score of 166 holds the second spot while third position is acquired simultaneously by 11 countries(Denmark,Sweden,Finland,Luxembourg,France,Italy,Netherlands,Spain,Norway,South Korea,USA) each having visa-free score of 165.
  • India has secured the 67th position in the Passport Power Index having visa-free score of 65.
  • India provides visa-free access to 25 countries, visa on arrival to 40 countries and for 133 countries visa requirement is compulsory.
  • This index is compiled by Arton Capital, which ranks national passports based on the summed up score of number of countries a holder can enter without a visa or by obtaining one on arrival.

                                                                                    By Ramayan Upadhyay

Links:

https://www.passportindex.org/byRank.php

https://www.thenational.ae/uae/government/sheikh-mohamed-bin-zayed-praises-team-who-powered-uae-s-passport-to-no-1-in-the-world-1.799325

https://www.thenational.ae/uae/government/sheikh-mohamed-bin-zayed-praises-team-who-powered-uae-s-passport-to-no-1-in-the-world-1.799325

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