The Japanese passport has overtaken the Singaporean passport to turn into probably the most highly effective on the planet.
This was made recognized by the 2018 Henley Passport Index which stated Japanese passport holders can now journey to 190 international locations on the planet and not using a visa or granted visa on arrival entry, overtaking the Singaporean passport, which permits journey to 189 locations.
The third place is shared by Germany, South Korea and France with 188 locations adopted by Denmark, Finland, Italy, Sweden and Spain with 187 locations, after which Norway, U.S, the UK amongst others with 186 locations every. As of 2015, the usand UK passports have been probably the most highly effective.
In Africa, Seychelles leads with 152 locations ((25th globally), whereas Mauritius follows behind with 146 locations (31st globally) and South Africa with 102 locations (52nd globally).
The Nigerian passport ranks 94th globally, with entry to 47 locations with a visa/visa on arrival. The UAE passport got here up from 62nd to the 21st place to make it probably the most highly effective within the Center East.
Iraq and Afghanistan maintain the underside spot as its passport holders can solely go to 30 locations with out getting a visa first.