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Singapore ties with Germany to become the world’s strongest passport

According to a new release by the Passport Index, Singapore has tied with Germany as the world's strongest passport with both countries having a visa-free score of 159.

While Singapore was previously second on the Global Passport Power Rank, this changed after Ukraine extended its visa-on-arrival travel to passport holders of Singapore for up to 15 days. This resulted in Singapore’s total visa-free score to 159 from 158, making the passport as powerful as Germany’s.

Comparison chart

Top 10 strongest Asian passports and their global rankings

1. Singapore Passport power rank: 1st

2. South Korea Passport power rank: 3rd

3. Malaysia, Japan Passport power rank: 4th

4. Hong Kong Passport power rank: 17th

5. Israel Passport power rank: 20th

6. Brunei Passport power rank: 21st

7. United Arab Emirates Passport power rank: 27th

8. Taiwan Passport power rank: 31st

9. Macao Passport power rank: 32nd

10. Russian Federation Passport power rank: 41st

Lead Photo / Passport Index Table / Passport Index 

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